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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 184 208 209
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 83 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.95% 2.81% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 11
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£385 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
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
1195 1033 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.88% 11.07% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 591 503
Average daily rate £363 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £38.70 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +38 57 £383 +27.50% 4
Berkshire 0 9 £355 +29.09%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £500 +110.52%
East Sussex +2 3 £500 -
Surrey +1 2 £388 +10.71%
West Sussex - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 121 (79.61%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (67.11%) Java
3 91 (59.87%) Scrum
4 87 (57.24%) Selenium
4 87 (57.24%) BDD
5 80 (52.63%) Jenkins
6 78 (51.32%) TDD
7 62 (40.79%) JUnit
7 62 (40.79%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (39.47%) Web Services
9 49 (32.24%) Puppet
10 44 (28.95%) Spring
11 43 (28.29%) Linux
11 43 (28.29%) Test Automation
12 40 (26.32%) Vagrant
13 33 (21.71%) Git (software)
14 32 (21.05%) Mockito
14 32 (21.05%) Maven
14 32 (21.05%) QA
15 31 (20.39%) RESTful
16 30 (19.74%) Test Scripting
17 29 (19.08%) Hibernate
18 27 (17.76%) Subversion
19 26 (17.11%) JSON
19 26 (17.11%) Ruby
19 26 (17.11%) WebDriver
20 25 (16.45%) Configuration Management
21 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
21 24 (15.79%) JIRA
21 24 (15.79%) Web Development

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (14.47%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.18%) WebLogic
3 13 (8.55%) Confluence
4 10 (6.58%) Apache
5 9 (5.92%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.61%) JBoss
7 6 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.63%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.66%) Jetty
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.87%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (9.21%) Amazon S3
3 12 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (4.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (3.95%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.63%) IaaS
6 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.63%) SaaS
6 4 (2.63%) PaaS
7 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.47%) Internet
2 4 (2.63%) AMQP
3 1 (0.66%) FTP
3 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.61%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.29%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.29%) Hazelcast
4 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.63%) Big Data
5 3 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 87 (57.24%) Selenium
2 80 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 62 (40.79%) JUnit
4 33 (21.71%) Git (software)
5 32 (21.05%) Mockito
5 32 (21.05%) Maven
6 27 (17.76%) Subversion
7 26 (17.11%) WebDriver
8 24 (15.79%) JIRA
9 20 (13.16%) RSpec
10 18 (11.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (11.18%) SoapUI
12 16 (10.53%) SpecFlow
12 16 (10.53%) Eclipse
13 12 (7.89%) JMeter
13 12 (7.89%) Appium
14 10 (6.58%) Calabash
14 10 (6.58%) IntelliJ
14 10 (6.58%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 4 (2.63%) Games
2 3 (1.97%) Publishing
2 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.66%) Advertising
3 1 (0.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (33.55%) Developer
2 45 (29.61%) Analyst
2 45 (29.61%) Test Analyst
3 37 (24.34%) Java Developer
4 27 (17.76%) Tester
5 18 (11.84%) Automation Tester
6 15 (9.87%) Automation Analyst
7 14 (9.21%) Automation Test Analyst
8 12 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Agile Test Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Test Leader
11 7 (4.61%) Software Tester
12 6 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.95%) Senior Test Analyst
13 5 (3.29%) Software Engineer
14 4 (2.63%) Mobile Tester
15 3 (1.97%) Automation Engineer
15 3 (1.97%) Test Engineer
15 3 (1.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (39.47%) Web Services
2 44 (28.95%) Spring
3 31 (20.39%) RESTful
4 29 (19.08%) Hibernate
5 26 (17.11%) JSON
6 20 (13.16%) SOAP
7 16 (10.53%) Spring MVC
7 16 (10.53%) Ajax
8 15 (9.87%) JPA
9 12 (7.89%) XML
9 12 (7.89%) CSS
10 11 (7.24%) HTML
10 11 (7.24%) SAML
10 11 (7.24%) OpenID
10 11 (7.24%) PostGIS
10 11 (7.24%) OAuth2
11 10 (6.58%) EJB
12 9 (5.92%) Gherkin
13 8 (5.26%) REST
13 8 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.82%) Open Source
2 5 (3.29%) GIS
2 5 (3.29%) Robotics
3 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.66%) Online Games
5 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.29%) Linux
2 12 (7.89%) Windows
3 10 (6.58%) Android
3 10 (6.58%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.97%) CentOS
6 2 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (79.61%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (59.87%) Scrum
3 87 (57.24%) BDD
4 78 (51.32%) TDD
5 62 (40.79%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (28.29%) Test Automation
7 30 (19.74%) Test Scripting
8 25 (16.45%) Configuration Management
9 24 (15.79%) Web Development
9 24 (15.79%) DevOps
10 20 (13.16%) Automated Testing
11 17 (11.18%) Kanban
12 16 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 16 (10.53%) Automation Testing
13 15 (9.87%) MVC
14 14 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (9.21%) Test Strategy
15 13 (8.55%) Change Control
15 13 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (8.55%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (67.11%) Java
2 26 (17.11%) Ruby
3 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.47%) C#
5 13 (8.55%) SQL
6 6 (3.95%) Python
6 6 (3.95%) PHP
7 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.97%) C
9 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.66%) Perl
10 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.87%) ISEB
3 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.89%) VirtualBox
2 7 (4.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (32.24%) Puppet
2 40 (26.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (7.24%) Oracle
2 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.29%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.29%) WSO2
4 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.97%) ESRI
6 2 (1.32%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) IBM
7 1 (0.66%) VMware
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £360 to £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago