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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 178 183 200
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 82 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.75% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.68% 5.95% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 21
Average daily rate £394 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +10.36%
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
1228 1193 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.41% 12.59% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 660 520
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 41 £375 -5.06% 3
Berkshire +22 19 £365 -16.57% 2
Oxfordshire +14 15 £450 +9.75%
Surrey -5 6 £413 +10.00% 2
East Sussex - 2 £406 - 2
Middlesex - 1 £345 -
West Sussex - 1 £325 - 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 118 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (57.65%) BDD
3 91 (53.53%) Selenium
4 90 (52.94%) Java
5 71 (41.76%) Scrum
6 53 (31.18%) JUnit
7 52 (30.59%) JIRA
8 49 (28.82%) WebDriver
8 49 (28.82%) Spring
8 49 (28.82%) Functional Testing
9 46 (27.06%) Web Services
10 44 (25.88%) JavaScript
10 44 (25.88%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (23.53%) Test Automation
12 37 (21.76%) Subversion
12 37 (21.76%) Oracle
13 36 (21.18%) JBoss
13 36 (21.18%) TDD
14 35 (20.59%) Linux
14 35 (20.59%) Jenkins
15 32 (18.82%) Gradle
15 32 (18.82%) Node.js
16 30 (17.65%) XML
16 30 (17.65%) HTML
16 30 (17.65%) Hibernate
17 29 (17.06%) Ruby
18 28 (16.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 28 (16.47%) E-Commerce
19 26 (15.29%) QA
19 26 (15.29%) Amazon AWS

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (21.18%) JBoss
2 32 (18.82%) Node.js
3 19 (11.18%) Apache
4 17 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.71%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.71%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.53%) Confluence
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (1.18%) IIS
10 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.59%) Liferay
10 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
2 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.18%) MS Project
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (12.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (12.35%) GitHub
3 9 (5.29%) Amazon S3
4 8 (4.71%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) Trello
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) Internet
1 6 (3.53%) LDAP
2 4 (2.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (8.24%) MySQL
3 13 (7.65%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.35%) Hazelcast
6 4 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.76%) GIS
7 3 (1.76%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 91 (53.53%) Selenium
2 53 (31.18%) JUnit
3 52 (30.59%) JIRA
4 49 (28.82%) WebDriver
5 37 (21.76%) Subversion
6 35 (20.59%) Jenkins
7 32 (18.82%) Gradle
8 28 (16.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (15.29%) SpecFlow
10 25 (14.71%) Git (software)
11 21 (12.35%) Artifactory
11 21 (12.35%) Mockito
12 18 (10.59%) Checkstyle
12 18 (10.59%) FindBugs
13 17 (10.00%) SoapUI
13 17 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (9.41%) Maven
15 10 (5.88%) HP UFT
15 10 (5.88%) RSpec
16 7 (4.12%) Grunt
General
1 19 (11.18%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.94%) Banking
3 5 (2.94%) Military
4 4 (2.35%) Publishing
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (37.06%) Developer
2 38 (22.35%) Analyst
3 37 (21.76%) Test Analyst
4 36 (21.18%) Java Developer
5 28 (16.47%) Test Engineer
6 22 (12.94%) Tester
7 20 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
8 18 (10.59%) Test Automation Engineer
9 17 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
9 17 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (7.65%) Automation Tester
10 13 (7.65%) JavaScript Engineer
11 11 (6.47%) Software Engineer
12 10 (5.88%) Consultant
12 10 (5.88%) QA Engineer
13 8 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 7 (4.12%) Agile Tester
14 7 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (4.12%) Lead Developer
14 7 (4.12%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.82%) Spring
2 46 (27.06%) Web Services
3 30 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 30 (17.65%) HTML
3 30 (17.65%) XML
4 25 (14.71%) CSS
5 24 (14.12%) REST
6 22 (12.94%) Gherkin
7 19 (11.18%) ActiveMQ
7 19 (11.18%) Apache Camel
8 18 (10.59%) JSON
9 16 (9.41%) Spring MVC
10 15 (8.82%) jQuery
11 14 (8.24%) .NET
11 14 (8.24%) NHibernate
11 14 (8.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (7.65%) HTML5
13 12 (7.06%) Entity Framework
13 12 (7.06%) Java EE
14 10 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.76%) Smart Meter
2 3 (1.76%) User Experience
3 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.59%) iPad
3 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.59%) Linux
2 9 (5.29%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.94%) Windows
4 4 (2.35%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (57.65%) BDD
3 71 (41.76%) Scrum
4 49 (28.82%) Functional Testing
5 44 (25.88%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 36 (21.18%) TDD
8 28 (16.47%) E-Commerce
9 24 (14.12%) Software Engineering
10 22 (12.94%) Software Testing
11 21 (12.35%) Automated Testing
11 21 (12.35%) Unit Testing
11 21 (12.35%) Waterfall
12 19 (11.18%) Automation Testing
12 19 (11.18%) Manual Testing
13 18 (10.59%) MVC
14 17 (10.00%) Change Control
14 17 (10.00%) Test Scripting
15 15 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
15 15 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 90 (52.94%) Java
2 44 (25.88%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.06%) Ruby
4 23 (13.53%) SQL
5 21 (12.35%) C#
6 9 (5.29%) C++
7 8 (4.71%) PHP
8 7 (4.12%) F#
8 7 (4.12%) Python
9 5 (2.94%) VB
9 5 (2.94%) VBScript
10 4 (2.35%) Groovy
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (10.59%) ISEB
2 17 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 9 (5.29%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.76%) OCA
5 3 (1.76%) OCP
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.18%) Degree
6 2 (1.18%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.29%) QA
System Software
1 24 (14.12%) Docker
2 5 (2.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) Capistrano
2 8 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (21.76%) Oracle
2 19 (11.18%) HP
3 12 (7.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.35%) ATG
4 4 (2.35%) hybris
5 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.18%) Rally
5 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe
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