The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.59% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 39.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.34% 13.93% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 13
Median daily rate £445 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.78% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £225 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Bedford - 7 £450 -
Luton - 2 - -
Cucumber
East of England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 29 (96.67%) Python
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (96.67%) Ruby
2 22 (73.33%) QA
3 21 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 21 (70.00%) Mobile App
3 21 (70.00%) API Testing
4 19 (63.33%) Calabash
5 18 (60.00%) SDET
5 18 (60.00%) JIRA
6 17 (56.67%) Selenium
6 17 (56.67%) BDD
6 17 (56.67%) SoapUI
7 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (46.67%) Java
8 14 (46.67%) Appium
9 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (40.00%) Apple iOS
9 12 (40.00%) Xamarin
9 12 (40.00%) Android
10 11 (36.67%) Gherkin
11 10 (33.33%) C#
11 10 (33.33%) Automation Testing
12 9 (30.00%) SQL
12 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (30.00%) Capybara
12 9 (30.00%) TeamCity
12 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (26.67%) TestNG
13 8 (26.67%) ATDD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Calabash
2 18 (60.00%) JIRA
3 17 (56.67%) Selenium
3 17 (56.67%) SoapUI
4 14 (46.67%) Appium
5 9 (30.00%) Capybara
5 9 (30.00%) TeamCity
6 8 (26.67%) JUnit
6 8 (26.67%) TestNG
7 7 (23.33%) JBehave
7 7 (23.33%) SpecFlow
8 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 5 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (10.00%) Ant
10 3 (10.00%) Maven
11 1 (3.33%) Mocha
11 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Test Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) Applications Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Mobile Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Android Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Android Test Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Expert
8 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Development Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Android
1 12 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) API Testing
2 21 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 17 (56.67%) BDD
4 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 8 (26.67%) ATDD
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (26.67%) Feature Driven Development
6 8 (26.67%) TDD
7 7 (23.33%) Defect Management
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Python
1 29 (96.67%) Ruby
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (73.33%) QA
2 18 (60.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Xamarin
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft