The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 36 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.73% - 2.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% - 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
East Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
27 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.89% 12.09% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 15
Average daily rate £353 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £35.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leicester - 2 - -
Cucumber
East Midlands

Cucumber
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Scala