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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 148 212 242
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +30
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 350 244 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.47% 0.97% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.97% 7.45% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 194 137
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 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
3509 3277 2988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.73% 13.06% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2503 2343 2049
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 £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 23
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £22.51 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.35 £59.30 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +35 57 £448 +11.87% 22
Westminster - 2 £610 -
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 1
Surbiton - 1 - - 1
Ealing - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 501 (66.18%) Java
2 463 (61.16%) BDD
3 455 (60.11%) TDD
4 378 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
5 363 (47.95%) Ruby
6 360 (47.56%) Selenium
7 306 (40.42%) Scrum
8 258 (34.08%) Test Automation
9 247 (32.63%) QA
10 220 (29.06%) JavaScript
11 213 (28.14%) WebDriver
12 211 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
13 189 (24.97%) XML
14 178 (23.51%) Web Services
15 169 (22.32%) HTML
16 152 (20.08%) Git (software)
17 151 (19.95%) Jenkins
18 145 (19.15%) SQL
19 134 (17.70%) OO
20 122 (16.12%) CSS
21 115 (15.19%) Spring
22 112 (14.80%) Open Source
23 111 (14.66%) JSON
24 104 (13.74%) JBehave
25 100 (13.21%) Test Scripting
26 99 (13.08%) JUnit
27 98 (12.95%) Linux
27 98 (12.95%) Hudson
28 94 (12.42%) Pair Programming
29 92 (12.15%) E-Commerce

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (5.68%) Node.js
2 26 (3.43%) Adobe CQ
2 26 (3.43%) CMS
3 21 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (1.45%) Apache
6 8 (1.06%) Confluence
7 5 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.66%) WordPress
8 4 (0.53%) Drupal
8 4 (0.53%) Jetty
8 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.40%) OpenCms
10 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.26%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.26%) Mule
10 2 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.53%) MS Office
3 4 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.66%) GitHub
4 5 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.02%) HTTP
2 12 (1.59%) Internet
3 4 (0.53%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.26%) AMQP
5 1 (0.13%) LDAP
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) SNMP
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.25%) NoSQL
2 63 (8.32%) MySQL
3 56 (7.40%) MongoDB
4 23 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.91%) Big Data
6 21 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (2.51%) SQL Server
8 16 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (1.32%) Redis
12 5 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.53%) SQL Navigator
13 4 (0.53%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.53%) HBase
14 3 (0.40%) BigTable
14 3 (0.40%) Riak
14 3 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.40%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 360 (47.56%) Selenium
2 213 (28.14%) WebDriver
3 152 (20.08%) Git (software)
4 151 (19.95%) Jenkins
5 104 (13.74%) JBehave
6 99 (13.08%) JUnit
7 98 (12.95%) Hudson
8 89 (11.76%) Capybara
9 88 (11.62%) Mockito
9 88 (11.62%) WATIR
10 83 (10.96%) Subversion
11 75 (9.91%) Maven
11 75 (9.91%) Calabash
12 73 (9.64%) JIRA
13 69 (9.11%) TeamCity
14 67 (8.85%) RSpec
15 49 (6.47%) FitNesse
16 44 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 39 (5.15%) JMeter
18 35 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 86 (11.36%) Finance
2 22 (2.91%) Banking
3 17 (2.25%) Games
4 16 (2.11%) Retail
5 15 (1.98%) Publishing
6 14 (1.85%) Marketing
7 12 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.19%) Legal
9 7 (0.92%) Back Office
10 6 (0.79%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.66%) Advertising
11 5 (0.66%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.40%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Billing
13 2 (0.26%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 325 (42.93%) Developer
2 151 (19.95%) Tester
3 106 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 83 (10.96%) Automation Tester
5 82 (10.83%) Analyst
6 76 (10.04%) Test Analyst
7 73 (9.64%) Test Engineer
8 52 (6.87%) Ruby Developer
9 46 (6.08%) QA Engineer
10 36 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
11 25 (3.30%) QA Tester
12 24 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (2.91%) Software Engineer
13 22 (2.91%) Test Leader
14 21 (2.77%) Agile Tester
15 19 (2.51%) Agile Coach
15 19 (2.51%) Senior Developer
16 14 (1.85%) Web Developer
16 14 (1.85%) QA Analyst
16 14 (1.85%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (24.97%) XML
2 178 (23.51%) Web Services
3 169 (22.32%) HTML
4 122 (16.12%) CSS
5 115 (15.19%) Spring
6 111 (14.66%) JSON
7 87 (11.49%) RESTful
8 79 (10.44%) Gherkin
9 72 (9.51%) HTML5
10 68 (8.98%) .NET
10 68 (8.98%) CSS3
11 67 (8.85%) REST
12 62 (8.19%) jQuery
13 57 (7.53%) SOAP
14 56 (7.40%) Ruby on Rails
15 47 (6.21%) Backbone.js
16 45 (5.94%) Sinatra
17 44 (5.81%) AngularJS
18 42 (5.55%) Sass
19 40 (5.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 112 (14.80%) Open Source
2 79 (10.44%) Mobile App
3 43 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.04%) Digital Media
6 15 (1.98%) New Media
7 14 (1.85%) Video on Demand
8 10 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.19%) Streaming Video
9 9 (1.19%) IPTV
10 7 (0.92%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.92%) Online Games
11 6 (0.79%) STB
12 5 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.53%) Smartcard
13 4 (0.53%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.53%) iPad
13 4 (0.53%) iPhone
14 3 (0.40%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.40%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 98 (12.95%) Linux
2 66 (8.72%) Android
3 56 (7.40%) Apple iOS
4 32 (4.23%) UNIX
5 16 (2.11%) Windows
6 6 (0.79%) AIX
6 6 (0.79%) Solaris
6 6 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.26%) CentOS
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (61.16%) BDD
2 455 (60.11%) TDD
3 378 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
4 306 (40.42%) Scrum
5 258 (34.08%) Test Automation
6 211 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
7 134 (17.70%) OO
8 100 (13.21%) Test Scripting
9 94 (12.42%) Pair Programming
10 92 (12.15%) E-Commerce
11 83 (10.96%) User Stories
12 82 (10.83%) Kanban
13 81 (10.70%) Automation Testing
14 80 (10.57%) Software Engineering
15 70 (9.25%) Automated Testing
16 64 (8.45%) SOA
17 62 (8.19%) MVC
18 50 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
19 47 (6.21%) ATDD
20 38 (5.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 501 (66.18%) Java
2 363 (47.95%) Ruby
3 220 (29.06%) JavaScript
4 145 (19.15%) SQL
5 73 (9.64%) C#
6 66 (8.72%) Python
7 49 (6.47%) PHP
8 41 (5.42%) Groovy
9 37 (4.89%) Scala
10 24 (3.17%) Objective-C
11 23 (3.04%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.32%) Perl
13 9 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.06%) C++
14 8 (1.06%) XPath
14 8 (1.06%) PHP5
14 8 (1.06%) Golang
15 7 (0.92%) Clojure
16 6 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (6.74%) Degree
2 28 (3.70%) ISEB
3 21 (2.77%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.40%) MBA
8 2 (0.26%) CEH
8 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (32.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.06%) Varnish
2 6 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.40%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.59%) Puppet
3 8 (1.06%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.79%) Graylog2
5 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.53%) Nessus
7 3 (0.40%) Oozie
8 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.26%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.13%) logstash
9 1 (0.13%) Salt
9 1 (0.13%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.13%) Opsview
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) Cacti
9 1 (0.13%) Munin
Vendors
1 33 (4.36%) Adobe
2 26 (3.43%) Oracle
3 24 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.51%) Akamai
5 18 (2.38%) Zend
6 16 (2.11%) VMware
7 14 (1.85%) HP
8 8 (1.06%) New Relic
9 6 (0.79%) JBoss
10 4 (0.53%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.40%) Cognos
11 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.40%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.40%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.40%) hybris
12 2 (0.26%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.26%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.26%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.26%) Apple
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