The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.33% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £352 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Cucumber
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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 Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.67% 10.33% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 7
Average daily rate £325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) RESTful
4 6 (54.55%) JBehave
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) SOA
5 5 (45.45%) HTTP
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
5 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 5 (45.45%) Hudson
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Ruby
6 4 (36.36%) Subversion
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) Python
7 3 (27.27%) OOP

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JBehave
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Hudson
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) QUnit
4 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
4 3 (27.27%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (18.18%) Trac
5 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Ant
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 1 (9.09%) Calabash
6 1 (9.09%) Grunt
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Sass
6 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
7 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
7 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (18.18%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) SOA
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) OOP
6 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Management
7 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
8 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 1 (9.09%) Analytics
8 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) Groovy
5 2 (18.18%) XPath
5 2 (18.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) HP