The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 21 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% 2.88% 4.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.53% 22.22% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £405 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -1.40%
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
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
17 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.41% 12.95% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 6
Average daily rate £403 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £303 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £41.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -56.59%
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 Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Chester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Redis
4 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) Checkstyle
4 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Mockito
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ATG
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
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