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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 208 237 260
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 488 381 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.62% 6.86% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 291 238
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £286 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6405 5557 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.42% 12.02% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4268 3572 3042
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 106 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.95 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £50.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 March 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 March 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 +10 295 £425 +1.19% 83
South East +30 81 £390 +30.00% 11
Yorkshire +20 35 £300 -14.28% 12
North West -14 29 £338 -6.89% 12
South West -9 24 £400 +23.07% 3
East of England +12 12 £394 +26.00% 3
East Midlands 0 11 £413 -
North East +5 3 £325 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 736 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 598 (59.74%) Java
3 503 (50.25%) BDD
4 467 (46.65%) TDD
5 458 (45.75%) Selenium
6 370 (36.96%) Scrum
7 357 (35.66%) Ruby
8 276 (27.57%) Continuous Integration
9 265 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 264 (26.37%) Jenkins
11 252 (25.17%) QA
12 250 (24.98%) Web Services
13 245 (24.48%) HTML
14 241 (24.08%) Test Automation
15 230 (22.98%) Git (software)
16 196 (19.58%) WebDriver
17 193 (19.28%) Linux
18 179 (17.88%) SQL
19 170 (16.98%) RESTful
20 167 (16.68%) CSS
21 164 (16.38%) Maven
22 161 (16.08%) JUnit
23 158 (15.78%) Open Source
24 149 (14.89%) REST
25 147 (14.69%) Spring
26 145 (14.49%) JSON
27 140 (13.99%) XML
28 139 (13.89%) JIRA
29 129 (12.89%) OO
30 123 (12.29%) Kanban

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 57 (5.69%) Node.js
2 49 (4.90%) Tomcat
3 39 (3.90%) Confluence
4 30 (3.00%) Apache
5 25 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (2.10%) WebLogic
7 20 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 17 (1.70%) nginx
9 16 (1.60%) JBoss
9 16 (1.60%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.40%) CMS
11 9 (0.90%) IIS
11 9 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
12 8 (0.80%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.60%) Jetty
14 6 (0.60%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.30%) Drupal
15 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.100%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.100%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Magento
2 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.10%) GitHub
3 27 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (2.30%) Amazon S3
5 13 (1.30%) SaaS
6 10 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (0.60%) Heroku
8 5 (0.50%) PaaS
8 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.40%) IaaS
10 3 (0.30%) ElastiCache
10 3 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.100%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.100%) Trello
12 1 (0.100%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.89%) HTTP
2 46 (4.60%) Internet
3 13 (1.30%) AMQP
4 7 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.60%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.40%) SSL
7 3 (0.30%) DAB
7 3 (0.30%) Firewall
7 3 (0.30%) RTSP
8 1 (0.100%) DNS
8 1 (0.100%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.100%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (9.69%) MongoDB
2 69 (6.89%) NoSQL
3 48 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (4.70%) Relational Database
5 34 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (2.80%) Neo4j
6 28 (2.80%) Big Data
7 26 (2.60%) Redis
8 25 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.10%) SQL Server
11 16 (1.60%) MySQL
12 15 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.80%) DB2
13 8 (0.80%) Hazelcast
13 8 (0.80%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.40%) HBase
17 3 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 458 (45.75%) Selenium
2 264 (26.37%) Jenkins
3 230 (22.98%) Git (software)
4 196 (19.58%) WebDriver
5 164 (16.38%) Maven
6 161 (16.08%) JUnit
7 139 (13.89%) JIRA
8 108 (10.79%) Subversion
9 102 (10.19%) Mockito
10 91 (9.09%) Calabash
11 80 (7.99%) Hudson
11 80 (7.99%) RSpec
12 73 (7.29%) QuickTest Pro
13 72 (7.19%) SpecFlow
14 63 (6.29%) Appium
15 62 (6.19%) TeamCity
16 58 (5.79%) WATIR
17 55 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 45 (4.50%) IntelliJ
18 45 (4.50%) JBehave
General
1 71 (7.09%) Finance
2 31 (3.10%) Banking
3 22 (2.20%) Games
4 16 (1.60%) Retail
5 14 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.20%) Law
7 10 (1.00%) Front Office
7 10 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.80%) Marketing
9 7 (0.70%) Advertising
10 6 (0.60%) Legal
11 5 (0.50%) Electronics
11 5 (0.50%) Publishing
12 4 (0.40%) Back Office
13 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.100%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 427 (42.66%) Developer
2 182 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 152 (15.18%) Tester
4 139 (13.89%) Analyst
5 132 (13.19%) Test Analyst
6 84 (8.39%) Automation Tester
7 58 (5.79%) Test Engineer
8 48 (4.80%) Senior Developer
9 46 (4.60%) Automation Analyst
9 46 (4.60%) Automation Engineer
10 40 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
11 38 (3.80%) QA Engineer
12 30 (3.00%) Test Leader
13 29 (2.90%) Ruby Developer
14 22 (2.20%) Agile Test Analyst
14 22 (2.20%) QA Tester
15 21 (2.10%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (2.10%) Agile Tester
16 20 (2.00%) Senior Test Analyst
16 20 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (24.98%) Web Services
2 245 (24.48%) HTML
3 170 (16.98%) RESTful
4 167 (16.68%) CSS
5 149 (14.89%) REST
6 147 (14.69%) Spring
7 145 (14.49%) JSON
8 140 (13.99%) XML
9 110 (10.99%) HTML5
10 87 (8.69%) Gherkin
10 87 (8.69%) .NET
11 83 (8.29%) AngularJS
12 77 (7.69%) jQuery
13 69 (6.89%) Hibernate
14 68 (6.79%) SOAP
15 64 (6.39%) CSS3
16 60 (5.99%) Sass
17 50 (5.00%) Sinatra
18 49 (4.90%) Backbone.js
19 47 (4.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 158 (15.78%) Open Source
2 52 (5.19%) User Experience
3 51 (5.09%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.20%) Digital Media
5 26 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.10%) Video on Demand
7 11 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
8 10 (1.00%) Linked Data
9 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.90%) iPhone
9 9 (0.90%) Derivative
10 8 (0.80%) Blackberry
10 8 (0.80%) Equities
10 8 (0.80%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.70%) iPad
11 7 (0.70%) DTV
11 7 (0.70%) W3C
11 7 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (0.70%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 193 (19.28%) Linux
2 73 (7.29%) Apple iOS
3 72 (7.19%) UNIX
4 71 (7.09%) Android
5 59 (5.89%) Windows
6 26 (2.60%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.00%) CentOS
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.100%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (50.25%) BDD
3 467 (46.65%) TDD
4 370 (36.96%) Scrum
5 276 (27.57%) Continuous Integration
6 241 (24.08%) Test Automation
7 129 (12.89%) OO
8 123 (12.29%) Kanban
9 107 (10.69%) Test Scripting
10 101 (10.09%) Automated Testing
11 99 (9.89%) Automation Testing
12 88 (8.79%) E-Commerce
13 73 (7.29%) MVC
14 72 (7.19%) Software Engineering
15 70 (6.99%) Pair Programming
16 68 (6.79%) SOA
17 67 (6.69%) User Stories
18 65 (6.49%) Web Development
19 63 (6.29%) DevOps
20 59 (5.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 598 (59.74%) Java
2 357 (35.66%) Ruby
3 265 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 179 (17.88%) SQL
5 84 (8.39%) Python
6 82 (8.19%) C#
7 64 (6.39%) Scala
8 59 (5.89%) PHP
9 34 (3.40%) Groovy
10 20 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.60%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.30%) C
12 13 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.20%) Perl
14 9 (0.90%) ActionScript
14 9 (0.90%) ActionScript 3.0
15 5 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.50%) C++
16 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.40%) Golang
Qualifications
1 69 (6.89%) ISEB
2 56 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 53 (5.29%) Degree
4 36 (3.60%) ISTQB
5 26 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.50%) VCP4
7 13 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.100%) IIBA
9 1 (0.100%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (25.17%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (2.40%) Docker
2 23 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.90%) Varnish
4 16 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (1.40%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.100%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 97 (9.69%) Puppet
2 74 (7.39%) Vagrant
3 32 (3.20%) Ansible
4 18 (1.80%) Graylog
5 14 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.50%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.30%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.30%) Nagios
8 3 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.30%) SCOM
8 3 (0.30%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.20%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.100%) yum
10 1 (0.100%) Salt
Vendors
1 53 (5.29%) Oracle
2 41 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.90%) VMware
4 23 (2.30%) Akamai
5 20 (2.00%) Google
5 20 (2.00%) Adobe
6 18 (1.80%) New Relic
7 16 (1.60%) HP
7 16 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.30%) Zend
9 11 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.00%) hybris
11 6 (0.60%) SAP
12 5 (0.50%) IBM
12 5 (0.50%) WSO2
13 4 (0.40%) Splunk
14 3 (0.30%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.30%) Apple
14 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.20%) Mercator
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Rate: £350 - £360 per day
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
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Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
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Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £290 - £300 per day
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Rate: Up to £375 per day
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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London
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Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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