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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 148 150 186
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +36
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 49 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.95% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.22% 7.87% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 38
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£450 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.68% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
788 864 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.45% 12.04% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 639 542
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £36.44 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 108 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (71.21%) Java
3 82 (62.12%) BDD
4 80 (60.61%) TDD
5 62 (46.97%) Selenium
6 51 (38.64%) Scrum
7 46 (34.85%) Test Automation
8 43 (32.58%) Ruby
9 36 (27.27%) Web Services
9 36 (27.27%) WebDriver
10 35 (26.52%) QA
11 31 (23.48%) XML
11 31 (23.48%) JavaScript
12 30 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (21.97%) Spring
14 26 (19.70%) Finance
14 26 (19.70%) SQL
15 25 (18.94%) E-Commerce
16 23 (17.42%) JSON
17 22 (16.67%) RESTful
18 21 (15.91%) OO
18 21 (15.91%) .NET
19 20 (15.15%) Open Source
19 20 (15.15%) Calabash
20 19 (14.39%) Kanban
21 18 (13.64%) MongoDB
21 18 (13.64%) Software Engineering
21 18 (13.64%) Automation Testing
22 17 (12.88%) CSS
22 17 (12.88%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (9.85%) Node.js
2 3 (2.27%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.27%) Confluence
2 3 (2.27%) Apache
2 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.76%) Mule
4 1 (0.76%) nginx
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) HTTP
2 5 (3.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 17 (12.88%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.82%) MySQL
4 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.27%) Big Data
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.52%) HBase
6 2 (1.52%) Redis
6 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 62 (46.97%) Selenium
2 36 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 20 (15.15%) Calabash
4 17 (12.88%) Mockito
4 17 (12.88%) JIRA
5 16 (12.12%) JBehave
5 16 (12.12%) Jenkins
6 15 (11.36%) Git (software)
7 14 (10.61%) WATIR
8 11 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (7.58%) Subversion
9 10 (7.58%) FitNesse
9 10 (7.58%) Robotium
9 10 (7.58%) eggPlant
10 9 (6.82%) Maven
11 8 (6.06%) Eclipse
11 8 (6.06%) SoapUI
12 7 (5.30%) Sahi
12 7 (5.30%) JUnit
12 7 (5.30%) Capybara
General
1 26 (19.70%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Banking
3 8 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Local Government
6 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.52%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (39.39%) Developer
2 24 (18.18%) Tester
3 23 (17.42%) Java Developer
4 22 (16.67%) Analyst
5 21 (15.91%) Test Analyst
6 18 (13.64%) Automation Tester
7 14 (10.61%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) QA Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.79%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (3.03%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Scala Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (3.03%) Hybris Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.27%) Web Services
2 31 (23.48%) XML
3 29 (21.97%) Spring
4 23 (17.42%) JSON
5 22 (16.67%) RESTful
6 21 (15.91%) .NET
7 17 (12.88%) CSS
7 17 (12.88%) HTML
8 14 (10.61%) REST
9 13 (9.85%) CSS3
9 13 (9.85%) SOAP
9 13 (9.85%) Hibernate
10 11 (8.33%) HTML5
10 11 (8.33%) jQuery
11 10 (7.58%) Spring MVC
12 9 (6.82%) Ajax
12 9 (6.82%) Sass
13 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
13 8 (6.06%) Grails
14 6 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Open Source
2 13 (9.85%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.79%) User Experience
5 5 (3.79%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.27%) New Media
7 3 (2.27%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.52%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.52%) Online Games
8 2 (1.52%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.52%) Derivative
9 1 (0.76%) Blog
9 1 (0.76%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.12%) Android
2 13 (9.85%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.55%) Linux
4 5 (3.79%) Windows
5 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (62.12%) BDD
3 80 (60.61%) TDD
4 51 (38.64%) Scrum
5 46 (34.85%) Test Automation
6 30 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (18.94%) E-Commerce
8 21 (15.91%) OO
9 19 (14.39%) Kanban
10 18 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 18 (13.64%) Automation Testing
11 17 (12.88%) Test Scripting
12 16 (12.12%) Automated Testing
12 16 (12.12%) SOA
13 14 (10.61%) User Stories
14 13 (9.85%) MVC
15 12 (9.09%) Pair Programming
16 11 (8.33%) Mentoring
17 9 (6.82%) Software Testing
18 8 (6.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (71.21%) Java
2 43 (32.58%) Ruby
3 31 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 26 (19.70%) SQL
5 15 (11.36%) C#
6 10 (7.58%) Groovy
7 9 (6.82%) Scala
8 7 (5.30%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.30%) Python
9 4 (3.03%) PHP
9 4 (3.03%) Clojure
10 3 (2.27%) C
10 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) Perl
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.27%) ISEB
3 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (26.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) Puppet
2 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.27%) Oozie
5 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.52%) Ansible
6 1 (0.76%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.76%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (3.79%) Adobe
2 4 (3.03%) hybris
3 3 (2.27%) Akamai
3 3 (2.27%) HP
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.52%) Apple
5 1 (0.76%) ATG
5 1 (0.76%) Telerik
5 1 (0.76%) Endeca
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) Talend
5 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.76%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.76%) ForgeRock
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