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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 97 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 40 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 0.88% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.92% 5.85% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 23
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
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
505 496 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.42% 14.98% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 338 270
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.21 £31.00 £34.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.16 £43.43 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +15 17 £410 +2.50% 1
Wiltshire +22 15 £354 +15.04% 2
Gloucestershire -3 4 - - 3
Somerset +26 2 £225 - 2
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (75.00%) Java
1 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) BDD
3 37 (54.41%) Selenium
4 31 (45.59%) Test Automation
5 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 26 (38.24%) Scrum
7 25 (36.76%) TDD
7 25 (36.76%) HTML
7 25 (36.76%) CSS
8 23 (33.82%) Spring
9 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (32.35%) SQL
10 20 (29.41%) Ruby
11 18 (26.47%) jQuery
11 18 (26.47%) Hibernate
12 17 (25.00%) SpecFlow
13 16 (23.53%) SOAP
14 15 (22.06%) Kanban
15 14 (20.59%) C#
15 14 (20.59%) REST
15 14 (20.59%) Mockito
15 14 (20.59%) Sass
16 13 (19.12%) Automation Testing
16 13 (19.12%) JUnit
16 13 (19.12%) Web Services
16 13 (19.12%) Software Testing
17 12 (17.65%) Automated Testing
17 12 (17.65%) Pair Programming
17 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce

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 5 (7.35%) Apache
1 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.88%) CMS
3 3 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) LDAP
2 3 (4.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (54.41%) Selenium
2 17 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 14 (20.59%) Mockito
4 13 (19.12%) JUnit
5 12 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 10 (14.71%) Capybara
6 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
6 10 (14.71%) Maven
7 9 (13.24%) WATIR
8 8 (11.76%) Bitbucket
9 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
9 7 (10.29%) JIRA
10 5 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
10 5 (7.35%) Subversion
11 4 (5.88%) HP UFT
12 3 (4.41%) git-flow
12 3 (4.41%) JBehave
12 3 (4.41%) RSpec
13 2 (2.94%) Protractor
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Electronics
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Java Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Test Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Test Automation Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Tester
4 11 (16.18%) Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Test Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) Developer in Test
6 7 (10.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Automation Tester
6 7 (10.29%) Software Tester
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (7.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) CSS
1 25 (36.76%) HTML
2 23 (33.82%) Spring
3 18 (26.47%) Hibernate
3 18 (26.47%) jQuery
4 16 (23.53%) SOAP
5 14 (20.59%) REST
5 14 (20.59%) Sass
6 13 (19.12%) Web Services
7 11 (16.18%) Spring MVC
8 10 (14.71%) Gherkin
9 8 (11.76%) RESTful
10 7 (10.29%) Dropwizard
11 6 (8.82%) HTML5
11 6 (8.82%) JDBC
11 6 (8.82%) XML
12 5 (7.35%) Behat
12 5 (7.35%) JSON
13 4 (5.88%) .NET
13 4 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) W3C
2 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Android
4 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) BDD
3 31 (45.59%) Test Automation
4 26 (38.24%) Scrum
5 25 (36.76%) TDD
6 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (22.06%) Kanban
8 13 (19.12%) Automation Testing
8 13 (19.12%) Software Testing
9 12 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 12 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (17.65%) Pair Programming
10 11 (16.18%) MVC
11 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.24%) SDLC
13 8 (11.76%) Integration Testing
14 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
14 7 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (10.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) Java
2 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 22 (32.35%) SQL
4 20 (29.41%) Ruby
5 14 (20.59%) C#
6 11 (16.18%) Python
7 6 (8.82%) Groovy
7 6 (8.82%) Objective-C
8 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.88%) C
9 4 (5.88%) Perl
10 3 (4.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) ISEB
2 9 (13.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SDET
3 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Rally
3 4 (5.88%) ATG
3 4 (5.88%) hybris
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) HP
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