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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 223 278 313
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +35
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 508 308 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.62% 5.64% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 250 203
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 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £351 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.05% +12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
6669 5465 5642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.82% 11.53% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4635 3598 3373
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 121 215
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £17.50 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +52 345 £423 +5.62% 71
South East +34 78 £375 -9.09% 11
Yorkshire - 26 £538 - 3
South West -8 25 £350 -10.54%
East Midlands +13 16 £450 +28.57% 6
East of England -1 9 £400 -3.03% 5
North West -35 7 £400 +17.64% 6
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 749 (75.13%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (59.58%) Java
3 506 (50.75%) BDD
4 485 (48.65%) TDD
5 467 (46.84%) Selenium
6 386 (38.72%) Ruby
7 384 (38.52%) Scrum
8 281 (28.18%) Test Automation
9 278 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
10 273 (27.38%) Jenkins
11 271 (27.18%) JavaScript
12 267 (26.78%) QA
13 231 (23.17%) Web Services
14 215 (21.56%) WebDriver
15 209 (20.96%) HTML
16 185 (18.56%) SQL
17 170 (17.05%) Git (software)
18 158 (15.85%) CSS
19 154 (15.45%) RESTful
20 152 (15.25%) Open Source
21 151 (15.15%) Linux
21 151 (15.15%) OO
22 148 (14.84%) XML
23 147 (14.74%) Maven
24 145 (14.54%) Spring
25 131 (13.14%) JUnit
26 122 (12.24%) Test Scripting
26 122 (12.24%) HTML5
27 115 (11.53%) Automated Testing
27 115 (11.53%) JIRA

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 48 (4.81%) Node.js
2 44 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 30 (3.01%) Apache
4 20 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 20 (2.01%) Apache Solr
4 20 (2.01%) Confluence
5 13 (1.30%) CMS
5 13 (1.30%) nginx
5 13 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
6 11 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.60%) Drupal
7 6 (0.60%) JBoss
7 6 (0.60%) IIS
8 5 (0.50%) WordPress
8 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.50%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.40%) uiautomator
9 4 (0.40%) Mule
9 4 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (1.00%) Photoshop
1 10 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (0.80%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.70%) MS Office
4 5 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Summit
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.21%) Amazon S3
3 25 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (2.31%) SaaS
5 16 (1.60%) GitHub
6 12 (1.20%) Heroku
7 3 (0.30%) PaaS
7 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.20%) Route 53
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.10%) Trello
9 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.81%) HTTP
1 38 (3.81%) Internet
2 10 (1.00%) SSH
3 4 (0.40%) Firewall
4 3 (0.30%) DAB
4 3 (0.30%) AMQP
5 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.20%) DHCP
5 2 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.10%) LDAP
6 1 (0.10%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (8.12%) MongoDB
2 77 (7.72%) NoSQL
3 49 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (3.81%) MySQL
5 36 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.01%) Big Data
7 20 (2.01%) Hadoop
8 16 (1.60%) Redis
8 16 (1.60%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (1.10%) Neo4j
11 9 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.80%) HBase
13 7 (0.70%) SQL Server
14 6 (0.60%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.60%) DB2
15 5 (0.50%) SQL Navigator
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 467 (46.84%) Selenium
2 273 (27.38%) Jenkins
3 215 (21.56%) WebDriver
4 170 (17.05%) Git (software)
5 147 (14.74%) Maven
6 131 (13.14%) JUnit
7 115 (11.53%) JIRA
8 101 (10.13%) RSpec
9 97 (9.73%) Hudson
10 82 (8.22%) Mockito
11 81 (8.12%) Calabash
12 76 (7.62%) WATIR
13 74 (7.42%) Subversion
14 70 (7.02%) FitNesse
14 70 (7.02%) Capybara
15 69 (6.92%) QuickTest Pro
16 59 (5.92%) TeamCity
17 56 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 56 (5.62%) SpecFlow
18 53 (5.32%) JMeter
General
1 81 (8.12%) Finance
2 33 (3.31%) Banking
3 22 (2.21%) Games
4 21 (2.11%) Retail
5 17 (1.71%) Marketing
6 16 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.30%) Law
9 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.10%) Publishing
11 10 (1.00%) Advertising
12 9 (0.90%) Legal
13 8 (0.80%) Electronics
14 4 (0.40%) Front Office
15 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.10%) Back Office
16 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 415 (41.62%) Developer
2 153 (15.35%) Tester
3 145 (14.54%) Java Developer
4 118 (11.84%) Analyst
5 113 (11.33%) Test Analyst
6 86 (8.63%) Automation Tester
7 81 (8.12%) Test Engineer
8 49 (4.91%) Ruby Developer
9 45 (4.51%) Automation Engineer
10 39 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (3.41%) Automation Analyst
12 31 (3.11%) Automation Test Analyst
12 31 (3.11%) Software Engineer
13 30 (3.01%) QA Engineer
14 29 (2.91%) Senior Developer
15 27 (2.71%) Architect
16 23 (2.31%) QA Tester
17 20 (2.01%) Agile Test Analyst
17 20 (2.01%) Test Leader
17 20 (2.01%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (23.17%) Web Services
2 209 (20.96%) HTML
3 158 (15.85%) CSS
4 154 (15.45%) RESTful
5 148 (14.84%) XML
6 145 (14.54%) Spring
7 122 (12.24%) HTML5
8 102 (10.23%) REST
9 95 (9.53%) JSON
10 90 (9.03%) .NET
11 87 (8.73%) jQuery
12 84 (8.43%) AngularJS
13 77 (7.72%) CSS3
13 77 (7.72%) Gherkin
14 75 (7.52%) Backbone.js
15 69 (6.92%) Ruby on Rails
16 60 (6.02%) SOAP
17 57 (5.72%) Hibernate
18 56 (5.62%) Sass
19 54 (5.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 152 (15.25%) Open Source
2 59 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 36 (3.61%) User Experience
4 28 (2.81%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.81%) Digital Media
5 23 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.00%) iPad
9 9 (0.90%) Streaming Video
9 9 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.90%) Video on Demand
9 9 (0.90%) Derivative
10 8 (0.80%) iPhone
10 8 (0.80%) DTV
10 8 (0.80%) GIS
11 7 (0.70%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.70%) Online Games
12 6 (0.60%) New Media
12 6 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 151 (15.15%) Linux
2 56 (5.62%) UNIX
3 55 (5.52%) Apple iOS
3 55 (5.52%) Android
4 34 (3.41%) Windows
5 14 (1.40%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.30%) CentOS
7 11 (1.10%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.50%) Solaris
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.40%) AIX
10 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (75.13%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (50.75%) BDD
3 485 (48.65%) TDD
4 384 (38.52%) Scrum
5 281 (28.18%) Test Automation
6 278 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
7 151 (15.15%) OO
8 122 (12.24%) Test Scripting
9 115 (11.53%) Automated Testing
10 102 (10.23%) Kanban
11 101 (10.13%) Software Engineering
12 100 (10.03%) Automation Testing
13 99 (9.93%) MVC
14 85 (8.53%) E-Commerce
15 84 (8.43%) Pair Programming
16 75 (7.52%) User Stories
17 59 (5.92%) SOA
18 58 (5.82%) DevOps
19 52 (5.22%) OOP
20 51 (5.12%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 594 (59.58%) Java
2 386 (38.72%) Ruby
3 271 (27.18%) JavaScript
4 185 (18.56%) SQL
5 80 (8.02%) C#
6 74 (7.42%) PHP
6 74 (7.42%) Python
7 65 (6.52%) Scala
8 30 (3.01%) Groovy
9 28 (2.81%) Objective-C
10 15 (1.50%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.30%) Perl
12 11 (1.10%) PHP5
13 9 (0.90%) Golang
14 7 (0.70%) C++
15 5 (0.50%) Clojure
15 5 (0.50%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.40%) XPath
16 4 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (5.72%) Degree
2 56 (5.62%) ISEB
3 37 (3.71%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.11%) ISTQB
5 21 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.20%) CEH
8 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (26.78%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.60%) Varnish
3 15 (1.50%) VirtualBox
4 13 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (1.20%) Docker
6 3 (0.30%) vCloud
7 2 (0.20%) HDFS
8 1 (0.10%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 90 (9.03%) Puppet
2 58 (5.82%) Vagrant
3 19 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (1.40%) Ansible
5 12 (1.20%) Graylog2
6 11 (1.10%) Capistrano
6 11 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.50%) WebInspect
8 4 (0.40%) Nessus
9 3 (0.30%) Nagios
9 3 (0.30%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.30%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.30%) Oozie
10 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.20%) SCOM
10 2 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.10%) YUM
11 1 (0.10%) logstash
11 1 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (3.71%) Microsoft
2 28 (2.81%) VMware
3 27 (2.71%) Zend
4 24 (2.41%) Oracle
5 19 (1.91%) Adobe
6 18 (1.81%) HP
7 17 (1.71%) Akamai
8 13 (1.30%) New Relic
9 12 (1.20%) hybris
10 9 (0.90%) SAP
11 8 (0.80%) Google
12 7 (0.70%) ESRI
13 5 (0.50%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.40%) Splunk
14 4 (0.40%) Atlassian
15 3 (0.30%) ATG
15 3 (0.30%) EMC
15 3 (0.30%) Mercator
16 2 (0.20%) Cloudera
16 2 (0.20%) Rackspace
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent day rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £382.50 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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Personnel IT
Rate: £375.00 - £425 per day
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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