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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 55 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 25 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.52% 0.73% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.89% 8.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
148 68 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.92% 8.25% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 35 26
Average daily rate £375 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £45.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 12 £388 -8.82% 1
Wilmslow - 2 £265 -
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (66.67%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) TDD
2 22 (56.41%) JSON
3 21 (53.85%) J2EE
4 19 (48.72%) RESTful
5 18 (46.15%) JUnit
6 17 (43.59%) Spring
6 17 (43.59%) Selenium
7 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
8 14 (35.90%) CSS
9 13 (33.33%) HTML
10 11 (28.21%) Finance
11 10 (25.64%) SQL
11 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
11 10 (25.64%) Big Data
11 10 (25.64%) SDLC
12 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
12 9 (23.08%) Telematics
12 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
12 9 (23.08%) Web Services
12 9 (23.08%) Servlets
12 9 (23.08%) HTTP
12 9 (23.08%) Maven
12 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
13 8 (20.51%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (20.51%) WSDL
13 8 (20.51%) SOAP
13 8 (20.51%) Internet
13 8 (20.51%) RDBMS

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.51%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.56%) Jetty
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) HTTP
2 8 (20.51%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Big Data
2 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (20.51%) Informix
4 6 (15.38%) MySQL
5 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.13%) Redis
7 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) JUnit
2 17 (43.59%) Selenium
3 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
4 9 (23.08%) Maven
5 8 (20.51%) Mockito
5 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
6 5 (12.82%) Appium
7 3 (7.69%) SonarQube
7 3 (7.69%) JIRA
7 3 (7.69%) Introscope
8 2 (5.13%) Hudson
8 2 (5.13%) Mocha
8 2 (5.13%) Calabash
9 1 (2.56%) Grunt
9 1 (2.56%) PhantomJS
9 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.56%) Capybara
9 1 (2.56%) CasperJS
9 1 (2.56%) RSpec
9 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Tester
7 2 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.56%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) JSON
2 21 (53.85%) J2EE
3 19 (48.72%) RESTful
4 17 (43.59%) Spring
5 14 (35.90%) CSS
6 13 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (23.08%) Web Services
7 9 (23.08%) Servlets
8 8 (20.51%) WSDL
8 8 (20.51%) SOAP
8 8 (20.51%) JAX-RPC
8 8 (20.51%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) XSL
8 8 (20.51%) JDBC
8 8 (20.51%) Java EE
8 8 (20.51%) PowerMock
8 8 (20.51%) JAX-RS
9 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.69%) HTML5
11 2 (5.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Telematics
2 7 (17.95%) Algorithms
3 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 5 (12.82%) Online Banking
5 3 (7.69%) Wiki
5 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Android
1 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) TDD
3 10 (25.64%) SDLC
4 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.95%) Web Application Development
6 7 (17.95%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 4 (10.26%) Open Source
9 3 (7.69%) BDD
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) SysML
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 3 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Groovy
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) IBM
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Perforce
2 3 (7.69%) Compuware
2 3 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Apigee
3 1 (2.56%) RightScale
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
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