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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 67 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 56 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.75% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.36% 3.73% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
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£395 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.45% +11.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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
390 241 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.17% 14.15% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 127 102
Average daily rate £345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +14 33 £400 +30.08% 4
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Fordingbridge - - - - 1
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 96 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (71.79%) Jenkins
3 75 (64.10%) Scrum
4 65 (55.56%) Puppet
5 64 (54.70%) Selenium
5 64 (54.70%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (53.85%) Java
7 54 (46.15%) Web Services
8 48 (41.03%) BDD
9 46 (39.32%) Vagrant
10 44 (37.61%) RESTful
11 41 (35.04%) Maven
11 41 (35.04%) JUnit
12 40 (34.19%) TDD
13 37 (31.62%) Spring
14 32 (27.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (27.35%) Mockito
15 30 (25.64%) JIRA
16 29 (24.79%) DevOps
17 28 (23.93%) Hibernate
18 26 (22.22%) QA
18 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
18 26 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (20.51%) Test Automation
20 23 (19.66%) Configuration Management
21 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
21 21 (17.95%) Internet
21 21 (17.95%) Open Source
22 20 (17.09%) Amazon EC2
22 20 (17.09%) Spring MVC

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 15 (12.82%) Apache
2 14 (11.97%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 6 (5.13%) Confluence
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (17.09%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 11 (9.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.13%) Hazelcast
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 84 (71.79%) Jenkins
2 64 (54.70%) Selenium
3 41 (35.04%) Maven
3 41 (35.04%) JUnit
4 32 (27.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 32 (27.35%) Mockito
5 30 (25.64%) JIRA
6 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 18 (15.38%) FitNesse
8 16 (13.68%) Eclipse
9 15 (12.82%) JMeter
10 14 (11.97%) Subversion
10 14 (11.97%) SoapUI
11 11 (9.40%) RSpec
11 11 (9.40%) SpecFlow
12 9 (7.69%) LoadRunner
13 8 (6.84%) Calabash
13 8 (6.84%) Appium
13 8 (6.84%) IntelliJ
13 8 (6.84%) Xcode
General
1 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (36.75%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) Analyst
2 27 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 25 (21.37%) Java Developer
4 18 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (12.82%) Tester
6 13 (11.11%) Architect
6 13 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 10 (8.55%) Automation Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.42%) J2EE Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.42%) J2EE Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (1.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (46.15%) Web Services
2 44 (37.61%) RESTful
3 37 (31.62%) Spring
4 28 (23.93%) Hibernate
5 20 (17.09%) Spring MVC
5 20 (17.09%) JSON
5 20 (17.09%) Ajax
5 20 (17.09%) JPA
6 18 (15.38%) SOAP
7 17 (14.53%) PostGIS
8 14 (11.97%) CSS
9 11 (9.40%) J2EE
10 8 (6.84%) .NET
11 6 (5.13%) JTS
12 5 (4.27%) OAuth2
12 5 (4.27%) OpenID
12 5 (4.27%) SAML
13 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
14 3 (2.56%) Gherkin
15 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Open Source
2 5 (4.27%) Robotics
3 3 (2.56%) GIS
4 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.38%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Android
2 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (64.10%) Scrum
3 64 (54.70%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (41.03%) BDD
5 40 (34.19%) TDD
6 29 (24.79%) DevOps
7 24 (20.51%) Test Automation
8 23 (19.66%) Configuration Management
9 20 (17.09%) MVC
10 18 (15.38%) Kanban
11 17 (14.53%) Web Development
12 13 (11.11%) Test Scripting
13 12 (10.26%) Automated Testing
14 10 (8.55%) Performance Testing
14 10 (8.55%) Load Testing
15 9 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (7.69%) Test Strategy
16 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
17 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
17 6 (5.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (53.85%) Java
2 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.26%) Ruby
4 6 (5.13%) SQL
4 6 (5.13%) C#
5 4 (3.42%) PHP
5 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 9 (7.69%) ISEB
2 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) VirtualBox
2 11 (9.40%) Docker
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (55.56%) Puppet
2 46 (39.32%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.42%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (5.98%) VMware
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle
3 3 (2.56%) WSO2
3 3 (2.56%) HP
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.71%) ESRI
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
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