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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 56 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 67 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.05% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.54% 1.57% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 3
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +12.16%
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
382 254 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.40% 15.82% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 142 152
Average daily rate £335 £400 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 48 £335 +3.07% 3
Basingstoke -3 1 - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 91 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 69 (61.61%) Scrum
4 68 (60.71%) Puppet
5 59 (52.68%) Web Services
6 55 (49.11%) Java
7 54 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (41.96%) Selenium
9 46 (41.07%) Vagrant
10 45 (40.18%) RESTful
11 44 (39.29%) Maven
12 35 (31.25%) BDD
13 34 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (28.57%) JIRA
14 32 (28.57%) JUnit
15 30 (26.79%) TDD
16 29 (25.89%) DevOps
17 28 (25.00%) FitNesse
17 28 (25.00%) Test Automation
18 27 (24.11%) Eclipse
19 26 (23.21%) QA
19 26 (23.21%) Spring
20 23 (20.54%) Internet
20 23 (20.54%) Configuration Management
20 23 (20.54%) SoapUI
21 21 (18.75%) Apache
21 21 (18.75%) SOAP
21 21 (18.75%) Open Source
22 20 (17.86%) Mockito

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (18.75%) Apache
2 13 (11.61%) Apache Solr
3 10 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.04%) Confluence
5 4 (3.57%) Node.js
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.18%) SaaS
3 16 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.68%) Hazelcast
4 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 84 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 47 (41.96%) Selenium
3 44 (39.29%) Maven
4 32 (28.57%) JIRA
4 32 (28.57%) JUnit
4 32 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 28 (25.00%) FitNesse
6 27 (24.11%) Eclipse
7 23 (20.54%) SoapUI
8 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
8 20 (17.86%) Mockito
9 18 (16.07%) JMeter
10 15 (13.39%) SpecFlow
11 13 (11.61%) RSpec
12 12 (10.71%) Subversion
13 10 (8.93%) LoadRunner
14 5 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (4.46%) Zephyr
15 3 (2.68%) Grunt
15 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (32.14%) Developer
2 30 (26.79%) Analyst
2 30 (26.79%) Test Analyst
3 20 (17.86%) Architect
4 19 (16.96%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (15.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Automation Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Tester
8 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) J2EE Architect
9 5 (4.46%) J2EE Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.57%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (52.68%) Web Services
2 45 (40.18%) RESTful
3 26 (23.21%) Spring
4 21 (18.75%) SOAP
5 19 (16.96%) PostGIS
6 18 (16.07%) J2EE
6 18 (16.07%) Hibernate
7 16 (14.29%) Ajax
7 16 (14.29%) JSON
7 16 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 16 (14.29%) JPA
8 14 (12.50%) .NET
9 12 (10.71%) CSS
10 6 (5.36%) JTS
11 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.68%) jQuery
13 1 (0.89%) JSTL
13 1 (0.89%) JSP
13 1 (0.89%) Servlets
13 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Open Source
2 8 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.36%) GIS
4 3 (2.68%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (61.61%) Scrum
3 54 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (31.25%) BDD
5 30 (26.79%) TDD
6 29 (25.89%) DevOps
7 28 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 23 (20.54%) Configuration Management
9 16 (14.29%) MVC
9 16 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 13 (11.61%) Kanban
11 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
11 11 (9.82%) Web Development
12 10 (8.93%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (6.25%) Integration Testing
14 7 (6.25%) Automated Testing
14 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 6 (5.36%) User Stories
15 6 (5.36%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.11%) Java
2 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.29%) Ruby
4 13 (11.61%) SQL
5 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.57%) C#
6 4 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.89%) Groovy
8 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.46%) ISEB
3 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.21%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 9 (8.04%) Docker
3 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 68 (60.71%) Puppet
2 46 (41.07%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.46%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.89%) YUM
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) VMware
2 7 (6.25%) ESRI
2 7 (6.25%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.68%) EMC
6 1 (0.89%) IBM
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