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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank - 34 6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 10 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 2.99% 14.37%
As % of the Development Applications category - 17.86% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 32
Median daily rate - £343 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
Cucumber
Hampshire

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
24 56 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.06% 16.77% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 70
Median daily rate £388 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL