The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 203 133 213
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +80
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 234 375 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.04% 1.63% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.56% 12.27% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 310 159
Average daily rate
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£428 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cucumber
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3096 3057 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.77% 13.30% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 2275 1965
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £57.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 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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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
City of London -1 53 £470 +7.42% 26
Canary Wharf -1 3 £475 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Hounslow -6 1 £500 +9.89%
Isleworth - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £470 -
Westminster - 1 £550 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 389 (72.98%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (56.10%) Java
3 294 (55.16%) BDD
4 253 (47.47%) TDD
5 248 (46.53%) Selenium
6 244 (45.78%) Ruby
7 196 (36.77%) Scrum
8 168 (31.52%) QA
9 151 (28.33%) JavaScript
10 148 (27.77%) Git (software)
11 147 (27.58%) HTML
12 142 (26.64%) Test Automation
13 134 (25.14%) WebDriver
14 120 (22.51%) Web Services
15 117 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
16 97 (18.20%) CSS
17 90 (16.89%) Linux
18 87 (16.32%) Jenkins
19 83 (15.57%) SQL
20 82 (15.38%) REST
21 80 (15.01%) JSON
22 77 (14.45%) XML
23 76 (14.26%) OO
24 74 (13.88%) JUnit
25 73 (13.70%) Kanban
26 71 (13.32%) RESTful
27 68 (12.76%) Maven
28 67 (12.57%) MongoDB
29 66 (12.38%) JIRA
30 63 (11.82%) RSpec

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (6.19%) Node.js
2 23 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.56%) CMS
5 13 (2.44%) Apache
5 13 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (2.25%) Confluence
7 8 (1.50%) JBoss
8 7 (1.31%) Jetty
9 6 (1.13%) nginx
9 6 (1.13%) IIS
9 6 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.38%) Drupal
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.69%) GitHub
2 24 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.63%) Heroku
4 6 (1.13%) SaaS
5 5 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.19%) Trello
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.07%) HTTP
2 11 (2.06%) Internet
3 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.75%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.56%) RTSP
5 3 (0.56%) AMQP
6 1 (0.19%) ATM
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.57%) MongoDB
2 41 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (5.07%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.07%) Redis
3 27 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 25 (4.69%) MySQL
5 17 (3.19%) Neo4j
6 13 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.88%) SQL Server
7 10 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.31%) Big Data
9 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.75%) DB2
12 3 (0.56%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.38%) BigTable
13 2 (0.38%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 248 (46.53%) Selenium
2 148 (27.77%) Git (software)
3 134 (25.14%) WebDriver
4 87 (16.32%) Jenkins
5 74 (13.88%) JUnit
6 68 (12.76%) Maven
7 66 (12.38%) JIRA
8 63 (11.82%) RSpec
9 53 (9.94%) Subversion
10 51 (9.57%) Calabash
10 51 (9.57%) Mockito
11 42 (7.88%) Hudson
12 40 (7.50%) SpecFlow
13 38 (7.13%) JBehave
14 33 (6.19%) TeamCity
15 30 (5.63%) Capybara
16 28 (5.25%) Appium
16 28 (5.25%) WATIR
17 20 (3.75%) QuickTest Pro
18 18 (3.38%) Jasmine
General
1 58 (10.88%) Finance
2 22 (4.13%) Banking
3 16 (3.00%) Games
4 13 (2.44%) Front Office
5 11 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.69%) Retail
7 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.94%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Legal
9 3 (0.56%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 232 (43.53%) Developer
2 70 (13.13%) Java Developer
3 64 (12.01%) Analyst
4 61 (11.44%) Tester
5 55 (10.32%) Test Analyst
6 45 (8.44%) AWS Developer
7 38 (7.13%) Senior Developer
8 35 (6.57%) Test Engineer
9 32 (6.00%) QA Engineer
9 32 (6.00%) Automation Tester
10 27 (5.07%) Automation Engineer
11 25 (4.69%) Automation Analyst
12 19 (3.56%) Automation Test Analyst
12 19 (3.56%) Test Leader
13 17 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (2.81%) Ruby Developer
15 14 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
16 13 (2.44%) Android Developer
16 13 (2.44%) QA Automation Engineer
17 12 (2.25%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (27.58%) HTML
2 120 (22.51%) Web Services
3 97 (18.20%) CSS
4 82 (15.38%) REST
5 80 (15.01%) JSON
6 77 (14.45%) XML
7 71 (13.32%) RESTful
8 61 (11.44%) Gherkin
9 57 (10.69%) HTML5
10 53 (9.94%) AngularJS
11 48 (9.01%) Ruby on Rails
12 47 (8.82%) .NET
13 46 (8.63%) Spring
14 45 (8.44%) jQuery
15 33 (6.19%) CSS3
15 33 (6.19%) Sinatra
16 26 (4.88%) Backbone.js
16 26 (4.88%) Sass
17 25 (4.69%) SOAP
18 24 (4.50%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.51%) Open Source
2 34 (6.38%) User Experience
3 27 (5.07%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.50%) Digital Media
5 21 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.25%) Video on Demand
6 12 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.13%) IPTV
10 5 (0.94%) Derivative
10 5 (0.94%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.94%) Equities
10 5 (0.94%) Online Games
11 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.75%) NHS
12 3 (0.56%) W3C
12 3 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 90 (16.89%) Linux
2 50 (9.38%) UNIX
3 46 (8.63%) Android
4 34 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 29 (5.44%) Windows
6 16 (3.00%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.38%) CentOS
8 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (72.98%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (55.16%) BDD
3 253 (47.47%) TDD
4 196 (36.77%) Scrum
5 142 (26.64%) Test Automation
6 117 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (14.26%) OO
8 73 (13.70%) Kanban
9 58 (10.88%) Test Scripting
10 55 (10.32%) E-Commerce
11 46 (8.63%) OOP
11 46 (8.63%) Automated Testing
12 40 (7.50%) Pair Programming
12 40 (7.50%) Automation Testing
13 36 (6.75%) Software Engineering
14 33 (6.19%) SOA
15 32 (6.00%) MVC
16 31 (5.82%) User Stories
17 30 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (5.44%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 299 (56.10%) Java
2 244 (45.78%) Ruby
3 151 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 83 (15.57%) SQL
5 50 (9.38%) C#
6 47 (8.82%) Scala
7 46 (8.63%) Python
8 33 (6.19%) PHP
9 23 (4.32%) Groovy
10 16 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.06%) C
11 11 (2.06%) Go
12 9 (1.69%) ActionScript
12 9 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
13 6 (1.13%) Perl
14 5 (0.94%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.75%) C++
16 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.19%) AspectJ
17 1 (0.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 32 (6.00%) ISEB
2 23 (4.32%) Degree
3 17 (3.19%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) IIBA
8 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (31.52%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.81%) Varnish
2 12 (2.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (2.06%) Docker
4 5 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (4.50%) Ansible
2 17 (3.19%) Puppet
3 14 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.94%) Graylog
6 1 (0.19%) Mesos
6 1 (0.19%) Salt
6 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (4.13%) Adobe
2 19 (3.56%) Oracle
3 18 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.25%) Google
5 10 (1.88%) Akamai
6 9 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.13%) VMware
8 5 (0.94%) New Relic
8 5 (0.94%) Zend
9 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.56%) hybris
10 2 (0.38%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.38%) IBM
11 1 (0.19%) HP
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London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
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Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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London
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Explore Group
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Novate IT Ltd
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Explore Group
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