The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 17 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.59% 1.89% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.36% 12.12% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £415 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
Cucumber
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Development Applications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
33 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 18.13% 15.57% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 12
Average daily rate £400 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Devon region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +6 4 £415 +18.57%
Cucumber
South West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) BDD
2 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
3 30 (50.85%) Gherkin
4 29 (49.15%) Java
5 28 (47.46%) Ruby
5 28 (47.46%) Capybara
6 27 (45.76%) SC Cleared
7 21 (35.59%) Functional Testing
8 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
8 20 (33.90%) Test Automation
8 20 (33.90%) RESTful
8 20 (33.90%) Scrum
8 20 (33.90%) Web Services
9 19 (32.20%) Groovy
10 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
10 17 (28.81%) Time Management
11 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
11 16 (27.12%) MS Office
11 16 (27.12%) Office 365
12 14 (23.73%) ITIL
12 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
12 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
13 10 (16.95%) Travis CI
14 9 (15.25%) Automation Testing
14 9 (15.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
14 9 (15.25%) ISTQB
14 9 (15.25%) Manual Testing
14 9 (15.25%) Regression Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (47.46%) Capybara
2 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.95%) Travis CI
4 9 (15.25%) HP UFT
5 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
5 8 (13.56%) IntelliJ
5 8 (13.56%) JIRA
5 8 (13.56%) Maven
5 8 (13.56%) Spock
6 4 (6.78%) Selenium
7 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.69%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Tester
2 18 (30.51%) Analyst
3 17 (28.81%) Test Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Developer
5 11 (18.64%) Test Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Lead Test Analyst
7 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Software Tester
8 7 (11.86%) Automation Tester
9 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 6 (10.17%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) Technical Test Analyst
10 5 (8.47%) Developer in Test
10 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
10 5 (8.47%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (8.47%) Technical Leader
10 5 (8.47%) Technical Tester
11 4 (6.78%) QA Test Engineer
11 4 (6.78%) Software QA Engineer
11 4 (6.78%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.85%) Gherkin
2 20 (33.90%) RESTful
2 20 (33.90%) Web Services
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) JSON
4 2 (3.39%) XML
5 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) BDD
3 21 (35.59%) Functional Testing
4 20 (33.90%) Scrum
4 20 (33.90%) Test Automation
5 17 (28.81%) Time Management
6 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
7 14 (23.73%) ITIL
8 9 (15.25%) Automation Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Manual Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Regression Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.47%) TDD
10 3 (5.08%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Project Management
11 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Java
2 28 (47.46%) Ruby
3 19 (32.20%) Groovy
4 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) PHP
5 2 (3.39%) SQL
6 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
2 27 (45.76%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) ISEB
3 9 (15.25%) ISTQB
3 9 (15.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.47%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (11.86%) ISO 14001
2 7 (11.86%) ISO 9001
3 5 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft