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 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 231 220 332
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +112
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 485 442 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.92% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.16% 7.25% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 349 174
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
6772 6098 5158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.36% 12.73% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4523 3938 3275
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 134 145
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £32.50 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 £47.50 £45.00
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 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 3 July 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 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
London -41 284 £450 +5.88% 74
South East +35 73 £380 +9.74% 25
Yorkshire +4 46 £388 +26.01% 15
South West +12 28 £350 - 6
North West -2 25 £368 +5.00% 15
East of England +10 15 £400 -5.88% 6
North East -28 5 £325 -6.47% 2
West Midlands +1 4 £274 -29.35% 1
East Midlands -11 4 £500 +56.25% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 715 (74.40%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (57.13%) Java
3 481 (50.05%) BDD
4 477 (49.64%) TDD
5 446 (46.41%) Selenium
6 372 (38.71%) Scrum
7 306 (31.84%) Ruby
8 267 (27.78%) QA
9 266 (27.68%) Git (software)
10 244 (25.39%) Continuous Integration
11 240 (24.97%) Jenkins
12 238 (24.77%) Test Automation
13 236 (24.56%) JavaScript
14 229 (23.83%) Web Services
15 214 (22.27%) HTML
16 207 (21.54%) WebDriver
17 202 (21.02%) JUnit
18 164 (17.07%) Spring
18 164 (17.07%) Linux
19 161 (16.75%) JIRA
20 160 (16.65%) CSS
21 155 (16.13%) RESTful
22 142 (14.78%) Test Scripting
23 135 (14.05%) Automated Testing
24 130 (13.53%) JSON
24 130 (13.53%) Gherkin
25 124 (12.90%) Subversion
26 123 (12.80%) C#
27 121 (12.59%) SQL
28 116 (12.07%) OO

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 64 (6.66%) Node.js
2 55 (5.72%) Confluence
3 51 (5.31%) WebLogic
4 50 (5.20%) Tomcat
5 44 (4.58%) Apache
6 37 (3.85%) WebSphere
7 31 (3.23%) JBoss
8 30 (3.12%) CMS
9 23 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 13 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (1.35%) Jetty
13 6 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.42%) nginx
14 4 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.21%) WordPress
15 2 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (1.56%) MS Office
1 15 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) Magento
2 4 (0.42%) Summit
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.95%) GitHub
3 19 (1.98%) Heroku
4 15 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 15 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (1.04%) SaaS
6 8 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.52%) IaaS
10 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.42%) Engine Yard
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.21%) PaaS
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (0.10%) Route 53
13 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.14%) HTTP
2 55 (5.72%) Internet
3 16 (1.66%) AMQP
4 12 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.52%) DAB
6 4 (0.42%) LTE
6 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.42%) RTSP
6 4 (0.42%) 3G
6 4 (0.42%) 4G
7 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.21%) SSL
7 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.21%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.10%) Network Security
8 1 (0.10%) ATM
8 1 (0.10%) Firewall
8 1 (0.10%) DHCP
8 1 (0.10%) FTP
8 1 (0.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.24%) MongoDB
2 56 (5.83%) NoSQL
3 45 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (4.58%) SQL Server
5 42 (4.37%) MySQL
6 40 (4.16%) Hadoop
7 37 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 33 (3.43%) Oracle Database
9 27 (2.81%) Big Data
10 22 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.87%) Redis
12 16 (1.66%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.56%) Neo4j
14 12 (1.25%) HBase
15 11 (1.14%) DB2
16 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (0.62%) Informix
17 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (0.62%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 446 (46.41%) Selenium
2 266 (27.68%) Git (software)
3 240 (24.97%) Jenkins
4 207 (21.54%) WebDriver
5 202 (21.02%) JUnit
6 161 (16.75%) JIRA
7 124 (12.90%) Subversion
8 105 (10.93%) Maven
9 92 (9.57%) Mockito
10 90 (9.37%) SpecFlow
11 84 (8.74%) RSpec
12 56 (5.83%) Capybara
13 54 (5.62%) IntelliJ
14 53 (5.52%) Calabash
15 45 (4.68%) Appium
16 43 (4.47%) TeamCity
17 41 (4.27%) JBehave
18 38 (3.95%) HP UFT
19 37 (3.85%) JMeter
20 36 (3.75%) Eclipse
General
1 113 (11.76%) Finance
2 33 (3.43%) Banking
3 23 (2.39%) Retail
4 17 (1.77%) Games
4 17 (1.77%) Back Office
5 11 (1.14%) Front Office
5 11 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.14%) Marketing
6 9 (0.94%) Automotive
7 8 (0.83%) Legal
8 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.52%) Publishing
9 4 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.21%) Law
10 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 378 (39.33%) Developer
2 169 (17.59%) Analyst
2 169 (17.59%) Java Developer
3 150 (15.61%) Test Analyst
4 132 (13.74%) Tester
5 65 (6.76%) Automation Tester
6 49 (5.10%) Test Engineer
7 47 (4.89%) Automation Analyst
8 45 (4.68%) Senior Developer
9 44 (4.58%) QA Engineer
9 44 (4.58%) Ruby Developer
10 41 (4.27%) Automation Test Analyst
11 40 (4.16%) Automation Engineer
12 33 (3.43%) AWS Developer
13 29 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
14 28 (2.91%) Agile Test Analyst
15 27 (2.81%) Test Leader
16 24 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
16 24 (2.50%) Test Automation Engineer
16 24 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (23.83%) Web Services
2 214 (22.27%) HTML
3 164 (17.07%) Spring
4 160 (16.65%) CSS
5 155 (16.13%) RESTful
6 130 (13.53%) Gherkin
6 130 (13.53%) JSON
7 109 (11.34%) REST
8 98 (10.20%) HTML5
9 94 (9.78%) XML
10 87 (9.05%) AngularJS
11 82 (8.53%) .NET
12 76 (7.91%) SOAP
13 66 (6.87%) CSS3
14 61 (6.35%) jQuery
15 58 (6.04%) Ruby on Rails
16 54 (5.62%) Hibernate
17 53 (5.52%) Sass
18 46 (4.79%) J2EE
19 42 (4.37%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.04%) Mobile App
2 42 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.54%) User Experience
4 18 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 17 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.04%) Video on Demand
8 9 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 9 (0.94%) Market Risk
9 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.83%) NHS
9 8 (0.83%) GIS
9 8 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
9 8 (0.83%) Telematics
10 7 (0.73%) Linked Data
11 6 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.62%) IPTV
11 6 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.62%) Online Games
11 6 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 164 (17.07%) Linux
2 70 (7.28%) UNIX
3 67 (6.97%) Windows
4 65 (6.76%) Android
5 55 (5.72%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.87%) Mac OS X
7 16 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.25%) CentOS
9 11 (1.14%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.21%) Solaris
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (74.40%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (50.05%) BDD
3 477 (49.64%) TDD
4 372 (38.71%) Scrum
5 244 (25.39%) Continuous Integration
6 238 (24.77%) Test Automation
7 142 (14.78%) Test Scripting
8 135 (14.05%) Automated Testing
9 116 (12.07%) OO
10 111 (11.55%) Open Source
10 111 (11.55%) Automation Testing
11 95 (9.89%) Software Engineering
12 93 (9.68%) E-Commerce
13 90 (9.37%) Kanban
14 83 (8.64%) SDLC
15 76 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 75 (7.80%) Pair Programming
17 67 (6.97%) Software Testing
18 60 (6.24%) User Stories
19 59 (6.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 549 (57.13%) Java
2 306 (31.84%) Ruby
3 236 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 123 (12.80%) C#
5 121 (12.59%) SQL
6 57 (5.93%) Python
6 57 (5.93%) Scala
6 57 (5.93%) Groovy
7 46 (4.79%) PHP
8 16 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 13 (1.35%) C
10 12 (1.25%) Go
11 6 (0.62%) ActionScript 3.0
11 6 (0.62%) ActionScript
11 6 (0.62%) Objective-C
11 6 (0.62%) C++
12 5 (0.52%) Perl
12 5 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.42%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.41%) Degree
3 51 (5.31%) ISEB
4 34 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 29 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 21 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.42%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (27.78%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.42%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (3.02%) Docker
2 26 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.46%) Varnish
4 9 (0.94%) GridGain
5 7 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 68 (7.08%) Puppet
2 56 (5.83%) Vagrant
3 23 (2.39%) Graylog
4 21 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (1.66%) Ansible
6 13 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.62%) Apache Shiro
8 4 (0.42%) Graphite
8 4 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.31%) Mesos
10 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.10%) SCOM
11 1 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (7.60%) Oracle
2 42 (4.37%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 26 (2.71%) VMware
4 26 (2.71%) Akamai
5 24 (2.50%) Adobe
6 23 (2.39%) New Relic
7 17 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.66%) HP
9 13 (1.35%) Google
10 12 (1.25%) IBM
11 11 (1.14%) WSO2
11 11 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.83%) Apigee
13 5 (0.52%) SOASTA, Inc
13 5 (0.52%) hybris
14 3 (0.31%) Apple
15 2 (0.21%) Cadence
15 2 (0.21%) Zend
15 2 (0.21%) Sitecore
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