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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 186 221 226
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 56 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.47% 2.22% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 11
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£336 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1024 946 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.00% 10.83% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 542 459
Average daily rate £350 £351 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +35 45 £315 -7.35% 3
Berkshire -6 5 £488 +21.87% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 -
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 1
Surrey - - - - 3
Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 43 (64.18%) Web Services
2 40 (59.70%) Jenkins
3 39 (58.21%) Scrum
4 35 (52.24%) Java
5 28 (41.79%) Selenium
5 28 (41.79%) Puppet
6 27 (40.30%) RESTful
7 26 (38.81%) Maven
8 25 (37.31%) TDD
8 25 (37.31%) Test Automation
9 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (34.33%) BDD
10 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (31.34%) Vagrant
11 19 (28.36%) JIRA
12 18 (26.87%) JUnit
12 18 (26.87%) Ruby
12 18 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
13 17 (25.37%) SoapUI
14 16 (23.88%) SQL
14 16 (23.88%) Eclipse
14 16 (23.88%) FitNesse
14 16 (23.88%) SpecFlow
15 15 (22.39%) SOAP
16 14 (20.90%) .NET
16 14 (20.90%) Test Strategy
17 13 (19.40%) CSS
17 13 (19.40%) Apache
17 13 (19.40%) PostgreSQL

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 13 (19.40%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.46%) Apache Solr
2 5 (7.46%) Confluence
2 5 (7.46%) Node.js
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.99%) Mingle
2 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.42%) Amazon S3
3 8 (11.94%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (10.45%) SaaS
5 2 (2.99%) Heroku
5 2 (2.99%) GitHub
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Redis
5 1 (1.49%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (59.70%) Jenkins
2 28 (41.79%) Selenium
3 26 (38.81%) Maven
4 19 (28.36%) JIRA
5 18 (26.87%) JUnit
6 17 (25.37%) SoapUI
7 16 (23.88%) SpecFlow
7 16 (23.88%) Eclipse
7 16 (23.88%) FitNesse
8 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
8 11 (16.42%) Mockito
9 10 (14.93%) RSpec
10 8 (11.94%) Subversion
10 8 (11.94%) WebDriver
11 7 (10.45%) JMeter
12 5 (7.46%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
13 4 (5.97%) Grunt
14 3 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Test Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.48%) J2EE Architect
7 3 (4.48%) J2EE Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) Web Services
2 27 (40.30%) RESTful
3 15 (22.39%) SOAP
4 14 (20.90%) .NET
5 13 (19.40%) CSS
5 13 (19.40%) Spring
6 11 (16.42%) JSON
6 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
7 10 (14.93%) Ajax
7 10 (14.93%) J2EE
8 9 (13.43%) PostGIS
9 8 (11.94%) JPA
9 8 (11.94%) Spring MVC
10 6 (8.96%) HTML
11 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.97%) jQuery
12 4 (5.97%) HTML5
12 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (5.97%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Open Source
2 4 (5.97%) GIS
3 3 (4.48%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
4 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) CentOS
3 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (2.99%) UNIX
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Scrum
2 25 (37.31%) TDD
2 25 (37.31%) Test Automation
3 23 (34.33%) BDD
3 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.90%) Test Strategy
6 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.42%) Integration Testing
7 10 (14.93%) Data Transformation
8 8 (11.94%) DevOps
8 8 (11.94%) User Stories
8 8 (11.94%) MVC
8 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Kanban
10 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.46%) Web Development
11 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) Java
2 18 (26.87%) Ruby
3 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.88%) SQL
5 7 (10.45%) Python
6 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.96%) C#
7 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.99%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Groovy
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) ISEB
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) VirtualBox
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.46%) Docker
3 3 (4.48%) vCloud
4 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (41.79%) Puppet
2 21 (31.34%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.48%) WebInspect
4 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.49%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) ESRI
3 6 (8.96%) VMware
4 5 (7.46%) HP
5 3 (4.48%) EMC
5 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.99%) ATG
6 2 (2.99%) hybris
6 2 (2.99%) Demandware
7 1 (1.49%) Twitter
7 1 (1.49%) Akamai
7 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.49%) Google
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