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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 215 251 241
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 571 434 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.55% 6.63% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 318 351
Average daily rate £425 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £337
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
7565 6545 6218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.76% 12.91% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5174 4239 4074
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 131 120
Average hourly rate £42.45 £37.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £25.95 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +37 315 £450 +5.88% 65
South East -29 72 £375 - 20
South West +39 48 £390 +11.42% 16
North West +2 45 £340 -10.81% 12
Yorkshire -4 37 £338 -10.00% 10
East of England +14 22 £388 -3.12% 5
West Midlands +5 12 £325 +14.03% 3
North East -24 12 £378 +0.66% 1
East Midlands +4 7 £325 -18.75% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 975 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 745 (60.87%) Java
3 646 (52.78%) BDD
4 569 (46.49%) Selenium
5 508 (41.50%) TDD
6 449 (36.68%) Scrum
7 395 (32.27%) Jenkins
8 344 (28.10%) Ruby
9 341 (27.86%) JavaScript
10 332 (27.12%) Git (software)
11 329 (26.88%) JIRA
12 303 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
13 302 (24.67%) Spring
14 286 (23.37%) JUnit
15 271 (22.14%) Test Automation
16 257 (21.00%) Web Services
17 255 (20.83%) Maven
18 252 (20.59%) HTML
19 246 (20.10%) QA
20 242 (19.77%) WebDriver
21 221 (18.06%) SQL
22 203 (16.58%) REST
23 188 (15.36%) Linux
24 187 (15.28%) CSS
25 186 (15.20%) Gherkin
26 182 (14.87%) XML
27 172 (14.05%) Functional Testing
28 169 (13.81%) Mockito
29 167 (13.64%) Subversion
30 166 (13.56%) RESTful

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 120 (9.80%) Node.js
2 91 (7.43%) Confluence
3 83 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 74 (6.05%) Apache
5 62 (5.07%) JBoss
6 43 (3.51%) Jetty
7 33 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
8 21 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 13 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.65%) IIS
12 8 (0.65%) Mule
13 7 (0.57%) GeoServer
14 6 (0.49%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.41%) CMS
15 5 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
16 4 (0.33%) Apache TomEE
16 4 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (1.88%) MS Office
2 15 (1.23%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.082%) Mingle
6 1 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.082%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (2.21%) Magento
2 12 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 121 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (6.29%) GitHub
3 33 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.63%) Office 365
5 11 (0.90%) Google App Engine
5 11 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.74%) IaaS
8 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.57%) PaaS
8 7 (0.57%) SaaS
9 6 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.49%) Heroku
10 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.33%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.082%) Force.com
12 1 (0.082%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 132 (10.78%) HTTP
2 39 (3.19%) Internet
3 30 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.31%) SNMP
5 8 (0.65%) DVB
5 8 (0.65%) Wireshark
6 5 (0.41%) LDAP
6 5 (0.41%) SSL
7 3 (0.25%) Extranet
7 3 (0.25%) Intranet
8 2 (0.16%) Firewall
8 2 (0.16%) Network Security
8 2 (0.16%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.16%) SAN
8 2 (0.16%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.082%) DNS
9 1 (0.082%) DSL
9 1 (0.082%) SNA
9 1 (0.082%) SSH
9 1 (0.082%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 123 (10.05%) MongoDB
3 90 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 76 (6.21%) SQL Server
5 73 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 72 (5.88%) MySQL
7 70 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (3.10%) Oracle Database
9 31 (2.53%) Hadoop
10 26 (2.12%) Neo4j
11 19 (1.55%) Big Data
12 15 (1.23%) Redis
13 12 (0.98%) Hazelcast
13 12 (0.98%) HBase
14 11 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.90%) GIS
14 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 569 (46.49%) Selenium
2 395 (32.27%) Jenkins
3 332 (27.12%) Git (software)
4 329 (26.88%) JIRA
5 286 (23.37%) JUnit
6 255 (20.83%) Maven
7 242 (19.77%) WebDriver
8 169 (13.81%) Mockito
9 167 (13.64%) Subversion
10 143 (11.68%) Gradle
11 123 (10.05%) JMeter
12 110 (8.99%) Capybara
13 95 (7.76%) SpecFlow
14 68 (5.56%) HP UFT
15 66 (5.39%) JBehave
16 65 (5.31%) RSpec
17 64 (5.23%) SoapUI
18 54 (4.41%) Hudson
19 48 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 43 (3.51%) IntelliJ
General
1 145 (11.85%) Finance
2 75 (6.13%) Banking
3 37 (3.02%) Retail
4 23 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.55%) Games
6 16 (1.31%) Marketing
7 15 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.14%) Publishing
9 8 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.57%) Electronics
10 7 (0.57%) Front Office
11 5 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.33%) Advertising
13 3 (0.25%) Back Office
13 3 (0.25%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Military
15 1 (0.082%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 551 (45.02%) Developer
2 331 (27.04%) Java Developer
3 199 (16.26%) Analyst
4 196 (16.01%) Tester
5 181 (14.79%) Test Analyst
6 127 (10.38%) Test Engineer
7 122 (9.97%) Automation Tester
8 91 (7.43%) Senior Developer
9 86 (7.03%) Test Automation Engineer
10 85 (6.94%) Automation Test Analyst
11 73 (5.96%) Agile Developer
12 70 (5.72%) Developer in Test
13 66 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 64 (5.23%) QA Engineer
15 49 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
16 45 (3.68%) Agile Java Developer
17 43 (3.51%) Ruby Developer
18 40 (3.27%) Test Automation Developer
19 39 (3.19%) Scala Developer
20 34 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (24.67%) Spring
2 257 (21.00%) Web Services
3 252 (20.59%) HTML
4 203 (16.58%) REST
5 187 (15.28%) CSS
6 186 (15.20%) Gherkin
7 182 (14.87%) XML
8 166 (13.56%) RESTful
9 130 (10.62%) AngularJS
10 117 (9.56%) JSON
11 98 (8.01%) Hibernate
12 91 (7.43%) .NET
12 91 (7.43%) jQuery
13 86 (7.03%) HTML5
14 77 (6.29%) Sass
15 75 (6.13%) Apache Camel
16 72 (5.88%) JAX-RS
17 71 (5.80%) SOAP
18 56 (4.58%) Ruby on Rails
19 52 (4.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.82%) Mobile App
2 36 (2.94%) User Experience
3 29 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 14 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 12 (0.98%) PKI
8 12 (0.98%) Wiki
9 10 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 10 (0.82%) IVR
9 10 (0.82%) Smart Meter
10 9 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
10 9 (0.74%) MPEG
10 9 (0.74%) STB
10 9 (0.74%) Video on Demand
11 8 (0.65%) Interactive TV
11 8 (0.65%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 188 (15.36%) Linux
2 146 (11.93%) Unix
3 60 (4.90%) Windows
4 56 (4.58%) Mac OS X
5 52 (4.25%) Android
6 36 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 31 (2.53%) Ubuntu
8 18 (1.47%) CentOS
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.082%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 975 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (52.78%) BDD
3 508 (41.50%) TDD
4 449 (36.68%) Scrum
5 303 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
6 271 (22.14%) Test Automation
7 172 (14.05%) Functional Testing
8 153 (12.50%) Open Source
9 145 (11.85%) Pair Programming
10 141 (11.52%) Automation Testing
11 140 (11.44%) Software Engineering
12 132 (10.78%) OO
13 122 (9.97%) Kanban
14 118 (9.64%) Automated Testing
14 118 (9.64%) Unit Testing
15 111 (9.07%) Test Scripting
16 110 (8.99%) E-Commerce
17 102 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
18 97 (7.92%) Non-Functional Testing
19 86 (7.03%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 745 (60.87%) Java
2 344 (28.10%) Ruby
3 341 (27.86%) JavaScript
4 221 (18.06%) SQL
5 148 (12.09%) Python
6 141 (11.52%) C#
7 119 (9.72%) Scala
8 99 (8.09%) Groovy
9 47 (3.84%) PHP
10 35 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 33 (2.70%) C
12 30 (2.45%) PL/SQL
13 26 (2.12%) C++
13 26 (2.12%) Perl
14 24 (1.96%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.98%) ActionScript
16 10 (0.82%) VBA
17 9 (0.74%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.74%) VBScript
18 8 (0.65%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 120 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 99 (8.09%) ISEB
3 88 (7.19%) ISTQB
4 65 (5.31%) SC Cleared
5 59 (4.82%) Degree
6 48 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.25%) OCA
9 3 (0.25%) OCP
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.16%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (20.10%) QA
2 21 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.31%) SDET
4 12 (0.98%) WAI
5 10 (0.82%) WCAG
6 7 (0.57%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.16%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.082%) GPG13
8 1 (0.082%) SLA
System Software
1 134 (10.95%) Docker
2 17 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.90%) Varnish
4 9 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.16%) HDFS
6 2 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.082%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 34 (2.78%) Puppet
2 28 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 27 (2.21%) Graphite
4 18 (1.47%) Ansible
5 17 (1.39%) Capistrano
6 13 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.33%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.25%) Kibana
10 2 (0.16%) Oozie
10 2 (0.16%) yum
11 1 (0.082%) Apache Shiro
11 1 (0.082%) Nagios
Vendors
1 127 (10.38%) Oracle
2 82 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 63 (5.15%) HP
4 43 (3.51%) SOASTA, Inc
5 32 (2.61%) IBM
6 28 (2.29%) Atlassian
7 26 (2.12%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.63%) Google
9 19 (1.55%) Rally
10 17 (1.39%) VMware
11 12 (0.98%) Adobe
12 9 (0.74%) hybris
13 8 (0.65%) OpenTV
13 8 (0.65%) SAP
13 8 (0.65%) Zend
14 7 (0.57%) AppDynamics
14 7 (0.57%) ATG
14 7 (0.57%) New Relic
14 7 (0.57%) Perforce
15 6 (0.49%) Dynatrace
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Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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