The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.01% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Cucumber
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.74% 6.29% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 13 22
Average daily rate £335 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the North East region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Cucumber
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 20 (100.00%) JUnit
1 20 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 20 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 20 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (95.00%) Automation Testing
2 19 (95.00%) RSpec
2 19 (95.00%) Web Testing
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 11 (55.00%) Ruby
4 11 (55.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
5 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (45.00%) QA
6 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Games
8 5 (25.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) Python
8 5 (25.00%) Scala
8 5 (25.00%) User Stories

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) JUnit
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
1 20 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 20 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (95.00%) RSpec
General
1 7 (35.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
1 11 (55.00%) Test Consultant
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (95.00%) Web Testing
2 19 (95.00%) Automation Testing
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
5 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
1 11 (55.00%) Ruby
2 5 (25.00%) Scala
2 5 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA