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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 21 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.64% 1.75% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.42% 13.64% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £303 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -24.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
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
38 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.17% 12.87% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 14
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £486 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
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 30 September 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) ETL
3 10 (71.43%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 2 (14.29%) Maven
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) JBoss
7 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (7.14%) JDBC
7 1 (7.14%) 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 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Checkstyle
2 1 (7.14%) FindBugs
2 1 (7.14%) Gatling
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) ETL Tester
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) ETL Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Akka
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) JDBC
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) OSGi
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Servlets
2 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 10 (71.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Perforce