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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 111 154 129
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -25
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 88 54 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 0.91% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.04% 7.25% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 45 54
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £294 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.89%
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
731 745 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.40% 12.60% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 552 533
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £58.11 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 105 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (63.27%) Java
3 80 (54.42%) Selenium
4 78 (53.06%) BDD
5 59 (40.14%) Ruby
6 54 (36.73%) TDD
6 54 (36.73%) WebDriver
7 47 (31.97%) Scrum
8 46 (31.29%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (31.29%) Test Automation
9 45 (30.61%) QA
10 43 (29.25%) Jenkins
11 40 (27.21%) HTML
12 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
12 37 (25.17%) XML
13 35 (23.81%) Git (software)
14 31 (21.09%) SQL
15 26 (17.69%) JSON
16 25 (17.01%) JIRA
16 25 (17.01%) Hudson
16 25 (17.01%) E-Commerce
17 24 (16.33%) CSS
18 23 (15.65%) REST
18 23 (15.65%) Test Scripting
19 22 (14.97%) Spring
20 21 (14.29%) Maven
20 21 (14.29%) Scala
20 21 (14.29%) Apple iOS
21 20 (13.61%) Web Services
22 19 (12.93%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (6.80%) Node.js
2 6 (4.08%) IIS
2 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.72%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Mule
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
1 1 (0.68%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.84%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.72%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.36%) Big Data
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) Voldemort
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) SQLite
5 1 (0.68%) Redis
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 80 (54.42%) Selenium
2 54 (36.73%) WebDriver
3 43 (29.25%) Jenkins
4 35 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 25 (17.01%) JIRA
5 25 (17.01%) Hudson
6 21 (14.29%) Maven
7 19 (12.93%) Calabash
8 18 (12.24%) JUnit
9 16 (10.88%) JBehave
9 16 (10.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (9.52%) Mockito
10 14 (9.52%) Subversion
11 12 (8.16%) Appium
12 10 (6.80%) SpecFlow
13 8 (5.44%) TestNG
13 8 (5.44%) WATIR
13 8 (5.44%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (5.44%) Jasmine
14 6 (4.08%) Sahi
General
1 10 (6.80%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Front Office
4 3 (2.04%) Law
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.36%) Electronics
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (38.10%) Developer
2 19 (12.93%) Analyst
3 17 (11.56%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.56%) Automation Engineer
4 16 (10.88%) Test Analyst
5 14 (9.52%) Tester
6 11 (7.48%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Test Leader
8 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Automation Tester
9 7 (4.76%) QA Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) Head of Testing
11 4 (2.72%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Hybris Developer
12 3 (2.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.21%) HTML
2 37 (25.17%) XML
3 26 (17.69%) JSON
4 24 (16.33%) CSS
5 23 (15.65%) REST
6 22 (14.97%) Spring
7 20 (13.61%) Web Services
8 19 (12.93%) HTML5
9 18 (12.24%) AngularJS
10 17 (11.56%) .NET
11 13 (8.84%) RESTful
12 11 (7.48%) CSS3
12 11 (7.48%) jQuery
13 10 (6.80%) Hibernate
14 9 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (5.44%) Spring MVC
16 7 (4.76%) Gherkin
16 7 (4.76%) Ajax
16 7 (4.76%) Backbone.js
17 5 (3.40%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Open Source
2 11 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.80%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.80%) User Experience
4 8 (5.44%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.72%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.04%) Equities
6 3 (2.04%) Derivative
6 3 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.04%) iPad
7 2 (1.36%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.36%) DTV
7 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 18 (12.24%) Android
2 18 (12.24%) Windows
3 7 (4.76%) Linux
4 4 (2.72%) UNIX
5 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (53.06%) BDD
3 54 (36.73%) TDD
4 47 (31.97%) Scrum
5 46 (31.29%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (31.29%) Test Automation
6 25 (17.01%) E-Commerce
7 23 (15.65%) Test Scripting
8 15 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 15 (10.20%) Kanban
8 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
9 14 (9.52%) V-Model
9 14 (9.52%) OO
10 13 (8.84%) Automated Testing
10 13 (8.84%) ATDD
11 12 (8.16%) SOA
12 11 (7.48%) Automation Testing
12 11 (7.48%) Use Case
12 11 (7.48%) Software Testing
12 11 (7.48%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (63.27%) Java
2 59 (40.14%) Ruby
3 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.09%) SQL
5 21 (14.29%) Scala
6 15 (10.20%) Python
7 14 (9.52%) C#
8 10 (6.80%) Groovy
9 7 (4.76%) C
10 5 (3.40%) Perl
11 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.72%) C++
12 3 (2.04%) PHP
12 3 (2.04%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 13 (8.84%) Degree
2 10 (6.80%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.44%) ISEB
4 4 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (30.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) Puppet
1 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.72%) Ansible
2 3 (2.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.08%) Adobe
3 4 (2.72%) hybris
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle
5 2 (1.36%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.68%) ATG
6 1 (0.68%) Endeca
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