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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 59 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 49 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.70% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.72% 4.15% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 8
Median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
293 217 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 11.79% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 131 140
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 £317 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.26% +25.00%
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 - 7 £363 - 1
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (68.42%) BDD
3 34 (59.65%) TDD
4 28 (49.12%) HTML
4 28 (49.12%) Jenkins
5 27 (47.37%) CSS
6 26 (45.61%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
8 23 (40.35%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (38.60%) Ruby
9 22 (38.60%) Scrum
10 20 (35.09%) JSON
11 19 (33.33%) Web Development
11 19 (33.33%) Sass
12 16 (28.07%) Node.js
13 15 (26.32%) Selenium
14 13 (22.81%) JIRA
14 13 (22.81%) Ajax
14 13 (22.81%) Gherkin
15 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
15 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
16 11 (19.30%) SQL
16 11 (19.30%) .NET
16 11 (19.30%) C#
16 11 (19.30%) MVC
16 11 (19.30%) QA
17 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
17 10 (17.54%) NHibernate
17 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
17 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET

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 5 (8.77%) Drupal
2 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.26%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (40.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) GitHub
3 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.02%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) QGIS
5 1 (1.75%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 28 (49.12%) Jenkins
2 15 (26.32%) Selenium
3 13 (22.81%) JIRA
4 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.53%) JMeter
5 6 (10.53%) PhantomJS
6 4 (7.02%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.02%) Maven
7 3 (5.26%) Gradle
7 3 (5.26%) JBehave
7 3 (5.26%) Mocha
8 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.51%) TestRail
8 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.75%) Firebug
9 1 (1.75%) JUnit
9 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Senior Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Node.js Developer
4 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior C# Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior SQL Developer
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Developer
5 7 (12.28%) HTML Developer
5 7 (12.28%) PHP Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) HTML
2 27 (47.37%) CSS
3 20 (35.09%) JSON
4 19 (33.33%) Sass
5 16 (28.07%) Node.js
6 13 (22.81%) Ajax
6 13 (22.81%) Gherkin
7 11 (19.30%) .NET
8 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
8 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
8 10 (17.54%) Entity Framework
8 10 (17.54%) NHibernate
9 9 (15.79%) jQuery
10 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (7.02%) ELK Stack
11 4 (7.02%) PostGIS
11 4 (7.02%) RESTful
12 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.26%) Express
12 3 (5.26%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.75%) Fintech
3 1 (1.75%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Solaris
1 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (68.42%) BDD
3 34 (59.65%) TDD
4 26 (45.61%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (38.60%) Scrum
6 19 (33.33%) Web Development
7 11 (19.30%) MVC
8 10 (17.54%) Automation Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
9 8 (14.04%) Project Management
10 6 (10.53%) Open Source
11 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
12 4 (7.02%) Analytics
12 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
12 4 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (7.02%) Exploratory Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Service Management
12 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.26%) SDLC
13 3 (5.26%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 22 (38.60%) Ruby
3 11 (19.30%) C#
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) Java
5 8 (14.04%) PHP
6 5 (8.77%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Ansible
2 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.77%) Puppet
3 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (7.02%) Kibana
3 4 (7.02%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Splunk
2 4 (7.02%) Google
3 3 (5.26%) ESRI
4 2 (3.51%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft