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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 96 71 105
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 18 54 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.91% 2.58% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.54% 16.56% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
325 326 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.44% 15.58% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 200 198
Median daily rate £385 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.25 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £40.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

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
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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 6 £450 +54.50%
Southampton -14 1 - - 1
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (79.17%) Selenium
2 36 (75.00%) Java
3 28 (58.33%) JUnit
3 28 (58.33%) Spring
3 28 (58.33%) Gradle
4 27 (56.25%) Oracle
5 23 (47.92%) Subversion
5 23 (47.92%) XML
5 23 (47.92%) JBoss
5 23 (47.92%) JIRA
6 22 (45.83%) NHibernate
6 22 (45.83%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (45.83%) Hibernate
7 21 (43.75%) ActiveMQ
7 21 (43.75%) Apache Camel
8 19 (39.58%) Apache
8 19 (39.58%) Tomcat
8 19 (39.58%) Checkstyle
8 19 (39.58%) FindBugs
9 18 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (35.42%) BDD
10 17 (35.42%) Artifactory
11 16 (33.33%) Functional Testing
11 16 (33.33%) Waterfall
11 16 (33.33%) Scrum
12 15 (31.25%) SQL
13 14 (29.17%) Entity Framework
13 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (29.17%) Unit Testing

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 23 (47.92%) JBoss
2 19 (39.58%) Apache
2 19 (39.58%) Tomcat
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) IaaS
1 3 (6.25%) PaaS
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 38 (79.17%) Selenium
2 28 (58.33%) Gradle
2 28 (58.33%) JUnit
3 23 (47.92%) JIRA
3 23 (47.92%) Subversion
4 19 (39.58%) Checkstyle
4 19 (39.58%) FindBugs
5 18 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (35.42%) Artifactory
7 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
8 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
9 6 (12.50%) Maven
9 6 (12.50%) Mockito
10 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (8.33%) CruiseControl
11 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
11 4 (8.33%) Hudson
11 4 (8.33%) JMeter
11 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
12 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Military
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) SOA Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Tester
6 4 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) Spring
2 23 (47.92%) XML
3 22 (45.83%) Hibernate
3 22 (45.83%) NHibernate
4 21 (43.75%) ActiveMQ
4 21 (43.75%) Apache Camel
5 14 (29.17%) Entity Framework
6 9 (18.75%) JPA
6 9 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
7 6 (12.50%) Spring Integration
8 4 (8.33%) CSS
8 4 (8.33%) HTML
8 4 (8.33%) Java EE
8 4 (8.33%) WebCenter
9 3 (6.25%) .NET
9 3 (6.25%) Gherkin
10 1 (2.08%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) BDD
3 16 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 16 (33.33%) Scrum
3 16 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (29.17%) Unit Testing
5 12 (25.00%) TDD
6 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 9 (18.75%) ITIL
8 8 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 8 (16.67%) Test Management
8 8 (16.67%) UML
9 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (14.58%) SOA
10 6 (12.50%) Change Control
10 6 (12.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.33%) Python
3 4 (8.33%) Ruby
3 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.25%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (4.17%) Apex Code
5 2 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) ISEB
2 11 (22.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) HP
2 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft