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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 19 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.63% 0.99% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £600 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Cucumber
London

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
10 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.13% 18.81% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
Average daily rate £475 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) BDD
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Java
4 9 (69.23%) Selenium
4 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
6 7 (53.85%) Banking
7 6 (46.15%) Finance
7 6 (46.15%) QA
7 6 (46.15%) JBehave
8 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
9 4 (30.77%) Ruby
9 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
9 4 (30.77%) Front Office
9 4 (30.77%) Agile Testing
9 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (23.08%) QA Automation
10 3 (23.08%) SDET
10 3 (23.08%) Scrum
10 3 (23.08%) .NET
10 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
10 3 (23.08%) Scala
11 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
11 2 (15.38%) AOP
11 2 (15.38%) JIRA
11 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (15.38%) jMock
11 2 (15.38%) Gherkin

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
3 6 (46.15%) JBehave
4 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (15.38%) jMock
5 2 (15.38%) Mockito
5 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
6 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer in Test
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (7.69%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) JDBC
2 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 2 (15.38%) JMX
2 2 (15.38%) JPA
2 2 (15.38%) JTA
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) BDD
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) QA Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) AOP
7 2 (15.38%) BPEL
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Kanban
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft