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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 15 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 29 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.92% 2.61% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.03% 15.38% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
69 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.23% 16.94% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 8
Average daily rate £375 £344 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +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 29 May 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (77.61%) Scrum
2 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (71.64%) Jenkins
4 37 (55.22%) BDD
4 37 (55.22%) Selenium
4 37 (55.22%) Java
5 36 (53.73%) TDD
6 35 (52.24%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (47.76%) JUnit
8 29 (43.28%) Git (software)
8 29 (43.28%) Puppet
9 28 (41.79%) Web Services
10 27 (40.30%) Linux
11 25 (37.31%) Vagrant
12 22 (32.84%) Mockito
12 22 (32.84%) Spring
13 21 (31.34%) RESTful
14 20 (29.85%) Hibernate
14 20 (29.85%) Configuration Management
15 18 (26.87%) Subversion
15 18 (26.87%) DevOps
16 16 (23.88%) QA
16 16 (23.88%) Windows
16 16 (23.88%) WebLogic
16 16 (23.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (22.39%) Maven
18 11 (16.42%) SOAP
18 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
19 10 (14.93%) JIRA
19 10 (14.93%) Ruby

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (23.88%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.94%) Apache
3 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.46%) Confluence
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.46%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
1 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.49%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (71.64%) Jenkins
2 37 (55.22%) Selenium
3 32 (47.76%) JUnit
4 29 (43.28%) Git (software)
5 22 (32.84%) Mockito
6 18 (26.87%) Subversion
7 16 (23.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (22.39%) Maven
9 10 (14.93%) JIRA
10 8 (11.94%) WebDriver
11 7 (10.45%) RSpec
12 6 (8.96%) SoapUI
12 6 (8.96%) Appium
12 6 (8.96%) JMeter
13 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
13 5 (7.46%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (5.97%) Calabash
14 4 (5.97%) IntelliJ
14 4 (5.97%) Xcode
15 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Test Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Test Leader
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Tester
8 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.49%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Tester
9 1 (1.49%) Lead Tester
9 1 (1.49%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) Web Services
2 22 (32.84%) Spring
3 21 (31.34%) RESTful
4 20 (29.85%) Hibernate
5 11 (16.42%) SOAP
6 9 (13.43%) SAML
6 9 (13.43%) OpenID
6 9 (13.43%) OAuth2
7 8 (11.94%) JPA
7 8 (11.94%) Spring MVC
8 7 (10.45%) JSON
8 7 (10.45%) Ajax
9 6 (8.96%) CSS
10 5 (7.46%) PostGIS
11 3 (4.48%) HTML
12 1 (1.49%) JTS
12 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) GIS
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Robotics
3 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Android
3 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (77.61%) Scrum
2 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (55.22%) BDD
4 36 (53.73%) TDD
5 35 (52.24%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (29.85%) Configuration Management
7 18 (26.87%) DevOps
8 10 (14.93%) Web Development
9 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
9 9 (13.43%) SOA
9 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.43%) Change Control
10 8 (11.94%) MVC
11 7 (10.45%) OO
12 6 (8.96%) Open Source
12 6 (8.96%) Kanban
12 6 (8.96%) Load Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
13 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
14 4 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (55.22%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.93%) Ruby
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (43.28%) Puppet
2 25 (37.31%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Apigee
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) ESRI
3 1 (1.49%) WSO2
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