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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 13 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 33 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.00% 1.37% -
As % of the Development Applications category 30.00% 9.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.21% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - -
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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
110 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.33% 14.09% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 10
Average daily rate £350 £315 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 17 December 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 64 (77.11%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (75.90%) Jenkins
3 51 (61.45%) Puppet
4 49 (59.04%) Scrum
5 46 (55.42%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (53.01%) Web Services
7 41 (49.40%) Java
8 36 (43.37%) Vagrant
9 33 (39.76%) Selenium
10 31 (37.35%) RESTful
11 29 (34.94%) Maven
12 27 (32.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (31.33%) BDD
13 26 (31.33%) DevOps
14 25 (30.12%) TDD
15 24 (28.92%) JUnit
16 22 (26.51%) Spring
17 20 (24.10%) Configuration Management
17 20 (24.10%) QA
18 19 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (22.89%) Mockito
19 18 (21.69%) JIRA
19 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
20 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
20 17 (20.48%) Hibernate
21 16 (19.28%) SOAP
21 16 (19.28%) SoapUI
22 15 (18.07%) FitNesse
23 13 (15.66%) Spring MVC
23 13 (15.66%) Amazon EC2

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (10.84%) Apache
2 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.02%) Confluence
2 5 (6.02%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.66%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (10.84%) Amazon S3
4 6 (7.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (75.90%) Jenkins
2 33 (39.76%) Selenium
3 29 (34.94%) Maven
4 27 (32.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (28.92%) JUnit
6 19 (22.89%) Mockito
7 18 (21.69%) JIRA
8 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
9 16 (19.28%) SoapUI
10 15 (18.07%) FitNesse
11 13 (15.66%) SpecFlow
11 13 (15.66%) Eclipse
12 12 (14.46%) JMeter
13 9 (10.84%) LoadRunner
14 7 (8.43%) Subversion
15 4 (4.82%) RSpec
16 3 (3.61%) Hudson
17 2 (2.41%) Calabash
17 2 (2.41%) Xcode
17 2 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Test Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Architect
5 10 (12.05%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) J2EE Architect
7 4 (4.82%) J2EE Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Tester
8 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.61%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.61%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.01%) Web Services
2 31 (37.35%) RESTful
3 22 (26.51%) Spring
4 17 (20.48%) Hibernate
5 16 (19.28%) SOAP
6 13 (15.66%) Spring MVC
6 13 (15.66%) JSON
6 13 (15.66%) JPA
6 13 (15.66%) Ajax
7 12 (14.46%) .NET
8 8 (9.64%) J2EE
9 7 (8.43%) CSS
10 6 (7.23%) PostGIS
11 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.20%) JTS
12 1 (1.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Open Source
1 8 (9.64%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.61%) GIS
3 1 (1.20%) Linked Data
3 1 (1.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Android
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (77.11%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (59.04%) Scrum
3 46 (55.42%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (31.33%) BDD
4 26 (31.33%) DevOps
5 25 (30.12%) TDD
6 20 (24.10%) Configuration Management
7 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.66%) MVC
9 11 (13.25%) Test Strategy
10 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.64%) Kanban
12 6 (7.23%) Web Development
12 6 (7.23%) Performance Testing
12 6 (7.23%) Integration Testing
13 5 (6.02%) Data Transformation
13 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
13 5 (6.02%) Manual Testing
14 4 (4.82%) Load Testing
14 4 (4.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) Java
2 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.46%) Ruby
4 10 (12.05%) SQL
5 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.61%) Python
6 3 (3.61%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) VirtualBox
2 6 (7.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.20%) vCloud
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (61.45%) Puppet
2 36 (43.37%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle
2 6 (7.23%) VMware
3 5 (6.02%) ESRI
4 2 (2.41%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.20%) EMC