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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 94 94 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.31% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 3.73% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £340 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
243 134 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.12% 8.25% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 91 102
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 29 July 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -4 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) Selenium
3 17 (56.67%) BDD
4 16 (53.33%) TDD
5 15 (50.00%) Scrum
5 15 (50.00%) Java
6 13 (43.33%) JIRA
7 11 (36.67%) QA
7 11 (36.67%) C#
8 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 9 (30.00%) Automation Testing
9 9 (30.00%) Ruby
10 8 (26.67%) SQL
10 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
11 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
11 7 (23.33%) XML
12 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 5 (16.67%) HTML
13 5 (16.67%) .NET
13 5 (16.67%) HP
13 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
13 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
13 5 (16.67%) MVC
13 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
13 5 (16.67%) SDLC
13 5 (16.67%) Gherkin

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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Selenium
2 13 (43.33%) JIRA
3 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
6 4 (13.33%) JMeter
7 3 (10.00%) JUnit
7 3 (10.00%) Mocha
8 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
8 2 (6.67%) Zephyr
9 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
9 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.33%) Mockito
9 1 (3.33%) Spock
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) XML
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (10.00%) Express
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 3 (10.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (10.00%) Node.js
3 3 (10.00%) RESTful
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.33%) Grails
5 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Solaris
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) BDD
3 16 (53.33%) TDD
4 15 (50.00%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 5 (16.67%) MVC
7 5 (16.67%) SDLC
7 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 4 (13.33%) V-Model
9 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.67%) ITIL
10 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) Ruby
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) Groovy
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft