The first table below looks at the demand for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.11% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £385 £306
% change year-on-year
-10.38% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
104 56 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.52% 8.95% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 36 55
Average daily rate £330 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £245 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £381 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Cucumber
South West

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Bristol region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
4 11 (68.75%) JUnit
5 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
5 10 (62.50%) JBehave
6 9 (56.25%) QA
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (43.75%) Finance
8 7 (43.75%) Kanban
9 6 (37.50%) Open Source
9 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
10 4 (25.00%) Spring
10 4 (25.00%) BDD
10 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 4 (25.00%) jMock
11 3 (18.75%) TDD
12 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 2 (12.50%) CMS
12 2 (12.50%) PHP
12 2 (12.50%) UNIX
12 2 (12.50%) Windows
12 2 (12.50%) JMeter
12 2 (12.50%) ISEB
12 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
12 2 (12.50%) Degree
12 2 (12.50%) User Stories
12 2 (12.50%) ISTQB

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) JUnit
3 10 (62.50%) JBehave
4 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (25.00%) jMock
5 2 (12.50%) JMeter
6 1 (6.25%) Maven
6 1 (6.25%) WATIR
6 1 (6.25%) Hudson
6 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
4 5 (31.25%) QA Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 7 (43.75%) Kanban
5 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) User Stories
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (6.25%) Agile Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 1 (6.25%) OO
9 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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