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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 149 144 146
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 46 70 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 1.11% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.61% 8.51% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 48
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£450 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -10.26%
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
696 823 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 13.08% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 633 622
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £56.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £47.50 £49.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 98 (72.59%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (55.56%) Java
2 75 (55.56%) BDD
3 70 (51.85%) Selenium
4 58 (42.96%) Ruby
5 50 (37.04%) TDD
6 47 (34.81%) Scrum
7 46 (34.07%) QA
7 46 (34.07%) Test Automation
7 46 (34.07%) WebDriver
8 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (28.15%) HTML
10 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
10 35 (25.93%) XML
10 35 (25.93%) Jenkins
11 34 (25.19%) Git (software)
12 30 (22.22%) JSON
13 27 (20.00%) SQL
14 23 (17.04%) Web Services
14 23 (17.04%) CSS
14 23 (17.04%) REST
14 23 (17.04%) AngularJS
15 22 (16.30%) Hudson
16 19 (14.07%) HTML5
16 19 (14.07%) Scala
16 19 (14.07%) E-Commerce
17 18 (13.33%) Maven
17 18 (13.33%) JIRA
17 18 (13.33%) Calabash
18 17 (12.59%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (11.85%) Node.js
2 6 (4.44%) IIS
3 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.48%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) GitHub
1 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.70%) Neo4j
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) Big Data
5 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.74%) HBase
6 1 (0.74%) Redis
6 1 (0.74%) Voldemort
6 1 (0.74%) MySQL
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (51.85%) Selenium
2 46 (34.07%) WebDriver
3 35 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 34 (25.19%) Git (software)
5 22 (16.30%) Hudson
6 18 (13.33%) Maven
6 18 (13.33%) JIRA
6 18 (13.33%) Calabash
7 15 (11.11%) JUnit
8 13 (9.63%) SpecFlow
8 13 (9.63%) JBehave
8 13 (9.63%) Subversion
9 12 (8.89%) Mockito
10 10 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (5.93%) WATIR
11 8 (5.93%) RSpec
12 7 (5.19%) Appium
13 6 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
13 6 (4.44%) Jasmine
13 6 (4.44%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Front Office
5 3 (2.22%) Games
6 2 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (43.70%) Developer
2 17 (12.59%) AWS Developer
3 16 (11.85%) Analyst
4 15 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.63%) Test Analyst
6 12 (8.89%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Test Leader
8 10 (7.41%) Tester
9 8 (5.93%) QA Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.19%) QA Automation Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Test Analyst
12 4 (2.96%) QA Tester
12 4 (2.96%) Automation Tester
13 3 (2.22%) Hybris Developer
13 3 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (2.22%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.15%) HTML
2 35 (25.93%) XML
3 30 (22.22%) JSON
4 23 (17.04%) Web Services
4 23 (17.04%) CSS
4 23 (17.04%) REST
4 23 (17.04%) AngularJS
5 19 (14.07%) HTML5
6 16 (11.85%) .NET
7 15 (11.11%) RESTful
8 14 (10.37%) Spring
9 13 (9.63%) Gherkin
10 12 (8.89%) CSS3
10 12 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (7.41%) jQuery
12 9 (6.67%) Hibernate
13 8 (5.93%) SOAP
13 8 (5.93%) .NET Framework
14 7 (5.19%) Backbone.js
14 7 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Open Source
2 10 (7.41%) User Experience
3 8 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.96%) NHS
5 4 (2.96%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.96%) Derivative
5 4 (2.96%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.22%) Equities
7 2 (1.48%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.74%) New Media
8 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.59%) Windows
2 16 (11.85%) Apple iOS
3 14 (10.37%) Android
4 10 (7.41%) Linux
5 4 (2.96%) UNIX
6 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (72.59%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (55.56%) BDD
3 50 (37.04%) TDD
4 47 (34.81%) Scrum
5 46 (34.07%) Test Automation
6 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (14.07%) E-Commerce
8 15 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 15 (11.11%) OO
9 14 (10.37%) SOA
10 13 (9.63%) Kanban
10 13 (9.63%) Waterfall
11 11 (8.15%) V-Model
11 11 (8.15%) Software Testing
12 10 (7.41%) Pair Programming
13 9 (6.67%) Use Case
14 8 (5.93%) MVC
14 8 (5.93%) Automated Testing
14 8 (5.93%) OOP
15 7 (5.19%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (55.56%) Java
2 58 (42.96%) Ruby
3 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.00%) SQL
5 19 (14.07%) Scala
6 14 (10.37%) Python
7 13 (9.63%) C#
8 8 (5.93%) Groovy
9 7 (5.19%) C
10 4 (2.96%) C++
10 4 (2.96%) Perl
11 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.48%) PHP
13 1 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.74%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.70%) ISEB
4 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (34.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Docker
1 1 (0.74%) HDFS
1 1 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Puppet
2 5 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.70%) Ansible
2 5 (3.70%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.74%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.70%) Adobe
3 3 (2.22%) hybris
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.74%) SAP
4 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
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