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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 177 152 229
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +77
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 286 340 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.48% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.76% 10.56% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 280 152
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
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
3265 3220 2951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.28% 14.05% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2347 2313 2139
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £24.90 £32.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £49.00 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 7 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 7 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 -7 72 £475 +8.57% 32
Canary Wharf - 4 £449 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £335 - 1
Croydon - 3 - -
Paddington - 2 £400 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £420 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £470 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 422 (74.82%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (54.61%) BDD
3 303 (53.72%) Java
4 284 (50.35%) TDD
5 260 (46.10%) Selenium
6 221 (39.18%) Ruby
7 218 (38.65%) Scrum
8 178 (31.56%) QA
9 150 (26.60%) Git (software)
9 150 (26.60%) Test Automation
10 147 (26.06%) JavaScript
11 142 (25.18%) WebDriver
12 122 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
13 120 (21.28%) Web Services
14 116 (20.57%) Jenkins
15 115 (20.39%) HTML
16 106 (18.79%) JIRA
17 90 (15.96%) CSS
17 90 (15.96%) JUnit
17 90 (15.96%) Finance
18 84 (14.89%) OO
18 84 (14.89%) Gherkin
19 81 (14.36%) Linux
20 76 (13.48%) REST
21 74 (13.12%) C#
22 72 (12.77%) Spring
23 70 (12.41%) SQL
24 68 (12.06%) RESTful
25 67 (11.88%) Maven
26 66 (11.70%) RSpec

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 46 (8.16%) Node.js
2 36 (6.38%) Confluence
3 27 (4.79%) CMS
4 25 (4.43%) Tomcat
5 24 (4.26%) Apache
6 18 (3.19%) JBoss
7 13 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.77%) Jetty
10 9 (1.60%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.35%) nginx
13 2 (0.35%) WordPress
13 2 (0.35%) IIS
13 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.18%) Drupal
14 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (1.24%) MS Office
2 4 (0.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.37%) Heroku
3 14 (2.48%) GitHub
4 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.89%) SaaS
6 4 (0.71%) Engine Yard
6 4 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.71%) IaaS
6 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.51%) HTTP
2 19 (3.37%) Internet
3 11 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.06%) AMQP
5 4 (0.71%) RTSP
6 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.99%) MongoDB
2 35 (6.21%) NoSQL
3 30 (5.32%) MySQL
4 27 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 22 (3.90%) SQL Server
7 21 (3.72%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.30%) Redis
10 13 (2.30%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.13%) HBase
12 10 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.77%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.42%) Big Data
13 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.71%) DB2
16 3 (0.53%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 260 (46.10%) Selenium
2 150 (26.60%) Git (software)
3 142 (25.18%) WebDriver
4 116 (20.57%) Jenkins
5 106 (18.79%) JIRA
6 90 (15.96%) JUnit
7 67 (11.88%) Maven
8 66 (11.70%) RSpec
9 61 (10.82%) Subversion
10 57 (10.11%) Mockito
11 53 (9.40%) SpecFlow
12 39 (6.91%) Capybara
13 36 (6.38%) Calabash
13 36 (6.38%) JBehave
14 26 (4.61%) Geb
15 24 (4.26%) Appium
15 24 (4.26%) Hudson
15 24 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (4.08%) WATIR
16 23 (4.08%) FitNesse
General
1 90 (15.96%) Finance
2 30 (5.32%) Banking
3 16 (2.84%) Back Office
4 14 (2.48%) Games
5 11 (1.95%) Retail
6 10 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.77%) Front Office
6 10 (1.77%) Marketing
7 8 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.71%) Advertising
9 3 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 237 (42.02%) Developer
2 82 (14.54%) Java Developer
3 79 (14.01%) Analyst
4 73 (12.94%) Tester
5 63 (11.17%) Test Analyst
6 42 (7.45%) Automation Tester
7 40 (7.09%) Test Engineer
8 36 (6.38%) QA Engineer
9 33 (5.85%) Senior Developer
9 33 (5.85%) Automation Analyst
10 32 (5.67%) AWS Developer
11 31 (5.50%) Automation Engineer
12 28 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
13 27 (4.79%) Automation Test Analyst
14 22 (3.90%) Ruby Developer
15 20 (3.55%) Senior Test Analyst
16 18 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
16 18 (3.19%) Test Automation Engineer
17 16 (2.84%) QA Analyst
18 15 (2.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (21.28%) Web Services
2 115 (20.39%) HTML
3 90 (15.96%) CSS
4 84 (14.89%) Gherkin
5 76 (13.48%) REST
6 72 (12.77%) Spring
7 68 (12.06%) RESTful
8 65 (11.52%) AngularJS
9 62 (10.99%) JSON
10 59 (10.46%) HTML5
11 56 (9.93%) Ruby on Rails
11 56 (9.93%) .NET
12 53 (9.40%) jQuery
13 48 (8.51%) XML
14 41 (7.27%) CSS3
15 33 (5.85%) Backbone.js
16 30 (5.32%) SOAP
17 27 (4.79%) Hibernate
18 24 (4.26%) Ajax
18 24 (4.26%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.43%) Mobile App
1 25 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.26%) User Experience
3 19 (3.37%) Digital Media
4 11 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.77%) Video on Demand
6 9 (1.60%) Market Risk
6 9 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.06%) IPTV
8 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.89%) Social Media
9 5 (0.89%) Online Games
9 5 (0.89%) Derivative
10 4 (0.71%) NHS
10 4 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.71%) Equities
11 3 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 81 (14.36%) Linux
2 50 (8.87%) UNIX
3 34 (6.03%) Android
4 33 (5.85%) Windows
5 23 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.84%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.77%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.77%) CentOS
8 6 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (74.82%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (54.61%) BDD
3 284 (50.35%) TDD
4 218 (38.65%) Scrum
5 150 (26.60%) Test Automation
6 122 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
7 84 (14.89%) OO
8 64 (11.35%) Test Scripting
9 63 (11.17%) Kanban
10 62 (10.99%) Automated Testing
11 56 (9.93%) Software Engineering
12 54 (9.57%) Automation Testing
13 51 (9.04%) SDLC
13 51 (9.04%) E-Commerce
14 49 (8.69%) Pair Programming
14 49 (8.69%) Open Source
15 40 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (6.03%) DevOps
17 31 (5.50%) Test Strategy
17 31 (5.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 303 (53.72%) Java
2 221 (39.18%) Ruby
3 147 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 74 (13.12%) C#
5 70 (12.41%) SQL
6 47 (8.33%) Scala
7 42 (7.45%) Groovy
8 38 (6.74%) Python
9 35 (6.21%) PHP
10 12 (2.13%) Go
11 8 (1.42%) C
11 8 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.06%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (1.06%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.71%) Perl
15 3 (0.53%) C++
15 3 (0.53%) Clojure
16 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.18%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 29 (5.14%) ISEB
2 22 (3.90%) ISTQB
2 22 (3.90%) Degree
3 18 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (31.56%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (3.55%) Docker
2 14 (2.48%) Varnish
3 9 (1.60%) GridGain
4 8 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (4.26%) Puppet
2 15 (2.66%) Vagrant
3 13 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.30%) Ansible
3 13 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.06%) Apache Shiro
5 5 (0.89%) Graylog
6 4 (0.71%) Graphite
7 3 (0.53%) Mesos
8 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (5.32%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.61%) Oracle
3 20 (3.55%) Adobe
4 16 (2.84%) Atlassian
5 11 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.77%) Google
7 9 (1.60%) HP
8 8 (1.42%) VMware
9 7 (1.24%) Akamai
10 6 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.89%) IBM
11 5 (0.89%) SOASTA, Inc
11 5 (0.89%) New Relic
12 3 (0.53%) hybris
12 3 (0.53%) Zend
13 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.35%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.35%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.35%) Cadence
13 2 (0.35%) WorldPay
City, London
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £675 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per week + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago