The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Southampton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 19 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 25 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.23% 0.32% -
As % of the Development Applications category 30.86% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.41% 9.06% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 14 10
Average daily rate £338 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
Hampshire

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 25 July 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (75.00%) Web Services
1 21 (75.00%) Scrum
2 18 (64.29%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
4 13 (46.43%) Puppet
5 11 (39.29%) SoapUI
5 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) SOAP
6 10 (35.71%) TDD
6 10 (35.71%) Ruby
6 10 (35.71%) SpecFlow
6 10 (35.71%) RESTful
6 10 (35.71%) Maven
6 10 (35.71%) Selenium
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
7 9 (32.14%) Vagrant
7 9 (32.14%) .NET
8 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 8 (28.57%) Data Transformation
8 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) Apache
10 6 (21.43%) JUnit
10 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
10 6 (21.43%) Internet
10 6 (21.43%) VMware
10 6 (21.43%) Spring

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (39.29%) SoapUI
3 10 (35.71%) SpecFlow
3 10 (35.71%) Selenium
3 10 (35.71%) Maven
4 6 (21.43%) JIRA
4 6 (21.43%) JUnit
4 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 6 (21.43%) FitNesse
5 5 (17.86%) RSpec
5 5 (17.86%) Mockito
6 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.71%) Subversion
6 3 (10.71%) Grunt
6 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.57%) HttpUnit
7 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (3.57%) JMeter
7 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE Architect
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Web Services
2 11 (39.29%) SOAP
3 10 (35.71%) RESTful
4 9 (32.14%) .NET
5 6 (21.43%) Spring
6 5 (17.86%) Ajax
6 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
6 5 (17.86%) JSON
7 4 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 4 (14.29%) PostGIS
7 4 (14.29%) JPA
7 4 (14.29%) J2EE
7 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (10.71%) JTS
8 3 (10.71%) jQuery
9 2 (7.14%) Middleware
10 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Linked Data
3 2 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Scrum
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
5 8 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) BDD
8 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 4 (14.29%) User Stories
9 3 (10.71%) Kanban
9 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 3 (10.71%) Web Development
10 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
10 2 (7.14%) SOA
10 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.14%) DevOps
11 1 (3.57%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) VirtualBox
3 3 (10.71%) vCloud
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Docker
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Puppet
2 9 (32.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) ESRI
3 3 (10.71%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) HP
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