The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.08% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Cucumber
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
125 46 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.95% 8.75% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 23 71
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Hertfordshire region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £325 -
Watford - - - - 1
Cucumber
East of England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (50.00%) RSpec
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (50.00%) Hudson
4 6 (50.00%) Capybara
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (50.00%) WATIR
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) OOP
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (8.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) RSpec
3 6 (50.00%) Hudson
3 6 (50.00%) Capybara
3 6 (50.00%) WATIR
3 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (8.33%) StyleCop
5 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk