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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 49 36 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 34 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.54% 5.68% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.90% 18.18% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 1
Median daily rate £408 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% +10.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - £34.25
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
124 187 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.68% 31.22% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 165 89
Median daily rate £415 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -6 12 £388 +7.63%
Cucumber
Wales

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Selenium
3 17 (43.59%) JSON
4 16 (41.03%) QA
4 16 (41.03%) TDD
4 16 (41.03%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) BDD
5 15 (38.46%) Scrum
6 13 (33.33%) HTML
7 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Unix
8 11 (28.21%) Finance
9 10 (25.64%) Publishing
9 10 (25.64%) HTTP
9 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (25.64%) Spring
9 10 (25.64%) RESTful
9 10 (25.64%) REST
9 10 (25.64%) API Testing
9 10 (25.64%) Dropwizard
9 10 (25.64%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (23.08%) Microservices
10 9 (23.08%) Spring Boot
10 9 (23.08%) Kafka
10 9 (23.08%) User Stories
10 9 (23.08%) Go
10 9 (23.08%) iXBRL
10 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
10 9 (23.08%) 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 4 (10.26%) Confluence
1 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.95%) Neo4j
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) Selenium
2 9 (23.08%) SpecFlow
3 8 (20.51%) JUnit
4 7 (17.95%) HP UFT
5 6 (15.38%) JBehave
5 6 (15.38%) WinRunner
6 5 (12.82%) JIRA
7 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
8 3 (7.69%) Mocha
8 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 9 (23.08%) QA Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) QA Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Test Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Test Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) JSON
2 13 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) Dropwizard
3 10 (25.64%) REST
3 10 (25.64%) RESTful
3 10 (25.64%) Spring
4 9 (23.08%) iXBRL
4 9 (23.08%) Kafka
4 9 (23.08%) Spring Boot
5 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
6 7 (17.95%) CSS
6 7 (17.95%) JAX-RS
7 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
8 5 (12.82%) XML
9 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.69%) D3.js
9 3 (7.69%) Handlebars
9 3 (7.69%) Highcharts JS
9 3 (7.69%) Sass
10 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) AS400
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Unix
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) BDD
2 16 (41.03%) TDD
3 15 (38.46%) Scrum
4 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
6 10 (25.64%) API Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.64%) Exploratory Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Microservices
7 9 (23.08%) User Stories
8 7 (17.95%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (17.95%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Web Design
9 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 6 (15.38%) Project Management
10 4 (10.26%) Front End Development
10 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) Go
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISEB
2 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle