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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 6 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 52 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.09% 0.31% -
As % of the Development Applications category 46.02% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 1 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £353 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
113 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.62% 14.38% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 11
Average daily rate £325 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 43 (67.19%) Web Services
4 39 (60.94%) Scrum
5 36 (56.25%) Puppet
6 32 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (48.44%) Java
8 30 (46.88%) RESTful
9 26 (40.63%) Vagrant
10 24 (37.50%) Selenium
11 23 (35.94%) Maven
12 20 (31.25%) TDD
12 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
14 17 (26.56%) JIRA
14 17 (26.56%) BDD
14 17 (26.56%) Eclipse
14 17 (26.56%) SOAP
15 16 (25.00%) JUnit
15 16 (25.00%) FitNesse
15 16 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (25.00%) DevOps
16 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
16 14 (21.88%) Apache
16 14 (21.88%) Spring
16 14 (21.88%) QA
16 14 (21.88%) SoapUI
17 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
18 12 (18.75%) SpecFlow
19 11 (17.19%) .NET

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (21.88%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Solr
3 4 (6.25%) Confluence
4 3 (4.69%) Node.js
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 7 (10.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 24 (37.50%) Selenium
3 23 (35.94%) Maven
4 17 (26.56%) Eclipse
4 17 (26.56%) JIRA
5 16 (25.00%) JUnit
5 16 (25.00%) FitNesse
5 16 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (21.88%) SoapUI
7 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
8 12 (18.75%) SpecFlow
9 11 (17.19%) Mockito
10 9 (14.06%) JMeter
10 9 (14.06%) Subversion
11 7 (10.94%) LoadRunner
12 4 (6.25%) RSpec
13 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
13 3 (4.69%) Hudson
13 3 (4.69%) Grunt
14 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Test Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (14.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.81%) J2EE Architect
7 5 (7.81%) J2EE Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
11 1 (1.56%) Agile Java Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Automation Analyst
11 1 (1.56%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.56%) Test Coordinator
11 1 (1.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (67.19%) Web Services
2 30 (46.88%) RESTful
3 17 (26.56%) SOAP
4 14 (21.88%) Spring
5 11 (17.19%) .NET
5 11 (17.19%) J2EE
6 10 (15.63%) Ajax
6 10 (15.63%) Hibernate
6 10 (15.63%) JSON
7 8 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 8 (12.50%) PostGIS
7 8 (12.50%) JPA
8 7 (10.94%) CSS
9 3 (4.69%) JTS
9 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.69%) jQuery
10 1 (1.56%) Java EE
10 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Open Source
2 5 (7.81%) GIS
3 3 (4.69%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) CentOS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.94%) Scrum
3 32 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (31.25%) TDD
5 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
6 17 (26.56%) BDD
7 16 (25.00%) DevOps
8 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
9 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.06%) Test Strategy
11 8 (12.50%) Data Transformation
11 8 (12.50%) MVC
11 8 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 7 (10.94%) User Stories
13 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
13 5 (7.81%) Manual Testing
13 5 (7.81%) Web Development
13 5 (7.81%) Performance Testing
14 4 (6.25%) Kanban
15 2 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Java
2 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.63%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) Ruby
4 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.69%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VirtualBox
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) Docker
3 3 (4.69%) vCloud
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (56.25%) Puppet
2 26 (40.63%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) VMware
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) ESRI
4 3 (4.69%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) HP
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