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 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 84 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.53% 0.43% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.23% 5.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
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
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
189 129 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.48% 7.97% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 74 42
Average daily rate £345 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.15% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 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 29 August 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire - 3 £400 - 1
Derbyshire +2 2 £348 +33.65%
Northamptonshire - 2 £350 - 2
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) Selenium
2 13 (68.42%) BDD
3 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) Java
5 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 8 (42.11%) Retail
5 8 (42.11%) Open Source
6 7 (36.84%) Test Management
7 6 (31.58%) Ruby
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
8 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
8 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (26.32%) QA
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) ISEB
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) PHP
9 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
10 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
10 3 (15.79%) User Stories
10 3 (15.79%) JBehave
10 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
10 3 (15.79%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) Android
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
10 3 (15.79%) Banking

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) WebDriver
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.79%) JBehave
4 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
5 2 (10.53%) Calabash
6 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (42.11%) Retail
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) JMS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) BDD
2 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 7 (36.84%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) ATDD
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
9 1 (5.26%) SEO
9 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Groovy
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe
1 1 (5.26%) Apple
1 1 (5.26%) Zend
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