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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£277 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
65 91 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.44% 13.42% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 9
Average daily rate £368 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £290 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £575 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £21.50 £37.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.72% -42.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.14 £15.00 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £33.75 £37.40
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 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 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (80.00%) Xcode
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Calabash
1 4 (80.00%) Grunt
1 4 (80.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (80.00%) Bower
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Moodle
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Xcode
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Calabash
1 4 (80.00%) Grunt
1 4 (80.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (80.00%) Bower
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center