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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 74 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 51 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.34% 0.29% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.66% 1.84% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 5
Average daily rate
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£341 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £405 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
403 272 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.45% 15.65% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 149 131
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 27
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +21 31 £335 +4.68% 8
Basingstoke -2 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 - 1
Fordingbridge - - - - 1
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 94 (80.34%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (71.79%) Jenkins
3 71 (60.68%) Scrum
4 69 (58.97%) Puppet
5 60 (51.28%) Java
6 58 (49.57%) Web Services
7 57 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (46.15%) Selenium
9 47 (40.17%) Vagrant
10 44 (37.61%) Maven
11 43 (36.75%) RESTful
12 39 (33.33%) BDD
13 35 (29.91%) JUnit
14 33 (28.21%) JIRA
14 33 (28.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 32 (27.35%) TDD
16 30 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (25.64%) DevOps
17 29 (24.79%) Test Automation
17 29 (24.79%) Spring
18 27 (23.08%) QA
19 25 (21.37%) FitNesse
20 24 (20.51%) Configuration Management
21 23 (19.66%) Mockito
22 22 (18.80%) Eclipse
22 22 (18.80%) SoapUI
23 21 (17.95%) Hibernate
23 21 (17.95%) Git (software)
24 20 (17.09%) Internet
25 19 (16.24%) SOAP

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (13.68%) Apache
2 12 (10.26%) Apache Solr
3 9 (7.69%) Confluence
3 9 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (1.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Office
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (14.53%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (12.82%) SaaS
4 13 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.42%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 84 (71.79%) Jenkins
2 54 (46.15%) Selenium
3 44 (37.61%) Maven
4 35 (29.91%) JUnit
5 33 (28.21%) JIRA
5 33 (28.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (21.37%) FitNesse
7 23 (19.66%) Mockito
8 22 (18.80%) SoapUI
8 22 (18.80%) Eclipse
9 21 (17.95%) Git (software)
10 18 (15.38%) JMeter
11 17 (14.53%) SpecFlow
12 12 (10.26%) RSpec
13 10 (8.55%) LoadRunner
13 10 (8.55%) Subversion
14 5 (4.27%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (4.27%) Zephyr
15 4 (3.42%) Appium
15 4 (3.42%) Calabash
General
1 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Developer
2 29 (24.79%) Analyst
2 29 (24.79%) Test Analyst
3 18 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (14.53%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (14.53%) Architect
5 11 (9.40%) Tester
5 11 (9.40%) Automation Analyst
5 11 (9.40%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 6 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) J2EE Architect
8 4 (3.42%) J2EE Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (49.57%) Web Services
2 43 (36.75%) RESTful
3 29 (24.79%) Spring
4 21 (17.95%) Hibernate
5 19 (16.24%) SOAP
6 17 (14.53%) Ajax
6 17 (14.53%) JSON
6 17 (14.53%) Spring MVC
6 17 (14.53%) JPA
6 17 (14.53%) PostGIS
7 15 (12.82%) J2EE
8 14 (11.97%) .NET
9 11 (9.40%) CSS
10 5 (4.27%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.27%) JTS
11 3 (2.56%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.85%) REST
12 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.85%) jQuery
12 1 (0.85%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Open Source
2 8 (6.84%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.42%) GIS
4 3 (2.56%) Robotics
5 1 (0.85%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) CentOS
3 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (80.34%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (60.68%) Scrum
3 57 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (33.33%) BDD
5 32 (27.35%) TDD
6 30 (25.64%) DevOps
7 29 (24.79%) Test Automation
8 24 (20.51%) Configuration Management
9 17 (14.53%) MVC
10 15 (12.82%) Test Strategy
11 14 (11.97%) Kanban
12 12 (10.26%) Test Scripting
13 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.55%) Web Development
15 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
16 8 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (6.84%) Performance Testing
17 7 (5.98%) Integration Testing
17 7 (5.98%) Automated Testing
18 6 (5.13%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.28%) Java
2 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 18 (15.38%) Ruby
3 12 (10.26%) SQL
4 7 (5.98%) C#
5 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.42%) Python
7 2 (1.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.85%) Groovy
8 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.84%) ISEB
3 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.82%) VirtualBox
2 10 (8.55%) Docker
3 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 69 (58.97%) Puppet
2 47 (40.17%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.27%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.85%) yum
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (6.84%) VMware
2 7 (5.98%) ESRI
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle
3 5 (4.27%) HP
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.85%) EMC
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
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