The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 136 137 136
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 60 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 1.17% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.49% 8.56% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 55
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£425 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
707 853 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.42% 13.64% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 648 559
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.37 £58.75 £50.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.41% +16.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 107 (72.79%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (57.14%) Java
3 80 (54.42%) BDD
4 77 (52.38%) Selenium
5 63 (42.86%) Ruby
6 53 (36.05%) TDD
6 53 (36.05%) WebDriver
7 48 (32.65%) QA
7 48 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (32.65%) Scrum
8 45 (30.61%) Test Automation
9 43 (29.25%) Jenkins
10 41 (27.89%) HTML
11 38 (25.85%) JavaScript
12 37 (25.17%) XML
12 37 (25.17%) Git (software)
13 29 (19.73%) SQL
14 28 (19.05%) JSON
14 28 (19.05%) Hudson
14 28 (19.05%) REST
15 25 (17.01%) Scala
16 23 (15.65%) Web Services
16 23 (15.65%) CSS
17 22 (14.97%) JIRA
17 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
18 21 (14.29%) Maven
18 21 (14.29%) Calabash
19 20 (13.61%) Apple iOS
19 20 (13.61%) HTML5
19 20 (13.61%) Test Scripting

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (10.20%) Node.js
2 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.08%) IIS
4 4 (2.72%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) Mule
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.44%) GitHub
2 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.84%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.40%) Neo4j
4 3 (2.04%) Big Data
4 3 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) HBase
6 1 (0.68%) Redis
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (0.68%) SQLite
6 1 (0.68%) Voldemort
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 77 (52.38%) Selenium
2 53 (36.05%) WebDriver
3 43 (29.25%) Jenkins
4 37 (25.17%) Git (software)
5 28 (19.05%) Hudson
6 22 (14.97%) JIRA
7 21 (14.29%) Maven
7 21 (14.29%) Calabash
8 18 (12.24%) JUnit
9 16 (10.88%) Subversion
9 16 (10.88%) JBehave
10 13 (8.84%) Mockito
10 13 (8.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (7.48%) Appium
12 8 (5.44%) TestNG
12 8 (5.44%) RSpec
12 8 (5.44%) SpecFlow
13 7 (4.76%) TeamCity
13 7 (4.76%) WATIR
13 7 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (8.84%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Banking
3 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.72%) Front Office
5 3 (2.04%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) Games
6 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 2 (1.36%) Electronics
6 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.36%) Law
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (40.14%) Developer
2 17 (11.56%) Analyst
2 17 (11.56%) Java Developer
2 17 (11.56%) AWS Developer
3 15 (10.20%) Test Analyst
4 14 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 12 (8.16%) Tester
6 11 (7.48%) Test Leader
7 8 (5.44%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (5.44%) QA Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.72%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) Head of Testing
11 4 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.72%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.89%) HTML
2 37 (25.17%) XML
3 28 (19.05%) JSON
3 28 (19.05%) REST
4 23 (15.65%) Web Services
4 23 (15.65%) CSS
5 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
6 20 (13.61%) HTML5
7 15 (10.20%) Spring
8 14 (9.52%) RESTful
8 14 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (8.16%) .NET
10 11 (7.48%) CSS3
10 11 (7.48%) Gherkin
11 10 (6.80%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.12%) Backbone.js
12 9 (6.12%) Sass
13 8 (5.44%) jQuery
13 8 (5.44%) SOAP
14 6 (4.08%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Open Source
2 13 (8.84%) User Experience
3 10 (6.80%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.08%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.72%) Derivative
6 4 (2.72%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.72%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.72%) NHS
7 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.04%) Equities
7 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.36%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.36%) DTV
8 2 (1.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) Kindle
9 1 (0.68%) Blog
9 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.68%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.61%) Apple iOS
2 19 (12.93%) Windows
3 16 (10.88%) Android
4 10 (6.80%) Linux
5 4 (2.72%) UNIX
6 3 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (72.79%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (54.42%) BDD
3 53 (36.05%) TDD
4 48 (32.65%) Scrum
4 48 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (30.61%) Test Automation
6 20 (13.61%) Test Scripting
7 19 (12.93%) E-Commerce
8 17 (11.56%) Waterfall
9 15 (10.20%) Kanban
10 14 (9.52%) V-Model
10 14 (9.52%) SOA
10 14 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 13 (8.84%) OO
12 12 (8.16%) Pair Programming
12 12 (8.16%) ATDD
12 12 (8.16%) Use Case
13 10 (6.80%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.12%) Automated Testing
14 9 (6.12%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (57.14%) Java
2 63 (42.86%) Ruby
3 38 (25.85%) JavaScript
4 29 (19.73%) SQL
5 25 (17.01%) Scala
6 15 (10.20%) Python
7 11 (7.48%) C#
8 9 (6.12%) Groovy
9 7 (4.76%) C
10 5 (3.40%) Perl
11 4 (2.72%) C++
11 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.04%) PHP
13 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Degree
2 8 (5.44%) ISEB
2 8 (5.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (32.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Varnish
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
1 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) Puppet
2 5 (3.40%) Vagrant
2 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.08%) Adobe
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle
3 3 (2.04%) hybris
4 2 (1.36%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
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