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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 179 205 203
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 75 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.26% 3.07% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -15.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
Cucumber
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
1198 913 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.92% 10.87% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 504 460
Average daily rate £375 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 59
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £33.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +29 56 £395 +28.45% 7
Berkshire -1 6 £388 +10.71% 3
Surrey -3 6 £375 -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 115 (78.77%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (61.64%) Jenkins
3 86 (58.90%) Scrum
4 83 (56.85%) Java
5 74 (50.68%) Selenium
6 69 (47.26%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (45.21%) BDD
7 66 (45.21%) Puppet
8 62 (42.47%) Web Services
9 59 (40.41%) TDD
10 50 (34.25%) JUnit
11 47 (32.19%) Vagrant
12 46 (31.51%) Spring
13 45 (30.82%) RESTful
14 43 (29.45%) Maven
15 34 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (22.60%) Test Automation
16 33 (22.60%) Mockito
16 33 (22.60%) DevOps
17 32 (21.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 32 (21.92%) QA
17 32 (21.92%) Linux
18 31 (21.23%) JIRA
19 29 (19.86%) Hibernate
20 28 (19.18%) JavaScript
20 28 (19.18%) JSON
21 27 (18.49%) Git (software)
22 24 (16.44%) Web Development
23 23 (15.75%) Internet
23 23 (15.75%) Configuration Management

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 22 (15.07%) Tomcat
2 15 (10.27%) Apache
3 9 (6.16%) Apache Solr
4 7 (4.79%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.79%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.79%) JBoss
5 6 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.11%) Confluence
6 4 (2.74%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) MS Office
1 2 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (15.75%) Amazon S3
3 21 (14.38%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (7.53%) SaaS
5 6 (4.11%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.74%) PaaS
6 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.74%) IaaS
7 3 (2.05%) GitHub
7 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.75%) Internet
2 3 (2.05%) DAB
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.11%) Hazelcast
3 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 90 (61.64%) Jenkins
2 74 (50.68%) Selenium
3 50 (34.25%) JUnit
4 43 (29.45%) Maven
5 33 (22.60%) Mockito
6 32 (21.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (21.23%) JIRA
8 27 (18.49%) Git (software)
9 19 (13.01%) Eclipse
10 18 (12.33%) FitNesse
11 15 (10.27%) JMeter
11 15 (10.27%) RSpec
12 14 (9.59%) SoapUI
12 14 (9.59%) SpecFlow
12 14 (9.59%) Subversion
13 11 (7.53%) WebDriver
14 10 (6.85%) Calabash
14 10 (6.85%) Appium
15 9 (6.16%) LoadRunner
16 8 (5.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (2.05%) Publishing
1 3 (2.05%) Games
2 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.37%) Advertising
2 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (38.36%) Developer
2 32 (21.92%) Java Developer
3 29 (19.86%) Analyst
3 29 (19.86%) Test Analyst
4 21 (14.38%) Tester
5 19 (13.01%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (12.33%) Automation Tester
7 13 (8.90%) Architect
7 13 (8.90%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.53%) Automation Analyst
9 10 (6.85%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) Agile Test Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (2.74%) J2EE Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.74%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (2.74%) J2EE Architect
11 4 (2.74%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.74%) Mobile Tester
11 4 (2.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (42.47%) Web Services
2 46 (31.51%) Spring
3 45 (30.82%) RESTful
4 29 (19.86%) Hibernate
5 28 (19.18%) JSON
6 21 (14.38%) Ajax
6 21 (14.38%) Spring MVC
6 21 (14.38%) JPA
7 19 (13.01%) SOAP
8 18 (12.33%) CSS
9 17 (11.64%) PostGIS
10 11 (7.53%) J2EE
11 10 (6.85%) .NET
11 10 (6.85%) HTML
12 9 (6.16%) HTML5
13 8 (5.48%) REST
14 7 (4.79%) XML
15 6 (4.11%) EJB
15 6 (4.11%) JTS
16 5 (3.42%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) Open Source
2 5 (3.42%) Robotics
3 3 (2.05%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.05%) GIS
4 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.92%) Linux
2 8 (5.48%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.48%) Android
3 4 (2.74%) Windows
3 4 (2.74%) CentOS
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (78.77%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (58.90%) Scrum
3 69 (47.26%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (45.21%) BDD
5 59 (40.41%) TDD
6 33 (22.60%) Test Automation
6 33 (22.60%) DevOps
7 24 (16.44%) Web Development
8 23 (15.75%) Configuration Management
9 22 (15.07%) Kanban
9 22 (15.07%) MVC
10 17 (11.64%) Test Scripting
11 12 (8.22%) Automated Testing
12 11 (7.53%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.85%) Performance Testing
13 10 (6.85%) Load Testing
14 9 (6.16%) Automation Testing
14 9 (6.16%) Test Strategy
14 9 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (56.85%) Java
2 28 (19.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (11.64%) Ruby
4 16 (10.96%) C#
5 10 (6.85%) SQL
6 6 (4.11%) Python
7 5 (3.42%) PHP
8 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.05%) C
10 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) ISEB
2 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.74%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.92%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.64%) VirtualBox
2 12 (8.22%) Docker
3 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (45.21%) Puppet
2 47 (32.19%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.74%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (4.79%) VMware
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle
3 3 (2.05%) WSO2
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.05%) HP
4 2 (1.37%) ESRI
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Cadence
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