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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 63 84 90
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 43 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.59% 1.26% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 7.14% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 2
Median daily rate £388 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - £34.25
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
258 350 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.56% 17.61% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 183 143
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Stockport - 3 £425 -
Salford -8 1 £350 -
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 59 (79.73%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (72.97%) BDD
3 46 (62.16%) TDD
4 37 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 32 (43.24%) Jenkins
6 29 (39.19%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (37.84%) HTML
7 28 (37.84%) Scrum
8 27 (36.49%) CSS
9 26 (35.14%) Java
10 24 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (29.73%) Web Development
12 21 (28.38%) JIRA
12 21 (28.38%) Ruby
13 20 (27.03%) JSON
14 19 (25.68%) Sass
14 19 (25.68%) Node.js
15 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
16 16 (21.62%) SQL
17 15 (20.27%) Open Source
18 14 (18.92%) Python
18 14 (18.92%) Maven
18 14 (18.92%) Selenium
19 13 (17.57%) Ajax
20 12 (16.22%) JBehave
20 12 (16.22%) Gherkin
20 12 (16.22%) PostGIS
21 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
21 11 (14.86%) Gradle
21 11 (14.86%) 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 (14.86%) GeoServer
2 8 (10.81%) Drupal
3 7 (9.46%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.41%) Confluence
5 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
6 1 (1.35%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.46%) GitHub
2 7 (9.46%) Google Analytics
3 6 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.41%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) GIS
6 1 (1.35%) QGIS
6 1 (1.35%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 32 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 21 (28.38%) JIRA
3 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
4 14 (18.92%) Maven
4 14 (18.92%) Selenium
5 12 (16.22%) JBehave
6 11 (14.86%) Gradle
7 9 (12.16%) JMeter
8 7 (9.46%) Bitbucket
8 7 (9.46%) JUnit
9 6 (8.11%) PhantomJS
10 5 (6.76%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.05%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.70%) TestRail
13 1 (1.35%) Firebug
13 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
13 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
13 1 (1.35%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (67.57%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 8 (10.81%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Senior SQL Developer
3 8 (10.81%) SQL Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Automation Tester
4 7 (9.46%) AWS Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Node.js Developer
4 7 (9.46%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) HTML
2 27 (36.49%) CSS
3 20 (27.03%) JSON
4 19 (25.68%) Node.js
4 19 (25.68%) Sass
5 13 (17.57%) Ajax
6 12 (16.22%) Gherkin
6 12 (16.22%) PostGIS
7 11 (14.86%) .NET
7 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
7 11 (14.86%) Leaflet
7 11 (14.86%) OpenLayers
8 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
8 10 (13.51%) Entity Framework
8 10 (13.51%) NHibernate
9 9 (12.16%) jQuery
10 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (9.46%) ELK Stack
12 5 (6.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) User Experience
2 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.35%) Fintech
2 1 (1.35%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (79.73%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (72.97%) BDD
3 46 (62.16%) TDD
4 29 (39.19%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (37.84%) Scrum
6 22 (29.73%) Web Development
7 15 (20.27%) Open Source
8 11 (14.86%) Data Migration
8 11 (14.86%) Migration
9 10 (13.51%) MVC
10 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.81%) Project Management
12 7 (9.46%) Analytics
12 7 (9.46%) Automation Testing
12 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
12 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
13 5 (6.76%) Kanban
13 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.41%) DevOps
14 4 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (35.14%) Java
3 21 (28.38%) Ruby
4 16 (21.62%) SQL
5 14 (18.92%) Python
6 11 (14.86%) C#
7 8 (10.81%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Ansible
2 8 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.81%) Puppet
3 7 (9.46%) Kibana
3 7 (9.46%) logstash
4 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) ESRI
2 8 (10.81%) Splunk
3 7 (9.46%) Google
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.05%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
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