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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 60 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.30% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.59% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
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
158 45 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.17% 5.74% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 25 33
Average daily rate £365 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -2 3 £400 - 1
Warrington - 1 £400 - 3
Wilmslow - 1 £210 -
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) TDD
3 19 (54.29%) JSON
4 18 (51.43%) J2EE
5 16 (45.71%) RESTful
6 14 (40.00%) Spring
6 14 (40.00%) Selenium
6 14 (40.00%) JUnit
7 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
8 12 (34.29%) CSS
8 12 (34.29%) HTML
9 9 (25.71%) Big Data
10 8 (22.86%) Telematics
10 8 (22.86%) Degree
10 8 (22.86%) Maven
10 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) SDLC
11 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
11 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (20.00%) Docker
11 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (20.00%) Servlets
11 7 (20.00%) HTTP
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) Web Services
11 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
11 7 (20.00%) Java EE
12 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (17.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (8.57%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) Jetty
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Route 53
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 6 (17.14%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Big Data
2 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.14%) MySQL
3 6 (17.14%) Informix
3 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Redis
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) JUnit
1 14 (40.00%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) Maven
2 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Mockito
3 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.43%) Appium
5 2 (5.71%) Calabash
5 2 (5.71%) Mocha
5 2 (5.71%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.86%) Introscope
6 1 (2.86%) Grunt
6 1 (2.86%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.86%) CasperJS
6 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (5.71%) UX Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) JSON
2 18 (51.43%) J2EE
3 16 (45.71%) RESTful
4 14 (40.00%) Spring
5 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 7 (20.00%) Servlets
6 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 7 (20.00%) Java EE
7 6 (17.14%) PowerMock
7 6 (17.14%) JAX-RS
7 6 (17.14%) XML
7 6 (17.14%) XSL
7 6 (17.14%) WSDL
7 6 (17.14%) JAX-RPC
7 6 (17.14%) SOAP
7 6 (17.14%) JDBC
8 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.57%) HTML5
10 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Telematics
2 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.57%) Online Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Wiki
5 2 (5.71%) User Experience
6 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Android
1 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) TDD
3 8 (22.86%) SDLC
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) SysML
8 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
1 6 (17.14%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Compuware
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.86%) Perforce
2 1 (2.86%) RightScale
2 1 (2.86%) Apigee
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