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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 118 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 46 84 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 1.42% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.52% 10.81% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 69 61
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
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
612 777 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.95% 13.12% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 632 621
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 25 July 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 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 76 (75.25%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (60.40%) Selenium
3 56 (55.45%) BDD
3 56 (55.45%) TDD
4 55 (54.46%) Java
5 39 (38.61%) WebDriver
6 35 (34.65%) QA
7 33 (32.67%) Scrum
8 31 (30.69%) Test Automation
9 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
10 26 (25.74%) JIRA
11 23 (22.77%) XML
12 22 (21.78%) HTML
12 22 (21.78%) SQL
12 22 (21.78%) Finance
13 19 (18.81%) Banking
13 19 (18.81%) CSS
14 18 (17.82%) Web Services
15 17 (16.83%) Automated Testing
15 17 (16.83%) Exploratory Testing
16 16 (15.84%) Pair Programming
16 16 (15.84%) JUnit
16 16 (15.84%) Linux
16 16 (15.84%) Node.js
17 15 (14.85%) OO
17 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
18 14 (13.86%) Unix
18 14 (13.86%) RabbitMQ
19 13 (12.87%) REST
19 13 (12.87%) RESTful

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 (7.92%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.93%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.95%) Apache
3 5 (4.95%) Mule
4 2 (1.98%) Confluence
4 2 (1.98%) Drupal
4 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.98%) JBoss
4 2 (1.98%) Jetty
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.99%) Documentum
5 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) GitHub
3 3 (2.97%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.97%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.92%) Big Data
3 7 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.95%) SimpleDB
6 4 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.97%) MySQL
8 2 (1.98%) HBase
8 2 (1.98%) HPCC
8 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.99%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.99%) GIS
9 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.99%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.99%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.99%) RethinkDB
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (60.40%) Selenium
2 39 (38.61%) WebDriver
3 26 (25.74%) JIRA
4 16 (15.84%) JUnit
5 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
6 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
6 11 (10.89%) Mockito
7 10 (9.90%) JBehave
7 10 (9.90%) Maven
8 8 (7.92%) gulp
8 8 (7.92%) SpecFlow
8 8 (7.92%) TeamCity
9 7 (6.93%) Capybara
9 7 (6.93%) IntelliJ
10 6 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
11 5 (4.95%) EasyMock
12 4 (3.96%) Appium
12 4 (3.96%) Robotium
12 4 (3.96%) Subversion
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 19 (18.81%) Banking
3 10 (9.90%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.86%) Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Test Engineer
5 13 (12.87%) QA Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) Tester
7 10 (9.90%) Developer in Test
7 10 (9.90%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Automation Tester
8 9 (8.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (8.91%) QA Test Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Test Analyst
9 8 (7.92%) QA Automation Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 7 (6.93%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (6.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (6.93%) Senior QA Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.77%) XML
2 22 (21.78%) HTML
3 19 (18.81%) CSS
4 18 (17.82%) Web Services
5 16 (15.84%) Node.js
6 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
7 14 (13.86%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (12.87%) REST
8 13 (12.87%) RESTful
9 12 (11.88%) .NET
9 12 (11.88%) Spring
10 11 (10.89%) CSS3
10 11 (10.89%) HTML5
10 11 (10.89%) JSON
11 10 (9.90%) Gherkin
11 10 (9.90%) Sass
11 10 (9.90%) SOAP
12 9 (8.91%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (6.93%) Hibernate
13 7 (6.93%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) User Experience
2 5 (4.95%) Derivative
2 5 (4.95%) Equities
2 5 (4.95%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.96%) IVR
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Smartcard
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.97%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.99%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Linux
2 14 (13.86%) Unix
3 12 (11.88%) Android
4 11 (10.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) CentOS
5 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (75.25%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (55.45%) BDD
2 56 (55.45%) TDD
3 33 (32.67%) Scrum
4 31 (30.69%) Test Automation
5 17 (16.83%) Automated Testing
5 17 (16.83%) Exploratory Testing
6 16 (15.84%) Pair Programming
7 15 (14.85%) OO
8 13 (12.87%) QA Automation
9 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.92%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.93%) ATDD
11 7 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.93%) Microservices
11 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.94%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (5.94%) Kanban
12 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (54.46%) Java
2 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.78%) SQL
4 13 (12.87%) C#
4 13 (12.87%) Ruby
4 13 (12.87%) Scala
5 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.95%) Clojure
6 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.95%) Python
7 4 (3.96%) PHP
8 3 (2.97%) Groovy
9 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) C++
10 1 (0.99%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.99%) ES6
10 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) ISEB
2 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (34.65%) QA
2 8 (7.92%) SDET
3 2 (1.98%) WCAG
4 1 (0.99%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) GridGain
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.97%) Google
4 2 (1.98%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (1.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.99%) comScore
5 1 (0.99%) ESRI
5 1 (0.99%) Gigya
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Rally
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.99%) Zend
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