The first table below looks at the demand for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Hounslow 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 5 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 10.71% 4.29% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 50.00% 18.75% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.26% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 21.43% 22.86% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 5
Average daily rate £455 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Cucumber
London

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Cucumber
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) JBehave
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Capybara
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Sinatra
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JBehave
1 2 (66.67%) Capybara
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Sinatra
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript