The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 101 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.76% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.69% 5.43% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 11
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
North West

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
186 184 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.05% 14.06% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 124 83
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Stockport - 1 - - 3
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) AMQP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Gradle
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Behat
3 1 (11.11%) Toad
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
3 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) XHTML
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
4 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 10 days ago