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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 146 161 183
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 51 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.90% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.38% 7.47% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 38
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£450 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +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
799 870 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.53% 11.99% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 641 537
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 £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 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 £21.46 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 30 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 30 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.

1 105 (82.68%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (70.08%) Java
3 78 (61.42%) BDD
4 71 (55.91%) TDD
5 58 (45.67%) Selenium
6 49 (38.58%) Scrum
7 40 (31.50%) Test Automation
8 38 (29.92%) Ruby
9 36 (28.35%) WebDriver
10 33 (25.98%) QA
11 32 (25.20%) JavaScript
11 32 (25.20%) Web Services
12 30 (23.62%) Spring
13 29 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (21.26%) XML
15 25 (19.69%) E-Commerce
16 24 (18.90%) Finance
17 23 (18.11%) JSON
18 22 (17.32%) SQL
19 21 (16.54%) OO
19 21 (16.54%) RESTful
20 19 (14.96%) Open Source
20 19 (14.96%) Automation Testing
21 18 (14.17%) Calabash
21 18 (14.17%) MongoDB
21 18 (14.17%) Test Scripting
21 18 (14.17%) Android
21 18 (14.17%) .NET
22 17 (13.39%) HTML
22 17 (13.39%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (7.09%) Node.js
2 3 (2.36%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.36%) Confluence
2 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.57%) Apache
3 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.79%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.79%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.79%) Mule
4 1 (0.79%) nginx
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) HTTP
2 5 (3.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.17%) MongoDB
2 17 (13.39%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.09%) MySQL
4 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.36%) Big Data
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.57%) HBase
6 2 (1.57%) Redis
6 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 58 (45.67%) Selenium
2 36 (28.35%) WebDriver
3 18 (14.17%) Calabash
4 17 (13.39%) Jenkins
4 17 (13.39%) Mockito
4 17 (13.39%) JIRA
5 14 (11.02%) Git (software)
5 14 (11.02%) JBehave
6 10 (7.87%) WATIR
7 9 (7.09%) Subversion
7 9 (7.09%) Maven
7 9 (7.09%) FitNesse
7 9 (7.09%) Robotium
7 9 (7.09%) eggPlant
8 8 (6.30%) SoapUI
8 8 (6.30%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.51%) JUnit
9 7 (5.51%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (5.51%) JMeter
9 7 (5.51%) Capybara
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.57%) Games
5 2 (1.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (40.94%) Developer
2 23 (18.11%) Analyst
2 23 (18.11%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.32%) Tester
3 22 (17.32%) Test Analyst
4 16 (12.60%) Automation Tester
5 14 (11.02%) Test Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) QA Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (3.94%) QA Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.15%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.15%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.15%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.20%) Web Services
2 30 (23.62%) Spring
3 27 (21.26%) XML
4 23 (18.11%) JSON
5 21 (16.54%) RESTful
6 18 (14.17%) .NET
7 17 (13.39%) HTML
8 16 (12.60%) CSS
9 14 (11.02%) REST
10 13 (10.24%) Hibernate
11 12 (9.45%) SOAP
11 12 (9.45%) CSS3
12 11 (8.66%) jQuery
13 10 (7.87%) Spring MVC
13 10 (7.87%) HTML5
14 9 (7.09%) Ajax
15 8 (6.30%) Grails
15 8 (6.30%) AngularJS
16 6 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails
16 6 (4.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) Open Source
2 13 (10.24%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.72%) User Experience
4 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.94%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.36%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.36%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.36%) New Media
8 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.57%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.57%) Derivative
8 2 (1.57%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.57%) Online Games
9 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.79%) iPhone
9 1 (0.79%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.17%) Android
2 15 (11.81%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.72%) Linux
4 5 (3.94%) Windows
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (82.68%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (61.42%) BDD
3 71 (55.91%) TDD
4 49 (38.58%) Scrum
5 40 (31.50%) Test Automation
6 29 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (19.69%) E-Commerce
8 21 (16.54%) OO
9 19 (14.96%) Automation Testing
10 18 (14.17%) Test Scripting
11 17 (13.39%) Kanban
11 17 (13.39%) SOA
12 16 (12.60%) Automated Testing
12 16 (12.60%) Software Engineering
13 13 (10.24%) MVC
13 13 (10.24%) Pair Programming
13 13 (10.24%) User Stories
14 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.09%) Performance Testing
15 9 (7.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (70.08%) Java
2 38 (29.92%) Ruby
3 32 (25.20%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.32%) SQL
5 16 (12.60%) C#
6 10 (7.87%) Groovy
7 9 (7.09%) Scala
8 7 (5.51%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.51%) Python
9 4 (3.15%) Clojure
10 3 (2.36%) C
10 3 (2.36%) PHP
10 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.79%) C++
12 1 (0.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.36%) ISEB
3 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (25.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) Puppet
2 5 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.36%) Oozie
5 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.57%) Ansible
5 2 (1.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (3.94%) Adobe
2 4 (3.15%) hybris
3 3 (2.36%) Akamai
3 3 (2.36%) HP
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.57%) Apple
5 1 (0.79%) ATG
5 1 (0.79%) Telerik
5 1 (0.79%) Endeca
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) Talend
5 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.79%) SOASTA, Inc
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