The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 248 210 318
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +108
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 421 476 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.99% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.61% 7.78% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 377 157
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £305 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cucumber
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6365 6117 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.94% 12.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 4033 3087
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 139 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.72 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in England

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cucumber
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the England region.

Cucumber Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
London -83 223 £428 +0.58% 89
South East +40 65 £385 +24.19% 6
Yorkshire +17 50 £425 +39.34% 7
North West +6 40 £375 +7.14% 11
South West +24 22 £350 +3.70% 6
East of England +17 10 £400 - 5
East Midlands -10 6 £400 +6.66% 1
North East -18 4 £375 +7.91%
West Midlands -10 2 £213 -45.16% 1
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 667 (73.62%) Agile Software Development
2 526 (58.06%) Java
3 447 (49.34%) BDD
4 434 (47.90%) TDD
5 412 (45.47%) Selenium
6 338 (37.31%) Scrum
7 312 (34.44%) Ruby
8 256 (28.26%) Git (software)
9 242 (26.71%) QA
10 232 (25.61%) JavaScript
11 231 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
12 225 (24.83%) Web Services
13 223 (24.61%) Jenkins
14 215 (23.73%) HTML
15 208 (22.96%) Test Automation
16 187 (20.64%) WebDriver
17 184 (20.31%) JUnit
18 171 (18.87%) Linux
19 159 (17.55%) CSS
20 156 (17.22%) RESTful
21 155 (17.11%) JSON
22 146 (16.11%) Spring
23 138 (15.23%) JIRA
24 124 (13.69%) Test Scripting
25 118 (13.02%) SQL
26 114 (12.58%) Open Source
26 114 (12.58%) REST
27 112 (12.36%) Gherkin
28 111 (12.25%) Maven
29 108 (11.92%) MongoDB

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 51 (5.63%) Tomcat
2 49 (5.41%) Node.js
3 47 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 43 (4.75%) Confluence
5 35 (3.86%) Apache
6 31 (3.42%) WebSphere
7 29 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (2.76%) CMS
9 21 (2.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (1.99%) JBoss
11 15 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (1.21%) Jetty
13 8 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (0.77%) nginx
15 4 (0.44%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.44%) IIS
16 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
16 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.11%) Mingle
3 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Magento
2 3 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.53%) GitHub
3 15 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.66%) Amazon S3
3 15 (1.66%) Heroku
4 12 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.66%) SaaS
9 5 (0.55%) IaaS
10 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.44%) PaaS
10 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.11%) Trello
13 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.51%) HTTP
2 53 (5.85%) Internet
3 15 (1.66%) AMQP
4 10 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.55%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.44%) 4G
6 4 (0.44%) LTE
6 4 (0.44%) SSL
6 4 (0.44%) 3G
6 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.33%) RTSP
8 1 (0.11%) Firewall
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) DNS
8 1 (0.11%) ATM
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.92%) MongoDB
2 58 (6.40%) NoSQL
3 54 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (4.75%) Relational Database
5 38 (4.19%) MySQL
6 36 (3.97%) SQL Server
7 35 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 32 (3.53%) Oracle Database
9 29 (3.20%) Redis
9 29 (3.20%) Big Data
10 20 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.88%) Neo4j
13 9 (0.99%) Couchbase
13 9 (0.99%) HBase
14 8 (0.88%) Informix
15 7 (0.77%) DB2
15 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.55%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 412 (45.47%) Selenium
2 256 (28.26%) Git (software)
3 223 (24.61%) Jenkins
4 187 (20.64%) WebDriver
5 184 (20.31%) JUnit
6 138 (15.23%) JIRA
7 111 (12.25%) Maven
8 98 (10.82%) Subversion
9 89 (9.82%) Mockito
10 87 (9.60%) SpecFlow
11 83 (9.16%) RSpec
12 70 (7.73%) Calabash
13 57 (6.29%) IntelliJ
14 52 (5.74%) Capybara
15 51 (5.63%) TeamCity
16 50 (5.52%) Appium
17 48 (5.30%) JBehave
18 45 (4.97%) Hudson
19 37 (4.08%) Eclipse
19 37 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 92 (10.15%) Finance
2 28 (3.09%) Banking
3 21 (2.32%) Retail
4 20 (2.21%) Games
5 12 (1.32%) Front Office
6 11 (1.21%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.10%) Legal
8 7 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.77%) Back Office
9 6 (0.66%) Automotive
10 5 (0.55%) Publishing
11 4 (0.44%) Marketing
12 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Law
13 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 370 (40.84%) Developer
2 166 (18.32%) Java Developer
3 143 (15.78%) Analyst
4 129 (14.24%) Test Analyst
5 126 (13.91%) Tester
6 63 (6.95%) Automation Tester
7 44 (4.86%) AWS Developer
8 43 (4.75%) Senior Developer
9 42 (4.64%) Automation Analyst
10 41 (4.53%) QA Engineer
11 40 (4.42%) Test Engineer
12 36 (3.97%) Ruby Developer
13 35 (3.86%) Automation Engineer
14 34 (3.75%) Automation Test Analyst
15 28 (3.09%) Test Leader
16 25 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
17 22 (2.43%) Software Tester
18 21 (2.32%) Software Engineer
18 21 (2.32%) Senior Test Analyst
18 21 (2.32%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (24.83%) Web Services
2 215 (23.73%) HTML
3 159 (17.55%) CSS
4 156 (17.22%) RESTful
5 155 (17.11%) JSON
6 146 (16.11%) Spring
7 114 (12.58%) REST
8 112 (12.36%) Gherkin
9 104 (11.48%) XML
10 88 (9.71%) HTML5
11 73 (8.06%) AngularJS
12 70 (7.73%) SOAP
13 61 (6.73%) .NET
14 59 (6.51%) Hibernate
15 56 (6.18%) jQuery
16 55 (6.07%) Ruby on Rails
16 55 (6.07%) CSS3
17 47 (5.19%) Sinatra
17 47 (5.19%) Sass
18 36 (3.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.58%) Open Source
2 52 (5.74%) Mobile App
3 36 (3.97%) User Experience
4 35 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.76%) Digital Media
6 18 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.10%) Linked Data
8 10 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.10%) Video on Demand
9 9 (0.99%) Telematics
9 9 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.88%) iPhone
11 6 (0.66%) Derivative
11 6 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.66%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.66%) GIS
11 6 (0.66%) Clustering
12 5 (0.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 171 (18.87%) Linux
2 76 (8.39%) Android
3 69 (7.62%) Apple iOS
4 65 (7.17%) Windows
5 61 (6.73%) UNIX
6 16 (1.77%) Mac OS X
7 14 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.10%) CentOS
9 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (73.62%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (49.34%) BDD
3 434 (47.90%) TDD
4 338 (37.31%) Scrum
5 231 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
6 208 (22.96%) Test Automation
7 124 (13.69%) Test Scripting
8 106 (11.70%) Kanban
9 105 (11.59%) OO
10 102 (11.26%) E-Commerce
11 99 (10.93%) Automated Testing
12 95 (10.49%) Automation Testing
13 83 (9.16%) Software Engineering
14 67 (7.40%) Pair Programming
15 61 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 60 (6.62%) MVC
17 57 (6.29%) Web Development
17 57 (6.29%) User Stories
17 57 (6.29%) DevOps
18 52 (5.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 526 (58.06%) Java
2 312 (34.44%) Ruby
3 232 (25.61%) JavaScript
4 118 (13.02%) SQL
5 103 (11.37%) C#
6 67 (7.40%) Python
7 51 (5.63%) Scala
8 46 (5.08%) Groovy
9 40 (4.42%) PHP
10 21 (2.32%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.66%) C
12 12 (1.32%) Go
13 9 (0.99%) ActionScript
13 9 (0.99%) ActionScript 3.0
14 8 (0.88%) Perl
14 8 (0.88%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.44%) C++
18 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (5.85%) Security Cleared
1 53 (5.85%) Degree
2 49 (5.41%) ISEB
3 28 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.76%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (26.71%) QA
2 3 (0.33%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (2.87%) Docker
2 21 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.66%) Varnish
4 10 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.77%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 76 (8.39%) Puppet
2 62 (6.84%) Vagrant
3 25 (2.76%) Ansible
4 21 (2.32%) Graylog
5 16 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.33%) Mesos
9 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.11%) SCOM
9 1 (0.11%) Salt
9 1 (0.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 74 (8.17%) Oracle
2 32 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.87%) Adobe
3 26 (2.87%) Akamai
4 24 (2.65%) Atlassian
5 22 (2.43%) VMware
6 21 (2.32%) New Relic
7 15 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 15 (1.66%) Google
8 14 (1.55%) HP
9 12 (1.32%) IBM
10 9 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.88%) Apigee
12 6 (0.66%) WSO2
12 6 (0.66%) hybris
13 5 (0.55%) Zend
14 3 (0.33%) Perforce
14 3 (0.33%) Compuware
14 3 (0.33%) Apple
15 2 (0.22%) Rackspace
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Rate: £425 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Adroit People Limited
Rate: From £250 to £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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West Yorkshire
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Hampshire
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Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £300 - 400 per day
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South West London
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