The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 53 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 22 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.85% 0.18% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.86% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £352 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Cucumber
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
148 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.20% 10.14% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 38 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -6 5 £313 +4.16% 2
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) Selenium
3 18 (64.29%) HP
3 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (60.71%) Maven
5 15 (53.57%) SOAP
5 15 (53.57%) XML
5 15 (53.57%) Test Scripting
6 14 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 14 (50.00%) JSON
7 13 (46.43%) Scrum
7 13 (46.43%) SoapUI
8 12 (42.86%) REST
9 11 (39.29%) BDD
9 11 (39.29%) Firewall
9 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
10 10 (35.71%) Open Source
11 9 (32.14%) Java
12 8 (28.57%) Web Services
12 8 (28.57%) TDD
12 8 (28.57%) User Stories
13 7 (25.00%) RESTful
13 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (25.00%) QA
14 6 (21.43%) HTML
14 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 6 (21.43%) SOA
14 6 (21.43%) JBehave
14 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
14 6 (21.43%) Git (software)

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (82.14%) Selenium
2 17 (60.71%) Maven
3 13 (46.43%) SoapUI
4 6 (21.43%) JBehave
4 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 5 (17.86%) Hudson
6 4 (14.29%) Subversion
6 4 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (10.71%) QUnit
7 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
7 3 (10.71%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (7.14%) Ant
8 2 (7.14%) JUnit
8 2 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (7.14%) Trac
8 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
9 1 (3.57%) Calabash
9 1 (3.57%) Grunt
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Test Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Automated Test Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) SOAP
1 15 (53.57%) XML
2 14 (50.00%) JSON
3 12 (42.86%) REST
4 8 (28.57%) Web Services
5 7 (25.00%) RESTful
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
7 4 (14.29%) jQuery
7 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (10.71%) HTML5
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) Sass
8 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
8 3 (10.71%) Ajax
9 2 (7.14%) J2EE
10 1 (3.57%) PostGIS
10 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
10 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) W3C
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (53.57%) Test Scripting
4 14 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 13 (46.43%) Scrum
6 11 (39.29%) BDD
6 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
7 8 (28.57%) TDD
7 8 (28.57%) User Stories
8 6 (21.43%) SOA
8 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 5 (17.86%) Service Management
9 5 (17.86%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (14.29%) OO
11 3 (10.71%) High Availability
11 3 (10.71%) OOP
11 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
3 4 (14.29%) Scala
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) XPath
5 2 (7.14%) XQuery
5 2 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
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