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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 63 131 110
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -21
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 92 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.06% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.09% 3.95% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 11 14
Average daily rate £375 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
482 481 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.03% 14.87% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 329 175
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 8
Average hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +26 50 £414 -8.05% 1
Bristol +13 18 £350 -12.50% 3
Wiltshire - 11 £381 - 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £520 - 2
Somerset +1 1 - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber.

1 95 (79.83%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (57.14%) Ruby
3 56 (47.06%) Gherkin
3 56 (47.06%) Capybara
4 55 (46.22%) Java
5 53 (44.54%) Security Cleared
6 48 (40.34%) BDD
7 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
8 42 (35.29%) Jenkins
9 33 (27.73%) Scrum
10 30 (25.21%) Test Automation
11 28 (23.53%) Git (software)
12 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
13 25 (21.01%) TDD
14 24 (20.17%) Linux
14 24 (20.17%) Office 365
15 23 (19.33%) HTML
15 23 (19.33%) JUnit
15 23 (19.33%) MS Office
15 23 (19.33%) Software Engineering
16 22 (18.49%) SQL
16 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
16 22 (18.49%) Time Management
17 21 (17.65%) Selenium
17 21 (17.65%) ITIL
17 21 (17.65%) Web Services
18 20 (16.81%) Elasticsearch
19 19 (15.97%) RESTful
19 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
19 19 (15.97%) Maven

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (16.81%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.04%) JBoss
3 2 (1.68%) Apache
3 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (19.33%) MS Office
2 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.17%) Office 365
2 14 (11.76%) GitHub
3 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.61%) HTTP
2 8 (6.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) MongoDB
1 15 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (12.61%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.68%) GIS
5 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 56 (47.06%) Capybara
2 42 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 28 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 23 (19.33%) JUnit
5 21 (17.65%) Selenium
6 19 (15.97%) Maven
7 15 (12.61%) Subversion
8 14 (11.76%) IntelliJ
9 13 (10.92%) git-flow
9 13 (10.92%) RSpec
10 11 (9.24%) HP UFT
10 11 (9.24%) SpecFlow
11 10 (8.40%) JIRA
12 9 (7.56%) JBehave
13 8 (6.72%) Moq
13 8 (6.72%) NUnit
13 8 (6.72%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (6.72%) Spock
14 6 (5.04%) Eclipse
14 6 (5.04%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Electronics
3 2 (1.68%) Games
3 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.68%) Marketing
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Back Office
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Developer
2 32 (26.89%) Tester
3 30 (25.21%) Analyst
4 29 (24.37%) Test Analyst
5 24 (20.17%) Java Developer
6 14 (11.76%) Lead Test Analyst
7 13 (10.92%) Ruby Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Developer in Test
8 12 (10.08%) Software Engineer
9 11 (9.24%) Technical Leader
9 11 (9.24%) Test Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Software Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (7.56%) Technical Test Analyst
11 8 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) AWS Software Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Java Software Developer
12 7 (5.88%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.06%) Gherkin
2 23 (19.33%) HTML
3 21 (17.65%) Web Services
4 19 (15.97%) RESTful
5 16 (13.45%) CSS
6 13 (10.92%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (10.92%) Sass
7 11 (9.24%) .NET
7 11 (9.24%) Spring
8 10 (8.40%) Hibernate
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (6.72%) MSMQ
9 8 (6.72%) WCF
10 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.04%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.04%) NHibernate
11 6 (5.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Visualisation
2 8 (6.72%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) iPad
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Linux
2 13 (10.92%) Mac OS X
2 13 (10.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (79.83%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.34%) BDD
3 33 (27.73%) Scrum
4 30 (25.21%) Test Automation
5 25 (21.01%) TDD
6 23 (19.33%) Software Engineering
7 22 (18.49%) Time Management
8 21 (17.65%) ITIL
9 17 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 17 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 17 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 16 (13.45%) Open Source
11 15 (12.61%) Software Testing
12 14 (11.76%) Automation Testing
12 14 (11.76%) Migration
12 14 (11.76%) Unit Testing
13 13 (10.92%) Data Migration
13 13 (10.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (10.92%) Web Design
13 13 (10.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (57.14%) Ruby
2 55 (46.22%) Java
3 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.49%) SQL
5 18 (15.13%) Python
6 13 (10.92%) Scala
7 12 (10.08%) Groovy
8 11 (9.24%) C#
9 6 (5.04%) C
10 3 (2.52%) C++
11 2 (1.68%) Perl
11 2 (1.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (44.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.29%) ISEB
3 17 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 17 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (10.08%) DV Cleared
5 10 (8.40%) Degree
6 4 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.88%) ISO 14001
2 7 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.20%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Ansible
1 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Talend
4 2 (1.68%) IBM
4 2 (1.68%) SAP
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco
5 1 (0.84%) HP
5 1 (0.84%) Splunk
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