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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 203 120 221
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +101
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 223 401 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.77% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.45% 12.95% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 328 146
Average daily rate
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£428 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2994 3096 2707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.51% 13.68% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 2300 1990
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £33.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.60 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 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 22 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 -23 52 £470 +7.42% 19
Croydon - 4 - -
Canary Wharf -8 3 £475 -
Hounslow -4 1 £500 +25.00%
Isleworth - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £470 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (54.27%) Java
3 285 (54.08%) BDD
4 256 (48.58%) TDD
5 235 (44.59%) Selenium
6 232 (44.02%) Ruby
7 195 (37.00%) Scrum
8 162 (30.74%) QA
9 154 (29.22%) Git (software)
10 149 (28.27%) JavaScript
11 137 (26.00%) HTML
12 134 (25.43%) WebDriver
13 128 (24.29%) Test Automation
14 119 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
15 108 (20.49%) Web Services
16 98 (18.60%) CSS
16 98 (18.60%) Jenkins
17 90 (17.08%) Linux
18 84 (15.94%) JIRA
19 81 (15.37%) JSON
20 80 (15.18%) REST
21 77 (14.61%) JUnit
22 75 (14.23%) OO
22 75 (14.23%) RESTful
23 74 (14.04%) SQL
24 70 (13.28%) Gherkin
25 69 (13.09%) Kanban
26 66 (12.52%) RSpec
27 65 (12.33%) MongoDB
28 64 (12.14%) Finance

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 36 (6.83%) Node.js
2 24 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (4.36%) CMS
4 21 (3.98%) Confluence
5 16 (3.04%) Apache
6 13 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (1.71%) JBoss
7 9 (1.71%) Jetty
8 8 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.95%) nginx
9 5 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.76%) IIS
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.19%) Drupal
12 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
12 1 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (0.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (0.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.55%) GitHub
3 15 (2.85%) Heroku
4 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.95%) SaaS
4 5 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.38%) IaaS
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.97%) HTTP
2 14 (2.66%) Internet
3 7 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.76%) AMQP
4 4 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.57%) RTSP
6 1 (0.19%) ATM
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.33%) MongoDB
2 41 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 30 (5.69%) MySQL
5 27 (5.12%) Redis
6 25 (4.74%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.98%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.85%) SQL Server
9 14 (2.66%) Neo4j
10 13 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.09%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.71%) HBase
13 8 (1.52%) Big Data
14 7 (1.33%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.76%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.76%) DB2
17 2 (0.38%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 235 (44.59%) Selenium
2 154 (29.22%) Git (software)
3 134 (25.43%) WebDriver
4 98 (18.60%) Jenkins
5 84 (15.94%) JIRA
6 77 (14.61%) JUnit
7 66 (12.52%) RSpec
8 58 (11.01%) Maven
9 49 (9.30%) Subversion
10 48 (9.11%) Mockito
11 45 (8.54%) Calabash
12 42 (7.97%) SpecFlow
13 41 (7.78%) JBehave
14 34 (6.45%) Hudson
14 34 (6.45%) Capybara
15 27 (5.12%) TeamCity
16 24 (4.55%) Appium
17 21 (3.98%) Geb
17 21 (3.98%) WATIR
18 17 (3.23%) Jasmine
General
1 64 (12.14%) Finance
2 22 (4.17%) Banking
3 16 (3.04%) Games
4 11 (2.09%) Front Office
4 11 (2.09%) Retail
5 10 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.14%) Back Office
6 6 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.76%) Marketing
8 3 (0.57%) Advertising
8 3 (0.57%) Legal
9 2 (0.38%) Publishing
9 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 232 (44.02%) Developer
2 72 (13.66%) Java Developer
3 65 (12.33%) Analyst
4 60 (11.39%) Tester
5 54 (10.25%) Test Analyst
6 41 (7.78%) AWS Developer
7 35 (6.64%) QA Engineer
8 33 (6.26%) Test Engineer
9 32 (6.07%) Senior Developer
9 32 (6.07%) Automation Tester
10 29 (5.50%) Automation Analyst
11 25 (4.74%) Automation Engineer
12 21 (3.98%) Automation Test Analyst
13 20 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (3.80%) Ruby Developer
14 18 (3.42%) Test Leader
15 16 (3.04%) Senior Test Analyst
16 14 (2.66%) QA Automation Engineer
17 11 (2.09%) Software Engineer
17 11 (2.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (26.00%) HTML
2 108 (20.49%) Web Services
3 98 (18.60%) CSS
4 81 (15.37%) JSON
5 80 (15.18%) REST
6 75 (14.23%) RESTful
7 70 (13.28%) Gherkin
8 63 (11.95%) XML
9 57 (10.82%) HTML5
9 57 (10.82%) AngularJS
10 55 (10.44%) Spring
11 52 (9.87%) Ruby on Rails
12 50 (9.49%) jQuery
13 38 (7.21%) .NET
14 34 (6.45%) CSS3
15 31 (5.88%) Sinatra
16 29 (5.50%) Backbone.js
17 28 (5.31%) SOAP
18 25 (4.74%) Hibernate
19 24 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.11%) Open Source
2 30 (5.69%) User Experience
3 24 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 22 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.90%) Video on Demand
7 9 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.14%) Derivative
9 5 (0.95%) IPTV
9 5 (0.95%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.95%) Equities
9 5 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.76%) NHS
10 4 (0.76%) Online Games
10 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.57%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 90 (17.08%) Linux
2 46 (8.73%) UNIX
3 43 (8.16%) Android
4 33 (6.26%) Apple iOS
5 27 (5.12%) Windows
6 13 (2.47%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.52%) CentOS
7 8 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (54.08%) BDD
3 256 (48.58%) TDD
4 195 (37.00%) Scrum
5 128 (24.29%) Test Automation
6 119 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (14.23%) OO
8 69 (13.09%) Kanban
9 61 (11.57%) Test Scripting
10 56 (10.63%) E-Commerce
11 47 (8.92%) Automated Testing
12 43 (8.16%) Software Engineering
13 42 (7.97%) Pair Programming
14 39 (7.40%) OOP
14 39 (7.40%) Automation Testing
15 34 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 32 (6.07%) User Stories
17 30 (5.69%) MVC
18 28 (5.31%) SOA
18 28 (5.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 286 (54.27%) Java
2 232 (44.02%) Ruby
3 149 (28.27%) JavaScript
4 74 (14.04%) SQL
5 52 (9.87%) C#
6 47 (8.92%) Scala
6 47 (8.92%) Python
7 35 (6.64%) PHP
8 30 (5.69%) Groovy
9 16 (3.04%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.28%) Go
11 11 (2.09%) C
12 9 (1.71%) ActionScript
12 9 (1.71%) ActionScript 3.0
13 6 (1.14%) Perl
14 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.76%) C++
16 2 (0.38%) Clojure
17 1 (0.19%) XPath
17 1 (0.19%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 31 (5.88%) ISEB
2 24 (4.55%) Degree
3 21 (3.98%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (30.74%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.85%) Varnish
2 14 (2.66%) Docker
3 10 (1.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (4.74%) Ansible
2 20 (3.80%) Puppet
3 14 (2.66%) Vagrant
4 10 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.95%) Graylog
7 3 (0.57%) Mesos
8 1 (0.19%) Graphite
8 1 (0.19%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 23 (4.36%) Oracle
1 23 (4.36%) Adobe
2 18 (3.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.90%) Akamai
4 9 (1.71%) Google
4 9 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.14%) VMware
7 5 (0.95%) Zend
7 5 (0.95%) HP
7 5 (0.95%) New Relic
8 4 (0.76%) hybris
9 3 (0.57%) IBM
9 3 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.38%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.19%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.19%) Informatica
11 1 (0.19%) SOASTA, Inc
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Adroit People Limited
Rate: From £250 to £380 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £500-£600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago