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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Wales / South Wales
Rank 33 27 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 44 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.77% 7.63% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.05% 34.38% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 1
Median daily rate £403 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -0.65%
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
95 128 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.89% 22.18% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 96 49
Median daily rate £400 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 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 +3 20 £403 +7.33% 1
Cucumber
Wales

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 26 (86.67%) Java
2 25 (83.33%) JSON
3 21 (70.00%) Scrum
4 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (63.33%) Spring
6 17 (56.67%) MongoDB
6 17 (56.67%) Kafka
7 16 (53.33%) Microservices
7 16 (53.33%) RESTful
7 16 (53.33%) Spring Boot
8 15 (50.00%) Dropwizard
8 15 (50.00%) iXBRL
8 15 (50.00%) Go
8 15 (50.00%) HTTP
8 15 (50.00%) HTML
9 14 (46.67%) Unix
9 14 (46.67%) Linux
9 14 (46.67%) Hibernate
10 13 (43.33%) Selenium
11 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
11 11 (36.67%) Web Design
11 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
11 11 (36.67%) JAX-RS
11 11 (36.67%) REST
11 11 (36.67%) Neo4j
11 11 (36.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (36.67%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
12 10 (33.33%) Mac OS X
13 8 (26.67%) SQL

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 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Jetty
4 1 (3.33%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.33%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Route 53
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) DSL
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) IPsec
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) MongoDB
2 11 (36.67%) Neo4j
3 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) JUnit
3 6 (20.00%) JBehave
4 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.33%) JIRA
6 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
7 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
1 21 (70.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) JSON
2 19 (63.33%) Spring
3 17 (56.67%) Kafka
4 16 (53.33%) RESTful
4 16 (53.33%) Spring Boot
5 15 (50.00%) Dropwizard
5 15 (50.00%) HTML
5 15 (50.00%) iXBRL
6 14 (46.67%) Hibernate
7 11 (36.67%) JAX-RS
7 11 (36.67%) REST
8 7 (23.33%) XML
9 5 (16.67%) CSS
10 2 (6.67%) SOAP
11 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.33%) Java EE
11 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
11 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
1 14 (46.67%) Unix
2 10 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Scrum
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) Microservices
4 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
4 11 (36.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 11 (36.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
4 11 (36.67%) Web Design
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Test Management
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) Go
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Rundeck
1 2 (6.67%) Terraform
2 1 (3.33%) Fluentd
2 1 (3.33%) Grafana
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) Marathon
2 1 (3.33%) Mesos
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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