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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 157 141 213
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +72
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 327 364 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.54% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.49% 10.51% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 305 176
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
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
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
3446 3464 3114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.64% 14.69% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2471 2500 2230
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Average hourly rate £27.78 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.26% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £37.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £86.80 £59.00
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 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 30 July 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 30 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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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 -2 82 £475 +8.57% 25
Croydon - 4 £350 -
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £335 -
Bromley -6 2 £400 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £422 -
Osterley 0 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Hounslow - 1 £470 -
Docklands, London - 1 £420 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 429 (77.16%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (55.94%) Java
3 292 (52.52%) TDD
3 292 (52.52%) BDD
4 249 (44.78%) Selenium
5 219 (39.39%) Scrum
6 206 (37.05%) Ruby
7 174 (31.29%) QA
8 153 (27.52%) Git (software)
9 145 (26.08%) Test Automation
10 144 (25.90%) JavaScript
11 134 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
12 132 (23.74%) WebDriver
13 131 (23.56%) Jenkins
14 120 (21.58%) Web Services
15 112 (20.14%) JIRA
16 102 (18.35%) HTML
17 101 (18.17%) JUnit
18 94 (16.91%) Spring
19 86 (15.47%) Gherkin
20 83 (14.93%) CSS
21 82 (14.75%) Finance
22 80 (14.39%) Maven
23 79 (14.21%) AngularJS
24 78 (14.03%) Linux
25 77 (13.85%) OO
26 75 (13.49%) C#
26 75 (13.49%) REST
27 74 (13.31%) RESTful
28 66 (11.87%) RSpec

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 58 (10.43%) Node.js
2 55 (9.89%) Confluence
3 40 (7.19%) Apache
4 35 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 27 (4.86%) CMS
6 24 (4.32%) JBoss
7 17 (3.06%) Jetty
8 15 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.98%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.72%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.72%) WordPress
11 2 (0.36%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.36%) Drupal
11 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (1.26%) MS Office
2 3 (0.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Summit
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.42%) Heroku
3 12 (2.16%) GitHub
4 6 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.72%) Engine Yard
5 4 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.72%) SaaS
5 4 (0.72%) IaaS
6 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.54%) PaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.91%) HTTP
2 26 (4.68%) Internet
3 14 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.90%) AMQP
5 3 (0.54%) RTSP
6 1 (0.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.97%) MongoDB
2 40 (7.19%) NoSQL
3 30 (5.40%) MySQL
3 30 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (5.40%) Hadoop
4 23 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 19 (3.42%) HBase
5 19 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.34%) Redis
9 11 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.26%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.26%) Big Data
12 6 (1.08%) DB2
13 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.54%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 249 (44.78%) Selenium
2 153 (27.52%) Git (software)
3 132 (23.74%) WebDriver
4 131 (23.56%) Jenkins
5 112 (20.14%) JIRA
6 101 (18.17%) JUnit
7 80 (14.39%) Maven
8 66 (11.87%) RSpec
9 63 (11.33%) Mockito
10 60 (10.79%) Subversion
11 48 (8.63%) SpecFlow
12 36 (6.47%) Capybara
12 36 (6.47%) JBehave
13 30 (5.40%) JMeter
14 29 (5.22%) Calabash
15 27 (4.86%) Geb
16 24 (4.32%) Jasmine
16 24 (4.32%) IntelliJ
16 24 (4.32%) FitNesse
16 24 (4.32%) WATIR
General
1 82 (14.75%) Finance
2 31 (5.58%) Banking
3 15 (2.70%) Games
3 15 (2.70%) Back Office
4 11 (1.98%) Marketing
5 9 (1.62%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.62%) Retail
6 8 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.44%) Front Office
7 7 (1.26%) Publishing
8 6 (1.08%) Advertising
9 3 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 250 (44.96%) Developer
2 98 (17.63%) Java Developer
3 81 (14.57%) Tester
4 68 (12.23%) Analyst
5 53 (9.53%) Test Analyst
6 48 (8.63%) Automation Tester
7 37 (6.65%) Test Engineer
8 34 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 29 (5.22%) QA Engineer
10 27 (4.86%) AWS Developer
11 26 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (4.32%) Automation Analyst
13 23 (4.14%) Automation Engineer
14 21 (3.78%) Automation Test Analyst
15 20 (3.60%) Ruby Developer
16 19 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
17 18 (3.24%) Senior Test Analyst
18 17 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
19 14 (2.52%) QA Analyst
19 14 (2.52%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (21.58%) Web Services
2 102 (18.35%) HTML
3 94 (16.91%) Spring
4 86 (15.47%) Gherkin
5 83 (14.93%) CSS
6 79 (14.21%) AngularJS
7 75 (13.49%) REST
8 74 (13.31%) RESTful
9 64 (11.51%) HTML5
10 62 (11.15%) JSON
11 58 (10.43%) Ruby on Rails
12 56 (10.07%) XML
13 54 (9.71%) jQuery
14 49 (8.81%) .NET
15 37 (6.65%) CSS3
16 36 (6.47%) Backbone.js
17 33 (5.94%) SOAP
18 29 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 28 (5.04%) Apache Camel
20 26 (4.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.96%) User Experience
2 20 (3.60%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.88%) Digital Media
5 10 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.62%) Video on Demand
6 9 (1.62%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.08%) IPTV
8 6 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.08%) Online Games
8 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (0.90%) Social Media
9 5 (0.90%) NHS
9 5 (0.90%) Derivative
10 4 (0.72%) Wiki
10 4 (0.72%) DataPower
11 3 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.03%) Linux
2 52 (9.35%) UNIX
3 29 (5.22%) Windows
4 24 (4.32%) Android
5 19 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.06%) CentOS
6 17 (3.06%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.80%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (77.16%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (52.52%) TDD
2 292 (52.52%) BDD
3 219 (39.39%) Scrum
4 145 (26.08%) Test Automation
5 134 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (13.85%) OO
7 62 (11.15%) Automation Testing
8 60 (10.79%) Pair Programming
8 60 (10.79%) Test Scripting
8 60 (10.79%) Software Engineering
9 59 (10.61%) Automated Testing
10 58 (10.43%) Kanban
11 51 (9.17%) SDLC
12 46 (8.27%) E-Commerce
13 39 (7.01%) Open Source
14 38 (6.83%) DevOps
15 33 (5.94%) User Stories
15 33 (5.94%) Regression Testing
16 32 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 311 (55.94%) Java
2 206 (37.05%) Ruby
3 144 (25.90%) JavaScript
4 75 (13.49%) C#
5 57 (10.25%) SQL
5 57 (10.25%) Groovy
6 49 (8.81%) Scala
7 39 (7.01%) Python
8 36 (6.47%) PHP
9 14 (2.52%) Go
10 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.72%) Perl
11 4 (0.72%) C
12 3 (0.54%) Clojure
12 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.36%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.36%) VBScript
14 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.42%) ISEB
4 18 (3.24%) Degree
5 16 (2.88%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (31.29%) QA
2 5 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (5.04%) Docker
2 15 (2.70%) Varnish
3 9 (1.62%) GridGain
4 8 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (4.50%) Puppet
2 14 (2.52%) Vagrant
2 14 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.62%) Graphite
5 8 (1.44%) Apache Shiro
5 8 (1.44%) Ansible
6 3 (0.54%) Mesos
7 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.36%) Graylog
8 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (5.04%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.68%) Oracle
3 24 (4.32%) Atlassian
4 15 (2.70%) Adobe
5 13 (2.34%) SOASTA, Inc
6 11 (1.98%) HP
6 11 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.44%) VMware
7 8 (1.44%) Google
8 7 (1.26%) IBM
9 5 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.72%) Cadence
10 4 (0.72%) Akamai
11 3 (0.54%) Zend
12 2 (0.36%) Percona
12 2 (0.36%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.36%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.36%) InterSystems
12 2 (0.36%) New Relic
12 2 (0.36%) WorldPay
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago