The first table below looks at the demand for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 67 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 1.08% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 9.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
77 108 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.70% 11.63% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 31
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £19.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 - £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
Berkshire

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) Hamcrest
3 1 (25.00%) JSUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (25.00%) Bower
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Akamai
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter