The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 34 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.14% 2.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.45% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £336 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Cucumber
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Development Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
62 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.16% 17.14% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 11
Median daily rate £413 £370 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £312 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Chester region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) ETL
3 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Spring Security
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Maven
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (28.57%) Checkstyle
6 4 (28.57%) Online Banking
6 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 4 (28.57%) Java EE
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) JDBC
6 4 (28.57%) JSP

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) Checkstyle
3 4 (28.57%) FindBugs
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
3 4 (28.57%) Mockito
3 4 (28.57%) SonarQube
4 1 (7.14%) Gatling
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) ETL Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) ETL Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) jQuery
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
1 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Java EE
2 4 (28.57%) JDBC
2 4 (28.57%) JSP
2 4 (28.57%) Servlets
2 4 (28.57%) Spring Security
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) XSLT
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
1 4 (28.57%) Online Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) ETL
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Perforce
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