The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 114 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£263 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
228 197 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.17% 7.78% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 113 105
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 10
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the West Midlands region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 2 £276 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £150 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) SysML
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) SysML
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA