The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 16 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 34 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.86% 2.58% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.19% 14.29% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
109 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.59% 18.08% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 6
Average daily rate £378 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Southampton region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 66 (79.52%) Jenkins
2 65 (78.31%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (60.24%) Scrum
3 50 (60.24%) Puppet
4 49 (59.04%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (49.40%) Selenium
5 41 (49.40%) Web Services
6 40 (48.19%) Java
7 35 (42.17%) Vagrant
8 34 (40.96%) RESTful
9 33 (39.76%) BDD
10 32 (38.55%) JUnit
10 32 (38.55%) TDD
11 30 (36.14%) Maven
12 29 (34.94%) Spring
13 26 (31.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (31.33%) Mockito
14 25 (30.12%) DevOps
15 23 (27.71%) Hibernate
16 19 (22.89%) Configuration Management
16 19 (22.89%) QA
16 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
17 18 (21.69%) JIRA
18 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
20 15 (18.07%) JSON
20 15 (18.07%) Ajax
20 15 (18.07%) MVC
20 15 (18.07%) Amazon EC2
20 15 (18.07%) Spring MVC

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (12.05%) Apache
2 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.02%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.07%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (9.64%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.20%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 66 (79.52%) Jenkins
2 41 (49.40%) Selenium
3 32 (38.55%) JUnit
4 30 (36.14%) Maven
5 26 (31.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (31.33%) Mockito
6 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
7 18 (21.69%) JIRA
8 13 (15.66%) Eclipse
9 11 (13.25%) JMeter
9 11 (13.25%) FitNesse
10 10 (12.05%) Subversion
11 9 (10.84%) LoadRunner
12 7 (8.43%) SoapUI
13 5 (6.02%) SpecFlow
14 4 (4.82%) IntelliJ
14 4 (4.82%) Xcode
14 4 (4.82%) Appium
14 4 (4.82%) Calabash
15 3 (3.61%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Analyst
3 16 (19.28%) Test Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Tester
8 5 (6.02%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.82%) J2EE Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.82%) J2EE Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Tester
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (49.40%) Web Services
2 34 (40.96%) RESTful
3 29 (34.94%) Spring
4 23 (27.71%) Hibernate
5 15 (18.07%) JSON
5 15 (18.07%) Ajax
5 15 (18.07%) Spring MVC
5 15 (18.07%) JPA
6 12 (14.46%) SOAP
7 9 (10.84%) CSS
8 8 (9.64%) PostGIS
9 7 (8.43%) J2EE
10 5 (6.02%) .NET
11 4 (4.82%) SAML
11 4 (4.82%) OAuth2
11 4 (4.82%) OpenID
12 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.20%) JTS
12 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Open Source
2 3 (3.61%) GIS
3 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (78.31%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (60.24%) Scrum
3 49 (59.04%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (39.76%) BDD
5 32 (38.55%) TDD
6 25 (30.12%) DevOps
7 19 (22.89%) Configuration Management
8 15 (18.07%) MVC
9 11 (13.25%) Web Development
9 11 (13.25%) Kanban
9 11 (13.25%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.23%) Performance Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Load Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.02%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.82%) SOA
12 4 (4.82%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Change Control
13 3 (3.61%) Manual Testing
13 3 (3.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) Java
2 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.23%) Ruby
4 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.82%) SQL
4 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.61%) PHP
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) VirtualBox
2 6 (7.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 50 (60.24%) Puppet
2 35 (42.17%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) VMware
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) WSO2
3 1 (1.20%) HP
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