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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 225 286 268
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 498 307 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.65% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.50% 5.64% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 250 244
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
6641 5443 5392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.17% 11.52% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4666 3566 3365
Average daily rate £405 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 125 230
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 +64 360 £423 +5.62% 74
South East +26 65 £388 -8.82% 13
Yorkshire +10 20 £550 +57.14% 3
South West -12 17 £325 -13.33% 3
East of England -5 13 £350 -15.15% 4
North West -22 13 £388 +14.04% 6
East Midlands +5 8 £425 +30.76% 3
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 739 (75.25%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (59.78%) Java
3 503 (51.22%) BDD
4 468 (47.66%) TDD
5 459 (46.74%) Selenium
6 376 (38.29%) Scrum
7 365 (37.17%) Ruby
8 286 (29.12%) Jenkins
9 283 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
10 262 (26.68%) JavaScript
11 258 (26.27%) Test Automation
12 251 (25.56%) QA
13 233 (23.73%) Web Services
14 205 (20.88%) HTML
15 201 (20.47%) WebDriver
16 178 (18.13%) SQL
17 175 (17.82%) Git (software)
18 155 (15.78%) CSS
19 153 (15.58%) Maven
20 152 (15.48%) Linux
20 152 (15.48%) RESTful
21 146 (14.87%) OO
22 142 (14.46%) Spring
23 140 (14.26%) Open Source
24 137 (13.95%) XML
25 136 (13.85%) JUnit
26 129 (13.14%) JIRA
27 122 (12.42%) HTML5
28 119 (12.12%) Test Scripting
29 113 (11.51%) REST

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 50 (5.09%) Node.js
2 43 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 25 (2.55%) Apache
4 23 (2.34%) Confluence
5 18 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (1.63%) Apache Solr
6 16 (1.63%) nginx
7 14 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (0.71%) CMS
9 7 (0.71%) IIS
10 6 (0.61%) Drupal
10 6 (0.61%) JBoss
10 6 (0.61%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.51%) WordPress
12 4 (0.41%) Jetty
12 4 (0.41%) uiautomator
13 3 (0.31%) SAS
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 10 (1.02%) Photoshop
1 10 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (0.81%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.61%) MS Office
4 5 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.16%) Amazon S3
3 24 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (2.14%) SaaS
5 17 (1.73%) GitHub
6 12 (1.22%) Heroku
7 5 (0.51%) PaaS
8 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.31%) IaaS
9 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.20%) Trello
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
11 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.28%) HTTP
2 33 (3.36%) Internet
3 10 (1.02%) SSH
4 5 (0.51%) AMQP
5 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.41%) Firewall
6 3 (0.31%) DAB
7 2 (0.20%) DNS
7 2 (0.20%) DHCP
8 1 (0.10%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.10%) LDAP
8 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (8.55%) MongoDB
2 79 (8.04%) NoSQL
3 47 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 31 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.95%) MySQL
7 21 (2.14%) Redis
7 21 (2.14%) Big Data
8 19 (1.93%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.93%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.32%) Neo4j
10 12 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.12%) SQL Server
12 8 (0.81%) DB2
12 8 (0.81%) HBase
13 7 (0.71%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.61%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.51%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 459 (46.74%) Selenium
2 286 (29.12%) Jenkins
3 201 (20.47%) WebDriver
4 175 (17.82%) Git (software)
5 153 (15.58%) Maven
6 136 (13.85%) JUnit
7 129 (13.14%) JIRA
8 95 (9.67%) Hudson
9 93 (9.47%) RSpec
10 83 (8.45%) Calabash
11 76 (7.74%) Mockito
12 75 (7.64%) WATIR
13 72 (7.33%) Subversion
14 68 (6.92%) QuickTest Pro
15 65 (6.62%) SpecFlow
16 62 (6.31%) Capybara
17 57 (5.80%) TeamCity
18 56 (5.70%) FitNesse
18 56 (5.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 52 (5.30%) JMeter
General
1 77 (7.84%) Finance
2 29 (2.95%) Banking
3 25 (2.55%) Games
4 21 (2.14%) Retail
5 13 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.32%) Law
5 13 (1.32%) Marketing
6 11 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.81%) Advertising
7 8 (0.81%) Legal
8 7 (0.71%) Publishing
8 7 (0.71%) Electronics
9 6 (0.61%) Front Office
10 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 411 (41.85%) Developer
2 147 (14.97%) Java Developer
3 140 (14.26%) Tester
4 120 (12.22%) Analyst
5 115 (11.71%) Test Analyst
6 79 (8.04%) Test Engineer
7 78 (7.94%) Automation Tester
8 47 (4.79%) Automation Engineer
9 39 (3.97%) Ruby Developer
10 38 (3.87%) Automation Analyst
11 33 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 33 (3.36%) Automation Test Analyst
12 30 (3.05%) Software Engineer
12 30 (3.05%) Senior Developer
13 28 (2.85%) QA Engineer
14 23 (2.34%) Test Leader
15 21 (2.14%) Architect
15 21 (2.14%) Web Developer
16 19 (1.93%) DevOps Engineer
16 19 (1.93%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (23.73%) Web Services
2 205 (20.88%) HTML
3 155 (15.78%) CSS
4 152 (15.48%) RESTful
5 142 (14.46%) Spring
6 137 (13.95%) XML
7 122 (12.42%) HTML5
8 113 (11.51%) REST
9 94 (9.57%) JSON
10 89 (9.06%) .NET
11 86 (8.76%) AngularJS
12 83 (8.45%) jQuery
13 78 (7.94%) Gherkin
14 75 (7.64%) CSS3
15 69 (7.03%) Backbone.js
16 65 (6.62%) Ruby on Rails
17 60 (6.11%) SOAP
18 58 (5.91%) Sass
19 56 (5.70%) Sinatra
20 55 (5.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 140 (14.26%) Open Source
2 55 (5.60%) Mobile App
3 40 (4.07%) User Experience
4 32 (3.26%) Digital Media
5 24 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.02%) Derivative
10 9 (0.92%) Video on Demand
10 9 (0.92%) iPad
11 7 (0.71%) Equities
11 7 (0.71%) Streaming Video
11 7 (0.71%) DTV
11 7 (0.71%) iPhone
12 6 (0.61%) Online Games
12 6 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.51%) STB
13 5 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.48%) Linux
2 62 (6.31%) UNIX
3 58 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 57 (5.80%) Android
5 40 (4.07%) Windows
6 13 (1.32%) CentOS
7 12 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.12%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (75.25%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (51.22%) BDD
3 468 (47.66%) TDD
4 376 (38.29%) Scrum
5 283 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
6 258 (26.27%) Test Automation
7 146 (14.87%) OO
8 119 (12.12%) Test Scripting
9 109 (11.10%) Automated Testing
10 108 (11.00%) Kanban
11 100 (10.18%) Software Engineering
12 97 (9.88%) Automation Testing
13 93 (9.47%) MVC
14 88 (8.96%) E-Commerce
15 74 (7.54%) Pair Programming
16 68 (6.92%) User Stories
17 65 (6.62%) DevOps
18 56 (5.70%) OOP
19 55 (5.60%) SOA
20 51 (5.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 587 (59.78%) Java
2 365 (37.17%) Ruby
3 262 (26.68%) JavaScript
4 178 (18.13%) SQL
5 84 (8.55%) Python
6 80 (8.15%) C#
7 74 (7.54%) PHP
8 67 (6.82%) Scala
9 34 (3.46%) Groovy
10 26 (2.65%) Objective-C
11 16 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.43%) Perl
13 11 (1.12%) PHP5
14 10 (1.02%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.92%) Golang
16 6 (0.61%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.61%) C
17 4 (0.41%) C++
18 3 (0.31%) Jython
18 3 (0.31%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 59 (6.01%) ISEB
2 51 (5.19%) Degree
3 40 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 32 (3.26%) ISTQB
5 21 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.10%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (25.56%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 21 (2.14%) Varnish
2 18 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.63%) VirtualBox
3 16 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (1.53%) Docker
5 2 (0.20%) HDFS
6 1 (0.10%) vCloud
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 97 (9.88%) Puppet
2 62 (6.31%) Vagrant
3 18 (1.83%) Ansible
4 14 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.22%) Graylog2
7 7 (0.71%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.51%) WebInspect
9 3 (0.31%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.31%) Nessus
9 3 (0.31%) Nagios
9 3 (0.31%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.20%) SCOM
10 2 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.20%) Oozie
11 1 (0.10%) Salt
11 1 (0.10%) logstash
11 1 (0.10%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (3.46%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.16%) Oracle
3 29 (2.95%) Zend
4 26 (2.65%) VMware
5 18 (1.83%) Adobe
6 16 (1.63%) HP
7 15 (1.53%) Akamai
8 13 (1.32%) New Relic
9 11 (1.12%) hybris
10 10 (1.02%) Google
11 8 (0.81%) SAP
12 7 (0.71%) ESRI
13 5 (0.51%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.41%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.31%) Splunk
15 3 (0.31%) Mercator
16 2 (0.20%) RightScale
16 2 (0.20%) EPiServer
16 2 (0.20%) IBM
16 2 (0.20%) ATG
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