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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 65 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.02% - 3.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.43% - 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
Average daily rate
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£363 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
158 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.00% 14.93% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 37 51
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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
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South Wales - 4 £363 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) Selenium
3 23 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (64.52%) Maven
4 20 (64.52%) HP
5 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
6 17 (54.84%) Waterfall
6 17 (54.84%) XML
7 16 (51.61%) SOAP
7 16 (51.61%) JSON
7 16 (51.61%) Scrum
7 16 (51.61%) REST
8 14 (45.16%) Firewall
8 14 (45.16%) SoapUI
8 14 (45.16%) Load Balancing
9 12 (38.71%) Open Source
10 11 (35.48%) User Stories
11 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
12 8 (25.81%) QA
13 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
13 7 (22.58%) TDD
13 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
14 6 (19.35%) BDD
14 6 (19.35%) Service Management
14 6 (19.35%) Java
15 5 (16.13%) OO
15 5 (16.13%) MVC
16 4 (12.90%) jQuery
16 4 (12.90%) Git (software)

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.23%) nginx
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) DVB
3 2 (6.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Selenium
2 20 (64.52%) Maven
3 14 (45.16%) SoapUI
4 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
6 3 (9.68%) QUnit
6 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
6 3 (9.68%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (9.68%) Hudson
6 3 (9.68%) GitLab
7 2 (6.45%) Trac
7 2 (6.45%) JIRA
7 2 (6.45%) JUnit
7 2 (6.45%) Subversion
8 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.23%) Grunt
8 1 (3.23%) PhantomJS
8 1 (3.23%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (6.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
1 15 (48.39%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Tester
7 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) XML
2 16 (51.61%) SOAP
2 16 (51.61%) JSON
2 16 (51.61%) REST
3 4 (12.90%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) Ajax
4 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 3 (9.68%) CSS3
4 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
4 3 (9.68%) Sass
5 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.23%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) W3C
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
4 17 (54.84%) Waterfall
5 16 (51.61%) Scrum
6 14 (45.16%) Load Balancing
7 11 (35.48%) User Stories
8 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
9 6 (19.35%) Service Management
9 6 (19.35%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) OO
10 5 (16.13%) MVC
11 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
12 3 (9.68%) SOA
12 3 (9.68%) OOP
12 3 (9.68%) High Availability
13 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby
3 4 (12.90%) Scala
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) logstash
2 1 (3.23%) Graphite
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Perforce
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