The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 55 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 22 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.21% 1.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.83% 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 0
Average daily rate
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£371 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cucumber
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
139 87 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.96% 10.73% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 34 25
Average daily rate £375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £443 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Cheshire region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 11 £375 -11.76% 5
Wilmslow - 3 £320 -
Warrington - 1 £400 - 1
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 24 (72.73%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) TDD
3 18 (54.55%) J2EE
3 18 (54.55%) JSON
4 16 (48.48%) JUnit
5 15 (45.45%) Selenium
5 15 (45.45%) RESTful
6 14 (42.42%) Spring
7 12 (36.36%) CSS
7 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 11 (33.33%) HTML
8 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 10 (30.30%) Big Data
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
10 9 (27.27%) Finance
11 8 (24.24%) Maven
11 8 (24.24%) Servlets
11 8 (24.24%) Web Services
11 8 (24.24%) HTTP
11 8 (24.24%) Telematics
11 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
12 7 (21.21%) Java EE
12 7 (21.21%) Degree
12 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
12 7 (21.21%) Groovy
12 7 (21.21%) Web Application Development
12 7 (21.21%) PowerMock
12 7 (21.21%) JAX-RS
12 7 (21.21%) Mockito

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (21.21%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) Jetty
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Route 53
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 7 (21.21%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) iBeacon
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Big Data
2 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
2 7 (21.21%) Informix
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) JUnit
2 15 (45.45%) Selenium
3 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (24.24%) Maven
5 7 (21.21%) Mockito
6 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
6 4 (12.12%) Appium
7 2 (6.06%) Introscope
7 2 (6.06%) RSpec
7 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.06%) JIRA
7 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
8 1 (3.03%) Calabash
8 1 (3.03%) Capybara
8 1 (3.03%) Mocha
8 1 (3.03%) Hudson
8 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.03%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) J2EE
1 18 (54.55%) JSON
2 15 (45.45%) RESTful
3 14 (42.42%) Spring
4 12 (36.36%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (24.24%) Servlets
6 8 (24.24%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) Java EE
7 7 (21.21%) PowerMock
7 7 (21.21%) JAX-RS
7 7 (21.21%) WSDL
7 7 (21.21%) JAX-RPC
7 7 (21.21%) XML
7 7 (21.21%) XSL
7 7 (21.21%) SOAP
7 7 (21.21%) JDBC
8 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.09%) HTML5
9 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Telematics
2 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
3 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (12.12%) Online Banking
5 3 (9.09%) Wiki
5 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
7 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (60.61%) TDD
2 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Web Application Development
2 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Android Development
8 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.03%) JVM Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Groovy
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Varnish
2 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) IBM
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Perforce
2 2 (6.06%) Compuware
2 2 (6.06%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) RightScale
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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