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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
South East / Hampshire
Rank 97 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 11 56 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.64% 3.06% 2.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.50% 15.18% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 36 15
Median daily rate £449 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £294 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
200 369 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.56% 20.13% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 210 172
Median daily rate £425 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.67 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% +27.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.95 £37.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Southampton -4 3 £325 +15.04% 2
Basingstoke +9 2 £413 +3.12%
Winchester -13 1 £463 +15.62%
Farnborough - 1 - -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) Selenium
3 17 (68.00%) JIRA
4 14 (56.00%) Scrum
5 13 (52.00%) XML
6 12 (48.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (44.00%) Spring
7 11 (44.00%) JUnit
7 11 (44.00%) JBoss
7 11 (44.00%) Tomcat
7 11 (44.00%) Subversion
8 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 10 (40.00%) Oracle
8 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (36.00%) QA
9 9 (36.00%) Checkstyle
9 9 (36.00%) Apache
9 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (36.00%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (36.00%) FindBugs
9 9 (36.00%) Gradle
9 9 (36.00%) Apache Camel
10 8 (32.00%) Artifactory
10 8 (32.00%) ITIL
10 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
11 7 (28.00%) Waterfall

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 11 (44.00%) JBoss
1 11 (44.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (36.00%) Apache
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (12.00%) Confluence
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (4.00%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) AMQP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) HBase
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 17 (68.00%) JIRA
3 12 (48.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (44.00%) JUnit
4 11 (44.00%) Subversion
5 9 (36.00%) Checkstyle
5 9 (36.00%) FindBugs
5 9 (36.00%) Gradle
6 8 (32.00%) Artifactory
7 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (8.00%) RSpec
9 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
10 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
10 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
10 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
10 1 (4.00%) JMeter
10 1 (4.00%) Mockito
10 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) QA Automation Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Software Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) XML
2 11 (44.00%) Spring
3 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (36.00%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (36.00%) Apache Camel
5 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
6 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
8 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (8.00%) CSS
8 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) JSON
8 2 (8.00%) Phusion Passenger
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (4.00%) Ajax
9 1 (4.00%) Java SE
9 1 (4.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Scrum
3 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (24.00%) BDD
7 6 (24.00%) TDD
8 5 (20.00%) UML
9 4 (16.00%) Change Control
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Scala
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Arqiva
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) HP