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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 145 198 203
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 340 251 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.00% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.64% 8.01% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 219 170
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
3527 3135 2774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.76% 12.55% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2709 2310 1937
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £43.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +4.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.10 £29.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £73.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +17 76 £441 +10.31% 21
Westminster - 1 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 517 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (62.59%) Java
3 406 (58.42%) BDD
4 371 (53.38%) TDD
5 319 (45.90%) Selenium
6 311 (44.75%) Ruby
7 244 (35.11%) Scrum
8 221 (31.80%) JavaScript
9 214 (30.79%) QA
10 197 (28.35%) Test Automation
11 177 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
11 177 (25.47%) HTML
12 171 (24.60%) WebDriver
13 150 (21.58%) Web Services
14 145 (20.86%) XML
15 140 (20.14%) OO
16 136 (19.57%) Git (software)
17 126 (18.13%) SQL
18 121 (17.41%) CSS
18 121 (17.41%) Jenkins
19 111 (15.97%) Open Source
20 102 (14.68%) Spring
21 98 (14.10%) HTML5
22 96 (13.81%) Linux
23 88 (12.66%) REST
24 87 (12.52%) Maven
25 86 (12.37%) RESTful
26 83 (11.94%) Hudson
27 80 (11.51%) Test Scripting
28 79 (11.37%) Kanban

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 40 (5.76%) Node.js
2 26 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 20 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
5 11 (1.58%) nginx
5 11 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.58%) CMS
6 8 (1.15%) Confluence
7 6 (0.86%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.86%) IIS
7 6 (0.86%) Drupal
7 6 (0.86%) Apache
8 5 (0.72%) WordPress
8 5 (0.72%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.58%) uiautomator
9 4 (0.58%) SAS
9 4 (0.58%) JBoss
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.29%) Mule
10 2 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Final Cut Pro
2 3 (0.43%) MS Office
2 3 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.72%) GitHub
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Heroku
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.18%) HTTP
2 8 (1.15%) Internet
3 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.29%) AMQP
4 1 (0.14%) LDAP
4 1 (0.14%) Firewall
4 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.22%) NoSQL
2 64 (9.21%) MongoDB
3 36 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 35 (5.04%) MySQL
5 19 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.16%) Redis
8 13 (1.87%) Big Data
8 13 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (1.58%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.15%) HBase
11 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Navigator
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Server
12 5 (0.72%) DB2
13 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.43%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.29%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 319 (45.90%) Selenium
2 171 (24.60%) WebDriver
3 136 (19.57%) Git (software)
4 121 (17.41%) Jenkins
5 87 (12.52%) Maven
6 83 (11.94%) Hudson
7 75 (10.79%) JUnit
8 71 (10.22%) Calabash
9 66 (9.50%) WATIR
10 65 (9.35%) Capybara
11 59 (8.49%) JIRA
12 58 (8.35%) RSpec
13 56 (8.06%) Mockito
14 55 (7.91%) Subversion
15 50 (7.19%) TeamCity
16 49 (7.05%) QuickTest Pro
17 41 (5.90%) JBehave
18 38 (5.47%) Jasmine
19 36 (5.18%) Appium
20 35 (5.04%) Sahi
General
1 68 (9.78%) Finance
2 30 (4.32%) Banking
3 19 (2.73%) Games
4 14 (2.01%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.87%) Retail
6 12 (1.73%) Marketing
6 12 (1.73%) Publishing
7 8 (1.15%) Advertising
7 8 (1.15%) Legal
8 6 (0.86%) Law
8 6 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.43%) Front Office
10 3 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 316 (45.47%) Developer
2 114 (16.40%) Tester
3 99 (14.24%) Java Developer
4 66 (9.50%) Test Engineer
5 64 (9.21%) Automation Tester
6 52 (7.48%) Analyst
7 48 (6.91%) Test Analyst
8 46 (6.62%) Ruby Developer
9 37 (5.32%) Automation Engineer
10 35 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 27 (3.88%) Senior Developer
12 26 (3.74%) QA Engineer
13 22 (3.17%) QA Tester
14 20 (2.88%) Software Engineer
15 18 (2.59%) Web Developer
15 18 (2.59%) Senior Tester
16 16 (2.30%) Automation Analyst
17 15 (2.16%) Agile Tester
17 15 (2.16%) Automation Test Analyst
18 13 (1.87%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (25.47%) HTML
2 150 (21.58%) Web Services
3 145 (20.86%) XML
4 121 (17.41%) CSS
5 102 (14.68%) Spring
6 98 (14.10%) HTML5
7 88 (12.66%) REST
8 86 (12.37%) RESTful
9 78 (11.22%) JSON
10 71 (10.22%) jQuery
11 70 (10.07%) CSS3
11 70 (10.07%) AngularJS
12 62 (8.92%) Backbone.js
12 62 (8.92%) .NET
13 61 (8.78%) Gherkin
14 53 (7.63%) Ruby on Rails
15 50 (7.19%) Sinatra
16 49 (7.05%) Sass
17 33 (4.75%) Ajax
18 32 (4.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (15.97%) Open Source
2 55 (7.91%) Mobile App
3 28 (4.03%) User Experience
4 26 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.17%) Digital Media
6 18 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.44%) Video on Demand
9 9 (1.29%) Streaming Video
9 9 (1.29%) Derivative
10 8 (1.15%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.01%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.01%) New Media
11 7 (1.01%) Online Games
12 6 (0.86%) iPad
12 6 (0.86%) Equities
12 6 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 96 (13.81%) Linux
2 47 (6.76%) Android
2 47 (6.76%) Apple iOS
3 40 (5.76%) UNIX
4 25 (3.60%) Windows
5 14 (2.01%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.72%) CentOS
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.58%) AIX
7 4 (0.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (58.42%) BDD
3 371 (53.38%) TDD
4 244 (35.11%) Scrum
5 197 (28.35%) Test Automation
6 177 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
7 140 (20.14%) OO
8 80 (11.51%) Test Scripting
9 79 (11.37%) Kanban
10 76 (10.94%) Pair Programming
11 71 (10.22%) Automated Testing
12 68 (9.78%) MVC
13 65 (9.35%) Software Engineering
14 61 (8.78%) E-Commerce
14 61 (8.78%) Automation Testing
15 49 (7.05%) SOA
16 48 (6.91%) User Stories
17 42 (6.04%) OOP
18 38 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
19 33 (4.75%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 435 (62.59%) Java
2 311 (44.75%) Ruby
3 221 (31.80%) JavaScript
4 126 (18.13%) SQL
5 62 (8.92%) Python
5 62 (8.92%) Scala
6 60 (8.63%) PHP
7 35 (5.04%) C#
8 28 (4.03%) Groovy
9 19 (2.73%) Objective-C
10 9 (1.29%) Perl
10 9 (1.29%) Golang
10 9 (1.29%) PHP5
10 9 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.72%) Clojure
12 5 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (0.58%) XPath
14 3 (0.43%) Jython
15 2 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (7.77%) Degree
2 24 (3.45%) ISEB
3 19 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.73%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (30.79%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.01%) Varnish
3 11 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.29%) Docker
4 2 (0.29%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 18 (2.59%) Puppet
2 14 (2.01%) Ansible
3 12 (1.73%) Graylog2
4 10 (1.44%) Capistrano
4 10 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.15%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.58%) Nessus
8 3 (0.43%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.43%) Nagios
8 3 (0.43%) Oozie
8 3 (0.43%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.14%) logstash
10 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (3.60%) Microsoft
1 25 (3.60%) Zend
2 17 (2.45%) VMware
2 17 (2.45%) Adobe
2 17 (2.45%) Akamai
3 14 (2.01%) Oracle
4 13 (1.87%) New Relic
5 6 (0.86%) Google
6 4 (0.58%) hybris
6 4 (0.58%) SAP
6 4 (0.58%) HP
7 3 (0.43%) Mercator
7 3 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.29%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.29%) Splunk
8 2 (0.29%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.14%) Talend
9 1 (0.14%) Xamarin
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
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Rate: £360 - £400 per day
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Rate: From £330 to £430 per day
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Rate: £380.00 - £430.00 per day
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Rate: £420 - £450 per day
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Rate: £380 - £475 per day
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