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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 62 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.36% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.00% 1.52% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
150 132 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.03% 17.69% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 85 36
Average daily rate £365 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +8 9 £369 -7.81% 6
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (94.44%) Java
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (72.22%) Scrum
4 23 (63.89%) Selenium
5 19 (52.78%) JMeter
6 18 (50.00%) JBoss
7 16 (44.44%) Eclipse
7 16 (44.44%) BDD
8 14 (38.89%) SpecFlow
8 14 (38.89%) .NET
8 14 (38.89%) TDD
8 14 (38.89%) Subversion
9 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
9 13 (36.11%) ISEB
9 13 (36.11%) Test Scripting
10 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
10 12 (33.33%) Spring
10 12 (33.33%) Regression Testing
11 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
11 11 (30.56%) Test-First Development
11 11 (30.56%) SOAP
11 11 (30.56%) Web Services
11 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
11 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
12 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
12 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
12 10 (27.78%) Java SE
12 10 (27.78%) REST
12 10 (27.78%) MyBatis
12 10 (27.78%) Microsoft

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (50.00%) JBoss
2 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) FileNet
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Selenium
2 19 (52.78%) JMeter
3 16 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 14 (38.89%) SpecFlow
4 14 (38.89%) Subversion
5 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 5 (13.89%) Maven
7 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 3 (8.33%) JUnit
9 2 (5.56%) JIRA
9 2 (5.56%) Gradle
9 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
9 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.78%) TestNG
10 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
10 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Tester
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) Spring
3 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
3 11 (30.56%) SOAP
3 11 (30.56%) Web Services
4 10 (27.78%) Java SE
4 10 (27.78%) REST
4 10 (27.78%) MyBatis
5 9 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (2.78%) Drools
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.78%) HTML5
7 1 (2.78%) OSGi
7 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) Scrum
3 16 (44.44%) BDD
4 14 (38.89%) TDD
5 13 (36.11%) Test Scripting
6 12 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 11 (30.56%) Test-First Development
8 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
9 9 (25.00%) SOA
10 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
12 2 (5.56%) DevOps
12 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (5.56%) Project Management
12 2 (5.56%) CRM
13 1 (2.78%) OO
13 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
13 1 (2.78%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Groovy
4 1 (2.78%) Scala
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) ISEB
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
1 1 (2.78%) vCloud
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) HP
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