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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 169 203 253
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +50
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 307 258 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.03% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.53% 7.72% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 210 137
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£425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
3601 3344 2897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.69% 13.31% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 2392 1951
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £57.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 49 £450 +15.68% 26
Westminster - 2 £610 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £378 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 529 (77.11%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (64.87%) Java
3 422 (61.52%) BDD
4 389 (56.71%) TDD
5 313 (45.63%) Selenium
6 309 (45.04%) Ruby
7 260 (37.90%) Scrum
8 209 (30.47%) JavaScript
9 208 (30.32%) QA
10 204 (29.74%) Test Automation
11 181 (26.38%) Continuous Integration
12 180 (26.24%) WebDriver
13 155 (22.59%) XML
14 149 (21.72%) Web Services
14 149 (21.72%) HTML
15 140 (20.41%) OO
16 134 (19.53%) Git (software)
17 121 (17.64%) Spring
18 120 (17.49%) Jenkins
19 118 (17.20%) SQL
20 117 (17.06%) CSS
21 106 (15.45%) Open Source
22 98 (14.29%) JSON
23 91 (13.27%) Linux
24 88 (12.83%) E-Commerce
25 87 (12.68%) Test Scripting
26 86 (12.54%) JUnit
27 84 (12.24%) Finance
28 82 (11.95%) Pair Programming
28 82 (11.95%) JBehave

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 37 (5.39%) Node.js
2 21 (3.06%) Adobe CQ
3 19 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 16 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (1.60%) Apache
5 11 (1.60%) CMS
6 6 (0.87%) nginx
6 6 (0.87%) Confluence
7 5 (0.73%) WordPress
7 5 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.73%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.58%) Drupal
8 4 (0.58%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.58%) SAS
9 3 (0.44%) Jetty
10 2 (0.29%) Mule
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.29%) OpenCms
10 2 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.58%) MS Office
3 4 (0.58%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.73%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.58%) GitHub
4 4 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Heroku
6 1 (0.15%) Trello
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.94%) HTTP
2 13 (1.90%) Internet
3 4 (0.58%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.29%) AMQP
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 50 (7.29%) MySQL
2 50 (7.29%) MongoDB
3 19 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (2.48%) Big Data
5 15 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.90%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (1.46%) Redis
9 6 (0.87%) SQL Server
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Navigator
10 4 (0.58%) HBase
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.44%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.44%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.29%) DB2
12 2 (0.29%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 313 (45.63%) Selenium
2 180 (26.24%) WebDriver
3 134 (19.53%) Git (software)
4 120 (17.49%) Jenkins
5 86 (12.54%) JUnit
6 82 (11.95%) JBehave
7 80 (11.66%) Capybara
8 79 (11.52%) Hudson
9 74 (10.79%) Mockito
10 72 (10.50%) Calabash
11 71 (10.35%) Maven
11 71 (10.35%) WATIR
12 69 (10.06%) Subversion
13 64 (9.33%) RSpec
14 63 (9.18%) JIRA
15 60 (8.75%) TeamCity
16 43 (6.27%) FitNesse
17 36 (5.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 35 (5.10%) QuickTest Pro
19 32 (4.66%) JMeter
General
1 84 (12.24%) Finance
2 19 (2.77%) Games
3 17 (2.48%) Banking
4 15 (2.19%) Retail
5 14 (2.04%) Publishing
6 9 (1.31%) Marketing
6 9 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.17%) Legal
7 8 (1.17%) Advertising
8 6 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.44%) Local Government
9 3 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 309 (45.04%) Developer
2 131 (19.10%) Tester
3 99 (14.43%) Java Developer
4 78 (11.37%) Automation Tester
5 68 (9.91%) Test Engineer
6 65 (9.48%) Analyst
7 62 (9.04%) Test Analyst
8 52 (7.58%) Ruby Developer
9 31 (4.52%) QA Engineer
10 30 (4.37%) Automation Engineer
11 27 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 25 (3.64%) QA Tester
13 21 (3.06%) Software Engineer
13 21 (3.06%) Senior Developer
14 20 (2.92%) Agile Tester
15 18 (2.62%) Web Developer
16 16 (2.33%) Test Leader
17 15 (2.19%) Senior Tester
18 14 (2.04%) Mobile Tester
19 13 (1.90%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (22.59%) XML
2 149 (21.72%) Web Services
2 149 (21.72%) HTML
3 121 (17.64%) Spring
4 117 (17.06%) CSS
5 98 (14.29%) JSON
6 76 (11.08%) RESTful
7 71 (10.35%) HTML5
8 65 (9.48%) CSS3
9 63 (9.18%) Gherkin
9 63 (9.18%) jQuery
10 60 (8.75%) REST
11 54 (7.87%) .NET
12 51 (7.43%) Backbone.js
13 50 (7.29%) Ruby on Rails
14 45 (6.56%) Sinatra
15 44 (6.41%) SOAP
15 44 (6.41%) Sass
16 42 (6.12%) AngularJS
17 37 (5.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 106 (15.45%) Open Source
2 68 (9.91%) Mobile App
3 34 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.48%) Digital Media
7 15 (2.19%) New Media
8 13 (1.90%) User Experience
9 10 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.31%) Streaming Video
11 8 (1.17%) Video on Demand
12 7 (1.02%) Online Games
13 6 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
13 6 (0.87%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (0.58%) STB
15 4 (0.58%) IPTV
16 3 (0.44%) Taxonomies
16 3 (0.44%) Blackberry
16 3 (0.44%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 91 (13.27%) Linux
2 56 (8.16%) Android
3 48 (7.00%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.79%) UNIX
5 14 (2.04%) Windows
6 6 (0.87%) AIX
6 6 (0.87%) Solaris
6 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.73%) CentOS
8 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (77.11%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (61.52%) BDD
3 389 (56.71%) TDD
4 260 (37.90%) Scrum
5 204 (29.74%) Test Automation
6 181 (26.38%) Continuous Integration
7 140 (20.41%) OO
8 88 (12.83%) E-Commerce
9 87 (12.68%) Test Scripting
10 82 (11.95%) Pair Programming
11 78 (11.37%) Kanban
12 75 (10.93%) User Stories
13 73 (10.64%) Software Engineering
14 69 (10.06%) Automated Testing
14 69 (10.06%) MVC
15 65 (9.48%) Automation Testing
16 59 (8.60%) SOA
17 35 (5.10%) ATDD
18 32 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (4.37%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 445 (64.87%) Java
2 309 (45.04%) Ruby
3 209 (30.47%) JavaScript
4 118 (17.20%) SQL
5 61 (8.89%) Python
6 53 (7.73%) PHP
7 49 (7.14%) C#
8 46 (6.71%) Scala
9 31 (4.52%) Groovy
10 21 (3.06%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.31%) Golang
12 9 (1.31%) PHP5
13 8 (1.17%) Perl
14 7 (1.02%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.87%) Clojure
15 6 (0.87%) XPath
16 5 (0.73%) C++
17 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (7.14%) Degree
2 15 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.04%) ISEB
4 10 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.29%) CEH
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (30.32%) QA
System Software
1 13 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.31%) Varnish
3 4 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.44%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.29%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (2.33%) Puppet
2 12 (1.75%) Capistrano
3 10 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.46%) Graylog2
4 5 (0.73%) Ansible
5 4 (0.58%) Nessus
6 3 (0.44%) Ganglia
6 3 (0.44%) Nagios
6 3 (0.44%) Oozie
6 3 (0.44%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.29%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.15%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.15%) logstash
8 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (4.23%) Adobe
2 25 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.92%) Zend
4 19 (2.77%) Akamai
5 18 (2.62%) VMware
6 13 (1.90%) Oracle
7 11 (1.60%) New Relic
8 7 (1.02%) JBoss
8 7 (1.02%) HP
9 4 (0.58%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.58%) hybris
10 3 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.44%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.44%) Mercator
10 3 (0.44%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.29%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.29%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.29%) Apple
11 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.15%) Cognos
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