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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 64 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 2.00% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
92 99 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.51% 11.00% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 35
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -3.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £43.23 £43.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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
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 30 October 2014. 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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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 -5 2 £400 +29.03%
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) RightScale
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) JVM Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) RightScale