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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 42 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.22% 1.36% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.62% 7.79% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
103 154 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.58% 17.42% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 115 87
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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
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 30 July 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 +14 13 £400 +8.47% 4
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 66 (98.51%) Selenium
2 65 (97.01%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (83.58%) TDD
4 54 (80.60%) Java
5 44 (65.67%) Unix
6 42 (62.69%) Perl
6 42 (62.69%) jQuery
7 41 (61.19%) OO
8 39 (58.21%) Software Engineering
9 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
10 37 (55.22%) Web Development
11 36 (53.73%) CSS
12 29 (43.28%) Legal
13 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
14 15 (22.39%) .NET
15 14 (20.90%) ISEB
15 14 (20.90%) BDD
16 13 (19.40%) WebDriver
16 13 (19.40%) SpecFlow
16 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
17 12 (17.91%) Finance
17 12 (17.91%) JMeter
18 11 (16.42%) Scrum
18 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
19 10 (14.93%) Disclosure Scotland
20 9 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
20 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
20 9 (13.43%) Kanban
20 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
20 9 (13.43%) SQL

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 1 (1.49%) Apache
1 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) Redis
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 66 (98.51%) Selenium
2 13 (19.40%) SpecFlow
2 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
2 13 (19.40%) WebDriver
3 12 (17.91%) JMeter
4 6 (8.96%) HP UFT
4 6 (8.96%) WinRunner
5 2 (2.99%) JUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Concordion
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.49%) JBehave
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) TestNG
General
1 29 (43.28%) Legal
2 12 (17.91%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 30 (44.78%) Web Developer
3 17 (25.37%) Perl Developer
4 14 (20.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (19.40%) Website Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Tester
7 8 (11.94%) Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Test Analyst
8 7 (10.45%) Agile Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Unix Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) Perl Web Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.48%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (62.69%) jQuery
2 36 (53.73%) CSS
3 15 (22.39%) .NET
4 8 (11.94%) Gherkin
4 8 (11.94%) HTML
4 8 (11.94%) RESTful
5 7 (10.45%) Mojolicious
5 7 (10.45%) XML
6 6 (8.96%) Ajax
6 6 (8.96%) XHTML
7 5 (7.46%) Kafka
8 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.49%) Middleware
8 1 (1.49%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) AS400
2 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (97.01%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (83.58%) TDD
3 41 (61.19%) OO
4 39 (58.21%) Software Engineering
5 37 (55.22%) Web Development
6 14 (20.90%) BDD
7 11 (16.42%) Scrum
8 9 (13.43%) Kanban
8 9 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Regression Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
9 8 (11.94%) Test-First Development
10 7 (10.45%) Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) Workflow
11 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.97%) OOP
12 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.48%) Analytics
13 3 (4.48%) Content Development
13 3 (4.48%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (80.60%) Java
2 42 (62.69%) Perl
3 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) SQL
5 5 (7.46%) Go
5 5 (7.46%) Scala
6 1 (1.49%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.90%) ISEB
3 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.46%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.48%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) HP
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle
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