The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
North West / Manchester
Rank 74 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 19 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 1.06% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.88% 6.33% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £300 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £386 £376
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
214 300 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.04% 16.71% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 188 159
Median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Manchester region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (78.46%) BDD
3 46 (70.77%) TDD
4 34 (52.31%) Java
5 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
6 26 (40.00%) Scrum
7 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
8 23 (35.38%) Selenium
9 22 (33.85%) JIRA
10 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (24.62%) Open Source
11 16 (24.62%) Python
12 14 (21.54%) HTML
12 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
12 14 (21.54%) Maven
13 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (20.00%) SQL
13 13 (20.00%) CSS
13 13 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 13 (20.00%) Node.js
13 13 (20.00%) Gherkin
14 12 (18.46%) PostGIS
14 12 (18.46%) JBehave
14 12 (18.46%) Web Development
15 11 (16.92%) Degree
15 11 (16.92%) Data Migration
15 11 (16.92%) ESRI
15 11 (16.92%) Migration
15 11 (16.92%) Gradle
15 11 (16.92%) Leaflet

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.92%) GeoServer
2 6 (9.23%) Drupal
2 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.15%) Confluence
4 2 (3.08%) NServiceBus
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.31%) GitHub
3 6 (9.23%) Google Analytics
4 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.15%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.69%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.54%) Big Data
7 1 (1.54%) GIS
7 1 (1.54%) QGIS
7 1 (1.54%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 23 (35.38%) Selenium
3 22 (33.85%) JIRA
4 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
4 14 (21.54%) Maven
5 12 (18.46%) JBehave
6 11 (16.92%) Gradle
7 10 (15.38%) WebDriver
8 9 (13.85%) JMeter
9 7 (10.77%) JUnit
10 6 (9.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (9.23%) Bitbucket
11 4 (6.15%) PhantomJS
12 3 (4.62%) IntelliJ
12 3 (4.62%) Jasmine
12 3 (4.62%) TestNG
13 2 (3.08%) Log4j
13 2 (3.08%) Mocha
13 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (3.08%) TestRail
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Tester
3 13 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Digital Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Drupal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) HTML
2 13 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 13 (20.00%) CSS
2 13 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 13 (20.00%) Node.js
3 12 (18.46%) PostGIS
4 11 (16.92%) Leaflet
4 11 (16.92%) OpenLayers
5 10 (15.38%) JSON
6 9 (13.85%) Sass
7 8 (12.31%) .NET
8 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
8 7 (10.77%) Entity Framework
8 7 (10.77%) NHibernate
9 6 (9.23%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (7.69%) Ajax
10 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.69%) jQuery
10 5 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
1 1 (1.54%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (78.46%) BDD
3 46 (70.77%) TDD
4 26 (40.00%) Scrum
5 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (24.62%) Open Source
7 12 (18.46%) Web Development
8 11 (16.92%) Data Migration
8 11 (16.92%) Migration
9 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.77%) MVC
11 6 (9.23%) Analytics
11 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
11 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Kanban
12 5 (7.69%) Project Management
12 5 (7.69%) Regression Testing
13 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) Java
2 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (24.62%) Python
4 13 (20.00%) SQL
5 10 (15.38%) Ruby
6 9 (13.85%) C#
7 7 (10.77%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Ansible
2 6 (9.23%) Kibana
2 6 (9.23%) logstash
2 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.23%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) ESRI
2 6 (9.23%) Google
2 6 (9.23%) Splunk
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) SAP