The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 12 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 7.14% 13.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 42.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Salford region.

Development Applications Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
9 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 21.43% 31.11% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 6
Average daily rate £350 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.33 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Cucumber
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Firebug
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) Calabash
3 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Firebug
3 3 (37.50%) Calabash
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Automated Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Objective-C