The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 39 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 23 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.68% 1.27% 2.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.55% 5.58% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 16
Median daily rate £413 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
139 197 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.24% 22.83% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 153 95
Median daily rate £425 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +37 22 £413 +10.00% 4
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 40 (90.91%) Selenium
2 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (68.18%) TDD
4 18 (40.91%) BDD
5 16 (36.36%) Java
5 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 16 (36.36%) QA
6 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
6 15 (34.09%) Unix
7 14 (31.82%) CSS
7 14 (31.82%) Perl
7 14 (31.82%) Web Development
8 13 (29.55%) jQuery
9 12 (27.27%) Finance
9 12 (27.27%) OO
10 11 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 11 (25.00%) SpecFlow
10 11 (25.00%) User Stories
10 11 (25.00%) API Testing
10 11 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (22.73%) Publishing
11 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.45%) Gherkin
13 8 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
13 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
13 8 (18.18%) HP UFT
13 8 (18.18%) ISEB
13 8 (18.18%) HTML
14 7 (15.91%) WinRunner

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (90.91%) Selenium
2 11 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 8 (18.18%) HP UFT
4 7 (15.91%) WinRunner
5 4 (9.09%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.82%) Mocha
6 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.55%) JBehave
8 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.27%) Maven
8 1 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) TestNG
8 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Publishing
3 7 (15.91%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 17 (38.64%) Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) QA Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) Perl Developer
6 7 (15.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Web Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Perl Web Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Quality Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Agile Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) QA Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Unix Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Consultant
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) CSS
2 13 (29.55%) jQuery
3 9 (20.45%) Gherkin
4 8 (18.18%) HTML
5 6 (13.64%) XML
6 5 (11.36%) Ajax
6 5 (11.36%) XHTML
7 4 (9.09%) REST
8 3 (6.82%) .NET
8 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.82%) D3.js
8 3 (6.82%) Handlebars
8 3 (6.82%) Highcharts JS
8 3 (6.82%) JSON
8 3 (6.82%) Sass
9 2 (4.55%) RESTful
10 1 (2.27%) Mojolicious
10 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) AS400
2 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) TDD
3 18 (40.91%) BDD
4 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
5 14 (31.82%) Web Development
6 12 (27.27%) OO
7 11 (25.00%) API Testing
7 11 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 11 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 11 (25.00%) User Stories
8 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Project Management
11 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 4 (9.09%) OOP
11 4 (9.09%) Scrum
11 4 (9.09%) Workflow
12 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
1 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.82%) Perl
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) ISEB
2 7 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
2 8 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) HP
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
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