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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 27 12 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 38 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.22% 10.35% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.75% 37.25% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 2
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£338 £314 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £401 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
63 102 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.45% 27.79% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 71 30
Average daily rate £350 £330 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (81.63%) Scrum
2 37 (75.51%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (65.31%) Git (software)
4 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (61.22%) Jenkins
6 28 (57.14%) BDD
7 24 (48.98%) Selenium
8 22 (44.90%) Linux
8 22 (44.90%) DevOps
9 21 (42.86%) Java
9 21 (42.86%) TDD
10 19 (38.78%) QA
11 18 (36.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (36.73%) WebLogic
11 18 (36.73%) Windows
11 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
11 18 (36.73%) Vagrant
11 18 (36.73%) Puppet
12 17 (34.69%) Subversion
13 15 (30.61%) Web Services
14 10 (20.41%) SOAP
15 9 (18.37%) Change Control
15 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
16 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
16 8 (16.33%) RESTful
16 8 (16.33%) JUnit
17 7 (14.29%) Test Management
17 7 (14.29%) Spring
17 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
17 7 (14.29%) Mockito

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (36.73%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (65.31%) Git (software)
2 30 (61.22%) Jenkins
3 24 (48.98%) Selenium
4 18 (36.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (34.69%) Subversion
6 8 (16.33%) JUnit
7 7 (14.29%) Mockito
8 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
8 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
9 4 (8.16%) Appium
9 4 (8.16%) JIRA
10 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
10 3 (6.12%) Hudson
10 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
11 2 (4.08%) Zephyr
12 1 (2.04%) RSpec
12 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
1 13 (26.53%) Test Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Lead Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Web Services
2 10 (20.41%) SOAP
3 8 (16.33%) RESTful
4 7 (14.29%) Spring
5 5 (10.20%) SAML
5 5 (10.20%) OpenID
5 5 (10.20%) OAuth2
6 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.12%) .NET
8 1 (2.04%) CSS
8 1 (2.04%) HTML
8 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.04%) JPA
8 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) GIS
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Scrum
2 37 (75.51%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (57.14%) BDD
5 22 (44.90%) DevOps
6 21 (42.86%) TDD
7 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
8 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Change Control
9 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.29%) Test Management
10 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 6 (12.24%) User Stories
11 6 (12.24%) SOA
12 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
12 5 (10.20%) SDLC
13 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
13 4 (8.16%) Open Source
13 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) Ruby
3 3 (6.12%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) PHP
3 3 (6.12%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) Puppet
1 18 (36.73%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) ESRI
2 3 (6.12%) WSO2
3 1 (2.04%) Apigee