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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 77 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.46% 2.27% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.29% 15.97% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 1
Median daily rate £340 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
193 144 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.59% 14.19% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 100 35
Median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

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
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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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 -3 10 £325 -16.12%
Knutsford - 4 £383 -
Warrington -13 1 £350 -12.50%
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Selenium
3 13 (44.83%) TDD
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
6 9 (31.03%) Spring
6 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
7 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 8 (27.59%) MVC
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) JIRA
7 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Spring MVC
8 7 (24.14%) jQuery
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
8 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle
9 6 (20.69%) HTML
9 6 (20.69%) ETL
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
9 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
10 5 (17.24%) Mockito
10 5 (17.24%) FindBugs
10 5 (17.24%) Java EE
10 5 (17.24%) Spring Security

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 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.90%) Redis
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
3 8 (27.59%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) Checkstyle
4 5 (17.24%) FindBugs
4 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
4 5 (17.24%) JUnit
4 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 5 (17.24%) Mockito
4 5 (17.24%) SonarQube
5 4 (13.79%) eggPlant
6 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.90%) Gradle
7 2 (6.90%) Hudson
7 2 (6.90%) TestNG
7 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.45%) JBehave
8 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.45%) VersionOne
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) ETL Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) CSS
1 9 (31.03%) Spring
2 7 (24.14%) jQuery
2 7 (24.14%) Spring MVC
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) Java EE
4 5 (17.24%) JDBC
4 5 (17.24%) JSP
4 5 (17.24%) Servlets
4 5 (17.24%) Spring Security
4 5 (17.24%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) XSLT
5 4 (13.79%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.34%) J2EE
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) Apache POI
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
7 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
7 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) N-Tier
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
4 8 (27.59%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) ETL
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) OOP
8 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.79%) DSDM
8 4 (13.79%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (13.79%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.79%) Unified Process
8 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) HP
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Perforce
3 2 (6.90%) Rally
4 1 (3.45%) ATG
4 1 (3.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
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