The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 131 209 255
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +46
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 370 226 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 0.93% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.71% 7.27% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 178 126
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3454 3110 2991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.65% 12.83% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2498 2239 2039
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.03 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.80 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +49 77 £438 +9.37% 30
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 485 (66.62%) Java
2 463 (63.60%) BDD
3 444 (60.99%) TDD
4 363 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
5 361 (49.59%) Selenium
6 357 (49.04%) Ruby
7 303 (41.62%) Scrum
8 275 (37.77%) Test Automation
9 251 (34.48%) QA
10 213 (29.26%) WebDriver
11 208 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 205 (28.16%) JavaScript
13 192 (26.37%) XML
14 178 (24.45%) Web Services
15 164 (22.53%) HTML
16 161 (22.12%) SQL
17 150 (20.60%) Git (software)
18 141 (19.37%) Jenkins
19 114 (15.66%) JBehave
20 112 (15.38%) JSON
21 111 (15.25%) CSS
21 111 (15.25%) OO
22 108 (14.84%) Open Source
23 101 (13.87%) Spring
24 96 (13.19%) JUnit
24 96 (13.19%) Test Scripting
25 95 (13.05%) E-Commerce
26 94 (12.91%) Linux
27 93 (12.77%) WATIR
28 91 (12.50%) Hudson

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 45 (6.18%) Node.js
2 26 (3.57%) CMS
3 25 (3.43%) Adobe CQ
4 18 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.79%) Apache
6 9 (1.24%) Confluence
7 8 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.82%) Jetty
9 5 (0.69%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.41%) OpenCms
12 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.27%) WordPress
12 2 (0.27%) Mule
12 2 (0.27%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.27%) Drupal
12 2 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
3 3 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.82%) GitHub
3 6 (0.82%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.95%) HTTP
2 15 (2.06%) Internet
3 5 (0.69%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.41%) SSL
5 2 (0.27%) SNMP
5 2 (0.27%) AMQP
6 1 (0.14%) SSH
6 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) LDAP
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (8.38%) MySQL
2 55 (7.55%) NoSQL
3 53 (7.28%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (3.16%) Big Data
6 22 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.34%) SQL Server
8 15 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.51%) Redis
10 9 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.69%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.55%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.41%) BigTable
13 3 (0.41%) Riak
13 3 (0.41%) HBase
13 3 (0.41%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.41%) SQL Navigator
13 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 361 (49.59%) Selenium
2 213 (29.26%) WebDriver
3 150 (20.60%) Git (software)
4 141 (19.37%) Jenkins
5 114 (15.66%) JBehave
6 96 (13.19%) JUnit
7 93 (12.77%) WATIR
8 91 (12.50%) Hudson
9 88 (12.09%) Mockito
10 86 (11.81%) Subversion
11 80 (10.99%) JIRA
12 79 (10.85%) Calabash
13 78 (10.71%) Maven
13 78 (10.71%) Capybara
14 65 (8.93%) TeamCity
15 64 (8.79%) RSpec
16 48 (6.59%) FitNesse
17 44 (6.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 42 (5.77%) QuickTest Pro
19 38 (5.22%) SoapUI
General
1 85 (11.68%) Finance
2 22 (3.02%) Banking
3 16 (2.20%) Retail
4 15 (2.06%) Marketing
4 15 (2.06%) Games
5 11 (1.51%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.37%) Publishing
7 9 (1.24%) Legal
8 7 (0.96%) Back Office
9 6 (0.82%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.69%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) Local Government
12 2 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 302 (41.48%) Developer
2 154 (21.15%) Tester
3 100 (13.74%) Java Developer
4 83 (11.40%) Analyst
5 82 (11.26%) Automation Tester
6 77 (10.58%) Test Analyst
7 66 (9.07%) Test Engineer
8 48 (6.59%) QA Engineer
8 48 (6.59%) Ruby Developer
9 36 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
10 28 (3.85%) QA Tester
11 21 (2.88%) Agile Tester
12 20 (2.75%) Agile Coach
12 20 (2.75%) Test Leader
12 20 (2.75%) Senior Developer
13 19 (2.61%) Software Engineer
14 18 (2.47%) Automation Analyst
14 18 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (2.47%) Automation Test Analyst
15 17 (2.34%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (26.37%) XML
2 178 (24.45%) Web Services
3 164 (22.53%) HTML
4 112 (15.38%) JSON
5 111 (15.25%) CSS
6 101 (13.87%) Spring
7 77 (10.58%) RESTful
8 73 (10.03%) Gherkin
9 71 (9.75%) .NET
10 60 (8.24%) REST
10 60 (8.24%) HTML5
11 58 (7.97%) SOAP
12 57 (7.83%) CSS3
13 53 (7.28%) Ruby on Rails
13 53 (7.28%) jQuery
14 40 (5.49%) Sass
15 39 (5.36%) Sinatra
16 38 (5.22%) Hibernate
17 37 (5.08%) AngularJS
17 37 (5.08%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.84%) Open Source
2 78 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 41 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.75%) Digital Media
6 17 (2.34%) Video on Demand
7 15 (2.06%) New Media
8 12 (1.65%) IPTV
9 11 (1.51%) Streaming Video
10 9 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.96%) STB
11 7 (0.96%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.82%) Online Games
13 5 (0.69%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.55%) Smartcard
14 4 (0.55%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.55%) iPad
14 4 (0.55%) iPhone
14 4 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.91%) Linux
2 65 (8.93%) Android
3 55 (7.55%) Apple iOS
4 32 (4.40%) UNIX
5 13 (1.79%) Windows
6 6 (0.82%) AIX
6 6 (0.82%) Solaris
6 6 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (63.60%) BDD
2 444 (60.99%) TDD
3 363 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
4 303 (41.62%) Scrum
5 275 (37.77%) Test Automation
6 208 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 111 (15.25%) OO
8 96 (13.19%) Test Scripting
9 95 (13.05%) E-Commerce
10 89 (12.23%) Pair Programming
11 81 (11.13%) User Stories
11 81 (11.13%) Automation Testing
12 80 (10.99%) Kanban
13 75 (10.30%) Automated Testing
14 74 (10.16%) Software Engineering
15 67 (9.20%) SOA
16 50 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
17 49 (6.73%) MVC
18 44 (6.04%) ATDD
19 41 (5.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 485 (66.62%) Java
2 357 (49.04%) Ruby
3 205 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 161 (22.12%) SQL
5 80 (10.99%) C#
6 55 (7.55%) Python
7 38 (5.22%) Groovy
8 36 (4.95%) PHP
9 31 (4.26%) Scala
10 24 (3.30%) Objective-C
11 22 (3.02%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.65%) Perl
13 11 (1.51%) XPath
14 9 (1.24%) C++
14 9 (1.24%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
16 7 (0.96%) Golang
16 7 (0.96%) Clojure
17 6 (0.82%) C
17 6 (0.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 42 (5.77%) Degree
2 34 (4.67%) ISEB
3 24 (3.30%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.41%) MBA
8 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (34.48%) QA
System Software
1 7 (0.96%) Varnish
2 4 (0.55%) Cygwin
2 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.92%) Puppet
3 7 (0.96%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.55%) Graylog2
5 3 (0.41%) Oozie
6 2 (0.27%) Nagios
6 2 (0.27%) Cacti
6 2 (0.27%) Munin
6 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.27%) Opsview
6 2 (0.27%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.14%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (4.67%) Oracle
2 31 (4.26%) Adobe
3 23 (3.16%) Akamai
4 22 (3.02%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.20%) HP
6 14 (1.92%) VMware
7 9 (1.24%) Zend
8 8 (1.10%) JBoss
9 6 (0.82%) New Relic
10 4 (0.55%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.41%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.41%) Cognos
11 3 (0.41%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.27%) Apple
12 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.27%) hybris
12 2 (0.27%) Splunk
12 2 (0.27%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.27%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.27%) SolarWinds
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Rate: £600 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
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London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per annum
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Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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LA International
Rate: £345 - £350 per day
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Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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