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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
UK / Wales
Rank 33 26 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +34
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 46 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.04% 7.94% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.43% 35.11% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 2
Median daily rate £403 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £320 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.19%
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
131 131 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.63% 22.63% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 106 85
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.05 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -14 18 £388 +10.71%
West Wales - 6 £344 -
North Wales - 1 £365 - 2
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (71.43%) Java
3 48 (68.57%) JSON
4 47 (67.14%) Selenium
5 46 (65.71%) Scrum
6 42 (60.00%) HTML
7 36 (51.43%) QA
7 36 (51.43%) Dropwizard
8 34 (48.57%) Unix
9 33 (47.14%) Linux
10 32 (45.71%) CSS
11 30 (42.86%) Security Cleared
12 29 (41.43%) JUnit
12 29 (41.43%) SQL
13 26 (37.14%) XML
13 26 (37.14%) JBehave
14 25 (35.71%) WebLogic
15 24 (34.29%) Windows
16 23 (32.86%) Automated Testing
16 23 (32.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (31.43%) Mentoring
18 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
18 20 (28.57%) Spring
19 19 (27.14%) RESTful
19 19 (27.14%) MongoDB
19 19 (27.14%) Microservices
20 18 (25.71%) Go
20 18 (25.71%) Spring Boot
20 18 (25.71%) BDD

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 25 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.71%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) MongoDB
2 13 (18.57%) Neo4j
3 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (67.14%) Selenium
2 29 (41.43%) JUnit
3 26 (37.14%) JBehave
4 10 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.14%) JIRA
5 5 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.29%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.29%) Mocha
6 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.86%) Capybara
7 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.43%) Gatling
8 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.43%) Maven
8 1 (1.43%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Publishing
3 3 (4.29%) Electronics
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Developer
2 45 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Test Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.29%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Tester
10 2 (2.86%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.86%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (68.57%) JSON
2 42 (60.00%) HTML
3 36 (51.43%) Dropwizard
4 32 (45.71%) CSS
5 26 (37.14%) XML
6 20 (28.57%) Spring
7 19 (27.14%) RESTful
8 18 (25.71%) iXBRL
8 18 (25.71%) Kafka
8 18 (25.71%) Spring Boot
9 16 (22.86%) REST
10 15 (21.43%) Hibernate
11 13 (18.57%) JAX-RS
12 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.29%) D3.js
12 3 (4.29%) Gherkin
12 3 (4.29%) Handlebars
12 3 (4.29%) Highcharts JS
12 3 (4.29%) Sass
13 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.43%) Fintech
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Unix
2 33 (47.14%) Linux
3 24 (34.29%) Windows
4 12 (17.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (65.71%) Scrum
3 23 (32.86%) Automated Testing
3 23 (32.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 22 (31.43%) Mentoring
5 19 (27.14%) Microservices
6 18 (25.71%) BDD
6 18 (25.71%) TDD
7 15 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 14 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 13 (18.57%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (18.57%) Exploratory Testing
9 13 (18.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (18.57%) Web Design
10 12 (17.14%) API Testing
10 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
10 12 (17.14%) Performance Testing
10 12 (17.14%) User Stories
11 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) Java
2 29 (41.43%) SQL
3 18 (25.71%) Go
4 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (51.43%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) HP
3 3 (4.29%) SAP