The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 27 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 4 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.60% 2.63% 9.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.39% 18.42% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 16
Median daily rate £325 £315 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -15.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
- -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
23 38 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.20% 14.29% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 57
Median daily rate £338 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £418 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £37.63 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) REST

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA