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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 63 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.92% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£376 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
102 84 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.18% 8.55% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 27
Average daily rate £369 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £442 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +20.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 +7 2 £376 +7.28%
Warrington - 2 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (28.57%) Route 53
4 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
4 2 (28.57%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) nginx
4 2 (28.57%) RSpec
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) RightScale
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Hudson
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Jetty
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Route 53
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) iBeacon
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Hudson
3 2 (28.57%) RSpec
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Introscope
4 1 (14.29%) Mockito
4 1 (14.29%) Capybara
4 1 (14.29%) Appium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Memcached
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Sinatra
3 1 (14.29%) PowerMock
3 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) NSQ
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Varnish
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) RightScale
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Compuware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
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