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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 241 229 317
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +88
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 434 465 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.92% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 7.33% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 368 178
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
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
6511 6343 4912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.89% 12.56% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4218 4154 3162
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 135 135
Average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 7 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 7 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 -72 229 £425 - 88
South East +71 86 £375 +25.00% 11
North West +6 43 £375 +7.14% 12
Yorkshire 0 33 £425 +32.81% 5
South West +18 18 £350 +7.69% 8
East of England +20 12 £400 +23.07% 6
East Midlands -2 8 £400 - 1
North East -16 4 £375 +7.91%
West Midlands -7 2 £213 -45.16%
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 656 (73.46%) Agile Software Development
2 523 (58.57%) Java
3 458 (51.29%) BDD
4 424 (47.48%) TDD
5 423 (47.37%) Selenium
6 342 (38.30%) Scrum
7 312 (34.94%) Ruby
8 241 (26.99%) QA
8 241 (26.99%) Git (software)
9 238 (26.65%) Web Services
10 232 (25.98%) JavaScript
11 222 (24.86%) HTML
12 217 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
13 209 (23.40%) Test Automation
14 208 (23.29%) Jenkins
15 185 (20.72%) WebDriver
16 176 (19.71%) JUnit
17 172 (19.26%) Linux
18 158 (17.69%) CSS
19 154 (17.25%) JSON
20 151 (16.91%) RESTful
21 133 (14.89%) Spring
22 128 (14.33%) SQL
23 124 (13.89%) Maven
24 121 (13.55%) Open Source
24 121 (13.55%) JIRA
25 115 (12.88%) REST
26 114 (12.77%) XML
27 112 (12.54%) Kanban
28 111 (12.43%) Test Scripting

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 46 (5.15%) Node.js
3 43 (4.82%) WebLogic
4 37 (4.14%) Confluence
5 33 (3.70%) Apache
6 28 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (3.02%) WebSphere
8 21 (2.35%) CMS
9 19 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (1.90%) JBoss
11 16 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (1.01%) Jetty
13 8 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (0.90%) nginx
14 6 (0.67%) IIS
15 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
16 2 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Magento
2 3 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.81%) GitHub
3 19 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.90%) Amazon S3
5 14 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (1.57%) Heroku
6 12 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (1.01%) SaaS
8 6 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.45%) IaaS
10 4 (0.45%) PaaS
10 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.11%) Route 53
13 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.61%) HTTP
2 53 (5.94%) Internet
3 14 (1.57%) AMQP
4 9 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.45%) 3G
6 4 (0.45%) SSL
6 4 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.45%) 4G
6 4 (0.45%) LTE
7 3 (0.34%) RTSP
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.11%) Firewall
8 1 (0.11%) DNS
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) ATM
8 1 (0.11%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.42%) MongoDB
2 54 (6.05%) NoSQL
3 52 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.47%) Oracle Database
6 30 (3.36%) Redis
7 29 (3.25%) MySQL
7 29 (3.25%) SQL Server
8 28 (3.14%) Hadoop
8 28 (3.14%) Big Data
9 20 (2.24%) Neo4j
10 18 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.01%) Couchbase
12 8 (0.90%) Informix
13 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.67%) Hazelcast
15 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.56%) DB2
16 4 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 423 (47.37%) Selenium
2 241 (26.99%) Git (software)
3 208 (23.29%) Jenkins
4 185 (20.72%) WebDriver
5 176 (19.71%) JUnit
6 124 (13.89%) Maven
7 121 (13.55%) JIRA
8 100 (11.20%) Subversion
9 98 (10.97%) Mockito
10 86 (9.63%) SpecFlow
11 85 (9.52%) RSpec
12 75 (8.40%) Calabash
13 56 (6.27%) TeamCity
14 54 (6.05%) Appium
15 51 (5.71%) Hudson
16 49 (5.49%) IntelliJ
17 46 (5.15%) Capybara
18 44 (4.93%) JBehave
19 40 (4.48%) WATIR
19 40 (4.48%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 84 (9.41%) Finance
2 28 (3.14%) Banking
3 20 (2.24%) Games
4 15 (1.68%) Retail
5 14 (1.57%) Front Office
6 12 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.12%) Legal
7 10 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.67%) Back Office
9 5 (0.56%) Publishing
10 3 (0.34%) Marketing
10 3 (0.34%) Automotive
11 2 (0.22%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Law
11 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 366 (40.99%) Developer
2 161 (18.03%) Java Developer
3 143 (16.01%) Analyst
4 131 (14.67%) Test Analyst
5 125 (14.00%) Tester
6 65 (7.28%) Automation Tester
7 49 (5.49%) Senior Developer
8 48 (5.38%) AWS Developer
9 42 (4.70%) Test Engineer
10 41 (4.59%) Automation Analyst
11 38 (4.26%) QA Engineer
12 37 (4.14%) Automation Engineer
13 34 (3.81%) Automation Test Analyst
14 29 (3.25%) Ruby Developer
14 29 (3.25%) Test Leader
15 25 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
16 22 (2.46%) Senior Test Analyst
16 22 (2.46%) Agile Test Analyst
17 21 (2.35%) Software Tester
18 19 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (26.65%) Web Services
2 222 (24.86%) HTML
3 158 (17.69%) CSS
4 154 (17.25%) JSON
5 151 (16.91%) RESTful
6 133 (14.89%) Spring
7 115 (12.88%) REST
8 114 (12.77%) XML
9 100 (11.20%) Gherkin
10 87 (9.74%) HTML5
11 73 (8.17%) .NET
12 68 (7.61%) SOAP
12 68 (7.61%) AngularJS
13 63 (7.05%) Hibernate
14 53 (5.94%) jQuery
15 52 (5.82%) Ruby on Rails
15 52 (5.82%) CSS3
16 49 (5.49%) Sinatra
17 47 (5.26%) Sass
18 35 (3.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 121 (13.55%) Open Source
2 53 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 39 (4.37%) User Experience
4 32 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.80%) Digital Media
6 15 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.34%) Mobile Payment
8 12 (1.34%) Video on Demand
9 11 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.12%) Linked Data
11 8 (0.90%) Telematics
11 8 (0.90%) iPhone
12 7 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.67%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.67%) IPTV
13 6 (0.67%) Clustering
13 6 (0.67%) GIS
13 6 (0.67%) Online Games
14 5 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 172 (19.26%) Linux
2 77 (8.62%) Android
3 69 (7.73%) Apple iOS
4 65 (7.28%) UNIX
4 65 (7.28%) Windows
5 19 (2.13%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.56%) CentOS
8 4 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (73.46%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (51.29%) BDD
3 424 (47.48%) TDD
4 342 (38.30%) Scrum
5 217 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
6 209 (23.40%) Test Automation
7 112 (12.54%) Kanban
8 111 (12.43%) Test Scripting
9 107 (11.98%) OO
10 99 (11.09%) E-Commerce
11 96 (10.75%) Automation Testing
12 93 (10.41%) Automated Testing
13 66 (7.39%) Software Engineering
14 64 (7.17%) Pair Programming
15 59 (6.61%) Web Development
16 58 (6.49%) MVC
17 55 (6.16%) User Stories
18 54 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
19 53 (5.94%) SOA
20 52 (5.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 523 (58.57%) Java
2 312 (34.94%) Ruby
3 232 (25.98%) JavaScript
4 128 (14.33%) SQL
5 90 (10.08%) C#
6 64 (7.17%) Python
7 50 (5.60%) Scala
8 40 (4.48%) Groovy
8 40 (4.48%) PHP
9 20 (2.24%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.79%) C
11 11 (1.23%) Go
12 9 (1.01%) ActionScript 3.0
12 9 (1.01%) ActionScript
13 8 (0.90%) Perl
14 7 (0.78%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.78%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.56%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.45%) C++
17 3 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (5.60%) ISEB
1 50 (5.60%) Degree
2 44 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.46%) ISTQB
4 20 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (26.99%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (2.69%) Docker
2 19 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.02%) Varnish
4 14 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (1.23%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 76 (8.51%) Puppet
2 65 (7.28%) Vagrant
3 24 (2.69%) Ansible
4 19 (2.13%) Graylog
5 13 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.22%) SCOM
8 2 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.11%) Salt
9 1 (0.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 69 (7.73%) Oracle
2 33 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.91%) Adobe
4 24 (2.69%) Akamai
5 21 (2.35%) Atlassian
6 20 (2.24%) VMware
7 19 (2.13%) New Relic
8 18 (2.02%) Google
9 14 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.34%) IBM
11 10 (1.12%) HP
12 9 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.90%) Apigee
14 6 (0.67%) WSO2
15 5 (0.56%) Zend
15 5 (0.56%) hybris
16 3 (0.34%) Perforce
16 3 (0.34%) Apple
16 3 (0.34%) Compuware
17 2 (0.22%) Rackspace
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Talent International
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago