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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 59 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.69% 1.56% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.32% 10.91% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 5
Average daily rate £425 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £275 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £380 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
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
155 110 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.42% 14.27% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 64 30
Average daily rate £405 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £41.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -30.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington -5 6 £613 - 1
Chester +1 4 £405 +15.71% 4
Knutsford - 3 £425 -
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Selenium
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 5 (23.81%) CSS
7 5 (23.81%) HP UFT
7 5 (23.81%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) Spring
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) JSON
7 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (19.05%) RESTful
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
8 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (19.05%) BDD
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum-ban
8 4 (19.05%) Redis
8 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Kanban
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
1 4 (19.05%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (23.81%) HP UFT
4 4 (19.05%) eggPlant
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 3 (14.29%) JUnit
5 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (9.52%) Appium
6 2 (9.52%) Calabash
6 2 (9.52%) Gradle
6 2 (9.52%) Hudson
6 2 (9.52%) Mocha
6 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.76%) FindBugs
7 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
7 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.76%) TestNG
7 1 (4.76%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
1 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) UX Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) JSON
1 5 (23.81%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) RESTful
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) JDBC
5 1 (4.76%) JSP
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) Servlets
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Spring Security
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) DSDM
6 4 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (19.05%) Feature Driven Development
6 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Kanban
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum-ban
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) Unified Process
7 3 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Rally
3 1 (4.76%) Apigee
3 1 (4.76%) ATG
3 1 (4.76%) hybris
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago