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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 43 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.68% - 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £343 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
73 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.00% 10.47% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 13
Average daily rate £293 £206 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.99% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £343 -
Cucumber
East Midlands

Cucumber
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Capybara
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Capybara
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft