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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 120 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.077% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 0.75% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Median daily rate £150 £213 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -45.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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
430 267 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.17% 10.32% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 169 127
Median daily rate £438 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 23
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.20 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.90% -8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £30.38 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.24 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham - 6 £150 -
Coventry - 3 £425 - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £125 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 20 (80.00%) Selenium
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) Functional Testing
5 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 9 (36.00%) BDD
6 9 (36.00%) QA
7 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
7 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (32.00%) ISEB
8 7 (28.00%) HTML
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (24.00%) QA Automation
10 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (20.00%) JIRA
10 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) TDD
11 4 (16.00%) MS Office
11 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
1 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DSL
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.00%) Gatling
5 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.00%) Appium
7 1 (4.00%) Ant
7 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.00%) Grunt
7 1 (4.00%) gulp
7 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (4.00%) RSpec
7 1 (4.00%) Sublime Text
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
1 11 (44.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Tester
3 9 (36.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Applications Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Web Applications Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Web Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Web Tester
7 2 (8.00%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (8.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) Phusion Passenger
5 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.00%) Servlets
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Functional Testing
3 9 (36.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) QA Automation
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) Kanban
8 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.00%) System Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Analytics
9 2 (8.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Groovy
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Haskell
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (4.00%) Grafana
1 1 (4.00%) Kibana
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) webMethods