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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 111 152 153
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 89 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.63% 6.71% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 37
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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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
765 745 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 11.20% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 554 553
Average daily rate £428 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £36.86 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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.

1 105 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (68.84%) Java
3 76 (55.07%) Selenium
3 76 (55.07%) BDD
4 54 (39.13%) TDD
5 49 (35.51%) Scrum
6 48 (34.78%) WebDriver
6 48 (34.78%) Ruby
7 42 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (28.99%) Test Automation
9 38 (27.54%) Jenkins
10 37 (26.81%) XML
11 35 (25.36%) HTML
12 34 (24.64%) JavaScript
13 33 (23.91%) QA
14 29 (21.01%) SQL
15 28 (20.29%) Git (software)
16 24 (17.39%) Spring
17 23 (16.67%) JSON
18 22 (15.94%) JIRA
18 22 (15.94%) E-Commerce
18 22 (15.94%) Web Services
19 21 (15.22%) Scala
19 21 (15.22%) HTML5
20 20 (14.49%) Hudson
20 20 (14.49%) Maven
21 19 (13.77%) CSS
22 18 (13.04%) JUnit
22 18 (13.04%) RESTful
23 17 (12.32%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (7.25%) Node.js
2 8 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.62%) IIS
4 3 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.45%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.72%) Mule
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) HTTP
2 3 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.14%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.90%) MySQL
5 4 (2.90%) Big Data
6 3 (2.17%) Redis
7 2 (1.45%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Navigator
7 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.45%) HBase
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.72%) Voldemort
8 1 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 76 (55.07%) Selenium
2 48 (34.78%) WebDriver
3 38 (27.54%) Jenkins
4 28 (20.29%) Git (software)
5 22 (15.94%) JIRA
6 20 (14.49%) Maven
6 20 (14.49%) Hudson
7 18 (13.04%) JUnit
8 15 (10.87%) Calabash
9 14 (10.14%) Mockito
9 14 (10.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (8.70%) JBehave
10 12 (8.70%) Subversion
11 11 (7.97%) Appium
12 9 (6.52%) WATIR
13 8 (5.80%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (5.80%) SpecFlow
14 7 (5.07%) Jasmine
14 7 (5.07%) TestNG
15 6 (4.35%) Sahi
General
1 11 (7.97%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Electronics
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (42.03%) Developer
2 22 (15.94%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Analyst
4 16 (11.59%) Test Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Test Analyst
6 14 (10.14%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (9.42%) Tester
8 9 (6.52%) Automation Tester
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.90%) Head of Testing
11 4 (2.90%) Hybris Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.90%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.17%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.17%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.81%) XML
2 35 (25.36%) HTML
3 24 (17.39%) Spring
4 23 (16.67%) JSON
5 22 (15.94%) Web Services
6 21 (15.22%) HTML5
7 19 (13.77%) CSS
8 18 (13.04%) RESTful
9 17 (12.32%) .NET
10 16 (11.59%) REST
10 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
11 11 (7.97%) CSS3
12 10 (7.25%) jQuery
12 10 (7.25%) Hibernate
13 9 (6.52%) Spring MVC
13 9 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (5.07%) Backbone.js
14 7 (5.07%) Ajax
15 6 (4.35%) Gherkin
16 5 (3.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Open Source
2 10 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.52%) User Experience
4 7 (5.07%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.62%) Derivative
6 4 (2.90%) New Media
7 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.17%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.17%) iPad
7 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.45%) Equities
8 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.45%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.45%) DTV
9 1 (0.72%) iPhone
9 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Apple iOS
2 13 (9.42%) Windows
3 12 (8.70%) Android
4 7 (5.07%) Linux
5 3 (2.17%) UNIX
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (55.07%) BDD
3 54 (39.13%) TDD
4 49 (35.51%) Scrum
5 42 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (28.99%) Test Automation
7 22 (15.94%) E-Commerce
8 17 (12.32%) Software Engineering
8 17 (12.32%) Test Scripting
9 16 (11.59%) Kanban
9 16 (11.59%) OO
10 13 (9.42%) SOA
10 13 (9.42%) Automated Testing
10 13 (9.42%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.42%) Software Testing
11 12 (8.70%) V-Model
11 12 (8.70%) ATDD
11 12 (8.70%) Pair Programming
11 12 (8.70%) MVC
12 11 (7.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 95 (68.84%) Java
2 48 (34.78%) Ruby
3 34 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 29 (21.01%) SQL
5 21 (15.22%) Scala
6 13 (9.42%) Groovy
6 13 (9.42%) Python
6 13 (9.42%) C#
7 4 (2.90%) Perl
7 4 (2.90%) C
7 4 (2.90%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.17%) PHP
8 3 (2.17%) C++
9 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.72%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) Degree
2 8 (5.80%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.35%) ISEB
4 3 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (23.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Puppet
1 6 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.90%) Ansible
3 3 (2.17%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.45%) Oozie
4 2 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.62%) Adobe
3 4 (2.90%) hybris
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle
4 2 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.72%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.72%) Apple
5 1 (0.72%) ATG
5 1 (0.72%) Endeca
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