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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 140 176 156
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -20
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 330 260 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.19% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.62% 9.02% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 226 225
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
3108 2881 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 13.16% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2380 2093 1868
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £41.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +43 89 £425 +3.65% 40
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 479 (73.02%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (63.41%) Java
3 373 (56.86%) BDD
4 331 (50.46%) TDD
5 310 (47.26%) Selenium
6 280 (42.68%) Ruby
7 214 (32.62%) JavaScript
8 205 (31.25%) Scrum
9 195 (29.73%) QA
10 193 (29.42%) HTML
11 168 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
12 161 (24.54%) Test Automation
13 160 (24.39%) WebDriver
14 152 (23.17%) Git (software)
15 141 (21.49%) Web Services
16 127 (19.36%) XML
17 126 (19.21%) CSS
18 124 (18.90%) OO
19 122 (18.60%) SQL
20 115 (17.53%) Jenkins
21 109 (16.62%) REST
21 109 (16.62%) Linux
22 102 (15.55%) Open Source
23 96 (14.63%) HTML5
24 95 (14.48%) Maven
25 85 (12.96%) RESTful
26 83 (12.65%) JSON
27 78 (11.89%) Spring
28 75 (11.43%) Kanban
29 74 (11.28%) Hudson

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 42 (6.40%) Node.js
2 23 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (2.29%) nginx
6 10 (1.52%) IIS
7 9 (1.37%) CMS
7 9 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (1.22%) Confluence
9 7 (1.07%) JBoss
10 5 (0.76%) Drupal
11 4 (0.61%) Jetty
11 4 (0.61%) Apache
12 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.46%) SAS
12 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.46%) WordPress
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.30%) uiautomator
14 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.59%) GitHub
3 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.30%) Trello
6 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.86%) HTTP
2 5 (0.76%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.61%) AMQP
3 4 (0.61%) Internet
4 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) RTSP
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.52%) MongoDB
2 57 (8.69%) NoSQL
3 37 (5.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 27 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (3.81%) Redis
6 23 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.05%) MySQL
8 18 (2.74%) Neo4j
9 12 (1.83%) Big Data
9 12 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.22%) SQL Server
12 7 (1.07%) DB2
13 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.76%) HBase
14 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.46%) DbVisualizer
15 2 (0.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 310 (47.26%) Selenium
2 160 (24.39%) WebDriver
3 152 (23.17%) Git (software)
4 115 (17.53%) Jenkins
5 95 (14.48%) Maven
6 74 (11.28%) Hudson
7 72 (10.98%) JUnit
8 71 (10.82%) Calabash
9 65 (9.91%) JIRA
10 57 (8.69%) Subversion
11 50 (7.62%) Mockito
12 49 (7.47%) WATIR
12 49 (7.47%) TeamCity
13 48 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
14 42 (6.40%) Appium
14 42 (6.40%) RSpec
15 41 (6.25%) Capybara
16 40 (6.10%) Jasmine
16 40 (6.10%) JBehave
17 35 (5.34%) Sahi
General
1 59 (8.99%) Finance
2 26 (3.96%) Banking
3 21 (3.20%) Games
4 13 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.52%) Retail
6 7 (1.07%) Publishing
6 7 (1.07%) Front Office
7 6 (0.91%) Law
8 5 (0.76%) Marketing
8 5 (0.76%) Legal
8 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.76%) Advertising
9 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Electronics
10 3 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 302 (46.04%) Developer
2 92 (14.02%) Tester
3 90 (13.72%) Java Developer
4 56 (8.54%) Automation Tester
4 56 (8.54%) Analyst
5 55 (8.38%) Test Engineer
6 51 (7.77%) Test Analyst
7 41 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
8 36 (5.49%) Senior Developer
9 31 (4.73%) Ruby Developer
10 28 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
11 26 (3.96%) QA Engineer
12 23 (3.51%) Automation Analyst
13 20 (3.05%) QA Tester
14 19 (2.90%) Test Leader
15 17 (2.59%) Web Developer
15 17 (2.59%) Software Engineer
15 17 (2.59%) Automation Test Analyst
16 16 (2.44%) QA Automation Engineer
17 15 (2.29%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (29.42%) HTML
2 141 (21.49%) Web Services
3 127 (19.36%) XML
4 126 (19.21%) CSS
5 109 (16.62%) REST
6 96 (14.63%) HTML5
7 85 (12.96%) RESTful
8 83 (12.65%) JSON
9 78 (11.89%) Spring
10 71 (10.82%) jQuery
11 69 (10.52%) AngularJS
12 65 (9.91%) .NET
13 64 (9.76%) CSS3
14 54 (8.23%) Gherkin
15 53 (8.08%) Backbone.js
16 51 (7.77%) Sass
17 48 (7.32%) Sinatra
18 37 (5.64%) Ruby on Rails
19 33 (5.03%) SOAP
20 27 (4.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 102 (15.55%) Open Source
2 46 (7.01%) Mobile App
3 44 (6.71%) User Experience
4 27 (4.12%) Digital Media
5 20 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (1.52%) Video on Demand
8 8 (1.22%) Derivative
8 8 (1.22%) Equities
9 6 (0.91%) Online Games
9 6 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (0.76%) iPad
11 4 (0.61%) W3C
11 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.61%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.46%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (0.46%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 109 (16.62%) Linux
2 51 (7.77%) Android
3 50 (7.62%) Apple iOS
4 46 (7.01%) UNIX
5 38 (5.79%) Windows
6 17 (2.59%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.91%) CentOS
8 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (73.02%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (56.86%) BDD
3 331 (50.46%) TDD
4 205 (31.25%) Scrum
5 168 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
6 161 (24.54%) Test Automation
7 124 (18.90%) OO
8 75 (11.43%) Kanban
9 70 (10.67%) Test Scripting
10 68 (10.37%) Automated Testing
11 63 (9.60%) E-Commerce
12 59 (8.99%) Pair Programming
13 54 (8.23%) MVC
14 52 (7.93%) Software Engineering
15 49 (7.47%) OOP
16 48 (7.32%) Automation Testing
17 41 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
18 39 (5.95%) User Stories
19 38 (5.79%) SOA
19 38 (5.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 416 (63.41%) Java
2 280 (42.68%) Ruby
3 214 (32.62%) JavaScript
4 122 (18.60%) SQL
5 74 (11.28%) Python
6 66 (10.06%) Scala
7 53 (8.08%) PHP
8 39 (5.95%) C#
9 30 (4.57%) Groovy
10 15 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.13%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.52%) Perl
14 9 (1.37%) C
15 6 (0.91%) PHP5
15 6 (0.91%) ActionScript 3.0
15 6 (0.91%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.91%) Golang
16 5 (0.76%) C++
17 3 (0.46%) Jython
Qualifications
1 47 (7.16%) Degree
2 39 (5.95%) ISEB
3 22 (3.35%) ISTQB
4 17 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CEH
7 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (29.73%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (2.59%) Varnish
1 17 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (4.73%) Ansible
2 22 (3.35%) Puppet
3 14 (2.13%) Graylog2
4 11 (1.68%) Vagrant
5 10 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.91%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.46%) Hyperic
7 3 (0.46%) Nessus
7 3 (0.46%) Nagios
7 3 (0.46%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.30%) Salt
9 1 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (3.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.35%) Zend
3 20 (3.05%) VMware
4 19 (2.90%) Oracle
5 18 (2.74%) Akamai
6 17 (2.59%) Adobe
7 15 (2.29%) New Relic
8 13 (1.98%) Google
9 4 (0.61%) hybris
9 4 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.61%) SAP
10 3 (0.46%) Mercator
11 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.30%) HP
12 1 (0.15%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.15%) RedDot
12 1 (0.15%) Endeca
12 1 (0.15%) ATG
12 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat
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