The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.35% 13.42% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 19
Average daily rate £333 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £41.58 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £36.16 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.99 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Essex region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (40.00%) Internet

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Tester
2 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe