The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 13 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.63% 4.00% 13.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 25.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Cucumber
Manchester

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
12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 31.58% 16.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing