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 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 108 144 126
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 53 70 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 1.20% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.08% 9.54% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 61
Median daily rate £450 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Cucumber
London

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
584 734 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.56% 12.57% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 598 596
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 83 (76.15%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (56.88%) Selenium
3 59 (54.13%) Java
4 58 (53.21%) TDD
5 57 (52.29%) BDD
6 39 (35.78%) WebDriver
7 35 (32.11%) QA
8 34 (31.19%) Scrum
9 29 (26.61%) Test Automation
10 27 (24.77%) JIRA
10 27 (24.77%) XML
11 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
12 24 (22.02%) Finance
13 23 (21.10%) SQL
14 21 (19.27%) HTML
14 21 (19.27%) Web Services
15 20 (18.35%) Jenkins
16 19 (17.43%) Banking
17 18 (16.51%) CSS
18 17 (15.60%) Linux
18 17 (15.60%) Pair Programming
18 17 (15.60%) Automated Testing
18 17 (15.60%) Scala
19 16 (14.68%) JUnit
19 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
20 15 (13.76%) Node.js
20 15 (13.76%) REST
20 15 (13.76%) JSON
21 14 (12.84%) RabbitMQ
21 14 (12.84%) Unix

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 8 (7.34%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.42%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.59%) Apache
3 5 (4.59%) Mule
4 3 (2.75%) Confluence
5 2 (1.83%) Drupal
5 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.83%) JBoss
5 2 (1.83%) Jetty
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.92%) Documentum
6 1 (0.92%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.42%) GitHub
3 3 (2.75%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.75%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (8.26%) Big Data
2 9 (8.26%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.59%) SimpleDB
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.75%) MySQL
7 2 (1.83%) HBase
7 2 (1.83%) HPCC
7 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.92%) GIS
8 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.92%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.92%) RethinkDB
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (56.88%) Selenium
2 39 (35.78%) WebDriver
3 27 (24.77%) JIRA
4 20 (18.35%) Jenkins
5 16 (14.68%) JUnit
6 13 (11.93%) Mockito
7 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
8 11 (10.09%) Maven
9 10 (9.17%) gulp
9 10 (9.17%) JBehave
10 9 (8.26%) SpecFlow
11 8 (7.34%) TeamCity
12 7 (6.42%) Capybara
12 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
13 6 (5.50%) IntelliJ
14 5 (4.59%) Appium
14 5 (4.59%) EasyMock
14 5 (4.59%) Gradle
15 4 (3.67%) Robotium
General
1 24 (22.02%) Finance
2 19 (17.43%) Banking
3 10 (9.17%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Front Office
6 1 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (51.38%) Developer
2 29 (26.61%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.68%) Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.84%) QA Engineer
5 13 (11.93%) Test Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Test Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Automation Tester
8 9 (8.26%) Developer in Test
8 9 (8.26%) QA Automation Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) QA Test Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Scala Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Senior QA Engineer
10 7 (6.42%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.77%) XML
2 21 (19.27%) HTML
2 21 (19.27%) Web Services
3 18 (16.51%) CSS
4 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
5 15 (13.76%) JSON
5 15 (13.76%) Node.js
5 15 (13.76%) REST
6 14 (12.84%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (12.84%) Spring
7 13 (11.93%) .NET
7 13 (11.93%) RESTful
8 11 (10.09%) Gherkin
8 11 (10.09%) SOAP
9 10 (9.17%) CSS3
9 10 (9.17%) HTML5
10 9 (8.26%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (8.26%) Sass
11 7 (6.42%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
1 6 (5.50%) User Experience
2 5 (4.59%) Derivative
2 5 (4.59%) Equities
2 5 (4.59%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (4.59%) IVR
2 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.59%) Smartcard
3 4 (3.67%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.75%) iPad
5 2 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.92%) Tandem
6 1 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Linux
2 14 (12.84%) Unix
3 12 (11.01%) Android
4 11 (10.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) CentOS
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (76.15%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (53.21%) TDD
3 57 (52.29%) BDD
4 34 (31.19%) Scrum
5 29 (26.61%) Test Automation
6 17 (15.60%) Automated Testing
6 17 (15.60%) Pair Programming
7 14 (12.84%) OO
8 13 (11.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (11.93%) QA Automation
9 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.34%) ATDD
10 8 (7.34%) DevOps
10 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.34%) Microservices
10 8 (7.34%) Performance Testing
10 8 (7.34%) User Stories
11 7 (6.42%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (6.42%) SDLC
11 7 (6.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) Java
2 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.10%) SQL
4 17 (15.60%) Scala
5 14 (12.84%) C#
6 13 (11.93%) Ruby
7 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.59%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.59%) Clojure
8 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.59%) Python
9 3 (2.75%) Groovy
9 3 (2.75%) PHP
10 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.92%) C++
11 1 (0.92%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.92%) ES6
11 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) ISEB
2 5 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (32.11%) QA
2 8 (7.34%) SDET
3 2 (1.83%) WCAG
4 1 (0.92%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Oracle
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.67%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.75%) Google
4 3 (2.75%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (1.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.92%) comScore
6 1 (0.92%) ESRI
6 1 (0.92%) Gigya
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) Rally
6 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.92%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.92%) Zend
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