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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 132 118 164
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +46
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 70 76 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 1.32% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.45% 10.17% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 61 43
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£475 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £517 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
741 747 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.70% 12.98% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 582 611
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 101 (76.52%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (57.58%) BDD
3 63 (47.73%) TDD
3 63 (47.73%) Java
4 60 (45.45%) Selenium
5 52 (39.39%) Ruby
6 51 (38.64%) Scrum
7 46 (34.85%) QA
8 45 (34.09%) WebDriver
9 40 (30.30%) Jenkins
10 38 (28.79%) Test Automation
11 36 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 34 (25.76%) Finance
13 30 (22.73%) C#
14 29 (21.97%) Web Services
14 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (21.21%) HTML
16 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
16 25 (18.94%) JIRA
17 24 (18.18%) JSON
18 23 (17.42%) SpecFlow
19 22 (16.67%) DevOps
19 22 (16.67%) RESTful
20 20 (15.15%) JUnit
20 20 (15.15%) CSS
20 20 (15.15%) Open Source
20 20 (15.15%) REST
20 20 (15.15%) AngularJS
21 19 (14.39%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (13.64%) Node.js
2 7 (5.30%) Confluence
3 5 (3.79%) JBoss
4 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.27%) Jetty
6 2 (1.52%) WordPress
6 2 (1.52%) Apache
6 2 (1.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.64%) HTTP
2 10 (7.58%) Internet
3 5 (3.79%) AMQP
4 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.76%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 14 (10.61%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.55%) Big Data
4 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.27%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.52%) HBase
8 2 (1.52%) MySQL
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.76%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 60 (45.45%) Selenium
2 45 (34.09%) WebDriver
3 40 (30.30%) Jenkins
4 36 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 25 (18.94%) JIRA
6 23 (17.42%) SpecFlow
7 20 (15.15%) JUnit
8 19 (14.39%) Subversion
9 15 (11.36%) Maven
9 15 (11.36%) RSpec
10 14 (10.61%) Calabash
11 12 (9.09%) WATIR
12 11 (8.33%) JMeter
12 11 (8.33%) Mockito
12 11 (8.33%) Capybara
13 9 (6.82%) Gradle
13 9 (6.82%) Jasmine
13 9 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (6.06%) Hudson
15 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (25.76%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Banking
3 7 (5.30%) Back Office
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.27%) Front Office
5 3 (2.27%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (42.42%) Developer
2 21 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.36%) Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Test Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Tester
7 8 (6.06%) Test Leader
8 7 (5.30%) AWS Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.30%) QA Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Scala Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (2.27%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.97%) Web Services
2 28 (21.21%) HTML
3 24 (18.18%) JSON
4 22 (16.67%) RESTful
5 20 (15.15%) CSS
5 20 (15.15%) REST
5 20 (15.15%) AngularJS
6 18 (13.64%) .NET
6 18 (13.64%) Spring
7 16 (12.12%) Gherkin
8 14 (10.61%) HTML5
8 14 (10.61%) XML
9 13 (9.85%) jQuery
10 11 (8.33%) CSS3
11 10 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (7.58%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.82%) SOAP
12 9 (6.82%) Backbone.js
13 7 (5.30%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (5.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.06%) User Experience
3 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.03%) Video on Demand
3 4 (3.03%) NHS
4 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.27%) Equities
4 3 (2.27%) IPTV
4 3 (2.27%) Derivative
4 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.27%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.52%) Social Media
5 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) EFT
6 1 (0.76%) BBC
6 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.85%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) Linux
3 10 (7.58%) Android
3 10 (7.58%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.79%) UNIX
4 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (76.52%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (57.58%) BDD
3 63 (47.73%) TDD
4 51 (38.64%) Scrum
5 38 (28.79%) Test Automation
6 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
8 22 (16.67%) DevOps
9 20 (15.15%) Open Source
10 18 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 18 (13.64%) OO
11 16 (12.12%) Pair Programming
11 16 (12.12%) Automated Testing
11 16 (12.12%) SDLC
12 14 (10.61%) E-Commerce
13 13 (9.85%) Test Strategy
14 12 (9.09%) User Stories
14 12 (9.09%) Kanban
15 11 (8.33%) Load Testing
16 10 (7.58%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.73%) Java
2 52 (39.39%) Ruby
3 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 30 (22.73%) C#
5 18 (13.64%) Scala
6 16 (12.12%) SQL
7 14 (10.61%) Python
8 12 (9.09%) Groovy
9 5 (3.79%) PHP
10 3 (2.27%) C
11 2 (1.52%) Perl
11 2 (1.52%) Clojure
11 2 (1.52%) Go
12 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared
2 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) ISEB
3 4 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (34.85%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) Docker
2 3 (2.27%) GridGain
3 1 (0.76%) HDFS
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (12.12%) Puppet
2 10 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.30%) Vagrant
4 6 (4.55%) Ansible
5 2 (1.52%) Mesos
5 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (7.58%) Oracle
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
2 5 (3.79%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe
4 2 (1.52%) hybris
4 2 (1.52%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (1.52%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
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