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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 58 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% 1.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 10.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £275 £269 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Cucumber
East of England

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
99 49 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.68% 11.40% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 22 23
Average daily rate £430 £277 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.23% -26.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 18
Average hourly rate £41.75 £36.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £32.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £40.15 £34.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 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
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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
Chelmsford - 1 £275 -
Cucumber
East of England

Cucumber
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL