The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 25 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.29% 0.65% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.54% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Development Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.85% 9.74% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 22
Average daily rate £500 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 3 (75.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Equities
3 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft