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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 183 220 214
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 74 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.09% 2.51% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 16 6
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£375 £346 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £414 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
1215 1035 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.27% 11.55% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 566 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.70 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 49 £374 +9.12% 3
Berkshire +7 7 £378 -4.06% 11
Oxfordshire - 5 £418 - 1
Surrey - 4 £400 - 3
West Sussex - 3 £250 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £320 -
East Sussex - 2 £494 - 4
Kent - 1 £413 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 116 (72.05%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (63.35%) BDD
3 99 (61.49%) Java
4 96 (59.63%) Scrum
5 91 (56.52%) Selenium
6 85 (52.80%) TDD
7 76 (47.20%) Jenkins
8 69 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (42.24%) JUnit
10 64 (39.75%) Web Services
11 60 (37.27%) Linux
12 54 (33.54%) Git (software)
13 46 (28.57%) Subversion
13 46 (28.57%) Spring
14 44 (27.33%) Test Scripting
15 36 (22.36%) WebLogic
16 35 (21.74%) Automated Testing
16 35 (21.74%) Test Automation
17 33 (20.50%) Puppet
18 32 (19.88%) RESTful
19 31 (19.25%) SOAP
20 30 (18.63%) WebDriver
20 30 (18.63%) QA
20 30 (18.63%) Vagrant
21 29 (18.01%) Configuration Management
21 29 (18.01%) JIRA
22 28 (17.39%) Web Development
23 26 (16.15%) Mockito
24 25 (15.53%) Change Control
25 24 (14.91%) Windows

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 36 (22.36%) WebLogic
2 21 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 16 (9.94%) Apache
4 14 (8.70%) WebSphere
5 12 (7.45%) JBoss
6 11 (6.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (6.83%) Confluence
7 3 (1.86%) Node.js
8 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.62%) Jetty
8 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.45%) Amazon S3
3 11 (6.83%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.48%) GitHub
5 3 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.62%) IaaS
7 1 (0.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.62%) PaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.42%) Internet
2 5 (3.11%) DAB
3 4 (2.48%) AMQP
4 1 (0.62%) FTP
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.45%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.83%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.48%) Big Data
5 4 (2.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.62%) DB2
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.62%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 91 (56.52%) Selenium
2 76 (47.20%) Jenkins
3 68 (42.24%) JUnit
4 54 (33.54%) Git (software)
5 46 (28.57%) Subversion
6 30 (18.63%) WebDriver
7 29 (18.01%) JIRA
8 26 (16.15%) Mockito
9 23 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (9.94%) SoapUI
11 15 (9.32%) Maven
12 14 (8.70%) JMeter
12 14 (8.70%) RSpec
13 12 (7.45%) Eclipse
14 9 (5.59%) HP UFT
14 9 (5.59%) SpecFlow
15 8 (4.97%) Appium
16 7 (4.35%) IntelliJ
17 6 (3.73%) Ant
18 5 (3.11%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (4.97%) Finance
2 4 (2.48%) Legal
3 3 (1.86%) Automotive
3 3 (1.86%) Publishing
4 2 (1.24%) Games
4 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (40.37%) Analyst
1 65 (40.37%) Test Analyst
2 43 (26.71%) Developer
3 37 (22.98%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.94%) Tester
5 14 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 12 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.83%) Automation Analyst
7 11 (6.83%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (5.59%) Test Leader
9 8 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Software Tester
10 7 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) Automation Tester
12 5 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (2.48%) Agile Java Developer
14 3 (1.86%) Technical Design Authority
14 3 (1.86%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (39.75%) Web Services
2 46 (28.57%) Spring
3 32 (19.88%) RESTful
4 31 (19.25%) SOAP
5 23 (14.29%) HTML
5 23 (14.29%) JSON
6 20 (12.42%) XML
7 19 (11.80%) Hibernate
8 18 (11.18%) SAML
8 18 (11.18%) OpenID
8 18 (11.18%) OAuth2
9 17 (10.56%) REST
9 17 (10.56%) Gherkin
10 15 (9.32%) EJB
11 12 (7.45%) HTML5
12 9 (5.59%) CSS
13 8 (4.97%) PostGIS
14 6 (3.73%) Ajax
14 6 (3.73%) JMS
15 5 (3.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) GIS
2 7 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.86%) NHS
5 2 (1.24%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.62%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) Robotics
6 1 (0.62%) Online Games
6 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.27%) Linux
2 24 (14.91%) Windows
3 7 (4.35%) Android
3 7 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.11%) UNIX
5 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (72.05%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (63.35%) BDD
3 96 (59.63%) Scrum
4 85 (52.80%) TDD
5 69 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (27.33%) Test Scripting
7 35 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 35 (21.74%) Automated Testing
8 29 (18.01%) Configuration Management
9 28 (17.39%) Web Development
10 25 (15.53%) Change Control
11 23 (14.29%) SOA
12 22 (13.66%) Open Source
12 22 (13.66%) DevOps
13 20 (12.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (11.80%) OO
15 18 (11.18%) Software Testing
16 17 (10.56%) Automation Testing
17 15 (9.32%) Waterfall
18 13 (8.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.49%) Java
2 18 (11.18%) Ruby
3 17 (10.56%) C#
4 16 (9.94%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.59%) SQL
6 8 (4.97%) PHP
7 4 (2.48%) Python
8 3 (1.86%) Groovy
8 3 (1.86%) Scala
9 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.62%) Perl
10 1 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (11.18%) ISEB
2 12 (7.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.97%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
1 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (20.50%) Puppet
2 30 (18.63%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.48%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (9.32%) Oracle
2 11 (6.83%) WSO2
3 7 (4.35%) Apigee
3 7 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.11%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.24%) HP
7 1 (0.62%) Cerner
7 1 (0.62%) ESRI
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