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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 47 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 29 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.38% 0.75% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.01% 3.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
207 155 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.10% 19.40% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 94 37
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
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 £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +18 25 £350 -12.50% 2
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 27 (93.10%) Java
2 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (89.66%) Scrum
3 17 (58.62%) Selenium
4 15 (51.72%) BDD
4 15 (51.72%) JMeter
5 14 (48.28%) .NET
5 14 (48.28%) SpecFlow
6 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
6 13 (44.83%) JBoss
6 13 (44.83%) ISEB
6 13 (44.83%) TDD
7 12 (41.38%) Regression Testing
7 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
7 12 (41.38%) Eclipse
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (37.93%) Web Services
8 11 (37.93%) Test-First Development
8 11 (37.93%) Spring
9 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
9 10 (34.48%) Subversion
9 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
9 10 (34.48%) SOAP
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
9 10 (34.48%) Java SE
9 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
9 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
9 10 (34.48%) MyBatis
10 9 (31.03%) REST

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (44.83%) JBoss
2 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
3 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) FileNet
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) JMeter
3 14 (48.28%) SpecFlow
4 12 (41.38%) Eclipse
5 10 (34.48%) Subversion
6 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
7 3 (10.34%) JUnit
7 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
8 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
8 2 (6.90%) JIRA
8 2 (6.90%) Gradle
8 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
8 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.45%) TestNG
9 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
9 1 (3.45%) Maven
9 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.45%) Back Office
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) Spring
3 10 (34.48%) Java SE
3 10 (34.48%) SOAP
3 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
3 10 (34.48%) MyBatis
4 9 (31.03%) REST
4 9 (31.03%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) Drools
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Grails
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Scrum
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) BDD
3 13 (44.83%) TDD
3 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
4 12 (41.38%) Regression Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Test-First Development
6 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
7 9 (31.03%) SOA
8 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) CRM
9 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.45%) DevOps
10 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
10 1 (3.45%) User Stories
10 1 (3.45%) MVC
10 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.45%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Groovy
3 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) ISEB
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
1 1 (3.45%) vCloud
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) HP