The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 80 132 126
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 86 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.44% 0.94% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.47% 7.24% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 9
Median daily rate £388 £336 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £304 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 - £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 West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
556 580 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.76% 12.96% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 372 237
Median daily rate £400 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester +29 50 £388 +19.23% 9
Cheshire +16 25 £368 -4.23% 1
Merseyside +8 6 £331 +0.37% 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 80 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (58.88%) TDD
3 58 (54.21%) BDD
4 47 (43.93%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
6 44 (41.12%) HTML
7 43 (40.19%) CSS
8 41 (38.32%) Jenkins
9 40 (37.38%) Scrum
10 39 (36.45%) Java
11 36 (33.64%) Ruby
12 35 (32.71%) Selenium
13 33 (30.84%) JSON
13 33 (30.84%) SQL
14 30 (28.04%) JIRA
14 30 (28.04%) Web Development
15 24 (22.43%) jQuery
16 23 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (20.56%) Test Automation
17 22 (20.56%) Git (software)
18 21 (19.63%) QA
19 20 (18.69%) Node.js
19 20 (18.69%) Gherkin
20 19 (17.76%) Sass
21 16 (14.95%) RESTful
21 16 (14.95%) MVC
22 15 (14.02%) Configuration Management
22 15 (14.02%) C#
22 15 (14.02%) Spring
22 15 (14.02%) Open Source

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (9.35%) CMS
2 5 (4.67%) Drupal
3 4 (3.74%) Confluence
3 4 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.74%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.87%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.87%) JBoss
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.48%) GitHub
3 6 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.74%) Google Analytics
4 4 (3.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.87%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) MySQL
3 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
6 1 (0.93%) Informix
6 1 (0.93%) QGIS
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 41 (38.32%) Jenkins
2 35 (32.71%) Selenium
3 30 (28.04%) JIRA
4 22 (20.56%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.48%) JMeter
5 8 (7.48%) Maven
5 8 (7.48%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.61%) PhantomJS
7 5 (4.67%) Gradle
8 4 (3.74%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.74%) JBehave
9 3 (2.80%) Ant
9 3 (2.80%) Appium
9 3 (2.80%) CocoaPods
9 3 (2.80%) Mocha
9 3 (2.80%) Mockito
9 3 (2.80%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.80%) Xcode
10 2 (1.87%) JUnit
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (55.14%) Developer
2 15 (14.02%) Java Developer
2 15 (14.02%) Senior Developer
3 14 (13.08%) Tester
4 12 (11.21%) Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 10 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) C# Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Senior C# Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Senior SQL Developer
5 10 (9.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.12%) HTML
2 43 (40.19%) CSS
3 33 (30.84%) JSON
4 24 (22.43%) jQuery
5 20 (18.69%) Gherkin
5 20 (18.69%) Node.js
6 19 (17.76%) Sass
7 16 (14.95%) RESTful
8 15 (14.02%) Spring
9 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
10 13 (12.15%) .NET
10 13 (12.15%) Ajax
11 12 (11.21%) .NET Framework
11 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET
11 12 (11.21%) Entity Framework
11 12 (11.21%) NHibernate
12 11 (10.28%) CSS3
12 11 (10.28%) HTML5
13 10 (9.35%) Dropwizard
14 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.80%) User Experience
4 1 (0.93%) Fintech
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Telematics
4 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Solaris
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (58.88%) TDD
3 58 (54.21%) BDD
4 47 (43.93%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (37.38%) Scrum
6 30 (28.04%) Web Development
7 22 (20.56%) Test Automation
8 16 (14.95%) MVC
9 15 (14.02%) Configuration Management
9 15 (14.02%) Open Source
9 15 (14.02%) SDLC
10 12 (11.21%) Automation Testing
10 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
10 12 (11.21%) Kanban
10 12 (11.21%) Pair Programming
11 11 (10.28%) Content Management
11 11 (10.28%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (10.28%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (9.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
2 39 (36.45%) Java
3 36 (33.64%) Ruby
4 33 (30.84%) SQL
5 15 (14.02%) C#
6 11 (10.28%) PHP
7 7 (6.54%) Python
8 3 (2.80%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) Groovy
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.63%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) SDET
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Ansible
2 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.67%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.74%) Kibana
3 4 (3.74%) logstash
4 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) ATG
1 10 (9.35%) hybris
2 5 (4.67%) HP
2 5 (4.67%) Splunk
3 4 (3.74%) ESRI
3 4 (3.74%) Google
4 3 (2.80%) Apple
4 3 (2.80%) IBM
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) Perforce
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe
5 1 (0.93%) Compuware
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
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