The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 67 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.84% 0.57% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.14% 4.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£411 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
145 74 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.31% 14.04% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 55 18
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Oxford - 4 £419 - 1
Faringdon - 1 £375 -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (75.00%) EJB
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Publishing
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (75.00%) JBoss
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (12.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) RSpec
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) EJB
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe