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 29 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 132 134 144
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 45 71 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.28% 1.34% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.93% 9.48% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 48
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.65% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
649 749 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.47% 14.13% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 616 619
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 73 (72.28%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (59.41%) TDD
3 57 (56.44%) Selenium
4 54 (53.47%) BDD
5 51 (50.50%) Java
6 40 (39.60%) WebDriver
7 35 (34.65%) QA
8 33 (32.67%) Test Automation
8 33 (32.67%) Scrum
9 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
10 20 (19.80%) HTML
10 20 (19.80%) Web Services
11 18 (17.82%) Automated Testing
11 18 (17.82%) XML
11 18 (17.82%) CSS
11 18 (17.82%) JIRA
11 18 (17.82%) Ruby
12 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
12 17 (16.83%) Node.js
12 17 (16.83%) Exploratory Testing
13 16 (15.84%) Linux
14 15 (14.85%) SQL
14 15 (14.85%) Pair Programming
15 14 (13.86%) Finance
15 14 (13.86%) HTML5
15 14 (13.86%) RESTful
15 14 (13.86%) QA Automation
16 13 (12.87%) RabbitMQ
16 13 (12.87%) CSS3
17 12 (11.88%) Amazon AWS

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 (4.95%) Apache
2 3 (2.97%) Confluence
2 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.98%) Drupal
3 2 (1.98%) JBoss
3 2 (1.98%) Jetty
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.99%) Documentum
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) GitHub
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.99%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) FTP
2 1 (0.99%) Network Security
2 1 (0.99%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.92%) Big Data
3 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.95%) SimpleDB
6 4 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.96%) HBase
6 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.98%) HPCC
8 2 (1.98%) RethinkDB
9 1 (0.99%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.99%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.99%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.99%) Redis
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 57 (56.44%) Selenium
2 40 (39.60%) WebDriver
3 18 (17.82%) JIRA
4 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
6 10 (9.90%) gulp
6 10 (9.90%) JUnit
7 7 (6.93%) Capybara
7 7 (6.93%) IntelliJ
7 7 (6.93%) JBehave
8 6 (5.94%) Jasmine
8 6 (5.94%) Subversion
8 6 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (4.95%) Appium
9 5 (4.95%) Mocha
9 5 (4.95%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.95%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.96%) JMeter
10 4 (3.96%) Robotium
10 4 (3.96%) TestNG
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Banking
3 8 (7.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Games
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%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (53.47%) Developer
2 20 (19.80%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Senior Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Test Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Analyst
4 13 (12.87%) Developer in Test
4 13 (12.87%) Tester
5 11 (10.89%) QA Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Automation Tester
7 9 (8.91%) QA Test Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.93%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (6.93%) Senior QA Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) HTML
1 20 (19.80%) Web Services
2 18 (17.82%) CSS
2 18 (17.82%) XML
3 17 (16.83%) Node.js
4 14 (13.86%) HTML5
4 14 (13.86%) RESTful
5 13 (12.87%) CSS3
5 13 (12.87%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (11.88%) AngularJS
6 12 (11.88%) Sass
7 11 (10.89%) Gherkin
8 10 (9.90%) .NET
9 9 (8.91%) JSON
10 8 (7.92%) LESS
10 8 (7.92%) REST
10 8 (7.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (6.93%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (6.93%) React
11 7 (6.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) User Experience
2 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.96%) IVR
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.96%) Smartcard
3 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.97%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.99%) Fintech
5 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.99%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.99%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Unix
3 7 (6.93%) Android
3 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) CentOS
4 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (72.28%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (59.41%) TDD
3 54 (53.47%) BDD
4 33 (32.67%) Scrum
4 33 (32.67%) Test Automation
5 18 (17.82%) Automated Testing
6 17 (16.83%) Exploratory Testing
7 15 (14.85%) Pair Programming
8 14 (13.86%) QA Automation
9 11 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (9.90%) OO
10 10 (9.90%) User Stories
11 9 (8.91%) Kanban
12 8 (7.92%) Automation Testing
12 8 (7.92%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.93%) ATDD
13 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.93%) Test Scripting
14 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.94%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 51 (50.50%) Java
2 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.82%) Ruby
4 15 (14.85%) SQL
5 11 (10.89%) C#
5 11 (10.89%) Scala
6 7 (6.93%) PHP
7 5 (4.95%) Clojure
8 4 (3.96%) Perl
9 3 (2.97%) Python
10 2 (1.98%) Groovy
10 2 (1.98%) VBScript
11 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.99%) C++
11 1 (0.99%) ES6
11 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) ISEB
2 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.99%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (34.65%) QA
2 10 (9.90%) SDET
3 2 (1.98%) WCAG
4 1 (0.99%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) GridGain
2 1 (0.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.98%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (1.98%) VMware
4 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.99%) comScore
4 1 (0.99%) Gigya
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) Green Hat
4 1 (0.99%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.99%) HP
4 1 (0.99%) IBM
4 1 (0.99%) Rally
4 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.99%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.99%) Zend
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