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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 114 147 129
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 73 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.44% 0.90% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.01% 7.10% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 56
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £315 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
729 732 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.39% 12.68% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 541 508
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.37 £48.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 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 5 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.

1 108 (71.52%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (61.59%) Java
3 84 (55.63%) BDD
4 78 (51.66%) Selenium
5 62 (41.06%) Ruby
6 56 (37.09%) TDD
7 53 (35.10%) WebDriver
8 48 (31.79%) QA
8 48 (31.79%) Scrum
9 46 (30.46%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (29.14%) Test Automation
11 43 (28.48%) Jenkins
12 40 (26.49%) HTML
13 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
14 37 (24.50%) XML
14 37 (24.50%) Git (software)
15 31 (20.53%) SQL
16 27 (17.88%) JSON
16 27 (17.88%) Hudson
16 27 (17.88%) REST
17 23 (15.23%) Maven
18 22 (14.57%) Web Services
18 22 (14.57%) E-Commerce
18 22 (14.57%) Apple iOS
18 22 (14.57%) Scala
19 21 (13.91%) JIRA
19 21 (13.91%) CSS
19 21 (13.91%) Spring
19 21 (13.91%) Calabash
20 20 (13.25%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 12 (7.95%) Node.js
2 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.97%) IIS
4 4 (2.65%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) Mule
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) GitHub
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.66%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.61%) HTTP
2 4 (2.65%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.61%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.31%) Neo4j
4 3 (1.99%) Big Data
4 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.66%) MySQL
6 1 (0.66%) SQLite
6 1 (0.66%) Redis
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.66%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 78 (51.66%) Selenium
2 53 (35.10%) WebDriver
3 43 (28.48%) Jenkins
4 37 (24.50%) Git (software)
5 27 (17.88%) Hudson
6 23 (15.23%) Maven
7 21 (13.91%) JIRA
7 21 (13.91%) Calabash
8 17 (11.26%) JUnit
9 15 (9.93%) JBehave
9 15 (9.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (9.93%) Subversion
10 14 (9.27%) Mockito
11 12 (7.95%) Appium
12 8 (5.30%) TestNG
12 8 (5.30%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (4.64%) WATIR
13 7 (4.64%) RSpec
13 7 (4.64%) SpecFlow
13 7 (4.64%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (8.61%) Finance
2 10 (6.62%) Banking
3 5 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.65%) Front Office
5 3 (1.99%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Games
6 2 (1.32%) Law
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (41.06%) Developer
2 20 (13.25%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.92%) Analyst
4 16 (10.60%) Test Analyst
5 15 (9.93%) Automation Engineer
6 14 (9.27%) Tester
7 11 (7.28%) Test Leader
8 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Automation Tester
9 8 (5.30%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Test Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) QA Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) QA Tester
11 5 (3.31%) Automation Analyst
12 4 (2.65%) Head of Testing
12 4 (2.65%) Automation Test Analyst
12 4 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.49%) HTML
2 37 (24.50%) XML
3 27 (17.88%) JSON
3 27 (17.88%) REST
4 22 (14.57%) Web Services
5 21 (13.91%) CSS
5 21 (13.91%) Spring
6 20 (13.25%) HTML5
7 19 (12.58%) AngularJS
8 14 (9.27%) .NET
9 12 (7.95%) RESTful
10 11 (7.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (7.28%) Gherkin
10 11 (7.28%) CSS3
10 11 (7.28%) Hibernate
11 9 (5.96%) jQuery
11 9 (5.96%) Backbone.js
12 7 (4.64%) SOAP
13 6 (3.97%) Sass
13 6 (3.97%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Open Source
2 11 (7.28%) User Experience
2 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.97%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.65%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.65%) Derivative
5 4 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.65%) NHS
6 3 (1.99%) Equities
6 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.99%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.99%) iPad
6 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.32%) DTV
7 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.66%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.66%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.57%) Apple iOS
2 19 (12.58%) Windows
3 18 (11.92%) Android
4 10 (6.62%) Linux
5 4 (2.65%) UNIX
6 3 (1.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (71.52%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (55.63%) BDD
3 56 (37.09%) TDD
4 48 (31.79%) Scrum
5 46 (30.46%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (29.14%) Test Automation
7 22 (14.57%) E-Commerce
8 20 (13.25%) Test Scripting
9 17 (11.26%) Kanban
10 16 (10.60%) Waterfall
11 15 (9.93%) OO
12 14 (9.27%) SOA
12 14 (9.27%) Software Engineering
12 14 (9.27%) V-Model
13 13 (8.61%) Software Testing
14 12 (7.95%) Pair Programming
14 12 (7.95%) ATDD
14 12 (7.95%) Automated Testing
14 12 (7.95%) Use Case
14 12 (7.95%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (61.59%) Java
2 62 (41.06%) Ruby
3 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 31 (20.53%) SQL
5 22 (14.57%) Scala
6 16 (10.60%) Python
7 12 (7.95%) C#
8 9 (5.96%) Groovy
9 7 (4.64%) C
10 5 (3.31%) Perl
11 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.65%) C++
12 3 (1.99%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.99%) PHP
13 1 (0.66%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.66%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) Degree
2 9 (5.96%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.30%) ISEB
4 4 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (31.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Varnish
1 1 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) Puppet
2 5 (3.31%) Vagrant
2 5 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (4.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.97%) Adobe
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle
3 3 (1.99%) hybris
4 2 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (0.66%) Endeca
5 1 (0.66%) ATG
5 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
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