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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 114 126 133
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 29 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.84% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.94% 6.10% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 13
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £438 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
488 459 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.82% 13.71% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 310 237
Median daily rate £400 £399 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £27.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £43.43 £40.00
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +2 16 £475 +35.71% 5
Wiltshire - 9 £345 - 3
Gloucestershire -1 1 - - 6
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (71.43%) Java
3 38 (54.29%) BDD
4 32 (45.71%) Test Automation
5 31 (44.29%) Selenium
6 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
7 27 (38.57%) Scrum
8 26 (37.14%) Ruby
9 22 (31.43%) SQL
9 22 (31.43%) HTML
10 20 (28.57%) TDD
10 20 (28.57%) Spring
10 20 (28.57%) SpecFlow
11 19 (27.14%) CSS
11 19 (27.14%) Web Services
12 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (22.86%) jQuery
13 16 (22.86%) Automated Testing
13 16 (22.86%) C#
14 15 (21.43%) JUnit
14 15 (21.43%) SOAP
14 15 (21.43%) Hibernate
14 15 (21.43%) Mockito
14 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
14 15 (21.43%) Capybara
14 15 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
15 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 14 (20.00%) JIRA
16 13 (18.57%) WebDriver
16 13 (18.57%) REST

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 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.29%) Apache
2 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) GitHub
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) LDAP
2 4 (5.71%) HTTP
3 2 (2.86%) SSH
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Selenium
2 20 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 15 (21.43%) Capybara
3 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 15 (21.43%) JUnit
3 15 (21.43%) Mockito
4 14 (20.00%) JIRA
5 13 (18.57%) WebDriver
6 11 (15.71%) WATIR
7 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
8 8 (11.43%) Bitbucket
9 7 (10.00%) Maven
10 6 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (5.71%) git-flow
11 4 (5.71%) HP UFT
11 4 (5.71%) RSpec
11 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
11 4 (5.71%) Subversion
12 3 (4.29%) PhantomJS
13 2 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Electronics
2 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
2 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Developer
2 25 (35.71%) Test Engineer
3 22 (31.43%) Java Developer
4 14 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 12 (17.14%) Analyst
5 12 (17.14%) Test Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Tester
7 8 (11.43%) Developer in Test
8 6 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) QA Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Software Tester
8 6 (8.57%) Test Automation Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Agile Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Automation Tester
10 4 (5.71%) QA Tester
10 4 (5.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Software QA Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) HTML
2 20 (28.57%) Spring
3 19 (27.14%) CSS
3 19 (27.14%) Web Services
4 16 (22.86%) jQuery
5 15 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 15 (21.43%) SOAP
6 13 (18.57%) REST
6 13 (18.57%) Sass
7 10 (14.29%) RESTful
8 9 (12.86%) Spring MVC
9 8 (11.43%) Behat
10 7 (10.00%) Gherkin
11 5 (7.14%) Dropwizard
12 4 (5.71%) .NET
12 4 (5.71%) JDBC
12 4 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (5.71%) XML
13 3 (4.29%) JSP
13 3 (4.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.29%) W3C
3 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.71%) Unix
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (54.29%) BDD
3 32 (45.71%) Test Automation
4 27 (38.57%) Scrum
5 20 (28.57%) TDD
6 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (22.86%) Automated Testing
8 15 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (17.14%) Kanban
10 10 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.86%) MVC
11 9 (12.86%) Software Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Open Source
12 7 (10.00%) Pair Programming
13 6 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (8.57%) Functional Testing
13 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) Java
2 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.14%) Ruby
4 22 (31.43%) SQL
5 16 (22.86%) C#
6 11 (15.71%) Python
7 10 (14.29%) Groovy
8 6 (8.57%) Objective-C
9 4 (5.71%) Scala
10 3 (4.29%) Perl
11 2 (2.86%) C
11 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) ISEB
2 10 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Rally
3 6 (8.57%) SAP
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) ATG
6 1 (1.43%) hybris
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