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 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 115 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 10 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.62% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.41% 6.53% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 2
Median daily rate £358 £360 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £330 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £506 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
227 245 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.66% 9.55% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 136 96
Median daily rate £413 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 6 £355 - 3
Newbury -3 2 £400 -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 13 (72.22%) BDD
3 8 (44.44%) Gherkin
3 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 7 (38.89%) SpecFlow
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) SOAP
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) MVC
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) Groovy
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 7 (38.89%) SpecFlow
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) Appium
6 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.11%) Hamcrest
7 2 (11.11%) JUnit
7 2 (11.11%) Mockito
8 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Automation Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Developer in Test
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) JSP
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) BDD
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Groovy
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle