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 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 64 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.62% 0.94% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £363 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £525 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £465
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
Berkshire

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
113 106 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.47% 12.10% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 68
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 8 (61.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (61.54%) jQuery
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) Apache
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
4 6 (46.15%) Spring
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) SOAP
4 6 (46.15%) REST
4 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
5 5 (38.46%) Maven
5 5 (38.46%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Grails
6 4 (30.77%) RSpec
6 4 (30.77%) hybris
6 4 (30.77%) ATG
6 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) Node.js
6 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Maven
3 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) RSpec
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 2 (15.38%) Build Forge
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (7.69%) JBehave
6 1 (7.69%) JMeter
6 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) jQuery
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
3 6 (46.15%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) JSON
5 4 (30.77%) Apache Commons
5 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
5 4 (30.77%) Grails
5 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) JMS
6 2 (15.38%) Spring Integration
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Capistrano
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) ATG
1 4 (30.77%) hybris
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle