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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 58 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.53% 0.89% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.35% 5.81% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
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
136 86 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.80% 15.30% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 65 34
Average daily rate £375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £66.00 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff -8 8 £375 +20.00% 1
Newport - 1 £375 -
Cucumber
Wales

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (93.75%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (68.75%) Scrum
4 20 (62.50%) Selenium
5 18 (56.25%) JMeter
6 16 (50.00%) JBoss
7 14 (43.75%) Eclipse
8 13 (40.63%) BDD
9 12 (37.50%) SpecFlow
9 12 (37.50%) TDD
9 12 (37.50%) Subversion
9 12 (37.50%) .NET
10 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
10 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
10 11 (34.38%) Spring
10 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
10 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
11 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
11 10 (31.25%) Regression Testing
11 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
11 10 (31.25%) Test-First Development
11 10 (31.25%) ISEB
11 10 (31.25%) SOAP
11 10 (31.25%) Web Services
12 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
12 9 (28.13%) Java SE
12 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
12 9 (28.13%) REST
12 9 (28.13%) MyBatis
13 8 (25.00%) XML

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (50.00%) JBoss
2 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
3 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) FileNet
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Selenium
2 18 (56.25%) JMeter
3 14 (43.75%) Eclipse
4 12 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 12 (37.50%) Subversion
5 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
6 4 (12.50%) Maven
6 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.38%) JIRA
8 2 (6.25%) JUnit
8 2 (6.25%) Gradle
8 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
8 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.13%) TestNG
9 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.13%) NUnit
9 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) Spring
3 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 10 (31.25%) SOAP
3 10 (31.25%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) Java SE
4 9 (28.13%) REST
4 9 (28.13%) MyBatis
5 8 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE
6 2 (6.25%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (3.13%) Drools
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) OSGi
7 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) BDD
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) Test-First Development
5 10 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
7 8 (25.00%) SOA
8 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) CRM
10 2 (6.25%) DevOps
10 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.13%) User Stories
11 1 (3.13%) OO
11 1 (3.13%) Pair Programming
11 1 (3.13%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) BeanShell
4 1 (3.13%) Groovy
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
1 1 (3.13%) vCloud
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco