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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Wales / South Wales
Rank 35 21 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 18 43 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.80% 8.50% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.95% 37.72% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 2
Median daily rate £388 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
82 114 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.30% 22.53% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 95 70
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £311 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £386 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -4 18 £388 +10.71%
Cucumber
Wales

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) JSON
2 24 (58.54%) Java
3 23 (56.10%) Selenium
4 20 (48.78%) Scrum
5 18 (43.90%) HTML
6 17 (41.46%) Spring
7 16 (39.02%) TDD
7 16 (39.02%) RESTful
7 16 (39.02%) BDD
8 15 (36.59%) MongoDB
8 15 (36.59%) iXBRL
8 15 (36.59%) Kafka
8 15 (36.59%) Go
8 15 (36.59%) Microservices
8 15 (36.59%) Spring Boot
8 15 (36.59%) QA
8 15 (36.59%) Dropwizard
9 14 (34.15%) Unix
9 14 (34.15%) HTTP
9 14 (34.15%) REST
10 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
11 12 (29.27%) Linux
11 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
12 11 (26.83%) Neo4j
12 11 (26.83%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (26.83%) JAX-RS
12 11 (26.83%) Web Design
12 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
12 11 (26.83%) Continuous Deployment

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 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) MongoDB
2 11 (26.83%) Neo4j
3 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Selenium
2 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
3 8 (19.51%) JUnit
4 6 (14.63%) JBehave
5 5 (12.20%) JIRA
5 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
6 3 (7.32%) Mocha
6 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.44%) Maven
8 1 (2.44%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (24.39%) Publishing
2 9 (21.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) QA Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Quality Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Test Manager
7 4 (9.76%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Test Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Software Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) JSON
2 18 (43.90%) HTML
3 17 (41.46%) Spring
4 16 (39.02%) RESTful
5 15 (36.59%) Dropwizard
5 15 (36.59%) iXBRL
5 15 (36.59%) Kafka
5 15 (36.59%) Spring Boot
6 14 (34.15%) REST
7 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
8 11 (26.83%) JAX-RS
9 8 (19.51%) CSS
10 6 (14.63%) XML
11 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.32%) D3.js
11 3 (7.32%) Handlebars
11 3 (7.32%) Highcharts JS
11 3 (7.32%) Sass
12 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
12 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Fintech
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Unix
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Scrum
3 16 (39.02%) BDD
3 16 (39.02%) TDD
4 15 (36.59%) Microservices
5 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
6 11 (26.83%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
6 11 (26.83%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (26.83%) Web Design
7 10 (24.39%) API Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
7 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
8 9 (21.95%) Exploratory Testing
8 9 (21.95%) User Stories
9 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
9 4 (9.76%) Mobile First
9 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) Go
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) HP