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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 200 248 243
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 497 343 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 0.78% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.85% 6.58% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 269 264
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
6331 5210 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.63% 11.85% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4348 3361 3082
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 198
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +38 334 £425 +6.25% 113
South East +44 77 £400 +26.98% 11
North West -12 24 £363 +6.69% 8
South West -12 20 £400 +22.13% 7
Yorkshire +9 18 £275 -21.42% 4
East of England +14 15 £350 - 4
East Midlands +17 9 £404 +24.23% 3
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 725 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 593 (59.78%) Java
3 483 (48.69%) BDD
4 463 (46.67%) TDD
5 462 (46.57%) Selenium
6 354 (35.69%) Scrum
7 342 (34.48%) Ruby
8 292 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
9 280 (28.23%) Jenkins
10 269 (27.12%) JavaScript
11 250 (25.20%) QA
12 235 (23.69%) Web Services
13 233 (23.49%) Test Automation
14 230 (23.19%) HTML
15 202 (20.36%) Git (software)
16 195 (19.66%) WebDriver
17 182 (18.35%) SQL
18 177 (17.84%) Linux
19 169 (17.04%) CSS
20 162 (16.33%) RESTful
21 157 (15.83%) Maven
22 151 (15.22%) Open Source
23 149 (15.02%) JUnit
24 147 (14.82%) Spring
25 141 (14.21%) REST
26 140 (14.11%) XML
27 138 (13.91%) OO
28 137 (13.81%) JIRA
29 134 (13.51%) JSON
30 117 (11.79%) Test Scripting

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 49 (4.94%) Node.js
3 26 (2.62%) Apache
4 24 (2.42%) Confluence
5 23 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (1.81%) nginx
8 17 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.51%) JBoss
10 12 (1.21%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.01%) IIS
11 10 (1.01%) CMS
12 9 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.71%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.60%) Jetty
15 5 (0.50%) Drupal
16 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
16 3 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.10%) Mingle
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.40%) Magento
3 3 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 55 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (2.62%) Amazon S3
4 24 (2.42%) GitHub
5 18 (1.81%) SaaS
6 6 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (0.60%) PaaS
7 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.40%) IaaS
9 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.20%) Trello
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
10 2 (0.20%) Heroku
11 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.65%) HTTP
2 39 (3.93%) Internet
3 8 (0.81%) AMQP
4 7 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.40%) SSL
6 4 (0.40%) Firewall
7 3 (0.30%) DAB
8 2 (0.20%) DNS
8 2 (0.20%) DHCP
8 2 (0.20%) RTSP
9 1 (0.10%) SSH
9 1 (0.10%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (8.87%) MongoDB
2 69 (6.96%) NoSQL
3 44 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 39 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (2.62%) Redis
7 23 (2.32%) Big Data
8 21 (2.12%) SQL Server
9 20 (2.02%) Neo4j
9 20 (2.02%) MySQL
10 19 (1.92%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.81%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.61%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.91%) Hazelcast
14 8 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (0.81%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.81%) DB2
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.50%) HBase
16 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 462 (46.57%) Selenium
2 280 (28.23%) Jenkins
3 202 (20.36%) Git (software)
4 195 (19.66%) WebDriver
5 157 (15.83%) Maven
6 149 (15.02%) JUnit
7 137 (13.81%) JIRA
8 93 (9.38%) Mockito
9 91 (9.17%) Calabash
10 86 (8.67%) Hudson
11 82 (8.27%) Subversion
12 76 (7.66%) SpecFlow
13 69 (6.96%) RSpec
14 65 (6.55%) QuickTest Pro
15 63 (6.35%) TeamCity
16 59 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 58 (5.85%) WATIR
18 56 (5.65%) Appium
19 46 (4.64%) JBehave
19 46 (4.64%) JMeter
General
1 74 (7.46%) Finance
2 30 (3.02%) Banking
3 24 (2.42%) Games
4 16 (1.61%) Retail
5 14 (1.41%) Law
5 14 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.91%) Publishing
9 8 (0.81%) Marketing
9 8 (0.81%) Front Office
10 6 (0.60%) Electronics
10 6 (0.60%) Advertising
11 5 (0.50%) Legal
12 4 (0.40%) Back Office
13 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 420 (42.34%) Developer
2 169 (17.04%) Java Developer
3 145 (14.62%) Tester
4 125 (12.60%) Analyst
5 119 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 86 (8.67%) Automation Tester
7 67 (6.75%) Test Engineer
8 50 (5.04%) Automation Engineer
9 44 (4.44%) Automation Analyst
10 42 (4.23%) Senior Developer
11 37 (3.73%) Automation Test Analyst
12 34 (3.43%) QA Engineer
13 30 (3.02%) Ruby Developer
14 27 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
15 25 (2.52%) Agile Test Analyst
15 25 (2.52%) Test Leader
16 23 (2.32%) Agile Tester
17 21 (2.12%) Software Engineer
17 21 (2.12%) QA Tester
18 20 (2.02%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (23.69%) Web Services
2 230 (23.19%) HTML
3 169 (17.04%) CSS
4 162 (16.33%) RESTful
5 147 (14.82%) Spring
6 141 (14.21%) REST
7 140 (14.11%) XML
8 134 (13.51%) JSON
9 110 (11.09%) HTML5
10 90 (9.07%) .NET
11 86 (8.67%) jQuery
11 86 (8.67%) Gherkin
12 78 (7.86%) AngularJS
13 69 (6.96%) CSS3
14 68 (6.85%) SOAP
15 62 (6.25%) Hibernate
16 56 (5.65%) Sass
17 54 (5.44%) Backbone.js
18 50 (5.04%) Ajax
18 50 (5.04%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 151 (15.22%) Open Source
2 51 (5.14%) Mobile App
3 49 (4.94%) User Experience
4 32 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 28 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
8 10 (1.01%) Video on Demand
9 9 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.81%) Derivative
10 8 (0.81%) Equities
11 7 (0.71%) iPad
11 7 (0.71%) iPhone
12 6 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.60%) Linked Data
12 6 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (0.60%) Online Games
12 6 (0.60%) DTV
12 6 (0.60%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 177 (17.84%) Linux
2 66 (6.65%) Apple iOS
3 64 (6.45%) Android
4 62 (6.25%) UNIX
5 52 (5.24%) Windows
6 18 (1.81%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.21%) CentOS
8 7 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (48.69%) BDD
3 463 (46.67%) TDD
4 354 (35.69%) Scrum
5 292 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
6 233 (23.49%) Test Automation
7 138 (13.91%) OO
8 117 (11.79%) Test Scripting
9 116 (11.69%) Kanban
10 100 (10.08%) Automation Testing
11 98 (9.88%) Automated Testing
12 93 (9.38%) E-Commerce
13 85 (8.57%) MVC
14 83 (8.37%) Software Engineering
15 68 (6.85%) DevOps
15 68 (6.85%) Pair Programming
16 65 (6.55%) User Stories
17 57 (5.75%) Web Development
17 57 (5.75%) OOP
18 55 (5.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 593 (59.78%) Java
2 342 (34.48%) Ruby
3 269 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 182 (18.35%) SQL
5 88 (8.87%) Python
6 87 (8.77%) C#
7 67 (6.75%) PHP
8 66 (6.65%) Scala
9 35 (3.53%) Groovy
10 20 (2.02%) Objective-C
10 20 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.21%) C
13 11 (1.11%) Perl
14 9 (0.91%) ActionScript
14 9 (0.91%) ActionScript 3.0
15 7 (0.71%) PHP5
16 5 (0.50%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.50%) C++
16 5 (0.50%) Golang
Qualifications
1 65 (6.55%) ISEB
2 54 (5.44%) Degree
3 47 (4.74%) Security Cleared
4 35 (3.53%) ISTQB
5 23 (2.32%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) CEH
8 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (25.20%) QA
2 3 (0.30%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (2.32%) Docker
2 20 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.92%) Varnish
4 17 (1.71%) VirtualBox
4 17 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 97 (9.78%) Puppet
2 65 (6.55%) Vagrant
3 32 (3.23%) Ansible
4 17 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (1.51%) Graylog2
6 9 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.60%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.40%) WebInspect
9 3 (0.30%) Nessus
9 3 (0.30%) Nagios
9 3 (0.30%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.30%) SCOM
9 3 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.30%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.10%) yum
10 1 (0.10%) logstash
10 1 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (4.64%) Oracle
2 39 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.82%) VMware
4 24 (2.42%) Zend
5 22 (2.22%) Adobe
6 19 (1.92%) Akamai
7 18 (1.81%) Google
7 18 (1.81%) HP
8 16 (1.61%) New Relic
9 10 (1.01%) hybris
10 8 (0.81%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.71%) SAP
11 7 (0.71%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.50%) IBM
13 4 (0.40%) Splunk
14 3 (0.30%) Mercator
14 3 (0.30%) WSO2
15 2 (0.20%) EPiServer
15 2 (0.20%) RightScale
15 2 (0.20%) Compuware
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