The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Salford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 6 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.38% 7.14% 5.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 100.00% 28.57% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.38% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 17
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Cucumber
Manchester

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Firebug
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) RSpec
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) BBC
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) RDF

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Firebug
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) RSpec
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Mocha
4 1 (12.50%) QUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (12.50%) Calabash
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Modernizr
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) BBC
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) RDF
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience Design
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Zend
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