The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 69 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 1.02% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% 9.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 116 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.53% 10.72% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 80 31
Average daily rate £420 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) JBehave
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (25.00%) Bower
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter
4 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Cadence
4 1 (25.00%) TDD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JBehave
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) JSUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (25.00%) Bower
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cadence
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter