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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 116 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 28 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.46% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.39% 3.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
438 396 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.69% 12.91% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 144
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 10
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £39.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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
Bristol +9 14 £350 -13.84% 1
Gloucestershire +5 8 £390 +4.00% 1
Devon +4 5 £323 -
Dorset - 1 £500 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Selenium
3 23 (48.94%) HTML
3 23 (48.94%) Java
4 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
5 19 (40.43%) TDD
5 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
6 18 (38.30%) BDD
6 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
7 17 (36.17%) Ruby
8 13 (27.66%) CSS
9 12 (25.53%) Python
9 12 (25.53%) RESTful
9 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
9 12 (25.53%) Automation Testing
10 11 (23.40%) Scrum
11 10 (21.28%) Degree
11 10 (21.28%) SQL
12 9 (19.15%) Web Services
12 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
12 9 (19.15%) JIRA
12 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
13 8 (17.02%) JBehave
13 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
13 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
13 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
13 8 (17.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (17.02%) SDLC
14 7 (14.89%) JMeter
14 7 (14.89%) ISEB

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (12.77%) Node.js
2 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
1 4 (8.51%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Selenium
2 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.15%) JIRA
4 8 (17.02%) JBehave
5 7 (14.89%) JMeter
6 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
7 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
7 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
7 5 (10.64%) Grunt
8 4 (8.51%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (8.51%) Jasmine
8 4 (8.51%) Spock
8 4 (8.51%) MSTest
8 4 (8.51%) Mocha
9 3 (6.38%) NUnit
9 3 (6.38%) Maven
9 3 (6.38%) gulp
9 3 (6.38%) Calabash
9 3 (6.38%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Tester
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Test Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Designer
6 4 (8.51%) GUI Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Interaction Designer
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Automated Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Mobile Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) HTML
2 13 (27.66%) CSS
3 12 (25.53%) RESTful
4 9 (19.15%) Web Services
5 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.77%) XML
6 6 (12.77%) Spring
7 5 (10.64%) JSON
8 4 (8.51%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (8.51%) Express
8 4 (8.51%) Sass
8 4 (8.51%) LESS
8 4 (8.51%) Apache Camel
8 4 (8.51%) Flask
8 4 (8.51%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.38%) Leaflet
9 3 (6.38%) REST
9 3 (6.38%) Gherkin
9 3 (6.38%) SOAP
10 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
1 5 (10.64%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Linked Data
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) TDD
2 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
3 18 (38.30%) BDD
4 12 (25.53%) Automation Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
8 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
8 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.77%) Load Testing
9 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.38%) OO
10 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Kanban
10 3 (6.38%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) Ruby
4 12 (25.53%) Python
5 10 (21.28%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) C++
7 5 (10.64%) C#
8 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.51%) Groovy
9 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
9 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Degree
3 8 (17.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (14.89%) ISEB
5 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
6 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
1 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle
1 1 (2.13%) Talend
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