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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 183 229 219
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 86 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.24% 1.26% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 10 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
1188 1107 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.94% 11.85% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 652 540
Average daily rate £350 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 52
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £37.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +44 64 £380 +26.66% 5
Berkshire -1 9 £355 +29.09% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £325 +36.84%
East Sussex - 3 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 2
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 120 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (67.31%) Java
3 95 (60.90%) BDD
4 93 (59.62%) Scrum
5 91 (58.33%) Selenium
6 81 (51.92%) TDD
7 78 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 66 (42.31%) Web Services
9 65 (41.67%) JUnit
10 63 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (34.62%) Linux
12 48 (30.77%) Spring
13 46 (29.49%) Puppet
14 41 (26.28%) Git (software)
14 41 (26.28%) Vagrant
15 38 (24.36%) Test Automation
16 35 (22.44%) Mockito
17 33 (21.15%) RESTful
17 33 (21.15%) Test Scripting
17 33 (21.15%) QA
18 32 (20.51%) Hibernate
19 31 (19.87%) Subversion
20 30 (19.23%) WebDriver
21 29 (18.59%) JSON
21 29 (18.59%) WebLogic
22 28 (17.95%) Web Development
22 28 (17.95%) Maven
23 27 (17.31%) Configuration Management
24 25 (16.03%) Automated Testing
25 24 (15.38%) Ruby

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (18.59%) WebLogic
2 24 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.33%) Apache
4 11 (7.05%) WebSphere
4 11 (7.05%) Confluence
5 9 (5.77%) JBoss
6 8 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.92%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.64%) Jetty
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 9 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.97%) Amazon S3
3 13 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (7.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (7.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.92%) IaaS
7 3 (1.92%) SaaS
7 3 (1.92%) PaaS
7 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.74%) Internet
2 4 (2.56%) AMQP
3 1 (0.64%) FTP
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.49%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.21%) Hazelcast
4 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.56%) Big Data
4 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 91 (58.33%) Selenium
2 78 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 65 (41.67%) JUnit
4 41 (26.28%) Git (software)
5 35 (22.44%) Mockito
6 31 (19.87%) Subversion
7 30 (19.23%) WebDriver
8 28 (17.95%) Maven
9 21 (13.46%) JIRA
10 19 (12.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (11.54%) RSpec
12 17 (10.90%) SpecFlow
13 13 (8.33%) Appium
13 13 (8.33%) SoapUI
14 12 (7.69%) Eclipse
15 10 (6.41%) IntelliJ
15 10 (6.41%) Calabash
16 8 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
16 8 (5.13%) JMeter
16 8 (5.13%) Xcode
General
1 6 (3.85%) Finance
2 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.92%) Legal
2 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.92%) Publishing
2 3 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (0.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (32.69%) Analyst
1 51 (32.69%) Test Analyst
2 46 (29.49%) Developer
3 41 (26.28%) Java Developer
4 25 (16.03%) Tester
5 17 (10.90%) Automation Tester
6 14 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
8 12 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) Agile Test Analyst
10 9 (5.77%) Agile Java Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Test Leader
11 7 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Software Tester
13 5 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.21%) Senior Test Analyst
13 5 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
14 4 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (42.31%) Web Services
2 48 (30.77%) Spring
3 33 (21.15%) RESTful
4 32 (20.51%) Hibernate
5 29 (18.59%) JSON
6 24 (15.38%) SOAP
7 17 (10.90%) XML
8 16 (10.26%) HTML
8 16 (10.26%) Spring MVC
8 16 (10.26%) Gherkin
9 15 (9.62%) JPA
9 15 (9.62%) Ajax
10 14 (8.97%) OpenID
10 14 (8.97%) OAuth2
10 14 (8.97%) SAML
11 12 (7.69%) EJB
11 12 (7.69%) PostGIS
12 11 (7.05%) REST
12 11 (7.05%) CSS
13 8 (5.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Open Source
2 6 (3.85%) GIS
3 5 (3.21%) Robotics
3 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.64%) Online Games
5 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.62%) Linux
2 21 (13.46%) Windows
3 11 (7.05%) Android
3 11 (7.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.28%) CentOS
5 2 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (60.90%) BDD
3 93 (59.62%) Scrum
4 81 (51.92%) TDD
5 63 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (24.36%) Test Automation
7 33 (21.15%) Test Scripting
8 28 (17.95%) Web Development
9 27 (17.31%) Configuration Management
10 25 (16.03%) Automated Testing
11 24 (15.38%) DevOps
12 17 (10.90%) Change Control
13 16 (10.26%) OO
13 16 (10.26%) E-Commerce
14 15 (9.62%) SOA
14 15 (9.62%) MVC
14 15 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (9.62%) Kanban
14 15 (9.62%) Automation Testing
15 12 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (67.31%) Java
2 24 (15.38%) Ruby
3 23 (14.74%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.46%) C#
5 11 (7.05%) SQL
6 6 (3.85%) Python
7 4 (2.56%) PHP
8 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.28%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.28%) C
10 1 (0.64%) Perl
10 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) ISEB
2 11 (7.05%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (21.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) VirtualBox
2 6 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (29.49%) Puppet
2 41 (26.28%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 14 (8.97%) Oracle
2 7 (4.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.49%) Apigee
3 6 (3.85%) WSO2
4 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.28%) ESRI
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
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