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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 23 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 22 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.45% 7.61% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.07% 32.14% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 1
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£343 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.67%
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
61 84 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.89% 23.66% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 68 16
Average daily rate £370 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 August 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 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 50 (75.76%) Scrum
2 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (65.15%) Jenkins
4 40 (60.61%) BDD
5 39 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (53.03%) Selenium
6 35 (53.03%) Git (software)
7 34 (51.52%) Java
8 31 (46.97%) TDD
9 25 (37.88%) Linux
10 24 (36.36%) Subversion
11 23 (34.85%) Puppet
11 23 (34.85%) Vagrant
12 22 (33.33%) DevOps
12 22 (33.33%) JUnit
12 22 (33.33%) Configuration Management
13 21 (31.82%) Web Services
14 19 (28.79%) QA
15 18 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (27.27%) Windows
15 18 (27.27%) WebLogic
16 16 (24.24%) RESTful
17 14 (21.21%) SOAP
18 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
19 12 (18.18%) Spring
19 12 (18.18%) Mockito
20 11 (16.67%) Change Control
20 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
21 10 (15.15%) Ruby
22 9 (13.64%) JIRA

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.61%) Apache
3 5 (7.58%) Confluence
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (65.15%) Jenkins
2 35 (53.03%) Selenium
2 35 (53.03%) Git (software)
3 24 (36.36%) Subversion
4 22 (33.33%) JUnit
5 18 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (18.18%) Mockito
7 9 (13.64%) WebDriver
7 9 (13.64%) JIRA
8 8 (12.12%) SoapUI
9 6 (9.09%) JMeter
9 6 (9.09%) HP UFT
9 6 (9.09%) RSpec
10 5 (7.58%) Maven
10 5 (7.58%) SpecFlow
10 5 (7.58%) Appium
11 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.55%) FitNesse
12 3 (4.55%) Hudson
12 3 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
1 20 (30.30%) Test Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Test Leader
7 6 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Mobile Tester
11 1 (1.52%) Lead Tester
11 1 (1.52%) Automation Analyst
11 1 (1.52%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.52%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) Web Services
2 16 (24.24%) RESTful
3 14 (21.21%) SOAP
4 12 (18.18%) Spring
5 8 (12.12%) SAML
5 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
5 8 (12.12%) OpenID
5 8 (12.12%) OAuth2
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
7 2 (3.03%) CSS
7 2 (3.03%) HTML
7 2 (3.03%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.03%) JPA
7 2 (3.03%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) GIS
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Linux
2 18 (27.27%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (75.76%) Scrum
2 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (60.61%) BDD
4 39 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (46.97%) TDD
6 22 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 22 (33.33%) DevOps
7 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
8 11 (16.67%) Change Control
8 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 9 (13.64%) SOA
10 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.12%) Test Management
11 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 6 (9.09%) Web Development
11 6 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.09%) OO
11 6 (9.09%) User Stories
12 5 (7.58%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) Ruby
3 3 (4.55%) C#
3 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.55%) PHP
3 3 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (34.85%) Puppet
1 23 (34.85%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) ESRI
3 3 (4.55%) WSO2
4 2 (3.03%) Apigee