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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 89 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 30 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.45% 0.057% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.60% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 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 £345 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
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
349 268 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.92% 15.36% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 148 101
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £19.30
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 23 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 23 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 +14 23 £320 -3.03% 7
Portsmouth - - - - 4
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 29 (76.32%) Scrum
2 28 (73.68%) Web Services
3 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
4 23 (60.53%) Java
5 21 (55.26%) Test Automation
6 18 (47.37%) Puppet
7 16 (42.11%) Maven
7 16 (42.11%) SQL
8 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (39.47%) RESTful
9 14 (36.84%) Selenium
9 14 (36.84%) Ruby
9 14 (36.84%) TDD
10 13 (34.21%) Integration Testing
10 13 (34.21%) SoapUI
11 12 (31.58%) Test Strategy
11 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (31.58%) JIRA
11 12 (31.58%) SOAP
11 12 (31.58%) Vagrant
12 11 (28.95%) Eclipse
12 11 (28.95%) SpecFlow
13 10 (26.32%) FitNesse
13 10 (26.32%) Apache
13 10 (26.32%) Internet
13 10 (26.32%) JUnit
13 10 (26.32%) .NET
13 10 (26.32%) Data Transformation
14 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (23.68%) BDD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 10 (26.32%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
3 4 (10.53%) Node.js
4 3 (7.89%) Confluence
5 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) SaaS
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
2 16 (42.11%) Maven
3 14 (36.84%) Selenium
4 13 (34.21%) SoapUI
5 12 (31.58%) JIRA
6 11 (28.95%) SpecFlow
6 11 (28.95%) Eclipse
7 10 (26.32%) JUnit
7 10 (26.32%) FitNesse
8 8 (21.05%) RSpec
9 6 (15.79%) Mockito
10 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
11 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
11 3 (7.89%) JMeter
11 3 (7.89%) Subversion
11 3 (7.89%) Grunt
12 2 (5.26%) Zephyr
12 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
13 1 (2.63%) Ant
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
1 13 (34.21%) Test Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) Web Services
2 15 (39.47%) RESTful
3 12 (31.58%) SOAP
4 10 (26.32%) .NET
5 8 (21.05%) Spring
5 8 (21.05%) PostGIS
6 7 (18.42%) J2EE
7 6 (15.79%) Ajax
7 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 6 (15.79%) JSON
8 5 (13.16%) CSS
8 5 (13.16%) JPA
8 5 (13.16%) Spring MVC
9 4 (10.53%) JTS
10 3 (7.89%) jQuery
11 2 (5.26%) Middleware
12 1 (2.63%) XML
12 1 (2.63%) JMS
12 1 (2.63%) JSP
12 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) Linked Data
2 3 (7.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) CentOS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Scrum
2 21 (55.26%) Test Automation
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) TDD
5 13 (34.21%) Integration Testing
6 12 (31.58%) Test Strategy
7 10 (26.32%) Data Transformation
8 9 (23.68%) BDD
8 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.16%) MVC
10 5 (13.16%) User Stories
11 4 (10.53%) Kanban
11 4 (10.53%) Web Development
12 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
13 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
13 2 (5.26%) SOA
13 2 (5.26%) DevOps
14 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) Ruby
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Groovy
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.16%) VirtualBox
2 3 (7.89%) vCloud
3 2 (5.26%) Docker
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) Puppet
2 12 (31.58%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
1 7 (18.42%) ESRI
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) EMC
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) HP
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: 280-320
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago