The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 32 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.55% 0.93% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 4.17% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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 Guildford region.

Development Applications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.81% 22.22% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 8
Average daily rate £388 £320 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £268 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £333 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Cucumber
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Change Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell