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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 7 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 49 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.95% 3.51% 3.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.88% 28.21% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 2 5
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
117 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 42.86% 12.46% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 11 24
Average daily rate £408 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £43.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Devon region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
Plymouth +13 27 £360 -
Exeter +8 16 £433 +8.12%
Cucumber
South West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (69.70%) Gherkin
3 42 (63.64%) Ruby
4 40 (60.61%) Capybara
5 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
5 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
6 23 (34.85%) BDD
6 23 (34.85%) Office 365
6 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
7 22 (33.33%) MS Office
7 22 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 22 (33.33%) Time Management
8 21 (31.82%) SC Cleared
9 20 (30.30%) Java
9 20 (30.30%) ITIL
10 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
11 16 (24.24%) Scrum
11 16 (24.24%) Functional Testing
12 14 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (21.21%) Software Testing
12 14 (21.21%) ISTQB
13 12 (18.18%) ISEB
13 12 (18.18%) Groovy
14 11 (16.67%) RESTful
14 11 (16.67%) Automation Testing
14 11 (16.67%) Web Services
14 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 9 (13.64%) HP UFT
15 9 (13.64%) Manual Testing
16 8 (12.12%) Git (software)

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (60.61%) Capybara
2 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.64%) HP UFT
4 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.12%) IntelliJ
4 8 (12.12%) JIRA
4 8 (12.12%) Maven
4 8 (12.12%) Spock
5 6 (9.09%) Selenium
6 5 (7.58%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.52%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 27 (40.91%) Test Analyst
2 27 (40.91%) Tester
3 13 (19.70%) Lead Test Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Technical Leader
5 9 (13.64%) Technical Test Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Technical Tester
8 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Lead Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Automated Tester
11 3 (4.55%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (69.70%) Gherkin
2 11 (16.67%) RESTful
2 11 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) JSON
4 2 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) BDD
3 22 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 22 (33.33%) Time Management
4 20 (30.30%) ITIL
5 16 (24.24%) Functional Testing
5 16 (24.24%) Scrum
6 14 (21.21%) Software Testing
7 11 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.64%) Manual Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 6 (9.09%) TDD
10 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Project Management
11 3 (4.55%) Regression Testing
12 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) Ruby
2 20 (30.30%) Java
3 12 (18.18%) Groovy
4 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) SQL
6 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 14 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (18.18%) ISEB
5 5 (7.58%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (10.61%) ISO 14001
2 7 (10.61%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Talend
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco
3 1 (1.52%) IBM
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle