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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 164 161 209
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +48
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 343 341 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.43% 1.40% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.26% 9.45% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 285 195
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 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
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
3704 3609 3330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 14.84% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2667 2573 2393
Average daily rate £440 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £190.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +20 72 £475 +5.55% 25
Canary Wharf - 7 £474 -
Croydon - 5 £350 -
Bromley -9 4 £388 +3.33%
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £335 - 1
Westminster 0 1 £480 -21.31%
Osterley -1 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 2 September 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.

1 450 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (59.86%) Java
3 315 (54.03%) BDD
4 308 (52.83%) TDD
5 281 (48.20%) Selenium
6 214 (36.71%) Scrum
7 177 (30.36%) Ruby
8 169 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
9 166 (28.47%) QA
10 156 (26.76%) Git (software)
11 149 (25.56%) Test Automation
12 148 (25.39%) JavaScript
13 145 (24.87%) Jenkins
14 138 (23.67%) WebDriver
15 132 (22.64%) JIRA
16 118 (20.24%) Spring
17 114 (19.55%) Web Services
18 106 (18.18%) JUnit
19 103 (17.67%) HTML
20 88 (15.09%) CSS
21 87 (14.92%) C#
22 84 (14.41%) Finance
23 82 (14.07%) Gherkin
24 81 (13.89%) Linux
25 79 (13.55%) Groovy
26 77 (13.21%) RESTful
26 77 (13.21%) AngularJS
27 76 (13.04%) OO
28 75 (12.86%) Maven
28 75 (12.86%) Confluence

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 75 (12.86%) Confluence
2 62 (10.63%) Node.js
3 40 (6.86%) Tomcat
4 39 (6.69%) Apache
5 28 (4.80%) CMS
6 27 (4.63%) JBoss
7 24 (4.12%) Jetty
8 21 (3.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (1.89%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.03%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.86%) WordPress
12 5 (0.86%) Drupal
12 5 (0.86%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.17%) nginx
14 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (1.20%) MS Office
2 6 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Summit
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.26%) Heroku
3 12 (2.06%) GitHub
4 6 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.86%) SaaS
6 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.69%) IaaS
6 4 (0.69%) Engine Yard
7 3 (0.51%) PaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.20%) HTTP
2 24 (4.12%) Internet
3 13 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.86%) AMQP
5 2 (0.34%) DSL
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) IPsec
6 1 (0.17%) RTSP
6 1 (0.17%) IMAP
6 1 (0.17%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) SNMP
6 1 (0.17%) ATM
6 1 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 47 (8.06%) Hadoop
3 42 (7.20%) NoSQL
4 36 (6.17%) HBase
5 28 (4.80%) MySQL
5 28 (4.80%) SQL Server
6 27 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.40%) Redis
9 14 (2.40%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.89%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.20%) Big Data
13 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.03%) DB2
14 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.69%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.51%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 281 (48.20%) Selenium
2 156 (26.76%) Git (software)
3 145 (24.87%) Jenkins
4 138 (23.67%) WebDriver
5 132 (22.64%) JIRA
6 106 (18.18%) JUnit
7 75 (12.86%) Maven
8 64 (10.98%) Mockito
9 58 (9.95%) SpecFlow
10 54 (9.26%) Subversion
10 54 (9.26%) RSpec
11 45 (7.72%) JBehave
12 41 (7.03%) IntelliJ
12 41 (7.03%) Geb
13 38 (6.52%) Capybara
14 35 (6.00%) JMeter
15 34 (5.83%) Spock
16 32 (5.49%) Jasmine
17 29 (4.97%) Gradle
17 29 (4.97%) Calabash
General
1 84 (14.41%) Finance
2 39 (6.69%) Banking
3 16 (2.74%) Back Office
4 13 (2.23%) Games
4 13 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.89%) Marketing
5 11 (1.89%) Publishing
6 10 (1.72%) Retail
7 8 (1.37%) Front Office
8 7 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.03%) Advertising
10 3 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 280 (48.03%) Developer
2 120 (20.58%) Java Developer
3 101 (17.32%) Tester
4 67 (11.49%) Analyst
5 59 (10.12%) Automation Tester
6 53 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 35 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.00%) Test Engineer
8 27 (4.63%) AWS Developer
9 24 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
9 24 (4.12%) QA Engineer
10 23 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
10 23 (3.95%) Ruby Developer
11 21 (3.60%) Automation Analyst
11 21 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (3.09%) Automation Test Analyst
13 18 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
14 16 (2.74%) Senior Test Analyst
15 15 (2.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (20.24%) Spring
2 114 (19.55%) Web Services
3 103 (17.67%) HTML
4 88 (15.09%) CSS
5 82 (14.07%) Gherkin
6 77 (13.21%) AngularJS
6 77 (13.21%) RESTful
7 66 (11.32%) REST
8 64 (10.98%) HTML5
9 59 (10.12%) .NET
10 58 (9.95%) XML
11 55 (9.43%) jQuery
12 54 (9.26%) JSON
13 51 (8.75%) Ruby on Rails
14 42 (7.20%) Grails
15 41 (7.03%) CSS3
15 41 (7.03%) Apache Camel
16 34 (5.83%) JAX-RS
16 34 (5.83%) SOAP
17 33 (5.66%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.12%) User Experience
2 23 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 9 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 9 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.37%) Video on Demand
6 8 (1.37%) Market Risk
6 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.03%) Online Games
7 6 (1.03%) iPhone
7 6 (1.03%) IPTV
8 5 (0.86%) Derivative
8 5 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (0.69%) DataPower
9 4 (0.69%) Equities
9 4 (0.69%) Wiki
10 3 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.89%) Linux
2 42 (7.20%) UNIX
3 33 (5.66%) Ubuntu
3 33 (5.66%) CentOS
4 25 (4.29%) Windows
5 21 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.09%) Android
7 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (54.03%) BDD
3 308 (52.83%) TDD
4 214 (36.71%) Scrum
5 169 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
6 149 (25.56%) Test Automation
7 76 (13.04%) OO
8 72 (12.35%) Automation Testing
9 70 (12.01%) Software Engineering
10 69 (11.84%) Test Scripting
11 67 (11.49%) Automated Testing
12 62 (10.63%) Pair Programming
13 55 (9.43%) E-Commerce
14 53 (9.09%) SDLC
15 52 (8.92%) Kanban
16 41 (7.03%) Open Source
16 41 (7.03%) DevOps
17 39 (6.69%) Unit Testing
18 36 (6.17%) Regression Testing
18 36 (6.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 349 (59.86%) Java
2 177 (30.36%) Ruby
3 148 (25.39%) JavaScript
4 87 (14.92%) C#
5 79 (13.55%) Groovy
6 60 (10.29%) SQL
7 50 (8.58%) Scala
8 39 (6.69%) PHP
8 39 (6.69%) Python
9 11 (1.89%) Go
10 4 (0.69%) C
10 4 (0.69%) Clojure
10 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.51%) Perl
11 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.34%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.34%) VBScript
12 2 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.43%) ISEB
4 18 (3.09%) Degree
5 17 (2.92%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (28.47%) QA
2 8 (1.37%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) WAI
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (6.35%) Docker
2 13 (2.23%) Varnish
3 10 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.54%) GridGain
5 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 28 (4.80%) Puppet
2 17 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (2.23%) Vagrant
3 13 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.72%) Graphite
5 8 (1.37%) Capistrano
6 7 (1.20%) Ansible
7 6 (1.03%) Apache Shiro
8 5 (0.86%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.69%) Mesos
10 1 (0.17%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) Cacti
10 1 (0.17%) logstash
10 1 (0.17%) Graylog
Vendors
1 34 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.15%) Oracle
3 25 (4.29%) Atlassian
4 21 (3.60%) Adobe
5 17 (2.92%) SOASTA, Inc
6 11 (1.89%) HP
7 10 (1.72%) VMware
8 8 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.20%) Google
10 6 (1.03%) IBM
10 6 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.86%) Percona
12 4 (0.69%) Akamai
12 4 (0.69%) Informatica
12 4 (0.69%) Zend
12 4 (0.69%) InterSystems
12 4 (0.69%) Cadence
13 2 (0.34%) hybris
13 2 (0.34%) WorldPay
13 2 (0.34%) Xamarin
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
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