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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 60 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.96% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
121 60 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.14% 10.38% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 42 45
Average daily rate £325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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
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 29 August 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% 1
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (91.67%) BDD
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) RESTful
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) JBehave
4 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (41.67%) Hudson
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) HTTP
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) Scala
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) QUnit
7 3 (25.00%) Jasmine

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) JBehave
2 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (41.67%) Hudson
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (25.00%) QUnit
5 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (16.67%) Trac
6 2 (16.67%) Maven
6 2 (16.67%) Ant
6 2 (16.67%) JUnit
6 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (8.33%) PhantomJS
7 1 (8.33%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Test Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (25.00%) Sass
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
7 1 (8.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) W3C
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) BDD
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) OOP
7 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Test Management
8 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Analytics
9 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) XQuery
5 2 (16.67%) XPath
5 2 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) HP