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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 37 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% 1.64% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 12.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
38 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.52% 12.83% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 6
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP