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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 164 174 168
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 295 279 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.27% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.38% 9.45% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 230 213
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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
3144 2952 2550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.78% 13.45% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 2124 1879
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +29 76 £425 -2.85% 16
Sidcup - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 466 (72.02%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (59.04%) Java
3 365 (56.41%) BDD
4 319 (49.30%) TDD
5 297 (45.90%) Selenium
6 292 (45.13%) Ruby
7 222 (34.31%) Scrum
8 204 (31.53%) JavaScript
9 196 (30.29%) HTML
10 195 (30.14%) QA
11 162 (25.04%) Git (software)
12 161 (24.88%) Test Automation
13 158 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
14 155 (23.96%) WebDriver
15 140 (21.64%) Web Services
16 123 (19.01%) CSS
17 122 (18.86%) SQL
18 119 (18.39%) REST
19 118 (18.24%) XML
20 112 (17.31%) Linux
21 104 (16.07%) OO
22 103 (15.92%) Jenkins
23 97 (14.99%) Maven
24 91 (14.06%) Open Source
24 91 (14.06%) HTML5
25 89 (13.76%) Kanban
26 87 (13.45%) JSON
27 78 (12.06%) RESTful
28 74 (11.44%) AngularJS
29 73 (11.28%) Calabash

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (7.11%) Node.js
2 21 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 16 (2.47%) nginx
5 14 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (2.01%) Confluence
6 13 (2.01%) CMS
7 9 (1.39%) IIS
7 9 (1.39%) JBoss
7 9 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (1.24%) Apache
9 5 (0.77%) Jetty
10 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.46%) SAS
11 3 (0.46%) Drupal
12 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.31%) uiautomator
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.55%) GitHub
2 20 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.93%) Heroku
5 4 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.46%) ElastiCache
6 3 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) Trello
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.57%) HTTP
2 7 (1.08%) Internet
3 5 (0.77%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.62%) AMQP
5 3 (0.46%) RTSP
6 1 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.36%) MongoDB
2 43 (6.65%) NoSQL
3 33 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 28 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.02%) Redis
7 25 (3.86%) Neo4j
8 15 (2.32%) MySQL
9 12 (1.85%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.55%) Big Data
10 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.08%) DB2
12 6 (0.93%) SQL Server
12 6 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.62%) HBase
15 3 (0.46%) DbVisualizer
16 2 (0.31%) Riak
16 2 (0.31%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 297 (45.90%) Selenium
2 162 (25.04%) Git (software)
3 155 (23.96%) WebDriver
4 103 (15.92%) Jenkins
5 97 (14.99%) Maven
6 73 (11.28%) Calabash
7 72 (11.13%) Hudson
8 68 (10.51%) JIRA
9 67 (10.36%) Subversion
10 64 (9.89%) JUnit
11 54 (8.35%) Mockito
12 53 (8.19%) RSpec
13 47 (7.26%) Appium
14 46 (7.11%) TeamCity
15 43 (6.65%) QuickTest Pro
16 42 (6.49%) WATIR
17 41 (6.34%) JBehave
18 40 (6.18%) Jasmine
19 33 (5.10%) Capybara
20 32 (4.95%) Sahi
General
1 56 (8.66%) Finance
2 26 (4.02%) Banking
3 19 (2.94%) Games
4 13 (2.01%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.55%) Retail
6 9 (1.39%) Front Office
7 6 (0.93%) Advertising
7 6 (0.93%) Marketing
8 5 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.77%) Legal
8 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.62%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Back Office
10 3 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 294 (45.44%) Developer
2 92 (14.22%) Tester
3 91 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 61 (9.43%) Analyst
5 57 (8.81%) Test Analyst
6 50 (7.73%) Automation Tester
7 49 (7.57%) Test Engineer
8 43 (6.65%) Senior Developer
9 41 (6.34%) Automation Engineer
10 33 (5.10%) QA Engineer
11 27 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
12 23 (3.55%) Ruby Developer
13 22 (3.40%) Automation Test Analyst
14 20 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (3.09%) QA Tester
15 19 (2.94%) Test Leader
16 18 (2.78%) QA Automation Engineer
17 17 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
18 15 (2.32%) Software Engineer
19 14 (2.16%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (30.29%) HTML
2 140 (21.64%) Web Services
3 123 (19.01%) CSS
4 119 (18.39%) REST
5 118 (18.24%) XML
6 91 (14.06%) HTML5
7 87 (13.45%) JSON
8 78 (12.06%) RESTful
9 74 (11.44%) AngularJS
10 66 (10.20%) jQuery
11 62 (9.58%) Spring
12 59 (9.12%) .NET
13 55 (8.50%) Gherkin
14 52 (8.04%) CSS3
15 49 (7.57%) Sass
16 47 (7.26%) Backbone.js
17 43 (6.65%) Ruby on Rails
18 42 (6.49%) Sinatra
19 32 (4.95%) SOAP
20 27 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 91 (14.06%) Open Source
2 46 (7.11%) User Experience
3 44 (6.80%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.48%) Digital Media
5 19 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.70%) Video on Demand
7 11 (1.70%) Mobile Payment
8 9 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.39%) Derivative
9 8 (1.24%) Equities
10 7 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (0.93%) W3C
12 5 (0.77%) DTV
12 5 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.77%) iPad
12 5 (0.77%) Online Games
13 4 (0.62%) NHS
13 4 (0.62%) Streaming Video
14 3 (0.46%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 112 (17.31%) Linux
2 55 (8.50%) Android
3 53 (8.19%) Apple iOS
4 52 (8.04%) UNIX
5 39 (6.03%) Windows
6 23 (3.55%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.77%) CentOS
8 4 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (72.02%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (56.41%) BDD
3 319 (49.30%) TDD
4 222 (34.31%) Scrum
5 161 (24.88%) Test Automation
6 158 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (16.07%) OO
8 89 (13.76%) Kanban
9 66 (10.20%) Automated Testing
10 62 (9.58%) Test Scripting
11 60 (9.27%) E-Commerce
12 55 (8.50%) Pair Programming
13 52 (8.04%) OOP
14 49 (7.57%) Automation Testing
15 46 (7.11%) Responsive Web Design
15 46 (7.11%) SOA
15 46 (7.11%) Software Engineering
16 42 (6.49%) Web Design
16 42 (6.49%) MVC
17 37 (5.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 382 (59.04%) Java
2 292 (45.13%) Ruby
3 204 (31.53%) JavaScript
4 122 (18.86%) SQL
5 69 (10.66%) Python
6 61 (9.43%) Scala
7 47 (7.26%) PHP
8 39 (6.03%) C#
9 18 (2.78%) Groovy
10 15 (2.32%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.70%) Perl
12 10 (1.55%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.55%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.39%) ActionScript 3.0
13 9 (1.39%) C
13 9 (1.39%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.77%) C++
15 4 (0.62%) Golang
16 3 (0.46%) Jython
17 2 (0.31%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 43 (6.65%) ISEB
2 40 (6.18%) Degree
3 23 (3.55%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.24%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.93%) VCP4
8 1 (0.15%) IIBA
8 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (30.14%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (2.63%) Varnish
2 15 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (1.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (4.95%) Ansible
2 22 (3.40%) Puppet
3 17 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 12 (1.85%) Graylog
5 8 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.77%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.46%) Nagios
8 3 (0.46%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.46%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (3.25%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.09%) Oracle
3 19 (2.94%) Adobe
4 18 (2.78%) VMware
5 17 (2.63%) Akamai
6 14 (2.16%) Google
7 12 (1.85%) Zend
7 12 (1.85%) New Relic
8 4 (0.62%) hybris
8 4 (0.62%) SAP
9 3 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.46%) HP
9 3 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.31%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.31%) Mercator
10 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.15%) IBM
11 1 (0.15%) Endeca
11 1 (0.15%) ATG
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