The first table below looks at the demand for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 104 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.70% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.67% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
300 312 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.45% 18.29% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 190 124
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 41
Average hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £17.10 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -8 3 £300 -
Winchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (76.47%) SQL
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby
2 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 9 (52.94%) RSpec
5 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
5 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 5 (29.41%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Subversion
7 4 (23.53%) Hudson
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
8 3 (17.65%) Puppet
8 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
8 3 (17.65%) User Stories
8 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
8 3 (17.65%) Selenium
8 3 (17.65%) SOAP
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) Linux
9 2 (11.76%) ESRI
9 2 (11.76%) JMeter

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (52.94%) RSpec
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Subversion
4 4 (23.53%) Hudson
5 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
5 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 2 (11.76%) JMeter
6 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
7 1 (5.88%) Mockito
7 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.88%) Maven
7 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
7 1 (5.88%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Scrum
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
2 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby
3 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) ESRI
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat