The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 119 116 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 29 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.87% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.22% 6.56% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 12
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £316 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £413 £411
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
England

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
466 427 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.29% 13.32% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 296 243
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £30.51 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the South West region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bristol -3 16 £463 +32.14% 2
Wiltshire - 9 £345 - 4
Gloucestershire -4 1 £400 +4.57% 7
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 59 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.10%) Java
3 35 (44.87%) BDD
4 34 (43.59%) Ruby
5 33 (42.31%) Selenium
5 33 (42.31%) Test Automation
6 30 (38.46%) Scrum
7 27 (34.62%) SQL
8 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 26 (33.33%) SpecFlow
9 24 (30.77%) Capybara
10 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
11 22 (28.21%) Web Services
12 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
13 19 (24.36%) C#
13 19 (24.36%) HTML
14 18 (23.08%) JIRA
15 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
16 16 (20.51%) Spring
16 16 (20.51%) CSS
17 15 (19.23%) Linux
17 15 (19.23%) WATIR
17 15 (19.23%) WebDriver
18 14 (17.95%) Exploratory Testing
18 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
18 14 (17.95%) JUnit
19 13 (16.67%) Python
19 13 (16.67%) Integration Testing
20 12 (15.38%) RESTful

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) HTTP
2 5 (6.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) GIS
4 1 (1.28%) QGIS
4 1 (1.28%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 33 (42.31%) Selenium
2 26 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 24 (30.77%) Capybara
4 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
5 18 (23.08%) JIRA
6 15 (19.23%) WATIR
6 15 (19.23%) WebDriver
7 14 (17.95%) JUnit
8 11 (14.10%) Mockito
9 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
10 6 (7.69%) git-flow
10 6 (7.69%) RSpec
10 6 (7.69%) Subversion
11 5 (6.41%) Bitbucket
11 5 (6.41%) Maven
12 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (3.85%) JBehave
13 3 (3.85%) PhantomJS
13 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
14 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Electronics
2 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.69%) Marketing
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 34 (43.59%) Developer
3 21 (26.92%) Test Automation Engineer
4 18 (23.08%) Java Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Developer in Test
6 10 (12.82%) Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) Test Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) Test Automation Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Agile Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Software Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) QA Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) QA Tester
10 4 (5.13%) Software QA Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) Web Services
2 19 (24.36%) HTML
3 16 (20.51%) CSS
3 16 (20.51%) Spring
4 12 (15.38%) RESTful
5 11 (14.10%) Behat
5 11 (14.10%) Hibernate
5 11 (14.10%) jQuery
5 11 (14.10%) Sass
6 10 (12.82%) REST
6 10 (12.82%) SOAP
7 7 (8.97%) .NET
8 6 (7.69%) Dropwizard
8 6 (7.69%) Gherkin
8 6 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (6.41%) Spring MVC
10 4 (5.13%) Spring Boot
11 3 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.85%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 6 (7.69%) Unix
3 4 (5.13%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.87%) BDD
3 33 (42.31%) Test Automation
4 30 (38.46%) Scrum
5 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
6 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (17.95%) Exploratory Testing
6 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
7 13 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 12 (15.38%) TDD
9 11 (14.10%) Software Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Automation Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Kanban
11 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (10.26%) OO
12 8 (10.26%) Open Source
12 8 (10.26%) SDLC
12 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
13 7 (8.97%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.10%) Java
2 34 (43.59%) Ruby
3 27 (34.62%) SQL
4 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.36%) C#
6 13 (16.67%) Python
7 11 (14.10%) Groovy
8 6 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 6 (7.69%) Scala
9 4 (5.13%) Perl
10 2 (2.56%) C
10 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) ISEB
3 11 (14.10%) ISTQB
4 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle
1 11 (14.10%) Rally
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (3.85%) HP
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago