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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 100 100 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 15 30 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.81% 1.36% 3.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.50% 8.40% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 34
Median daily rate £420 £370 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £428 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
333 357 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.00% 16.12% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 207 164
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.37 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £28.37 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.88 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 27 September 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 +6 6 £425 +6.25% 2
Basingstoke +8 1 £350 -30.00%
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 31 (93.94%) Selenium
2 29 (87.88%) Java
3 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (69.70%) XML
5 22 (66.67%) JIRA
6 20 (60.61%) Spring
6 20 (60.61%) JUnit
7 19 (57.58%) Apache
7 19 (57.58%) ActiveMQ
7 19 (57.58%) Subversion
7 19 (57.58%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (57.58%) Hibernate
7 19 (57.58%) Gradle
7 19 (57.58%) Apache Camel
8 18 (54.55%) FindBugs
8 18 (54.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (54.55%) Checkstyle
8 18 (54.55%) NHibernate
8 18 (54.55%) JBoss
9 17 (51.52%) Tomcat
9 17 (51.52%) Oracle
9 17 (51.52%) Scrum
10 14 (42.42%) Artifactory
11 13 (39.39%) Functional Testing
11 13 (39.39%) Waterfall
12 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
13 11 (33.33%) Entity Framework
13 11 (33.33%) ITIL
14 10 (30.30%) HTTP

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 19 (57.58%) Apache
2 18 (54.55%) JBoss
3 17 (51.52%) Tomcat
4 10 (30.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (93.94%) Selenium
2 22 (66.67%) JIRA
3 20 (60.61%) JUnit
4 19 (57.58%) Gradle
4 19 (57.58%) Subversion
5 18 (54.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (54.55%) Checkstyle
5 18 (54.55%) FindBugs
6 14 (42.42%) Artifactory
7 6 (18.18%) JMeter
7 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
8 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
8 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.12%) CruiseControl
9 4 (12.12%) Hudson
9 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
10 3 (9.09%) Flyway
10 3 (9.09%) Liquibase
11 2 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Military
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 19 (57.58%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Tester
4 7 (21.21%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (12.12%) SOA Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Software Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) XML
2 20 (60.61%) Spring
3 19 (57.58%) ActiveMQ
3 19 (57.58%) Apache Camel
3 19 (57.58%) Hibernate
4 18 (54.55%) NHibernate
5 11 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 5 (15.15%) .NET
6 5 (15.15%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) HTML
6 5 (15.15%) Java EE
7 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
7 4 (12.12%) JPA
7 4 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (12.12%) WebCenter
8 2 (6.06%) XML Messaging
9 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.03%) jQuery
9 1 (3.03%) Phusion Passenger
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) Functional Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Waterfall
4 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
5 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 9 (27.27%) BDD
6 9 (27.27%) UML
7 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.15%) Change Control
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.12%) OWASP
9 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.12%) SOA
9 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
10 3 (9.09%) Project Management
10 3 (9.09%) SDLC
10 3 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) Groovy
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Arqiva