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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 49 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.74% 0.60% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.03% 4.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cucumber
South West

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
136 108 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.80% 12.92% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 85 17
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Average hourly rate £36.72 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 29 May 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Ruby
6 6 (30.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (25.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) SDLC
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (20.00%) MSTest
8 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (20.00%) Android
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Objective-C

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) MSTest
3 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (15.00%) NUnit
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (15.00%) Calabash
4 3 (15.00%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (5.00%) JMeter
6 1 (5.00%) JBehave
6 1 (5.00%) TestNG
6 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.00%) Behat
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UX Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
1 5 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) BDD
3 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Kanban
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
8 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Ruby
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Bristol Area
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago