The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 56 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 67 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.20% 0.058% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.68% 0.33% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £350 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £350 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £352 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
309 299 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.75% 17.42% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 195 159
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £42.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Southampton +27 52 £315 -10.00% 1
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 56 (69.14%) Web Services
4 53 (65.43%) Scrum
5 49 (60.49%) Puppet
6 40 (49.38%) RESTful
7 38 (46.91%) Java
8 37 (45.68%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (43.21%) Maven
10 32 (39.51%) Vagrant
11 30 (37.04%) Selenium
12 29 (35.80%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (34.57%) JIRA
14 26 (32.10%) Eclipse
15 25 (30.86%) FitNesse
15 25 (30.86%) Test Automation
16 24 (29.63%) TDD
17 23 (28.40%) JUnit
18 21 (25.93%) SOAP
18 21 (25.93%) Apache
18 21 (25.93%) BDD
19 19 (23.46%) Internet
19 19 (23.46%) SoapUI
20 18 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 18 (22.22%) J2EE
20 18 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
20 18 (22.22%) Spring
20 18 (22.22%) DevOps
21 17 (20.99%) PostGIS
21 17 (20.99%) Open Source

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (25.93%) Apache
2 12 (14.81%) Apache Solr
3 7 (8.64%) Confluence
3 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.94%) Node.js
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.80%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.28%) SaaS
3 10 (12.35%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (12.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.47%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 63 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 35 (43.21%) Maven
3 30 (37.04%) Selenium
4 28 (34.57%) JIRA
5 26 (32.10%) Eclipse
6 25 (30.86%) FitNesse
7 23 (28.40%) JUnit
8 19 (23.46%) SoapUI
9 18 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
11 14 (17.28%) SpecFlow
12 13 (16.05%) Mockito
12 13 (16.05%) JMeter
13 11 (13.58%) Subversion
14 8 (9.88%) LoadRunner
14 8 (9.88%) RSpec
15 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
16 3 (3.70%) Hudson
16 3 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
16 3 (3.70%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) Analyst
2 20 (24.69%) Test Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Architect
4 18 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (13.58%) Java Developer
6 10 (12.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) J2EE Architect
8 5 (6.17%) J2EE Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Agile Test Analyst
12 1 (1.23%) Agile Java Developer
12 1 (1.23%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (69.14%) Web Services
2 40 (49.38%) RESTful
3 21 (25.93%) SOAP
4 18 (22.22%) J2EE
4 18 (22.22%) Spring
5 17 (20.99%) PostGIS
6 13 (16.05%) .NET
7 12 (14.81%) Hibernate
7 12 (14.81%) JSON
7 12 (14.81%) Ajax
8 10 (12.35%) JPA
8 10 (12.35%) Spring MVC
9 9 (11.11%) CSS
10 5 (6.17%) JTS
11 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.70%) jQuery
13 1 (1.23%) REST
13 1 (1.23%) Java EE
13 1 (1.23%) JSTL
13 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Open Source
2 6 (7.41%) GIS
3 3 (3.70%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) CentOS
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (65.43%) Scrum
3 37 (45.68%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (30.86%) Test Automation
5 24 (29.63%) TDD
6 21 (25.93%) BDD
7 18 (22.22%) DevOps
8 16 (19.75%) Configuration Management
9 13 (16.05%) Test Strategy
10 11 (13.58%) Integration Testing
10 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.35%) MVC
11 10 (12.35%) User Stories
11 10 (12.35%) Data Transformation
12 7 (8.64%) Web Development
12 7 (8.64%) Kanban
13 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
14 5 (6.17%) Performance Testing
14 5 (6.17%) Manual Testing
15 2 (2.47%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.91%) Java
2 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.05%) SQL
3 12 (14.81%) Ruby
4 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.94%) Python
6 3 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (1.23%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) Groovy
7 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) ISEB
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) VirtualBox
2 6 (7.41%) Docker
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) vCloud
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 49 (60.49%) Puppet
2 32 (39.51%) Vagrant
3 5 (6.17%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.23%) YUM
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) VMware
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) ESRI
4 3 (3.70%) HP
4 3 (3.70%) EMC
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £510 per day DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago