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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 34 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.21% 1.94% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.61% 9.76% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +6.78%
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
66 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.28% 19.90% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 12
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

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 30 June 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%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) Spring MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
6 4 (28.57%) Java EE
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Checkstyle
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Maven
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (28.57%) Online Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Spring Security
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
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 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Checkstyle
2 4 (28.57%) FindBugs
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) Mockito
2 4 (28.57%) SonarQube
3 2 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) 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 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) jQuery
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
1 6 (42.86%) 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%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
1 4 (28.57%) Online Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
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 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Perforce
2 1 (7.14%) ATG
2 1 (7.14%) hybris