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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 38 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 21 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.70% 3.38% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.81% 13.62% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 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 £350 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £439 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.83%
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
106 213 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.66% 24.80% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 159 94
Median daily rate £390 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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 £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

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 1 July 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 1 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 +10 21 £375 +7.14% 1
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 77 (97.47%) Agile Software Development
1 77 (97.47%) Selenium
2 71 (89.87%) TDD
3 69 (87.34%) Java
4 58 (73.42%) Unix
5 57 (72.15%) Perl
6 56 (70.89%) jQuery
7 54 (68.35%) OO
8 53 (67.09%) Software Engineering
9 42 (53.16%) Legal
10 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
11 37 (46.84%) CSS
11 37 (46.84%) Web Development
12 24 (30.38%) SQL
13 23 (29.11%) MongoDB
13 23 (29.11%) NoSQL
14 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
14 22 (27.85%) RESTful
14 22 (27.85%) Mojolicious
15 20 (25.32%) Scala
16 19 (24.05%) Go
16 19 (24.05%) Kafka
16 19 (24.05%) Redis
17 15 (18.99%) .NET
17 15 (18.99%) BDD
18 13 (16.46%) Visual Studio
18 13 (16.46%) WebDriver
18 13 (16.46%) SpecFlow
18 13 (16.46%) Disclosure Scotland
19 12 (15.19%) JMeter

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 10 (12.66%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) MongoDB
1 23 (29.11%) NoSQL
2 19 (24.05%) Redis
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.53%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 77 (97.47%) Selenium
2 13 (16.46%) SpecFlow
2 13 (16.46%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.46%) WebDriver
3 12 (15.19%) JMeter
4 3 (3.80%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.80%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.27%) Concordion
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) TestNG
General
1 42 (53.16%) Legal
2 9 (11.39%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (74.68%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) Web Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Perl Developer
4 14 (17.72%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (16.46%) Website Developer
6 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Tester
8 8 (10.13%) Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
9 7 (8.86%) Agile Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Unix Developer
10 6 (7.59%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) Perl Web Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.80%) Cloud Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Java Web Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 2 (2.53%) MongoDB Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (70.89%) jQuery
2 37 (46.84%) CSS
3 22 (27.85%) Mojolicious
3 22 (27.85%) RESTful
4 19 (24.05%) Kafka
5 15 (18.99%) .NET
6 11 (13.92%) HTML
7 10 (12.66%) OAuth2
8 8 (10.13%) XML
9 7 (8.86%) Ajax
9 7 (8.86%) XHTML
10 5 (6.33%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.53%) Dropwizard
11 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.53%) JAX-RS
11 2 (2.53%) REST
12 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) AS400
2 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 58 (73.42%) Unix
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (89.87%) TDD
3 54 (68.35%) OO
4 53 (67.09%) Software Engineering
5 37 (46.84%) Web Development
6 15 (18.99%) BDD
7 11 (13.92%) Scrum
8 9 (11.39%) Kanban
8 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
8 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
9 8 (10.13%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Test-First Development
10 6 (7.59%) Workflow
11 4 (5.06%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.06%) OOP
11 4 (5.06%) Project Management
11 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
12 3 (3.80%) Content Development
12 3 (3.80%) Test Automation
13 2 (2.53%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 69 (87.34%) Java
2 57 (72.15%) Perl
3 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
4 24 (30.38%) SQL
5 20 (25.32%) Scala
6 19 (24.05%) Go
7 1 (1.27%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.92%) ISEB
3 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (3.80%) HP
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle
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