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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 50 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 0.99% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 7.35% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Median daily rate £400 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - £34.25
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
108 136 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.51% 13.48% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 93 51
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 7 December 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
Warrington -5 4 £415 -27.82%
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 21 (77.78%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (70.37%) TDD
4 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (51.85%) HTML
5 14 (51.85%) CSS
5 14 (51.85%) Scrum
5 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (48.15%) jQuery
6 13 (48.15%) Selenium
6 13 (48.15%) JSON
6 13 (48.15%) SDLC
6 13 (48.15%) Spring
7 12 (44.44%) Pair Programming
7 12 (44.44%) Content Management
7 12 (44.44%) SQL
7 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
7 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
7 12 (44.44%) CSS3
7 12 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (44.44%) Web Development
7 12 (44.44%) Kanban
7 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
7 12 (44.44%) RESTful
7 12 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (44.44%) HTML5
8 11 (40.74%) hybris
8 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
8 11 (40.74%) Dropwizard

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 11 (40.74%) CMS
2 4 (14.81%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Slack
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Informix
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Gatling
4 1 (3.70%) Gradle
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Introscope
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) ETL Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) CSS
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) jQuery
2 13 (48.15%) JSON
2 13 (48.15%) Spring
3 12 (44.44%) CSS3
3 12 (44.44%) HTML5
3 12 (44.44%) RESTful
4 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
4 11 (40.74%) Dropwizard
5 4 (14.81%) Node.js
5 4 (14.81%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.70%) JDBC
7 1 (3.70%) Servlets
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) TDD
3 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 13 (48.15%) SDLC
5 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 12 (44.44%) Content Management
5 12 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
5 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 12 (44.44%) Kanban
5 12 (44.44%) Pair Programming
5 12 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 12 (44.44%) Web Development
6 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (40.74%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
8 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) ETL
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) ATG
1 11 (40.74%) hybris
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Compuware
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Perforce