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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
57 62 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.83% 22.55% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 48
Average daily rate £340 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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%) 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
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
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