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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 21 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 42 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.04% 9.93% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.85% 41.18% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 1
Median daily rate £403 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
67 102 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.24% 24.11% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 79 30
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

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 20 February 2017, 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 22 (84.62%) Java
2 21 (80.77%) JSON
3 19 (73.08%) Spring
4 18 (69.23%) Scrum
5 17 (65.38%) MongoDB
5 17 (65.38%) Kafka
6 16 (61.54%) Microservices
6 16 (61.54%) Spring Boot
6 16 (61.54%) RESTful
6 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (57.69%) HTTP
7 15 (57.69%) iXBRL
7 15 (57.69%) Go
8 14 (53.85%) Hibernate
9 13 (50.00%) Dropwizard
10 12 (46.15%) Linux
10 12 (46.15%) HTML
11 11 (42.31%) Unix
11 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
11 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
11 11 (42.31%) JAX-RS
11 11 (42.31%) Neo4j
11 11 (42.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (42.31%) Web Design
11 11 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (38.46%) REST
12 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
12 10 (38.46%) Mac OS X
13 9 (34.62%) Selenium
14 8 (30.77%) Finance

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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
1 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Jetty
3 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Route 53
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) DSL
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) IPsec
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) MongoDB
2 11 (42.31%) Neo4j
3 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) JUnit
2 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) JBehave
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
1 18 (69.23%) Java Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) JSON
2 19 (73.08%) Spring
3 17 (65.38%) Kafka
4 16 (61.54%) RESTful
4 16 (61.54%) Spring Boot
5 15 (57.69%) iXBRL
6 14 (53.85%) Hibernate
7 13 (50.00%) Dropwizard
8 12 (46.15%) HTML
9 11 (42.31%) JAX-RS
10 10 (38.46%) REST
11 3 (11.54%) XML
12 2 (7.69%) CSS
13 1 (3.85%) .NET
13 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
13 1 (3.85%) J2EE
13 1 (3.85%) Java EE
13 1 (3.85%) Servlets
13 1 (3.85%) SOAP
13 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Unix
3 10 (38.46%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Scrum
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Microservices
3 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (42.31%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 11 (42.31%) Web Design
4 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
4 3 (11.54%) BDD
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Test Management
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Go
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) Rundeck
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
2 1 (3.85%) Fluentd
2 1 (3.85%) Grafana
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) Marathon
2 1 (3.85%) Mesos
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) VMware