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 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 90 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.13% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.46% 1.53% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Median daily rate £363 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £410 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
231 131 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.84% 8.58% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 81 80
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

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 July 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 25 (86.21%) Selenium
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) BDD
4 17 (58.62%) Java
5 15 (51.72%) TDD
6 14 (48.28%) JIRA
7 13 (44.83%) Scrum
8 11 (37.93%) QA
8 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
8 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
9 10 (34.48%) C#
10 9 (31.03%) Ruby
11 8 (27.59%) SQL
11 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
12 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
12 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
12 7 (24.14%) XML
13 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
13 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
14 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
14 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
14 5 (17.24%) HP
14 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
14 5 (17.24%) Finance
14 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
14 5 (17.24%) SDLC
15 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
15 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
15 4 (13.79%) V-Model

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:

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (86.21%) Selenium
2 14 (48.28%) JIRA
3 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
4 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
5 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
6 3 (10.34%) JMeter
6 3 (10.34%) JUnit
6 3 (10.34%) Mocha
6 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.90%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.45%) Appium
8 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.45%) Mockito
8 1 (3.45%) Spock
8 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.90%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.90%) QA Manager
6 2 (6.90%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) UAT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) Express
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) Node.js
3 3 (10.34%) RESTful
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) Grails
5 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) BDD
3 15 (51.72%) TDD
4 13 (44.83%) Scrum
5 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
6 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.79%) Open Source
9 4 (13.79%) V-Model
10 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.34%) MVC
10 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.34%) Test Management
11 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) Ruby
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
6 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (3.45%) Groovy
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
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