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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 40 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 38 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.69% 4.91% 3.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.92% 16.50% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 13
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £323 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - £34.25
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
212 206 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.17% 29.73% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 180 123
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £323 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -12 16 £408 +13.19% 1
West Wales - 14 £475 -
North Wales - 1 £365 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 54 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (77.78%) Selenium
3 38 (60.32%) Java
4 37 (58.73%) JSON
5 36 (57.14%) QA
6 35 (55.56%) Scrum
7 31 (49.21%) HTML
8 29 (46.03%) Unix
9 27 (42.86%) JUnit
9 27 (42.86%) CSS
9 27 (42.86%) Dropwizard
10 26 (41.27%) Linux
11 24 (38.10%) Windows
11 24 (38.10%) SQL
11 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
11 24 (38.10%) JBehave
12 23 (36.51%) XML
13 22 (34.92%) WebLogic
14 21 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (31.75%) Mentoring
16 19 (30.16%) Automated Testing
16 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
18 17 (26.98%) BDD
18 17 (26.98%) TDD
19 16 (25.40%) Finance
20 14 (22.22%) Software Delivery
21 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
22 12 (19.05%) Performance Testing
22 12 (19.05%) API Testing

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 22 (34.92%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.11%) Neo4j
3 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (77.78%) Selenium
2 27 (42.86%) JUnit
3 24 (38.10%) JBehave
4 10 (15.87%) SpecFlow
5 8 (12.70%) HP UFT
6 7 (11.11%) WinRunner
7 5 (7.94%) JIRA
8 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.76%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.76%) Mocha
9 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.59%) Gatling
10 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Publishing
3 3 (4.76%) Electronics
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Developer
2 34 (53.97%) Java Developer
3 17 (26.98%) Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) QA Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) QA Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (58.73%) JSON
2 31 (49.21%) HTML
3 27 (42.86%) CSS
3 27 (42.86%) Dropwizard
4 23 (36.51%) XML
5 11 (17.46%) RESTful
5 11 (17.46%) Spring
6 10 (15.87%) iXBRL
6 10 (15.87%) Kafka
6 10 (15.87%) REST
6 10 (15.87%) Spring Boot
7 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
8 7 (11.11%) Gherkin
8 7 (11.11%) JAX-RS
9 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.76%) D3.js
9 3 (4.76%) Handlebars
9 3 (4.76%) Highcharts JS
9 3 (4.76%) Sass
10 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) AS400
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Unix
2 26 (41.27%) Linux
3 24 (38.10%) Windows
4 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (55.56%) Scrum
3 21 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (31.75%) Mentoring
5 19 (30.16%) Automated Testing
6 17 (26.98%) BDD
6 17 (26.98%) TDD
7 14 (22.22%) Software Delivery
8 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
9 12 (19.05%) API Testing
9 12 (19.05%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (19.05%) Performance Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (15.87%) Microservices
10 10 (15.87%) User Stories
11 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
12 7 (11.11%) Project Management
12 7 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) Java
2 24 (38.10%) SQL
3 10 (15.87%) Go
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) ISEB
4 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) HP
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) SAP