The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 183 212 229
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 73 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.82% 2.49% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 14
Average daily rate
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£335 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £441
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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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1070 882 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.13% 10.20% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 554 507
Average daily rate £360 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 56
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 the South East

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cucumber
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the South East region.

Cucumber Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +46 65 £335 -13.54% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 -
Berkshire -2 2 £525 +31.25%
Surrey -6 2 £438 -16.66% 3
Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 85 (80.19%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (69.81%) Jenkins
3 65 (61.32%) Scrum
4 59 (55.66%) Puppet
5 56 (52.83%) Web Services
6 45 (42.45%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (41.51%) Java
8 43 (40.57%) RESTful
9 41 (38.68%) Selenium
9 41 (38.68%) Maven
10 38 (35.85%) Vagrant
11 36 (33.96%) JIRA
12 32 (30.19%) TDD
12 32 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
12 32 (30.19%) BDD
13 31 (29.25%) JUnit
14 28 (26.42%) Eclipse
14 28 (26.42%) FitNesse
14 28 (26.42%) Test Automation
15 26 (24.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 24 (22.64%) DevOps
17 23 (21.70%) QA
17 23 (21.70%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (21.70%) Spring
18 22 (20.75%) Configuration Management
18 22 (20.75%) Git (software)
19 21 (19.81%) Internet
19 21 (19.81%) Apache
19 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
20 20 (18.87%) SOAP

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (19.81%) Apache
2 13 (12.26%) Apache Solr
3 9 (8.49%) Confluence
3 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.72%) Node.js
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Office
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.89%) Mingle
2 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.09%) Amazon S3
3 15 (14.15%) SaaS
4 12 (11.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.89%) Heroku
5 2 (1.89%) GitHub
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.81%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) DAB
3 2 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.70%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.89%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.94%) Redis
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) DB2
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 74 (69.81%) Jenkins
2 41 (38.68%) Maven
2 41 (38.68%) Selenium
3 36 (33.96%) JIRA
4 31 (29.25%) JUnit
5 28 (26.42%) Eclipse
5 28 (26.42%) FitNesse
6 26 (24.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (20.75%) Git (software)
8 19 (17.92%) SoapUI
9 16 (15.09%) JMeter
10 15 (14.15%) Mockito
11 13 (12.26%) RSpec
11 13 (12.26%) SpecFlow
12 12 (11.32%) Subversion
13 8 (7.55%) LoadRunner
13 8 (7.55%) WebDriver
14 7 (6.60%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (4.72%) Zephyr
16 4 (3.77%) Grunt
General
1 2 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (0.94%) Retail
2 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (37.74%) Developer
2 24 (22.64%) Analyst
2 24 (22.64%) Test Analyst
3 20 (18.87%) Architect
4 19 (17.92%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (13.21%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) J2EE Architect
8 5 (4.72%) J2EE Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.77%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Tester
10 3 (2.83%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.89%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (52.83%) Web Services
2 43 (40.57%) RESTful
3 23 (21.70%) Spring
4 20 (18.87%) SOAP
5 18 (16.98%) J2EE
5 18 (16.98%) PostGIS
6 16 (15.09%) CSS
7 13 (12.26%) Hibernate
7 13 (12.26%) Ajax
7 13 (12.26%) JSON
8 12 (11.32%) Spring MVC
8 12 (11.32%) JPA
8 12 (11.32%) .NET
9 7 (6.60%) HTML
10 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.72%) HTML5
11 5 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (4.72%) JTS
12 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Open Source
2 9 (8.49%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.66%) GIS
4 3 (2.83%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.94%) iPad
5 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) CentOS
3 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (0.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (80.19%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (61.32%) Scrum
3 45 (42.45%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (30.19%) BDD
4 32 (30.19%) TDD
5 28 (26.42%) Test Automation
6 24 (22.64%) DevOps
7 22 (20.75%) Configuration Management
8 13 (12.26%) MVC
9 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
10 10 (9.43%) Test Scripting
10 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.43%) Kanban
11 9 (8.49%) User Stories
11 9 (8.49%) Web Development
12 8 (7.55%) Integration Testing
13 7 (6.60%) Manual Testing
13 7 (6.60%) Data Transformation
14 6 (5.66%) Software Testing
15 5 (4.72%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.51%) Java
2 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.09%) Ruby
4 13 (12.26%) SQL
5 7 (6.60%) Python
5 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.66%) C#
6 6 (5.66%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.94%) Groovy
8 1 (0.94%) F#
8 1 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.66%) ISEB
3 5 (4.72%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) VirtualBox
2 7 (6.60%) Docker
3 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.83%) vCloud
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 59 (55.66%) Puppet
2 38 (35.85%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.72%) WebInspect
4 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.94%) YUM
5 1 (0.94%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) VMware
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) HP
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.72%) ESRI
5 3 (2.83%) EMC
6 2 (1.89%) ATG
6 2 (1.89%) hybris
6 2 (1.89%) Demandware
7 1 (0.94%) Twitter
7 1 (0.94%) Cadence
7 1 (0.94%) Google
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