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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 22 18 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 12 42 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.30% 10.63% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.82% 39.62% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 37 1
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £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
55 106 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.71% 26.84% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 90 46
Median daily rate £389 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 18 January 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) JSON
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) Selenium
4 11 (52.38%) Spring
4 11 (52.38%) Scrum
5 10 (47.62%) HTTP
5 10 (47.62%) RESTful
6 9 (42.86%) MongoDB
6 9 (42.86%) iXBRL
6 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
6 9 (42.86%) Kafka
6 9 (42.86%) Go
6 9 (42.86%) Microservices
6 9 (42.86%) Spring Boot
6 9 (42.86%) Dropwizard
7 8 (38.10%) HTML
8 7 (33.33%) Unix
8 7 (33.33%) Web Design
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (33.33%) JAX-RS
8 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (33.33%) Neo4j
9 6 (28.57%) REST
9 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
9 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management

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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 7 (33.33%) Neo4j
3 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 3 (14.29%) JBehave
4 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.52%) WinRunner
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
1 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) JSON
2 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 10 (47.62%) RESTful
4 9 (42.86%) Dropwizard
4 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 9 (42.86%) iXBRL
4 9 (42.86%) Kafka
4 9 (42.86%) Spring Boot
5 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 7 (33.33%) JAX-RS
7 6 (28.57%) REST
8 2 (9.52%) CSS
8 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
8 2 (9.52%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) Microservices
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (33.33%) Web Design
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Management
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) Go
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) HP