The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 79 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 34 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.66% 0.057% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.27% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
331 270 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.19% 15.44% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 151 118
Average daily rate £350 £355 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +11.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +18 26 £325 -1.51% 3
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (75.61%) Web Services
1 31 (75.61%) Scrum
2 29 (70.73%) Jenkins
3 25 (60.98%) Java
4 21 (51.22%) Test Automation
5 20 (48.78%) Puppet
6 17 (41.46%) Maven
6 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (39.02%) TDD
7 16 (39.02%) RESTful
8 15 (36.59%) SoapUI
8 15 (36.59%) SQL
9 14 (34.15%) SOAP
9 14 (34.15%) Selenium
9 14 (34.15%) Ruby
10 13 (31.71%) JIRA
10 13 (31.71%) FitNesse
10 13 (31.71%) SpecFlow
10 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
11 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
11 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (29.27%) .NET
11 12 (29.27%) Eclipse
11 12 (29.27%) Vagrant
12 11 (26.83%) Apache
12 11 (26.83%) Internet
12 11 (26.83%) BDD
13 10 (24.39%) Open Source
13 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (26.83%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Solr
3 4 (9.76%) Node.js
4 3 (7.32%) Confluence
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) SaaS
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 29 (70.73%) Jenkins
2 17 (41.46%) Maven
3 15 (36.59%) SoapUI
4 14 (34.15%) Selenium
5 13 (31.71%) JIRA
5 13 (31.71%) FitNesse
5 13 (31.71%) SpecFlow
6 12 (29.27%) Eclipse
7 10 (24.39%) JUnit
8 8 (19.51%) RSpec
9 6 (14.63%) Mockito
10 5 (12.20%) Subversion
10 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
11 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
12 3 (7.32%) JMeter
12 3 (7.32%) Grunt
13 2 (4.88%) Zephyr
13 2 (4.88%) Hudson
13 2 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
14 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Tester
9 1 (2.44%) Coordinator
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Test Coordinator
9 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) Web Services
2 16 (39.02%) RESTful
3 14 (34.15%) SOAP
4 12 (29.27%) .NET
5 9 (21.95%) PostGIS
6 8 (19.51%) Spring
6 8 (19.51%) J2EE
7 6 (14.63%) Ajax
7 6 (14.63%) JSON
7 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
8 5 (12.20%) CSS
8 5 (12.20%) Spring MVC
8 5 (12.20%) JPA
9 4 (9.76%) JTS
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.32%) jQuery
11 2 (4.88%) Middleware
12 1 (2.44%) JMS
12 1 (2.44%) JSP
12 1 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) GIS
2 3 (7.32%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Scrum
2 21 (51.22%) Test Automation
3 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (39.02%) TDD
5 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
5 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
5 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.83%) BDD
7 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
7 10 (24.39%) Data Transformation
8 7 (17.07%) User Stories
9 5 (12.20%) MVC
10 4 (9.76%) Kanban
10 4 (9.76%) Web Development
10 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.32%) DevOps
12 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.88%) SOA
13 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) Ruby
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.20%) VirtualBox
2 3 (7.32%) vCloud
3 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Puppet
2 12 (29.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.44%) WebInspect
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) ESRI
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) EMC
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.88%) HP
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