The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 108 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.65% 1.75% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.58% 11.78% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 26
Median daily rate £375 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £375 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
363 314 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.24% 14.87% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 193 183
Median daily rate £375 £356 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Cucumber
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Hampshire region.

Cucumber Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester -2 2 £388 +33.04% 1
Basingstoke +7 1 £350 -30.00%
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 33 (84.62%) Java
2 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (76.92%) Selenium
4 25 (64.10%) Spring
4 25 (64.10%) JUnit
4 25 (64.10%) Gradle
5 22 (56.41%) Oracle
6 21 (53.85%) XML
7 20 (51.28%) JIRA
8 19 (48.72%) NHibernate
8 19 (48.72%) Subversion
8 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (48.72%) Hibernate
9 18 (46.15%) ActiveMQ
9 18 (46.15%) Checkstyle
9 18 (46.15%) JBoss
9 18 (46.15%) Apache
9 18 (46.15%) Apache Camel
9 18 (46.15%) FindBugs
10 17 (43.59%) Scrum
11 16 (41.03%) Tomcat
12 15 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (35.90%) Artifactory
14 13 (33.33%) Waterfall
14 13 (33.33%) SQL
15 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
15 11 (28.21%) Functional Testing
15 11 (28.21%) BDD
15 11 (28.21%) Entity Framework
16 10 (25.64%) RabbitMQ

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (46.15%) Apache
1 18 (46.15%) JBoss
2 16 (41.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (20.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Force.com
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Selenium
2 25 (64.10%) Gradle
2 25 (64.10%) JUnit
3 20 (51.28%) JIRA
4 19 (48.72%) Subversion
5 18 (46.15%) Checkstyle
5 18 (46.15%) FindBugs
6 15 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (35.90%) Artifactory
8 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
9 6 (15.38%) Maven
9 6 (15.38%) Mockito
9 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
10 5 (12.82%) HP UFT
10 5 (12.82%) JMeter
11 4 (10.26%) CruiseControl
11 4 (10.26%) Hudson
11 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
12 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
12 3 (7.69%) Liquibase
General
1 5 (12.82%) Military
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
3 7 (17.95%) Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (10.26%) SOA Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.56%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) Spring
2 21 (53.85%) XML
3 19 (48.72%) Hibernate
3 19 (48.72%) NHibernate
4 18 (46.15%) ActiveMQ
4 18 (46.15%) Apache Camel
5 11 (28.21%) Entity Framework
6 10 (25.64%) JPA
6 10 (25.64%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
7 6 (15.38%) Spring Integration
8 5 (12.82%) .NET
8 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 5 (12.82%) HTML
8 5 (12.82%) Java EE
9 4 (10.26%) Gherkin
9 4 (10.26%) WebCenter
10 2 (5.13%) XML Messaging
11 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
11 1 (2.56%) Phusion Passenger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Scrum
3 13 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 11 (28.21%) BDD
4 11 (28.21%) Functional Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.64%) ITIL
5 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
6 9 (23.08%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) UML
8 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (15.38%) Microservices
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.26%) OWASP
10 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) SOA
10 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) Java
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) C++
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Groovy
4 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Apex Code
5 3 (7.69%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ISEB
1 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Capistrano
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com