The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 89 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.23% 5.88% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
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£500 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -11.72%
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
Cucumber
England

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

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
179 153 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.38% 10.74% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 93 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
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 East Midlands

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Northamptonshire +2 2 £500 +122.22% 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (71.43%) Scrum
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) JSON
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) iPhone
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) RESTful
7 3 (21.43%) Gradle
7 3 (21.43%) Google
7 3 (21.43%) Retail
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
7 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) API Development
8 2 (14.29%) Microservices
8 2 (14.29%) Akka

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 2 (14.29%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Gradle
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
5 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
1 4 (28.57%) Spring
1 4 (28.57%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Ajax
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 2 (14.29%) Akka
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
3 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) Qt
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Apache CXF
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) API Development
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) hybris