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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 55 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 22 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.39% - 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.19% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £480 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
155 70 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.81% 11.25% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 44 32
Average daily rate £405 £330 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £243 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 21 £480 - 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (86.84%) Selenium
2 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
3 22 (57.89%) JIRA
3 22 (57.89%) Java
4 20 (52.63%) Test Automation
5 19 (50.00%) Confluence
5 19 (50.00%) Ruby
6 18 (47.37%) Linux
6 18 (47.37%) HP
7 17 (44.74%) HP UFT
7 17 (44.74%) Python
8 16 (42.11%) Scrum
9 15 (39.47%) Functional Testing
10 13 (34.21%) Scala
11 12 (31.58%) PKI
11 12 (31.58%) JMeter
11 12 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 12 (31.58%) TDD
11 12 (31.58%) SNMP
11 12 (31.58%) Mac OS X
11 12 (31.58%) Windows
11 12 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (28.95%) LoadRunner
12 11 (28.95%) C#
12 11 (28.95%) QA
13 10 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
14 9 (23.68%) Open Source
14 9 (23.68%) User Stories

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
1 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (86.84%) Selenium
2 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
3 22 (57.89%) JIRA
4 17 (44.74%) HP UFT
5 12 (31.58%) JMeter
6 11 (28.95%) LoadRunner
7 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
8 7 (18.42%) RSpec
9 6 (15.79%) JUnit
10 4 (10.53%) eggPlant
11 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
11 2 (5.26%) Bower
11 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
11 2 (5.26%) Grunt
11 2 (5.26%) gulp
11 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
11 2 (5.26%) Mocha
11 2 (5.26%) TestDirector
12 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
12 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Test Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Lead Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Digital Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Java Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (7.89%) QA Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) HTML
1 9 (23.68%) HTML5
1 9 (23.68%) RESTful
2 8 (21.05%) JSON
3 7 (18.42%) Play Framework
3 7 (18.42%) Spring
4 6 (15.79%) Django
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.89%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) CSS
7 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 2 (5.26%) Ember.js
7 2 (5.26%) Express
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) LESS
7 2 (5.26%) Lucene
7 2 (5.26%) React
7 2 (5.26%) Sass
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) PKI
2 7 (18.42%) Social Media
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) CESG
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Mac OS X
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 16 (42.11%) Scrum
4 15 (39.47%) Functional Testing
5 12 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (31.58%) TDD
5 12 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Defect Management
7 9 (23.68%) Open Source
7 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
7 9 (23.68%) User Stories
8 8 (21.05%) Kanban
8 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
8 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
9 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Project Management
9 7 (18.42%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) Ruby
3 17 (44.74%) Python
4 13 (34.21%) Scala
5 11 (28.95%) C#
6 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.53%) C
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
7 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
2 5 (13.16%) WCAG
3 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.63%) GPG13
4 1 (2.63%) WAI
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft