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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 146 160 178
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 58 69 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.94% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.42% 8.02% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 41
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£448 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +14.08%
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
782 860 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 11.78% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 640 531
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 (80.15%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (71.76%) Java
3 77 (58.78%) BDD
4 66 (50.38%) TDD
5 62 (47.33%) Selenium
6 49 (37.40%) Scrum
7 40 (30.53%) WebDriver
8 39 (29.77%) Ruby
9 37 (28.24%) Test Automation
10 36 (27.48%) QA
11 35 (26.72%) JavaScript
12 34 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (22.14%) XML
14 27 (20.61%) Web Services
14 27 (20.61%) Spring
15 25 (19.08%) SQL
15 25 (19.08%) Jenkins
16 24 (18.32%) JSON
17 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
18 21 (16.03%) HTML
19 20 (15.27%) OO
19 20 (15.27%) Finance
19 20 (15.27%) Software Engineering
19 20 (15.27%) Automation Testing
20 19 (14.50%) .NET
20 19 (14.50%) C#
20 19 (14.50%) JIRA
20 19 (14.50%) Kanban
20 19 (14.50%) Test Scripting
20 19 (14.50%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (7.63%) Node.js
2 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.29%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.29%) Confluence
4 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) SAS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.76%) nginx
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.53%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) HTTP
2 5 (3.82%) Internet
3 2 (1.53%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) MongoDB
2 15 (11.45%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.34%) MySQL
4 5 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.29%) Big Data
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.53%) HBase
6 2 (1.53%) Redis
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) SQLite
7 1 (0.76%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (47.33%) Selenium
2 40 (30.53%) WebDriver
3 25 (19.08%) Jenkins
4 19 (14.50%) Git (software)
4 19 (14.50%) JIRA
5 17 (12.98%) Mockito
6 16 (12.21%) Calabash
7 12 (9.16%) JBehave
7 12 (9.16%) Subversion
7 12 (9.16%) Maven
8 11 (8.40%) JUnit
8 11 (8.40%) Appium
9 9 (6.87%) WATIR
9 9 (6.87%) FitNesse
10 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
10 8 (6.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (6.11%) SoapUI
11 6 (4.58%) Hudson
11 6 (4.58%) Sahi
11 6 (4.58%) RSpec
General
1 20 (15.27%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Retail
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Law
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (38.17%) Developer
2 24 (18.32%) Analyst
3 23 (17.56%) Test Analyst
4 22 (16.79%) Java Developer
5 21 (16.03%) Tester
6 14 (10.69%) Automation Tester
7 13 (9.92%) Test Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) QA Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (3.82%) QA Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) UI Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Head of Testing
12 4 (3.05%) Scala Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Hybris Developer
13 3 (2.29%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.14%) XML
2 27 (20.61%) Web Services
2 27 (20.61%) Spring
3 24 (18.32%) JSON
4 21 (16.03%) HTML
5 19 (14.50%) .NET
6 18 (13.74%) CSS
6 18 (13.74%) RESTful
7 14 (10.69%) REST
8 13 (9.92%) CSS3
8 13 (9.92%) HTML5
9 11 (8.40%) jQuery
10 10 (7.63%) Ajax
10 10 (7.63%) Hibernate
11 9 (6.87%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.11%) SOAP
12 8 (6.11%) Spring MVC
13 7 (5.34%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (4.58%) Grails
14 6 (4.58%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Open Source
2 12 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.16%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.87%) User Experience
4 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.82%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.82%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.29%) New Media
6 3 (2.29%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.53%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.53%) Derivative
7 2 (1.53%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.76%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) Android
2 15 (11.45%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Windows
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (80.15%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (58.78%) BDD
3 66 (50.38%) TDD
4 49 (37.40%) Scrum
5 37 (28.24%) Test Automation
6 34 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
8 20 (15.27%) OO
8 20 (15.27%) Software Engineering
8 20 (15.27%) Automation Testing
9 19 (14.50%) Test Scripting
9 19 (14.50%) Kanban
10 16 (12.21%) Automated Testing
11 14 (10.69%) Pair Programming
12 13 (9.92%) SOA
13 12 (9.16%) Software Testing
13 12 (9.16%) User Stories
14 11 (8.40%) Performance Testing
14 11 (8.40%) MVC
15 9 (6.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (71.76%) Java
2 39 (29.77%) Ruby
3 35 (26.72%) JavaScript
4 25 (19.08%) SQL
5 19 (14.50%) C#
6 14 (10.69%) Groovy
6 14 (10.69%) Scala
7 9 (6.87%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.58%) Python
9 3 (2.29%) PHP
9 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.29%) C
10 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.53%) Clojure
10 2 (1.53%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) C++
11 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) ISEB
2 5 (3.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (27.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Puppet
2 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.29%) Oozie
4 2 (1.53%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.53%) Ansible
4 2 (1.53%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (4.58%) Adobe
2 4 (3.05%) hybris
3 3 (2.29%) Akamai
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle
4 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.53%) HP
4 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.76%) Apple
5 1 (0.76%) ATG
5 1 (0.76%) Telerik
5 1 (0.76%) Endeca
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Talend
5 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.76%) SOASTA, Inc
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