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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 123 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.45% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.50% 3.31% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
457 453 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.31% 13.71% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 278 184
Average daily rate £385 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 14
Average hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.35 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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
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 21 April 2015. 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
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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
Bristol -6 7 £363 +11.53% 4
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Somerset - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) BDD
3 15 (38.46%) Selenium
4 14 (35.90%) Automation Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 13 (33.33%) RESTful
6 12 (30.77%) Web Services
7 11 (28.21%) Spring
7 11 (28.21%) HTML
7 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
7 11 (28.21%) JIRA
8 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
8 10 (25.64%) Linked Data
8 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
8 10 (25.64%) SQL
8 10 (25.64%) Spock
8 10 (25.64%) Spring Boot
9 9 (23.08%) Apache Camel
9 9 (23.08%) Maven
9 9 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 9 (23.08%) Groovy
9 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
10 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
10 8 (20.51%) Ruby
10 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
11 7 (17.95%) Scrum

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Summit
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Selenium
2 11 (28.21%) JIRA
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (25.64%) Spock
4 9 (23.08%) Maven
5 7 (17.95%) IntelliJ
6 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
6 5 (12.82%) SpecFlow
7 3 (7.69%) JUnit
8 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.13%) Behat
8 2 (5.13%) MSTest
8 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.56%) JMeter
9 1 (2.56%) NUnit
9 1 (2.56%) TestNG
General
1 1 (2.56%) Electronics
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) GUI Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Interaction Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Technical Tester
7 1 (2.56%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.56%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) RESTful
2 12 (30.77%) Web Services
3 11 (28.21%) HTML
3 11 (28.21%) Spring
4 10 (25.64%) Spring Boot
5 9 (23.08%) Apache Camel
5 9 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (17.95%) CSS
7 6 (15.38%) JSON
8 5 (12.82%) Gherkin
9 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.26%) Flask
9 4 (10.26%) REST
9 4 (10.26%) SOAP
10 2 (5.13%) Middleware
10 2 (5.13%) XML
10 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (5.13%) Leaflet
11 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
11 1 (2.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Linked Data
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) DTV
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) BDD
3 14 (35.90%) Automation Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
4 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) User Stories
7 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.13%) Test Management
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Groovy
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) Ruby
5 5 (12.82%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) Degree
4 5 (12.82%) ISEB
5 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.69%) ISO 14001
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
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