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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 140 117 154
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +37
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 52 87 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 1.46% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.05% 10.90% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 70 45
Average daily rate
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£470 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cucumber
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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
646 798 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.91% 13.35% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 626 622
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 97 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (59.69%) BDD
3 66 (51.16%) Selenium
3 66 (51.16%) Java
4 53 (41.09%) TDD
5 51 (39.53%) Ruby
5 51 (39.53%) QA
6 50 (38.76%) WebDriver
7 42 (32.56%) Test Automation
7 42 (32.56%) Scrum
7 42 (32.56%) Jenkins
8 36 (27.91%) Git (software)
9 35 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
11 28 (21.71%) JSON
12 27 (20.93%) HTML
13 25 (19.38%) Finance
14 24 (18.60%) Web Services
15 23 (17.83%) JIRA
16 22 (17.05%) XML
16 22 (17.05%) SQL
17 21 (16.28%) C#
18 20 (15.50%) E-Commerce
19 19 (14.73%) RESTful
19 19 (14.73%) REST
19 19 (14.73%) SpecFlow
20 18 (13.95%) CSS
21 17 (13.18%) Gherkin
22 16 (12.40%) Open Source
22 16 (12.40%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (10.08%) Node.js
2 3 (2.33%) Confluence
2 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.33%) IIS
3 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.78%) Jetty
4 1 (0.78%) WordPress
4 1 (0.78%) JBoss
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) GitHub
3 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.08%) HTTP
2 6 (4.65%) Internet
3 3 (2.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.88%) Big Data
3 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.33%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.55%) MySQL
6 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.55%) HBase
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.78%) Redis
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.78%) DB2
7 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (51.16%) Selenium
2 50 (38.76%) WebDriver
3 42 (32.56%) Jenkins
4 36 (27.91%) Git (software)
5 23 (17.83%) JIRA
6 19 (14.73%) SpecFlow
7 15 (11.63%) Hudson
7 15 (11.63%) JUnit
8 14 (10.85%) RSpec
9 12 (9.30%) Calabash
10 11 (8.53%) JBehave
10 11 (8.53%) Maven
10 11 (8.53%) Subversion
11 9 (6.98%) WATIR
12 7 (5.43%) Capybara
12 7 (5.43%) Jasmine
12 7 (5.43%) Mockito
12 7 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (4.65%) JMeter
13 6 (4.65%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (19.38%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Games
4 4 (3.10%) Front Office
4 4 (3.10%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (41.09%) Developer
2 17 (13.18%) Analyst
3 15 (11.63%) AWS Developer
4 14 (10.85%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.08%) Test Analyst
6 11 (8.53%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Tester
7 10 (7.75%) Test Leader
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) QA Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.10%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.10%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Automation Tester
12 3 (2.33%) Hybris Developer
12 3 (2.33%) Automation Analyst
12 3 (2.33%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) JSON
2 27 (20.93%) HTML
3 24 (18.60%) Web Services
4 22 (17.05%) XML
5 19 (14.73%) RESTful
5 19 (14.73%) REST
6 18 (13.95%) CSS
7 17 (13.18%) Gherkin
8 16 (12.40%) AngularJS
9 14 (10.85%) Spring
10 13 (10.08%) .NET
11 12 (9.30%) HTML5
12 11 (8.53%) jQuery
13 10 (7.75%) Hibernate
14 9 (6.98%) CSS3
14 9 (6.98%) SOAP
15 6 (4.65%) .NET Framework
15 6 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (3.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Open Source
2 7 (5.43%) User Experience
2 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.88%) Video on Demand
4 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.10%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.10%) Equities
5 4 (3.10%) NHS
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.33%) Derivative
7 2 (1.55%) IPTV
7 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Social Media
8 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.85%) Windows
2 12 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 12 (9.30%) Android
3 10 (7.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.55%) UNIX
4 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (59.69%) BDD
3 53 (41.09%) TDD
4 42 (32.56%) Test Automation
4 42 (32.56%) Scrum
5 35 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (15.50%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.85%) Test Scripting
8 14 (10.85%) Kanban
9 13 (10.08%) OO
10 12 (9.30%) Software Testing
10 12 (9.30%) DevOps
11 11 (8.53%) Test Strategy
11 11 (8.53%) Automated Testing
12 10 (7.75%) OOP
12 10 (7.75%) Waterfall
13 9 (6.98%) Performance Testing
13 9 (6.98%) SOA
13 9 (6.98%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.16%) Java
2 51 (39.53%) Ruby
3 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.05%) SQL
5 21 (16.28%) C#
6 16 (12.40%) Scala
7 14 (10.85%) Python
8 7 (5.43%) Groovy
9 6 (4.65%) C
10 5 (3.88%) PHP
11 3 (2.33%) C++
12 2 (1.55%) Perl
13 1 (0.78%) Go
13 1 (0.78%) Clojure
13 1 (0.78%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) ISEB
2 5 (3.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (39.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) HDFS
2 1 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) Puppet
2 6 (4.65%) Ansible
2 6 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.10%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.55%) Mesos
5 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
1 5 (3.88%) Oracle
2 3 (2.33%) hybris
2 3 (2.33%) Adobe
3 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.78%) WorldPay
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago