The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Leicestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 46 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.28% 0.45% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
38 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.67% 14.48% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 4
Average daily rate £313 £290 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -29.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Cucumber
East Midlands

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Zend