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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
UK / Wales
Rank 40 30 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +35
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 28 50 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.26% 7.45% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 31.85% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 1
Median daily rate £408 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.50% -7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £386 £376
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
126 157 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.18% 23.40% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 118 70
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £288 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.11 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.05% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -4 20 £403 +7.33%
West Wales - 2 £344 -
North Wales - 1 £365 - 2
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 52 (88.14%) Java
2 49 (83.05%) JSON
3 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (79.66%) Scrum
5 39 (66.10%) HTML
6 37 (62.71%) Selenium
7 36 (61.02%) Dropwizard
8 35 (59.32%) Linux
9 34 (57.63%) Unix
10 30 (50.85%) SQL
11 29 (49.15%) JUnit
11 29 (49.15%) CSS
12 28 (47.46%) Security Cleared
13 27 (45.76%) QA
13 27 (45.76%) XML
14 26 (44.07%) WebLogic
14 26 (44.07%) JBehave
15 24 (40.68%) Windows
16 23 (38.98%) Automated Testing
16 23 (38.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (38.98%) Mentoring
17 22 (37.29%) Spring
18 21 (35.59%) MongoDB
19 20 (33.90%) Kafka
19 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
19 20 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (33.90%) Microservices
20 19 (32.20%) Spring Boot
20 19 (32.20%) RESTful
21 18 (30.51%) iXBRL

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 26 (44.07%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Jetty
4 1 (1.69%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.69%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Route 53
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) DHCP
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) DSL
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) IPsec
2 1 (1.69%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) MongoDB
2 13 (22.03%) Neo4j
3 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (62.71%) Selenium
2 29 (49.15%) JUnit
3 26 (44.07%) JBehave
4 5 (8.47%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.78%) JIRA
6 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.39%) Capybara
8 1 (1.69%) Gatling
8 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.69%) Maven
8 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Electronics
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (77.97%) Developer
1 46 (77.97%) Java Developer
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Agile Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (3.39%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) MongoDB Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (83.05%) JSON
2 39 (66.10%) HTML
3 36 (61.02%) Dropwizard
4 29 (49.15%) CSS
5 27 (45.76%) XML
6 22 (37.29%) Spring
7 20 (33.90%) Kafka
8 19 (32.20%) RESTful
8 19 (32.20%) Spring Boot
9 18 (30.51%) iXBRL
10 16 (27.12%) Hibernate
11 13 (22.03%) JAX-RS
11 13 (22.03%) REST
12 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
12 2 (3.39%) SOAP
12 2 (3.39%) Web Services
13 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.69%) Java EE
13 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (1.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 34 (57.63%) Unix
3 24 (40.68%) Windows
4 12 (20.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (79.66%) Scrum
3 23 (38.98%) Automated Testing
3 23 (38.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (38.98%) Mentoring
4 20 (33.90%) Microservices
5 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
6 14 (23.73%) Software Delivery
7 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
7 13 (22.03%) Continuous Deployment
7 13 (22.03%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (22.03%) Web Design
8 6 (10.17%) BDD
8 6 (10.17%) TDD
9 5 (8.47%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.47%) Test Management
10 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (88.14%) Java
2 30 (50.85%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) Go
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.76%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Rundeck
1 2 (3.39%) Terraform
2 1 (1.69%) Fluentd
2 1 (1.69%) Grafana
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Kibana
2 1 (1.69%) Marathon
2 1 (1.69%) Mesos
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) HP
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) VMware