The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 47 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.26% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.69% 5.13% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£225 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cucumber
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
59 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.32% 8.01% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 26
Average daily rate £338 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% -38.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Preston - 1 £225 - 1
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Mustache
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Mustache
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
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