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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 130 143 172
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +29
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 71 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.00% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.62% 7.31% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 51
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £527 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
London

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
738 807 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.93% 13.72% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 617 645
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -36.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 (84.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (57.26%) BDD
3 67 (54.03%) TDD
4 59 (47.58%) Java
5 56 (45.16%) Selenium
6 50 (40.32%) Scrum
7 44 (35.48%) Ruby
8 41 (33.06%) WebDriver
8 41 (33.06%) Jenkins
9 38 (30.65%) QA
10 37 (29.84%) JavaScript
11 35 (28.23%) Finance
12 34 (27.42%) Test Automation
13 33 (26.61%) C#
14 32 (25.81%) Git (software)
15 29 (23.39%) HTML
16 28 (22.58%) Web Services
16 28 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (21.77%) JIRA
17 27 (21.77%) Software Engineering
18 26 (20.97%) JUnit
18 26 (20.97%) AngularJS
18 26 (20.97%) SpecFlow
19 24 (19.35%) DevOps
20 23 (18.55%) Node.js
20 23 (18.55%) CSS
21 22 (17.74%) Pair Programming
22 20 (16.13%) Spring
22 20 (16.13%) Maven
22 20 (16.13%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (18.55%) Node.js
2 16 (12.90%) Confluence
3 10 (8.06%) JBoss
4 7 (5.65%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.84%) Jetty
6 5 (4.03%) Apache
7 3 (2.42%) CMS
7 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.42%) WordPress
7 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) GitHub
2 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.90%) HTTP
2 9 (7.26%) Internet
3 5 (4.03%) AMQP
4 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) MongoDB
2 16 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.84%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.03%) Big Data
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.42%) HBase
8 2 (1.61%) MySQL
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.81%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.81%) DB2
9 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (45.16%) Selenium
2 41 (33.06%) WebDriver
2 41 (33.06%) Jenkins
3 32 (25.81%) Git (software)
4 27 (21.77%) JIRA
5 26 (20.97%) JUnit
5 26 (20.97%) SpecFlow
6 20 (16.13%) Maven
7 18 (14.52%) Subversion
8 16 (12.90%) RSpec
9 15 (12.10%) Jasmine
10 14 (11.29%) WATIR
10 14 (11.29%) JMeter
11 12 (9.68%) Capybara
11 12 (9.68%) Mockito
12 11 (8.87%) Gradle
12 11 (8.87%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (5.65%) Calabash
13 7 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (4.84%) FitNesse
General
1 35 (28.23%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Back Office
4 3 (2.42%) Games
4 3 (2.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Advertising
4 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (52.42%) Developer
2 27 (21.77%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.10%) Tester
4 10 (8.06%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Automation Tester
6 7 (5.65%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) Analyst
7 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (4.03%) AWS Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.23%) QA Tester
8 4 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.39%) HTML
2 28 (22.58%) Web Services
3 26 (20.97%) AngularJS
4 23 (18.55%) CSS
5 20 (16.13%) Spring
5 20 (16.13%) RESTful
6 19 (15.32%) jQuery
7 18 (14.52%) JSON
7 18 (14.52%) HTML5
8 17 (13.71%) Gherkin
8 17 (13.71%) .NET
9 14 (11.29%) REST
9 14 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (10.48%) CSS3
10 13 (10.48%) Backbone.js
11 12 (9.68%) Sass
12 10 (8.06%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (7.26%) XML
13 9 (7.26%) JMS
14 8 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) User Experience
2 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.42%) Video on Demand
3 3 (2.42%) IPTV
4 2 (1.61%) Derivative
4 2 (1.61%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.61%) Equities
4 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.61%) NHS
4 2 (1.61%) Social Media
4 2 (1.61%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) BBC
5 1 (0.81%) EFT
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Linux
3 6 (4.84%) UNIX
4 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.42%) Android
6 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (84.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (57.26%) BDD
3 67 (54.03%) TDD
4 50 (40.32%) Scrum
5 34 (27.42%) Test Automation
6 28 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (21.77%) Software Engineering
8 24 (19.35%) DevOps
9 22 (17.74%) Pair Programming
10 20 (16.13%) Automated Testing
10 20 (16.13%) Open Source
11 19 (15.32%) OO
12 14 (11.29%) Test Strategy
13 13 (10.48%) Load Testing
14 12 (9.68%) Test Scripting
14 12 (9.68%) SDLC
15 10 (8.06%) User Stories
15 10 (8.06%) Security Testing
15 10 (8.06%) OOP
16 9 (7.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.58%) Java
2 44 (35.48%) Ruby
3 37 (29.84%) JavaScript
4 33 (26.61%) C#
5 18 (14.52%) Groovy
6 16 (12.90%) Scala
7 14 (11.29%) Python
8 8 (6.45%) SQL
9 6 (4.84%) PHP
10 2 (1.61%) Clojure
10 2 (1.61%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.61%) Go
11 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.03%) DV Cleared
2 5 (4.03%) Degree
3 2 (1.61%) ISEB
3 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (30.65%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) Docker
2 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.42%) GridGain
4 2 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) Puppet
2 10 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.84%) Ansible
3 6 (4.84%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.42%) Mesos
5 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.81%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle
1 9 (7.26%) Atlassian
2 5 (4.03%) SOASTA, Inc
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.23%) InterSystems
3 4 (3.23%) VMware
4 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.61%) Adobe
5 2 (1.61%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.81%) hybris
6 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.81%) HP
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago