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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 140 159 184
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +25
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 60 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.80% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.39% 6.89% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 32
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
812 842 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 11.62% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 637 586
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 99 (68.75%) Java
2 88 (61.11%) BDD
3 86 (59.72%) TDD
4 76 (52.78%) Selenium
5 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (39.58%) Test Automation
7 53 (36.81%) Scrum
8 49 (34.03%) Ruby
9 47 (32.64%) WebDriver
10 41 (28.47%) QA
11 37 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (25.69%) Web Services
12 32 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 31 (21.53%) XML
14 27 (18.75%) SQL
15 26 (18.06%) RESTful
16 25 (17.36%) E-Commerce
16 25 (17.36%) Jenkins
17 24 (16.67%) Finance
18 23 (15.97%) Spring
18 23 (15.97%) JSON
19 22 (15.28%) Git (software)
20 21 (14.58%) OO
20 21 (14.58%) .NET
20 21 (14.58%) Test Scripting
21 20 (13.89%) Open Source
21 20 (13.89%) Calabash
22 19 (13.19%) Software Engineering
23 18 (12.50%) C#
23 18 (12.50%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (9.03%) Node.js
2 4 (2.78%) Confluence
3 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.08%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.39%) CMS
4 2 (1.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.69%) Mule
5 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.69%) nginx
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.94%) HTTP
2 5 (3.47%) Internet
3 2 (1.39%) AMQP
4 1 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 18 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.94%) MySQL
3 5 (3.47%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.78%) Big Data
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.39%) HBase
6 2 (1.39%) Redis
6 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 76 (52.78%) Selenium
2 47 (32.64%) WebDriver
3 25 (17.36%) Jenkins
4 22 (15.28%) Git (software)
5 20 (13.89%) Calabash
6 17 (11.81%) Mockito
6 17 (11.81%) JIRA
7 16 (11.11%) WATIR
7 16 (11.11%) JBehave
8 12 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (7.64%) Subversion
9 11 (7.64%) FitNesse
10 10 (6.94%) eggPlant
10 10 (6.94%) Robotium
10 10 (6.94%) Capybara
11 8 (5.56%) RSpec
11 8 (5.56%) SoapUI
11 8 (5.56%) Maven
12 7 (4.86%) JUnit
12 7 (4.86%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Banking
3 8 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
5 3 (2.08%) Legal
5 3 (2.08%) Games
5 3 (2.08%) Local Government
6 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (35.42%) Developer
2 29 (20.14%) Tester
3 24 (16.67%) Analyst
4 22 (15.28%) Test Analyst
4 22 (15.28%) Java Developer
5 20 (13.89%) Automation Tester
6 15 (10.42%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Test Leader
9 6 (4.17%) QA Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) QA Tester
10 5 (3.47%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Scala Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (2.78%) Hybris Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Agile Coach
11 4 (2.78%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.69%) Web Services
2 31 (21.53%) XML
3 26 (18.06%) RESTful
4 23 (15.97%) Spring
4 23 (15.97%) JSON
5 21 (14.58%) .NET
6 18 (12.50%) HTML
7 17 (11.81%) REST
7 17 (11.81%) CSS
8 13 (9.03%) SOAP
8 13 (9.03%) CSS3
9 12 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 11 (7.64%) HTML5
11 9 (6.25%) Sass
11 9 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (6.25%) jQuery
12 8 (5.56%) Ajax
12 8 (5.56%) Grails
13 7 (4.86%) Spring MVC
13 7 (4.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Open Source
2 17 (11.81%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.47%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.08%) Streaming Video
6 3 (2.08%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.08%) New Media
6 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.39%) Derivative
7 2 (1.39%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.39%) Online Games
7 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.39%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) STB
8 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.81%) Android
2 15 (10.42%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.56%) Linux
4 6 (4.17%) Windows
5 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.11%) BDD
2 86 (59.72%) TDD
3 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (39.58%) Test Automation
5 53 (36.81%) Scrum
6 37 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (17.36%) E-Commerce
8 21 (14.58%) OO
8 21 (14.58%) Test Scripting
9 19 (13.19%) Software Engineering
10 17 (11.81%) SOA
10 17 (11.81%) Automation Testing
11 15 (10.42%) Kanban
12 14 (9.72%) User Stories
13 12 (8.33%) Automated Testing
13 12 (8.33%) Pair Programming
14 10 (6.94%) MVC
15 9 (6.25%) Performance Testing
16 8 (5.56%) Software Testing
17 7 (4.86%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 99 (68.75%) Java
2 49 (34.03%) Ruby
3 32 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 27 (18.75%) SQL
5 18 (12.50%) C#
6 11 (7.64%) Groovy
7 9 (6.25%) Scala
8 7 (4.86%) Python
8 7 (4.86%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.78%) Clojure
9 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.78%) C
9 4 (2.78%) PHP
10 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) ISEB
2 5 (3.47%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (28.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Puppet
1 6 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.08%) Oozie
2 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.69%) Ansible
4 1 (0.69%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.69%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 6 (4.17%) Adobe
2 4 (2.78%) hybris
2 4 (2.78%) HP
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle
3 3 (2.08%) Akamai
4 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.39%) Apple
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.69%) Telerik
5 1 (0.69%) Talend
5 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.69%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.69%) ForgeRock
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