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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 111 129
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 9 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.63% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 7.27% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Median daily rate £365 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £428 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £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 Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
234 220 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.68% 8.61% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 136 147
Median daily rate £450 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £46.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% +30.98%
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 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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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
Reading +2 3 £285 -21.37% 1
Maidenhead -1 2 £400 -5.88% 1
Bracknell +1 1 £158 -55.00%
Newbury +1 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Selenium
3 13 (61.90%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
6 10 (47.62%) BDD
6 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (42.86%) JIRA
8 8 (38.10%) REST
9 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (28.57%) Scrum
10 6 (28.57%) TDD
11 5 (23.81%) Linux
11 5 (23.81%) Gherkin
11 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
12 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
12 4 (19.05%) QA
12 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
12 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
12 4 (19.05%) HTML
12 4 (19.05%) Python
12 4 (19.05%) SOAP
12 4 (19.05%) Maven
13 3 (14.29%) Subversion
13 3 (14.29%) CSS
13 3 (14.29%) Oracle
13 3 (14.29%) JUnit
13 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (14.29%) SQL
13 3 (14.29%) Apache

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 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) Confluence
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Mule
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Selenium
2 12 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
4 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
5 9 (42.86%) JIRA
6 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
7 4 (19.05%) Maven
7 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
8 3 (14.29%) JUnit
8 3 (14.29%) Subversion
9 2 (9.52%) Appium
9 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
9 2 (9.52%) Capybara
9 2 (9.52%) eggPlant
9 2 (9.52%) Hudson
9 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
9 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
9 2 (9.52%) TestLink
9 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) Gherkin
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) SOAP
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) Node.js
5 2 (9.52%) Play Framework
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) Angular 2
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) JDBC
6 1 (4.76%) Sass
6 1 (4.76%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Groovy
5 2 (9.52%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat