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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 25 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 10 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.08% 2.23% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.39% 14.71% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
41 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.73% 15.18% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 30
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 24 September 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 24 (96.00%) Selenium
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) TDD
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) OO
5 9 (36.00%) Unix
5 9 (36.00%) Web Development
5 9 (36.00%) Gherkin
6 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) Perl
7 7 (28.00%) ISEB
7 7 (28.00%) WinRunner
7 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
7 7 (28.00%) Project Management
7 7 (28.00%) QA
7 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (24.00%) BDD
8 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (24.00%) HP
8 6 (24.00%) Legal
8 6 (24.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) AS400
10 4 (16.00%) Workflow
11 3 (12.00%) Scrum
11 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing

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 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (96.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (28.00%) WinRunner
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) JBehave
4 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) TestNG
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Perl Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (32.00%) jQuery
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) XHTML
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) AS400
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) TDD
3 10 (40.00%) OO
4 9 (36.00%) Web Development
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) BDD
7 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Workflow
9 3 (12.00%) Analytics
9 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Scrum
10 2 (8.00%) API Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (8.00%) QA Automation
10 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle