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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 38 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 21 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.31% 0.88% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.09% 5.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
149 84 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.60% 14.76% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 54 30
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Newport - 21 £350 -
Cucumber
Wales

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Scrum
3 20 (80.00%) Java
4 13 (52.00%) Selenium
4 13 (52.00%) BDD
5 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (48.00%) SpecFlow
5 12 (48.00%) .NET
6 11 (44.00%) JMeter
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) ISEB
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (40.00%) SOAP
7 10 (40.00%) Web Services
7 10 (40.00%) JBoss
7 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
7 10 (40.00%) Test-First Development
7 10 (40.00%) Spring
7 10 (40.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (36.00%) REST
8 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (36.00%) Java SE
8 9 (36.00%) MyBatis
8 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
8 9 (36.00%) Subversion
8 9 (36.00%) XML
8 9 (36.00%) Eclipse

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (40.00%) JBoss
1 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) DVB
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 12 (48.00%) SpecFlow
3 11 (44.00%) JMeter
4 9 (36.00%) Subversion
4 9 (36.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (12.00%) JUnit
7 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
8 1 (4.00%) TestNG
8 1 (4.00%) Gradle
8 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
8 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.00%) NUnit
8 1 (4.00%) Maven
8 1 (4.00%) JIRA
8 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) Spring
2 10 (40.00%) SOAP
2 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 9 (36.00%) XML
3 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (36.00%) Java SE
3 9 (36.00%) REST
3 9 (36.00%) MyBatis
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) Drools
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Scrum
3 13 (52.00%) BDD
4 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 10 (40.00%) Test-First Development
6 10 (40.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (32.00%) SOA
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
10 2 (8.00%) Project Management
10 2 (8.00%) CRM
10 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
11 1 (4.00%) User Stories
11 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.00%) OO
11 1 (4.00%) BPEL
11 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISEB
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Perforce
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco