The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.67% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
51 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.21% 6.02% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Cucumber
South Wales

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 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) JBehave
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
7 1 (14.29%) Hudson
7 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 1 (14.29%) Robotium
7 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Calabash
7 1 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (14.29%) eggPlant
7 1 (14.29%) Open Source
7 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
7 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JBehave
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Robotium
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Calabash
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (14.29%) eggPlant
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Test Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) HP