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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 33 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 4 35 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.54% 9.46% 2.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 30.97% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
Average daily rate £290 £398 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.04% +29.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £327 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
40 113 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.44% 30.54% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 28
Average daily rate £360 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) BDD
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 13 (52.00%) Subversion
4 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 12 (48.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (44.00%) Test Management
6 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (40.00%) Java
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) JIRA
7 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (32.00%) Selenium
9 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
10 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Load Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (24.00%) TDD
10 6 (24.00%) HP
11 5 (20.00%) Python
11 5 (20.00%) C#
11 5 (20.00%) JUnit
11 5 (20.00%) Software Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.00%) GIS
3 2 (8.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Subversion
2 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (36.00%) JIRA
3 8 (32.00%) Selenium
4 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (20.00%) JUnit
5 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (16.00%) Appium
6 4 (16.00%) RubyMine
6 4 (16.00%) Zephyr
7 3 (12.00%) Gradle
7 3 (12.00%) Maven
7 3 (12.00%) Mockito
7 3 (12.00%) WATIR
8 2 (8.00%) JMeter
8 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (8.00%) WatiN
9 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
9 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
1 15 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Integration Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Integration Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) GeoJSON
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) JTS
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) JPA
4 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) BDD
3 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (48.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) Test Management
5 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Load Testing
8 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (24.00%) TDD
8 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (20.00%) SDLC
9 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (16.00%) DevOps
10 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
1 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
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