The first table below looks at the demand for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 94 87 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.67% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
252 149 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.88% 11.61% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 77 151
Average daily rate £382 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Average hourly rate £59.50 £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.27% -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Surrey region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Woking - - - -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
2 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) RSpec
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSD
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JSON

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
1 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) RSpec
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) TestNG
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet