The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 91 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.58% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.83% 4.14% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £270 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Cucumber
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
247 145 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.40% 10.39% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 100 97
Average daily rate £420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £259 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -12 3 £431 -
Weybridge - 2 £375 -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) BDD
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) QA
4 9 (60.00%) Selenium
4 9 (60.00%) Functional Testing
5 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (53.33%) C#
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (46.67%) REST
7 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (40.00%) JIRA
7 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (20.00%) JBehave
9 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Java EE
9 3 (20.00%) JSON
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) JUnit
9 3 (20.00%) SOAP

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) VoltDB
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
3 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (40.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (20.00%) JBehave
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) JMeter
5 3 (20.00%) JUnit
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) TestNG
7 1 (6.67%) MSTest
7 1 (6.67%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Test Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer in Test
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Tester
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Manual Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
6 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) Behat
2 3 (20.00%) Java EE
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) Laravel
3 2 (13.33%) LESS
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
8 2 (13.33%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) Kanban
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
9 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Rally