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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 18 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 37 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.79% 1.78% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.64% 11.32% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
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£380 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
110 53 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.13% 15.68% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 8
Average daily rate £375 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 March 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 66 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (78.48%) Jenkins
3 50 (63.29%) Scrum
4 44 (55.70%) Java
4 44 (55.70%) Puppet
5 41 (51.90%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (51.90%) Selenium
6 39 (49.37%) JUnit
7 36 (45.57%) BDD
8 34 (43.04%) TDD
9 32 (40.51%) Vagrant
10 31 (39.24%) Web Services
11 28 (35.44%) Spring
12 27 (34.18%) RESTful
13 26 (32.91%) Mockito
13 26 (32.91%) Maven
14 22 (27.85%) Hibernate
15 21 (26.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (25.32%) DevOps
17 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
17 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
18 17 (21.52%) JIRA
19 14 (17.72%) QA
19 14 (17.72%) Subversion
19 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
20 13 (16.46%) JPA
20 13 (16.46%) MVC
20 13 (16.46%) Spring MVC
20 13 (16.46%) SOAP
21 12 (15.19%) JavaScript

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (12.66%) Apache
2 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.86%) Confluence
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.33%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 62 (78.48%) Jenkins
2 41 (51.90%) Selenium
3 39 (49.37%) JUnit
4 26 (32.91%) Mockito
4 26 (32.91%) Maven
5 21 (26.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
7 17 (21.52%) JIRA
8 14 (17.72%) Subversion
9 11 (13.92%) SoapUI
9 11 (13.92%) JMeter
9 11 (13.92%) Eclipse
10 8 (10.13%) RSpec
11 6 (7.59%) FitNesse
11 6 (7.59%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
12 5 (6.33%) Appium
13 4 (5.06%) IntelliJ
13 4 (5.06%) LoadRunner
13 4 (5.06%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Java Developer
3 17 (21.52%) Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) Test Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Tester
7 5 (6.33%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.33%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.53%) J2EE Architect
10 2 (2.53%) J2EE Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) Web Services
2 28 (35.44%) Spring
3 27 (34.18%) RESTful
4 22 (27.85%) Hibernate
5 13 (16.46%) JPA
5 13 (16.46%) Spring MVC
5 13 (16.46%) SOAP
6 10 (12.66%) Ajax
6 10 (12.66%) JSON
7 7 (8.86%) OpenID
7 7 (8.86%) PostGIS
7 7 (8.86%) OAuth2
7 7 (8.86%) CSS
7 7 (8.86%) SAML
8 4 (5.06%) .NET
8 4 (5.06%) J2EE
9 2 (2.53%) HTML
10 1 (1.27%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Open Source
2 2 (2.53%) GIS
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Android
2 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (63.29%) Scrum
3 41 (51.90%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (45.57%) BDD
5 34 (43.04%) TDD
6 20 (25.32%) DevOps
7 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
8 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
9 13 (16.46%) MVC
10 12 (15.19%) Web Development
11 11 (13.92%) Kanban
12 9 (11.39%) Test Strategy
13 7 (8.86%) Load Testing
13 7 (8.86%) SOA
14 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
14 6 (7.59%) Change Control
15 5 (6.33%) OO
16 4 (5.06%) Performance Testing
17 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
18 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.70%) Java
2 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.92%) Ruby
4 4 (5.06%) SQL
5 3 (3.80%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) ISEB
1 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (55.70%) Puppet
2 32 (40.51%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) VMware
3 1 (1.27%) WSO2
3 1 (1.27%) HP
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