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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 37 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 14 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.82% 1.66% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.58% 9.01% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £400 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
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
96 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.32% 18.44% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 89 71
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £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 £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 25 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 +17 10 £350 -3.44% 1
Cucumber
Wales

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 65 (98.48%) Selenium
2 64 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (83.33%) TDD
4 53 (80.30%) Java
5 45 (68.18%) Unix
6 43 (65.15%) Perl
6 43 (65.15%) jQuery
7 42 (63.64%) OO
8 40 (60.61%) Software Engineering
9 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
10 36 (54.55%) CSS
10 36 (54.55%) Web Development
11 30 (45.45%) Legal
12 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
13 13 (19.70%) ISEB
13 13 (19.70%) .NET
14 12 (18.18%) Finance
14 12 (18.18%) BDD
15 11 (16.67%) WebDriver
15 11 (16.67%) SpecFlow
15 11 (16.67%) SQL
15 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
16 10 (15.15%) JMeter
16 10 (15.15%) Scrum
16 10 (15.15%) MongoDB
16 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
16 10 (15.15%) RESTful
16 10 (15.15%) Mojolicious
16 10 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
17 9 (13.64%) SQL Server

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 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) MongoDB
1 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.61%) Redis
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 65 (98.48%) Selenium
2 11 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 10 (15.15%) JMeter
4 6 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 6 (9.09%) WinRunner
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Concordion
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.52%) JBehave
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) TestNG
General
1 30 (45.45%) Legal
2 12 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 29 (43.94%) Web Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Perl Developer
4 14 (21.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Website Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Test Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Tester
7 7 (10.61%) Unix Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Agile Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Perl Web Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (65.15%) jQuery
2 36 (54.55%) CSS
3 13 (19.70%) .NET
4 10 (15.15%) Mojolicious
4 10 (15.15%) RESTful
5 9 (13.64%) HTML
6 8 (12.12%) Gherkin
6 8 (12.12%) XML
7 7 (10.61%) Ajax
7 7 (10.61%) Kafka
7 7 (10.61%) XHTML
8 2 (3.03%) OAuth2
9 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) AS400
2 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (68.18%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (83.33%) TDD
3 42 (63.64%) OO
4 40 (60.61%) Software Engineering
5 36 (54.55%) Web Development
6 12 (18.18%) BDD
7 10 (15.15%) Scrum
8 8 (12.12%) Kanban
9 7 (10.61%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Project Management
9 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.61%) Workflow
10 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Test-First Development
11 4 (6.06%) OOP
11 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.55%) Analytics
12 3 (4.55%) Automated Testing
12 3 (4.55%) Content Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (80.30%) Java
2 43 (65.15%) Perl
3 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (10.61%) Go
5 7 (10.61%) Scala
6 1 (1.52%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.70%) ISEB
3 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle