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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 33 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 21 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.30% 4.21% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.00% 16.13% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £444 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
100 155 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.49% 26.09% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 130 71
Median daily rate £389 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 15 £363 +11.53% 1
Newport -6 1 £400 +14.28%
Cucumber
Wales

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 71 (97.26%) Agile Software Development
1 71 (97.26%) Selenium
2 65 (89.04%) TDD
3 63 (86.30%) Java
4 54 (73.97%) Unix
5 53 (72.60%) Perl
6 52 (71.23%) jQuery
7 50 (68.49%) OO
8 49 (67.12%) Software Engineering
9 38 (52.05%) Legal
9 38 (52.05%) JavaScript
10 36 (49.32%) CSS
10 36 (49.32%) Web Development
11 21 (28.77%) SQL
12 20 (27.40%) MongoDB
12 20 (27.40%) NoSQL
12 20 (27.40%) Mojolicious
13 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
13 19 (26.03%) RESTful
14 17 (23.29%) Scala
15 16 (21.92%) Kafka
15 16 (21.92%) Redis
15 16 (21.92%) Go
16 13 (17.81%) .NET
16 13 (17.81%) BDD
17 12 (16.44%) Disclosure Scotland
18 11 (15.07%) WebDriver
18 11 (15.07%) SpecFlow
18 11 (15.07%) HTML
18 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) MongoDB
1 20 (27.40%) NoSQL
2 16 (21.92%) Redis
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (97.26%) Selenium
2 11 (15.07%) SpecFlow
2 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.07%) WebDriver
3 10 (13.70%) JMeter
4 3 (4.11%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.11%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.37%) Concordion
5 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) JUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 38 (52.05%) Legal
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (75.34%) Developer
2 29 (39.73%) Web Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Perl Developer
4 14 (19.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Website Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Java Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Tester
8 7 (9.59%) Unix Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Agile Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Perl Web Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.11%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Java Web Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (71.23%) jQuery
2 36 (49.32%) CSS
3 20 (27.40%) Mojolicious
4 19 (26.03%) RESTful
5 16 (21.92%) Kafka
6 13 (17.81%) .NET
7 11 (15.07%) HTML
8 8 (10.96%) OAuth2
8 8 (10.96%) XML
9 7 (9.59%) Ajax
9 7 (9.59%) XHTML
10 5 (6.85%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.74%) Dropwizard
11 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.74%) JAX-RS
11 2 (2.74%) REST
12 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) AS400
2 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 54 (73.97%) Unix
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (97.26%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (89.04%) TDD
3 50 (68.49%) OO
4 49 (67.12%) Software Engineering
5 36 (49.32%) Web Development
6 13 (17.81%) BDD
7 10 (13.70%) Scrum
8 8 (10.96%) Kanban
9 7 (9.59%) Regression Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.22%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Test-First Development
10 6 (8.22%) Workflow
11 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.48%) OOP
11 4 (5.48%) Project Management
11 4 (5.48%) Software Testing
12 3 (4.11%) Content Development
12 3 (4.11%) Test Automation
13 2 (2.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (86.30%) Java
2 53 (72.60%) Perl
3 38 (52.05%) JavaScript
4 21 (28.77%) SQL
5 17 (23.29%) Scala
6 16 (21.92%) Go
7 1 (1.37%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) ISEB
3 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) HP
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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