The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
London / City of London
Rank 123 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 33 43 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 1.44% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.61% 10.05% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 77
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £358 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
- +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
499 428 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.15% 14.29% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 336 581
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £328 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (57.32%) TDD
3 46 (56.10%) Selenium
4 41 (50.00%) Java
5 36 (43.90%) BDD
6 29 (35.37%) Jenkins
6 29 (35.37%) WebDriver
6 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
6 29 (35.37%) Scrum
7 28 (34.15%) HTML
7 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
8 26 (31.71%) Test Automation
9 22 (26.83%) QA
9 22 (26.83%) Node.js
10 20 (24.39%) CSS
11 18 (21.95%) HTML5
11 18 (21.95%) JIRA
12 17 (20.73%) XML
12 17 (20.73%) SQL
13 16 (19.51%) Linux
14 15 (18.29%) Ruby
14 15 (18.29%) Web Services
14 15 (18.29%) RESTful
15 14 (17.07%) Automated Testing
16 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
16 13 (15.85%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (14.63%) User Experience
17 12 (14.63%) OO
17 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
17 12 (14.63%) JSON

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (6.10%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.66%) Confluence
2 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) GitHub
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.66%) SaaS
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) AMQP
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) Hadoop
1 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
1 7 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.32%) Big Data
2 6 (7.32%) HBase
2 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.88%) Data Lake
4 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.66%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.44%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.22%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Redis
7 1 (1.22%) RethinkDB
7 1 (1.22%) SimpleDB
7 1 (1.22%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (56.10%) Selenium
2 29 (35.37%) Jenkins
2 29 (35.37%) WebDriver
3 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
4 18 (21.95%) JIRA
5 10 (12.20%) gulp
5 10 (12.20%) SoapUI
5 10 (12.20%) SpecFlow
6 9 (10.98%) Mocha
7 8 (9.76%) JUnit
7 8 (9.76%) Subversion
8 7 (8.54%) Appium
8 7 (8.54%) Maven
9 6 (7.32%) TeamCity
9 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
10 5 (6.10%) HP UFT
10 5 (6.10%) NUnit
10 5 (6.10%) RSpec
10 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (4.88%) JMeter
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Front Office
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Games
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (56.10%) Developer
2 16 (19.51%) Java Developer
2 16 (19.51%) Tester
3 14 (17.07%) Automation Tester
4 12 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Developer in Test
5 11 (13.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Test Automation Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Apache Spark Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Hadoop Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Market Risk Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Market Risk Java Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.15%) HTML
2 22 (26.83%) Node.js
3 20 (24.39%) CSS
4 18 (21.95%) HTML5
5 17 (20.73%) XML
6 15 (18.29%) RESTful
6 15 (18.29%) Web Services
7 12 (14.63%) JSON
8 11 (13.41%) REST
8 11 (13.41%) Sass
8 11 (13.41%) SOAP
9 10 (12.20%) .NET
9 10 (12.20%) CSS3
10 9 (10.98%) React
11 8 (9.76%) Gherkin
11 8 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (8.54%) LESS
13 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
14 5 (6.10%) Express
14 5 (6.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) User Experience
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Fintech
3 4 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.88%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) IVR
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Linux
2 10 (12.20%) Unix
3 5 (6.10%) Android
3 5 (6.10%) Windows
4 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (57.32%) TDD
3 36 (43.90%) BDD
4 29 (35.37%) Scrum
5 26 (31.71%) Test Automation
6 14 (17.07%) Automated Testing
7 13 (15.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
8 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
8 12 (14.63%) Kanban
8 12 (14.63%) OO
9 11 (13.41%) API Testing
9 11 (13.41%) Microservices
10 10 (12.20%) Pair Programming
11 9 (10.98%) Automation Testing
11 9 (10.98%) Exploratory Testing
11 9 (10.98%) Open Source
11 9 (10.98%) Performance Testing
11 9 (10.98%) User Stories
12 8 (9.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.00%) Java
2 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.73%) SQL
4 15 (18.29%) Ruby
5 11 (13.41%) C#
6 9 (10.98%) Perl
6 9 (10.98%) Scala
7 8 (9.76%) PHP
8 7 (8.54%) Python
9 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.44%) C
9 2 (2.44%) ES6
9 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.44%) VBScript
10 1 (1.22%) C++
10 1 (1.22%) Go
10 1 (1.22%) Groovy
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) ISEB
2 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.83%) QA
2 9 (10.98%) SDET
3 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Docker
2 4 (4.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Puppet
2 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.66%) HP
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.22%) Google
3 1 (1.22%) Green Hat
3 1 (1.22%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.22%) Splunk
3 1 (1.22%) Sybase
3 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
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