The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 68 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 10 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 1.37% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.41% 7.43% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 1
Median daily rate £325 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -16.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
156 175 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.83% 18.38% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 110 31
Median daily rate £419 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -4 8 £325 -15.58%
Warrington - 1 £425 - 1
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Selenium
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (31.82%) JIRA
6 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
6 7 (31.82%) jQuery
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Spring
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 6 (27.27%) ETL
7 6 (27.27%) Banking
7 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
7 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (22.73%) Perforce
8 5 (22.73%) Maven
8 5 (22.73%) Checkstyle
8 5 (22.73%) HTTP
8 5 (22.73%) N-Tier

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 5 (22.73%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.09%) Redis
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 7 (31.82%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) Checkstyle
4 5 (22.73%) FindBugs
4 5 (22.73%) Maven
4 5 (22.73%) Mockito
4 5 (22.73%) SonarQube
5 3 (13.64%) JUnit
6 2 (9.09%) Hudson
6 2 (9.09%) TestNG
6 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.55%) Gatling
7 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.55%) JBehave
7 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.55%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) ETL Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
2 7 (31.82%) Spring
2 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) Java EE
4 5 (22.73%) JDBC
4 5 (22.73%) JSP
4 5 (22.73%) Servlets
4 5 (22.73%) Spring Security
4 5 (22.73%) XSLT
5 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Online Banking
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 6 (27.27%) ETL
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) OOP
7 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
8 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
9 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 2 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Perforce
3 1 (4.55%) ATG
3 1 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) Rally