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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 19 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 29 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.17% 4.80% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.85% 22.86% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
71 70 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.00% 21.02% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 53 12
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 6 July 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 55 (77.46%) Scrum
2 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (69.01%) Jenkins
4 43 (60.56%) BDD
5 41 (57.75%) Selenium
6 40 (56.34%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (52.11%) Git (software)
7 37 (52.11%) TDD
8 36 (50.70%) Java
9 30 (42.25%) JUnit
10 29 (40.85%) Linux
11 26 (36.62%) Web Services
12 25 (35.21%) Subversion
12 25 (35.21%) Puppet
13 23 (32.39%) RESTful
13 23 (32.39%) Vagrant
14 22 (30.99%) Configuration Management
15 20 (28.17%) DevOps
16 19 (26.76%) Mockito
16 19 (26.76%) Spring
16 19 (26.76%) QA
17 18 (25.35%) Windows
17 18 (25.35%) WebLogic
17 18 (25.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (22.54%) SOAP
19 15 (21.13%) Automated Testing
19 15 (21.13%) Change Control
20 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
21 13 (18.31%) SOA
22 12 (16.90%) SAML

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (25.35%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.08%) Apache
3 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
1 4 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (69.01%) Jenkins
2 41 (57.75%) Selenium
3 37 (52.11%) Git (software)
4 30 (42.25%) JUnit
5 25 (35.21%) Subversion
6 19 (26.76%) Mockito
7 18 (25.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (14.08%) WebDriver
9 8 (11.27%) Maven
9 8 (11.27%) JIRA
10 6 (8.45%) JMeter
10 6 (8.45%) HP UFT
10 6 (8.45%) RSpec
10 6 (8.45%) SoapUI
11 5 (7.04%) Appium
11 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
13 2 (2.82%) Zephyr
14 1 (1.41%) Calabash
14 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Developer
1 19 (26.76%) Analyst
1 19 (26.76%) Test Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Test Leader
6 6 (8.45%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Tester
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Mobile Tester
10 1 (1.41%) Automated Test Analyst
10 1 (1.41%) Lead Tester
10 1 (1.41%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.41%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) Web Services
2 23 (32.39%) RESTful
3 19 (26.76%) Spring
4 16 (22.54%) SOAP
5 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
6 12 (16.90%) OAuth2
6 12 (16.90%) OpenID
6 12 (16.90%) SAML
7 4 (5.63%) PostGIS
7 4 (5.63%) CSS
8 3 (4.23%) HTML
8 3 (4.23%) Ajax
8 3 (4.23%) JSON
8 3 (4.23%) Spring MVC
8 3 (4.23%) JPA
9 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) GIS
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 5 (7.04%) Android
3 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (77.46%) Scrum
2 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (60.56%) BDD
4 40 (56.34%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (52.11%) TDD
6 22 (30.99%) Configuration Management
7 20 (28.17%) DevOps
8 15 (21.13%) Change Control
8 15 (21.13%) Automated Testing
9 13 (18.31%) SOA
10 10 (14.08%) Web Development
10 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
11 9 (12.68%) OO
12 8 (11.27%) Open Source
13 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
14 6 (8.45%) Regression Testing
15 5 (7.04%) Test Management
15 5 (7.04%) Performance Testing
15 5 (7.04%) Load Testing
15 5 (7.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) Java
2 10 (14.08%) Ruby
3 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) PHP
5 1 (1.41%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (35.21%) Puppet
2 23 (32.39%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) WSO2
2 4 (5.63%) Apigee
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) ESRI
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