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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 24 41 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 41 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.67% 4.14% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.34% 13.92% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 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 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £446 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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
116 158 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.52% 29.70% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 130 63
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +21 25 £375 +25.00%
Newport +10 11 £337 -3.71%
Cucumber
Wales

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 75 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (91.03%) TDD
3 70 (89.74%) Selenium
4 67 (85.90%) Java
5 57 (73.08%) Unix
6 56 (71.79%) OO
6 56 (71.79%) Perl
7 55 (70.51%) Software Engineering
8 54 (69.23%) jQuery
9 39 (50.00%) Legal
9 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
10 37 (47.44%) CSS
11 36 (46.15%) Web Development
12 26 (33.33%) SQL
13 25 (32.05%) RESTful
14 23 (29.49%) MongoDB
15 22 (28.21%) NoSQL
15 22 (28.21%) Mojolicious
16 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
17 19 (24.36%) Scala
18 18 (23.08%) Go
18 18 (23.08%) Redis
18 18 (23.08%) Kafka
19 15 (19.23%) BDD
20 13 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
21 12 (15.38%) Scrum
21 12 (15.38%) .NET
21 12 (15.38%) HTML
22 11 (14.10%) WebDriver
22 11 (14.10%) SpecFlow

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 10 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) MongoDB
2 22 (28.21%) NoSQL
3 18 (23.08%) Redis
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.56%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (89.74%) Selenium
2 11 (14.10%) SpecFlow
2 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.10%) WebDriver
3 10 (12.82%) JMeter
4 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
4 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Concordion
5 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (75.64%) Developer
2 29 (37.18%) Web Developer
3 19 (24.36%) Perl Developer
4 14 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Website Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Unix Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Agile Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Perl Web Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.85%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Java Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (69.23%) jQuery
2 37 (47.44%) CSS
3 25 (32.05%) RESTful
4 22 (28.21%) Mojolicious
5 18 (23.08%) Kafka
6 12 (15.38%) .NET
6 12 (15.38%) HTML
7 11 (14.10%) XML
8 10 (12.82%) OAuth2
9 8 (10.26%) Ajax
9 8 (10.26%) XHTML
10 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.85%) Web Services
11 2 (2.56%) Dropwizard
11 2 (2.56%) JAX-RS
11 2 (2.56%) REST
12 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.28%) Middleware
12 1 (1.28%) PostGIS
12 1 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (73.08%) Unix
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (91.03%) TDD
3 56 (71.79%) OO
4 55 (70.51%) Software Engineering
5 36 (46.15%) Web Development
6 15 (19.23%) BDD
7 12 (15.38%) Scrum
8 8 (10.26%) Kanban
9 7 (8.97%) Regression Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Test-First Development
11 5 (6.41%) User Stories
12 4 (5.13%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.13%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.13%) OOP
12 4 (5.13%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.13%) System Integration Testing
13 3 (3.85%) MVC
13 3 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (85.90%) Java
2 56 (71.79%) Perl
3 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (33.33%) SQL
5 19 (24.36%) Scala
6 18 (23.08%) Go
7 3 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) ISEB
2 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle