The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 55 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.88% 0.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.75% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
Wales

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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
87 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.24% 10.78% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 32
Average daily rate £325 £295 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.40%
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 South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the South Wales region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales 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
Torfaen - - - -
Cucumber
Wales

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) JBehave
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) SOA
5 5 (45.45%) HTTP
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
5 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 5 (45.45%) Hudson
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Ruby
6 4 (36.36%) Subversion
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) Python
7 3 (27.27%) OOP

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JBehave
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
2 5 (45.45%) Hudson
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (27.27%) QUnit
4 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
5 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
5 2 (18.18%) Trac
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Ant
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (9.09%) PhantomJS
6 1 (9.09%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Test Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Sass
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
6 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
7 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
7 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) W3C
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) SOA
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) OOP
6 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Management
7 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Analytics
8 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) XQuery
5 2 (18.18%) XPath
5 2 (18.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) HP