The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 111 112 124
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 10 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.91% 6.02% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
Median daily rate £340 £360 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -31.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
Cucumber
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
256 216 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.65% 8.67% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 135 104
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
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 Berkshire

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Reading +18 8 £340 -4.89% 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Selenium
3 11 (52.38%) BDD
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
4 10 (47.62%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) SOAP
4 10 (47.62%) WebDriver
5 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 7 (33.33%) SpecFlow
6 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (33.33%) JUnit
6 7 (33.33%) Spring
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
7 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) JIRA
8 5 (23.81%) Test Management
8 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
8 5 (23.81%) REST
8 5 (23.81%) C#
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) XML
9 4 (19.05%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) J2EE
9 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
9 4 (19.05%) HTML5
9 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Mule
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Hazelcast
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) WebDriver
3 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 7 (33.33%) JUnit
4 7 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 5 (23.81%) JIRA
6 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
7 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
8 3 (14.29%) Appium
8 3 (14.29%) Hudson
8 3 (14.29%) Mockito
8 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (9.52%) Capybara
9 2 (9.52%) Grunt
9 2 (9.52%) Hamcrest
9 2 (9.52%) JBehave
9 2 (9.52%) Maven
9 2 (9.52%) TestLink
10 1 (4.76%) Gradle
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Software Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
6 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) SOAP
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) REST
5 4 (19.05%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) J2EE
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 4 (19.05%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) JAX-RS
7 2 (9.52%) JSP
7 2 (9.52%) Struts
7 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) BDD
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) Test Management
5 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (9.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft