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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 185 219 243
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +24
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 63 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.16% 2.16% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 11
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£325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £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
1023 971 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.00% 10.96% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 564 476
Average daily rate £350 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 49
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +38 53 £315 -7.35% 8
Berkshire +2 4 £488 +21.87% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 -
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 5
Surrey - - - - 7
Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 51 (66.23%) Web Services
2 48 (62.34%) Jenkins
3 46 (59.74%) Scrum
4 39 (50.65%) Java
5 35 (45.45%) RESTful
6 34 (44.16%) Puppet
7 33 (42.86%) Selenium
8 30 (38.96%) Maven
9 28 (36.36%) TDD
10 27 (35.06%) Test Automation
11 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (32.47%) BDD
13 24 (31.17%) JIRA
14 22 (28.57%) Vagrant
15 21 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (27.27%) JUnit
15 21 (27.27%) Eclipse
16 19 (24.68%) FitNesse
17 18 (23.38%) Ruby
17 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
18 17 (22.08%) SOAP
18 17 (22.08%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (22.08%) SoapUI
19 16 (20.78%) SpecFlow
19 16 (20.78%) SQL
20 15 (19.48%) Apache
20 15 (19.48%) Spring
21 14 (18.18%) .NET
21 14 (18.18%) Internet

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (19.48%) Apache
2 8 (10.39%) Apache Solr
3 7 (9.09%) Confluence
4 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.49%) Node.js
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.60%) Mingle
2 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 10 (12.99%) SaaS
4 8 (10.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.60%) Heroku
5 2 (2.60%) GitHub
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.30%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (62.34%) Jenkins
2 33 (42.86%) Selenium
3 30 (38.96%) Maven
4 24 (31.17%) JIRA
5 21 (27.27%) JUnit
5 21 (27.27%) Eclipse
6 19 (24.68%) FitNesse
7 17 (22.08%) SoapUI
8 16 (20.78%) SpecFlow
9 12 (15.58%) Mockito
9 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
10 11 (14.29%) JMeter
11 10 (12.99%) RSpec
11 10 (12.99%) Subversion
12 8 (10.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (10.39%) LoadRunner
12 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
13 5 (6.49%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (5.19%) Grunt
15 3 (3.90%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (2.60%) Retail
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 22 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Architect
4 12 (15.58%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.19%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (3.90%) J2EE Architect
8 3 (3.90%) J2EE Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.60%) QA Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (66.23%) Web Services
2 35 (45.45%) RESTful
3 17 (22.08%) SOAP
4 15 (19.48%) Spring
5 14 (18.18%) .NET
6 13 (16.88%) CSS
7 12 (15.58%) J2EE
7 12 (15.58%) JSON
7 12 (15.58%) Hibernate
7 12 (15.58%) PostGIS
8 11 (14.29%) Ajax
9 8 (10.39%) JPA
9 8 (10.39%) Spring MVC
10 6 (7.79%) HTML
11 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.19%) jQuery
12 4 (5.19%) HTML5
12 4 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (5.19%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Open Source
2 6 (7.79%) GIS
3 3 (3.90%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.30%) iPhone
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) CentOS
3 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (59.74%) Scrum
2 28 (36.36%) TDD
3 27 (35.06%) Test Automation
4 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (32.47%) BDD
5 25 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 11 (14.29%) DevOps
7 11 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.99%) Data Transformation
9 8 (10.39%) User Stories
9 8 (10.39%) MVC
10 6 (7.79%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.49%) Manual Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Kanban
11 5 (6.49%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) Java
2 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
2 18 (23.38%) Ruby
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 7 (9.09%) Python
4 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.79%) C#
5 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) Groovy
7 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) ISEB
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) VirtualBox
2 5 (6.49%) Docker
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.90%) vCloud
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 34 (44.16%) Puppet
2 22 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 5 (6.49%) WebInspect
4 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.30%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) ESRI
2 7 (9.09%) VMware
3 5 (6.49%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) EMC
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) ATG
5 2 (2.60%) hybris
5 2 (2.60%) Demandware
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.30%) Akamai
6 1 (1.30%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.30%) Google
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