The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 28 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.58% 1.09% -
As % of the Development Applications category 23.64% 10.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Average daily rate £500 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
Oxfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
55 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.37% 10.11% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 10
Average daily rate £420 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
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 Oxford

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 22 (88.00%) Web Services
1 22 (88.00%) BDD
2 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (68.00%) Magento
6 16 (64.00%) Node.js
7 15 (60.00%) WebDriver
7 15 (60.00%) Docker
8 14 (56.00%) GitHub
9 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
9 8 (32.00%) HTML
10 7 (28.00%) Selenium
11 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
11 6 (24.00%) Amazon S3
11 6 (24.00%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (24.00%) HTML5
11 6 (24.00%) Mockito
11 6 (24.00%) Linux
11 6 (24.00%) JBoss
11 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
11 6 (24.00%) Java
11 6 (24.00%) JUnit
11 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
11 6 (24.00%) TDD
11 6 (24.00%) Spring
11 6 (24.00%) REST
11 6 (24.00%) Content Enrichment
12 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 4 (16.00%) XML

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 16 (64.00%) Node.js
2 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (56.00%) GitHub
3 6 (24.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (24.00%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (28.00%) Selenium
3 6 (24.00%) JUnit
3 6 (24.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Automation Engineer
1 15 (60.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 15 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Automation Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Tester
7 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) HTML5
3 6 (24.00%) REST
3 6 (24.00%) Spring
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) LESS
5 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) Sass
5 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) BDD
2 19 (76.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Content Enrichment
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Microservices
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Docker