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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 176 229 271
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +42
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 635 465 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.35% 0.99% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.04% 7.28% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 332 278
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
7025 6383 5445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4728 4345 3525
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 114 121
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £47.50 £47.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 +15 320 £475 +11.76% 88
South West +71 91 £375 -6.25% 9
South East +16 79 £400 - 11
Yorkshire +10 49 £485 +72.44% 6
North West -5 36 £450 +24.05% 21
East of England +11 23 £425 +21.42% 4
North East - 22 £480 - 1
West Midlands - 13 £238 - 6
East Midlands -17 7 £325 -19.50% 1
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 986 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
2 691 (55.02%) Java
3 646 (51.43%) BDD
4 578 (46.02%) Selenium
5 503 (40.05%) TDD
6 451 (35.91%) Scrum
7 438 (34.87%) Jenkins
8 383 (30.49%) Git (software)
9 366 (29.14%) Ruby
10 344 (27.39%) JavaScript
11 327 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
12 320 (25.48%) Test Automation
13 310 (24.68%) JIRA
14 268 (21.34%) Web Services
15 254 (20.22%) HTML
16 251 (19.98%) Spring
17 237 (18.87%) QA
18 227 (18.07%) Linux
19 217 (17.28%) WebDriver
20 216 (17.20%) Maven
21 214 (17.04%) JUnit
22 206 (16.40%) REST
23 193 (15.37%) Gherkin
24 190 (15.13%) CSS
25 182 (14.49%) RESTful
26 180 (14.33%) SQL
27 173 (13.77%) Functional Testing
28 167 (13.30%) Subversion
29 161 (12.82%) Mockito
30 155 (12.34%) NoSQL

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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
1 144 (11.46%) Node.js
2 115 (9.16%) Confluence
3 92 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 64 (5.10%) Apache
5 61 (4.86%) JBoss
6 55 (4.38%) Jetty
7 23 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 17 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
11 11 (0.88%) nginx
12 10 (0.80%) CMS
13 7 (0.56%) Mule
14 6 (0.48%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.40%) Apache TomEE
15 5 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 5 (0.40%) SharePoint Foundation
16 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (2.31%) MS Office
2 13 (1.04%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.24%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.080%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (2.23%) Magento
2 20 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.080%) Summit
5 1 (0.080%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 138 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (9.08%) GitHub
3 34 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.31%) Office 365
5 19 (1.51%) Heroku
6 14 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (0.64%) SaaS
9 7 (0.56%) IaaS
9 7 (0.56%) PaaS
10 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.16%) Trello
14 1 (0.080%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.080%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 129 (10.27%) HTTP
2 50 (3.98%) Internet
3 40 (3.18%) SNMP
4 30 (2.39%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.64%) Firewall
5 8 (0.64%) Wireshark
6 7 (0.56%) DNS
6 7 (0.56%) LDAP
7 6 (0.48%) DVB
8 5 (0.40%) DSL
9 4 (0.32%) IMAP
9 4 (0.32%) SMTP
9 4 (0.32%) SSL
10 3 (0.24%) Extranet
10 3 (0.24%) Intranet
10 3 (0.24%) IPsec
10 3 (0.24%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.24%) VPN
11 2 (0.16%) 3G
12 1 (0.080%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (12.34%) NoSQL
2 122 (9.71%) MongoDB
3 83 (6.61%) SQL Server
4 73 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (5.73%) Relational Database
6 64 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 63 (5.02%) MySQL
8 39 (3.11%) Hadoop
9 36 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 32 (2.55%) Neo4j
11 26 (2.07%) HBase
12 16 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.11%) Redis
14 13 (1.04%) GIS
15 10 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.72%) Big Data
17 8 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 7 (0.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 578 (46.02%) Selenium
2 438 (34.87%) Jenkins
3 383 (30.49%) Git (software)
4 310 (24.68%) JIRA
5 217 (17.28%) WebDriver
6 216 (17.20%) Maven
7 214 (17.04%) JUnit
8 167 (13.30%) Subversion
9 161 (12.82%) Mockito
10 134 (10.67%) JMeter
11 125 (9.95%) Capybara
12 123 (9.79%) Gradle
13 109 (8.68%) SpecFlow
14 91 (7.25%) HP UFT
15 89 (7.09%) RSpec
16 71 (5.65%) JBehave
17 59 (4.70%) SoapUI
18 54 (4.30%) IntelliJ
18 54 (4.30%) LoadRunner
19 53 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 129 (10.27%) Finance
2 74 (5.89%) Banking
3 33 (2.63%) Retail
4 19 (1.51%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.27%) Publishing
7 15 (1.19%) Games
8 13 (1.04%) Front Office
9 12 (0.96%) Marketing
10 5 (0.40%) Military
11 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.24%) Back Office
12 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.080%) Advertising
14 1 (0.080%) Legal
14 1 (0.080%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 534 (42.52%) Developer
2 290 (23.09%) Java Developer
3 213 (16.96%) Analyst
4 200 (15.92%) Test Analyst
5 192 (15.29%) Tester
6 106 (8.44%) Automation Tester
7 95 (7.56%) Test Engineer
8 85 (6.77%) Senior Developer
9 79 (6.29%) Agile Developer
10 73 (5.81%) Automation Engineer
11 67 (5.33%) Automation Analyst
12 66 (5.25%) Automation Test Analyst
13 61 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
13 61 (4.86%) Test Automation Engineer
14 57 (4.54%) QA Engineer
15 54 (4.30%) Developer in Test
16 49 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
17 48 (3.82%) Agile Java Developer
18 46 (3.66%) Ruby Developer
19 42 (3.34%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (21.34%) Web Services
2 254 (20.22%) HTML
3 251 (19.98%) Spring
4 206 (16.40%) REST
5 193 (15.37%) Gherkin
6 190 (15.13%) CSS
7 182 (14.49%) RESTful
8 141 (11.23%) AngularJS
9 118 (9.39%) XML
10 115 (9.16%) .NET
11 107 (8.52%) JSON
12 104 (8.28%) HTML5
13 96 (7.64%) jQuery
14 88 (7.01%) Hibernate
15 78 (6.21%) Ruby on Rails
16 74 (5.89%) JAX-RS
17 73 (5.81%) Sass
18 71 (5.65%) Apache Camel
19 61 (4.86%) SOAP
20 59 (4.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.70%) User Experience
2 54 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 34 (2.71%) PKI
4 29 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 11 (0.88%) Social Media
8 11 (0.88%) Wiki
9 10 (0.80%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.72%) STB
11 8 (0.64%) Derivative
11 8 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (0.64%) IPTV
11 8 (0.64%) MPEG
11 8 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
12 7 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.56%) iPad
12 7 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 227 (18.07%) Linux
2 127 (10.11%) Unix
3 78 (6.21%) Mac OS X
4 73 (5.81%) Windows
5 54 (4.30%) Android
6 47 (3.74%) Apple iOS
7 45 (3.58%) Ubuntu
8 33 (2.63%) CentOS
9 4 (0.32%) Debian
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.080%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 986 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (51.43%) BDD
3 503 (40.05%) TDD
4 451 (35.91%) Scrum
5 327 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
6 320 (25.48%) Test Automation
7 173 (13.77%) Functional Testing
8 155 (12.34%) Kanban
9 146 (11.62%) Software Engineering
10 135 (10.75%) Automated Testing
11 134 (10.67%) Open Source
12 129 (10.27%) Automation Testing
13 127 (10.11%) E-Commerce
14 124 (9.87%) Non-Functional Testing
15 118 (9.39%) Continuous Delivery
16 115 (9.16%) Test Scripting
17 113 (9.00%) OO
17 113 (9.00%) Unit Testing
18 112 (8.92%) Pair Programming
19 94 (7.48%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 691 (55.02%) Java
2 366 (29.14%) Ruby
3 344 (27.39%) JavaScript
4 180 (14.33%) SQL
5 152 (12.10%) Python
6 147 (11.70%) C#
7 107 (8.52%) Scala
8 101 (8.04%) Groovy
9 60 (4.78%) PHP
10 37 (2.95%) Perl
11 30 (2.39%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.15%) C
13 24 (1.91%) C++
14 23 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.88%) VBA
15 11 (0.88%) VBScript
16 9 (0.72%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.64%) CoffeeScript
17 8 (0.64%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 150 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 91 (7.25%) ISEB
3 89 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 83 (6.61%) ISTQB
5 56 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 48 (3.82%) Degree
7 24 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 24 (1.91%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.32%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.24%) OCA
10 3 (0.24%) OCP
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.16%) OCAJ
12 1 (0.080%) CCNA
12 1 (0.080%) CCNP
12 1 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.080%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (18.87%) QA
2 29 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (1.43%) SDET
4 7 (0.56%) ISO 14001
4 7 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.56%) WAI
5 6 (0.48%) WCAG
6 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.24%) SLA
8 2 (0.16%) GPG13
9 1 (0.080%) MiFID
System Software
1 131 (10.43%) Docker
2 23 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.35%) Varnish
4 9 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.32%) NFS
7 3 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 54 (4.30%) Puppet
2 32 (2.55%) Graphite
3 31 (2.47%) Capistrano
4 27 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.99%) Ansible
6 7 (0.56%) Nagios
7 6 (0.48%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.48%) logstash
8 5 (0.40%) Graylog
9 3 (0.24%) Cacti
9 3 (0.24%) Riemann
9 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.16%) Kibana
10 2 (0.16%) Mesos
11 1 (0.080%) Apache Shiro
11 1 (0.080%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.080%) Control-M
11 1 (0.080%) Salt
11 1 (0.080%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 101 (8.04%) Microsoft
2 95 (7.56%) Oracle
3 78 (6.21%) HP
4 38 (3.03%) SOASTA, Inc
5 29 (2.31%) Red Hat
6 21 (1.67%) IBM
7 19 (1.51%) Adobe
7 19 (1.51%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.11%) Google
9 13 (1.04%) hybris
9 13 (1.04%) Informatica
10 10 (0.80%) SaltStack
10 10 (0.80%) VMware
11 9 (0.72%) ATG
11 9 (0.72%) Dynatrace
12 7 (0.56%) Akamai
12 7 (0.56%) AppDynamics
12 7 (0.56%) Facebook
12 7 (0.56%) New Relic
12 7 (0.56%) Splunk
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