The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 19 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 25 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.20% 0.35% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.25% 2.33% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
Cucumber
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 43 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.23% 15.25% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 42
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 57 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (90.00%) TDD
3 52 (86.67%) Selenium
3 52 (86.67%) OO
4 51 (85.00%) Java
4 51 (85.00%) Software Engineering
5 49 (81.67%) Unix
6 48 (80.00%) Perl
6 48 (80.00%) jQuery
7 38 (63.33%) Legal
8 34 (56.67%) JavaScript
9 32 (53.33%) CSS
10 31 (51.67%) Web Development
11 22 (36.67%) SQL
11 22 (36.67%) RESTful
12 20 (33.33%) MongoDB
13 19 (31.67%) NoSQL
13 19 (31.67%) Mojolicious
14 18 (30.00%) Scala
15 17 (28.33%) Redis
15 17 (28.33%) Kafka
15 17 (28.33%) Go
16 9 (15.00%) OAuth2
16 9 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
17 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
17 8 (13.33%) HTML
18 7 (11.67%) XML
19 6 (10.00%) Finance
19 6 (10.00%) BDD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 19 (31.67%) NoSQL
3 17 (28.33%) Redis
4 2 (3.33%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (86.67%) Selenium
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Concordion
3 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (63.33%) Legal
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 25 (41.67%) Web Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Website Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Perl Developer
5 9 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Unix Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Perl Web Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Database Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (80.00%) jQuery
2 32 (53.33%) CSS
3 22 (36.67%) RESTful
4 19 (31.67%) Mojolicious
5 17 (28.33%) Kafka
6 9 (15.00%) OAuth2
7 8 (13.33%) HTML
8 7 (11.67%) XML
9 4 (6.67%) Ajax
9 4 (6.67%) XHTML
10 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.00%) Web Services
11 2 (3.33%) .NET
11 2 (3.33%) Dropwizard
11 2 (3.33%) JAX-RS
11 2 (3.33%) REST
12 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.67%) Middleware
12 1 (1.67%) PostGIS
12 1 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Unix
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (90.00%) TDD
3 52 (86.67%) OO
4 51 (85.00%) Software Engineering
5 31 (51.67%) Web Development
6 6 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (8.33%) User Stories
8 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Scrum
8 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Content Development
9 3 (5.00%) MVC
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) SOA
9 3 (5.00%) Workflow
10 2 (3.33%) Defect Management
10 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) Java
2 48 (80.00%) Perl
3 34 (56.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (36.67%) SQL
5 18 (30.00%) Scala
6 17 (28.33%) Go
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle