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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 27 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.94% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.79% 4.55% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£303 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
19 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.26% 15.60% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 8
Average daily rate £348 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 5 (35.71%) Appium
5 5 (35.71%) Android
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
6 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) RESTful
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (21.43%) Calabash
7 3 (21.43%) Android Development
7 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Node.js
7 3 (21.43%) Redis
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Jetty
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Route 53
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (21.43%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) Appium
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) Calabash
4 3 (21.43%) Mocha
5 2 (14.29%) Hudson
5 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.14%) JUnit
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
1 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
1 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (21.43%) Android Development
3 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Apigee
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) RightScale