The first table below looks at the demand for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 Lancashire 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 49 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.44% 27.37% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 40
Average daily rate £333 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
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Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Cucumber
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA