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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / North West
Rank 112 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 19 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 1.01% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.39% 6.29% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 12
Median daily rate £350 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £278 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £605 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
433 620 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.91% 16.05% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 369 246
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 13
Median hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £31.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +16 17 £325 -23.52% 12
Cheshire +18 2 £405 -10.00% 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (67.57%) BDD
3 74 (66.67%) TDD
4 55 (49.55%) JavaScript
5 54 (48.65%) Java
6 49 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (39.64%) Scrum
8 42 (37.84%) Jenkins
9 40 (36.04%) HTML
10 39 (35.14%) CSS
11 35 (31.53%) Web Development
12 34 (30.63%) JSON
13 33 (29.73%) Selenium
14 32 (28.83%) JIRA
15 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
16 27 (24.32%) Ruby
17 26 (23.42%) SQL
18 24 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (21.62%) Test Automation
18 24 (21.62%) Node.js
19 23 (20.72%) AngularJS
20 22 (19.82%) Open Source
21 21 (18.92%) Gherkin
21 21 (18.92%) Configuration Management
21 21 (18.92%) jQuery
22 19 (17.12%) Sass
22 19 (17.12%) Kanban
23 16 (14.41%) Python
23 16 (14.41%) Spring
24 15 (13.51%) Maven

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 13 (11.71%) CMS
2 11 (9.91%) GeoServer
3 9 (8.11%) Confluence
4 8 (7.21%) Drupal
5 7 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.80%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.90%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.11%) Slack
3 7 (6.31%) GitHub
3 7 (6.31%) Google Analytics
4 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
1 11 (9.91%) MySQL
2 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
7 1 (0.90%) GIS
7 1 (0.90%) QGIS
7 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.90%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 42 (37.84%) Jenkins
2 33 (29.73%) Selenium
3 32 (28.83%) JIRA
4 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
5 15 (13.51%) Maven
6 12 (10.81%) Gradle
6 12 (10.81%) JBehave
7 11 (9.91%) JMeter
7 11 (9.91%) WebDriver
8 7 (6.31%) Bitbucket
8 7 (6.31%) JUnit
9 6 (5.41%) PhantomJS
10 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.70%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.70%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.70%) TestNG
11 2 (1.80%) Appium
11 2 (1.80%) Log4j
11 2 (1.80%) Xcode
General
1 7 (6.31%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Electronics
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (59.46%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Tester
4 12 (10.81%) Automation Tester
4 12 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 8 (7.21%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Node.js Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) HTML
2 39 (35.14%) CSS
3 34 (30.63%) JSON
4 24 (21.62%) Node.js
5 23 (20.72%) AngularJS
6 21 (18.92%) Gherkin
6 21 (18.92%) jQuery
7 19 (17.12%) Sass
8 16 (14.41%) Spring
9 14 (12.61%) RESTful
10 13 (11.71%) Ajax
10 13 (11.71%) CSS3
10 13 (11.71%) HTML5
11 12 (10.81%) Dropwizard
11 12 (10.81%) PostGIS
11 12 (10.81%) REST
12 11 (9.91%) .NET
12 11 (9.91%) Leaflet
12 11 (9.91%) OpenLayers
13 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.80%) User Experience
3 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.90%) Fintech
3 1 (0.90%) Telematics
3 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Linux
1 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (67.57%) BDD
3 74 (66.67%) TDD
4 49 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (39.64%) Scrum
6 35 (31.53%) Web Development
7 24 (21.62%) Test Automation
8 22 (19.82%) Open Source
9 21 (18.92%) Configuration Management
10 19 (17.12%) Kanban
11 15 (13.51%) SDLC
12 14 (12.61%) Pair Programming
13 13 (11.71%) Dependency Injection
13 13 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (10.81%) Content Management
14 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
14 12 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (9.91%) Migration
15 11 (9.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) JavaScript
2 54 (48.65%) Java
3 27 (24.32%) Ruby
4 26 (23.42%) SQL
5 16 (14.41%) Python
6 12 (10.81%) C#
7 8 (7.21%) PHP
8 2 (1.80%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.90%) Groovy
9 1 (0.90%) Scala
9 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) SDET
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Ansible
2 8 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.21%) Puppet
3 7 (6.31%) Kibana
3 7 (6.31%) logstash
4 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) ATG
1 12 (10.81%) hybris
2 11 (9.91%) ESRI
3 8 (7.21%) Splunk
4 7 (6.31%) Google
5 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.70%) HP
7 2 (1.80%) Apple
8 1 (0.90%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
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