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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 25 47 68
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +21
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 43 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.90% 3.37% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.59% 11.56% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £444 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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
128 225 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.53% 29.15% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 162 83
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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 +17 41 £375 +7.14% 2
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (90.91%) TDD
2 80 (90.91%) Selenium
3 76 (86.36%) Java
4 65 (73.86%) Unix
5 64 (72.73%) OO
5 64 (72.73%) Perl
6 62 (70.45%) Software Engineering
7 61 (69.32%) jQuery
8 47 (53.41%) Legal
9 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
10 39 (44.32%) CSS
11 37 (42.05%) Web Development
12 32 (36.36%) RESTful
12 32 (36.36%) SQL
13 30 (34.09%) MongoDB
14 28 (31.82%) NoSQL
15 27 (30.68%) Mojolicious
16 25 (28.41%) Scala
17 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
17 24 (27.27%) Go
17 24 (27.27%) Redis
17 24 (27.27%) Kafka
18 17 (19.32%) BDD
19 16 (18.18%) OAuth2
19 16 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
20 15 (17.05%) Disclosure Scotland
21 14 (15.91%) .NET
22 13 (14.77%) HTML
22 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio

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 16 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.41%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) MongoDB
2 28 (31.82%) NoSQL
3 24 (27.27%) Redis
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.27%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.14%) MySQL
6 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 80 (90.91%) Selenium
2 13 (14.77%) SpecFlow
2 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.77%) WebDriver
3 12 (13.64%) JMeter
4 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.41%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.14%) Concordion
5 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (53.41%) Legal
2 8 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (76.14%) Developer
2 30 (34.09%) Web Developer
3 22 (25.00%) Perl Developer
4 15 (17.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 13 (14.77%) Website Developer
7 12 (13.64%) Tester
8 7 (7.95%) Agile Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Unix Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Perl Web Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.41%) Cloud Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Java Web Developer
11 3 (3.41%) MongoDB Developer
12 2 (2.27%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (69.32%) jQuery
2 39 (44.32%) CSS
3 32 (36.36%) RESTful
4 27 (30.68%) Mojolicious
5 24 (27.27%) Kafka
6 16 (18.18%) OAuth2
7 14 (15.91%) .NET
8 13 (14.77%) HTML
9 12 (13.64%) XML
10 9 (10.23%) Ajax
10 9 (10.23%) XHTML
11 3 (3.41%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.41%) Web Services
12 2 (2.27%) Dropwizard
12 2 (2.27%) JAX-RS
12 2 (2.27%) REST
13 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.14%) Gherkin
13 1 (1.14%) PostGIS
13 1 (1.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (73.86%) Unix
2 3 (3.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (90.91%) TDD
3 64 (72.73%) OO
4 62 (70.45%) Software Engineering
5 37 (42.05%) Web Development
6 17 (19.32%) BDD
7 13 (14.77%) Scrum
8 9 (10.23%) Kanban
8 9 (10.23%) Regression Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Test-First Development
10 5 (5.68%) User Stories
11 4 (4.55%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.55%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.55%) OOP
11 4 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 4 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (3.41%) MVC
12 3 (3.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 76 (86.36%) Java
2 64 (72.73%) Perl
3 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
4 32 (36.36%) SQL
5 25 (28.41%) Scala
6 24 (27.27%) Go
7 3 (3.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) ISEB
4 6 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle