The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 68 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.73% 4.00% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£394 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.25% 8.33% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 44
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) DTV
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Hudson
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (25.00%) Maven

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) WATIR
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) RSpec
4 1 (12.50%) JBehave
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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