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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
London / City of London
Rank 113 104 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 36 47 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 1.47% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.09% 10.73% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 69
Median daily rate £501 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £358 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
- -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
508 438 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.42% 13.68% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 336 587
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) Selenium
3 46 (58.97%) Java
4 44 (56.41%) TDD
5 39 (50.00%) BDD
6 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
7 33 (42.31%) Jenkins
8 30 (38.46%) HTML
9 28 (35.90%) JIRA
10 27 (34.62%) WebDriver
10 27 (34.62%) Git (software)
11 24 (30.77%) Node.js
12 23 (29.49%) CSS
12 23 (29.49%) Linux
13 22 (28.21%) SQL
13 22 (28.21%) Scrum
14 21 (26.92%) QA
14 21 (26.92%) Test Automation
14 21 (26.92%) Microservices
15 20 (25.64%) REST
16 18 (23.08%) HTML5
17 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
17 17 (21.79%) XML
17 17 (21.79%) OO
18 16 (20.51%) Unix
18 16 (20.51%) SOAP
18 16 (20.51%) JUnit
19 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
19 15 (19.23%) JSON
19 15 (19.23%) Finance

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 (10.26%) Confluence
2 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.69%) Mule
3 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) GitHub
2 5 (6.41%) Slack
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.85%) SaaS
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) AMQP
1 1 (1.28%) FTP
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (6.41%) Big Data
5 5 (6.41%) HBase
6 4 (5.13%) MySQL
7 3 (3.85%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.85%) Neo4j
7 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.28%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.28%) SimpleDB
9 1 (1.28%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 48 (61.54%) Selenium
2 33 (42.31%) Jenkins
3 28 (35.90%) JIRA
4 27 (34.62%) Git (software)
4 27 (34.62%) WebDriver
5 16 (20.51%) JUnit
6 13 (16.67%) Maven
7 9 (11.54%) gulp
7 9 (11.54%) SoapUI
8 8 (10.26%) Appium
8 8 (10.26%) Mockito
8 8 (10.26%) SpecFlow
9 7 (8.97%) Mocha
10 6 (7.69%) EasyMock
10 6 (7.69%) TeamCity
11 5 (6.41%) Calabash
11 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
11 5 (6.41%) Jasmine
11 5 (6.41%) NUnit
11 5 (6.41%) Subversion
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Front Office
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.85%) Advertising
6 2 (2.56%) Games
7 1 (1.28%) Back Office
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
7 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Developer
2 23 (29.49%) Java Developer
3 17 (21.79%) Senior Developer
4 15 (19.23%) Tester
5 14 (17.95%) Automation Tester
6 11 (14.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Test Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) Developer in Test
9 7 (8.97%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 7 (8.97%) Test Automation Developer
10 6 (7.69%) QA Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 4 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
12 3 (3.85%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) HTML
2 24 (30.77%) Node.js
3 23 (29.49%) CSS
4 20 (25.64%) REST
5 18 (23.08%) HTML5
6 17 (21.79%) XML
7 16 (20.51%) SOAP
8 15 (19.23%) JSON
9 13 (16.67%) RESTful
10 10 (12.82%) CSS3
10 10 (12.82%) Sass
10 10 (12.82%) Web Services
11 8 (10.26%) .NET
11 8 (10.26%) Apache Camel
11 8 (10.26%) Hibernate
11 8 (10.26%) Java EE
11 8 (10.26%) JMS
11 8 (10.26%) React
11 8 (10.26%) Spring
11 8 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) User Experience
2 9 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Fintech
5 3 (3.85%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
7 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Linux
2 16 (20.51%) Unix
3 8 (10.26%) Android
4 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.13%) Windows
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (56.41%) TDD
3 39 (50.00%) BDD
4 22 (28.21%) Scrum
5 21 (26.92%) Microservices
5 21 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 17 (21.79%) OO
6 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
7 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
8 13 (16.67%) DevOps
9 12 (15.38%) Open Source
9 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
10 10 (12.82%) API Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (12.82%) Kanban
10 10 (12.82%) Pair Programming
11 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (10.26%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) Java
2 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
3 22 (28.21%) SQL
4 13 (16.67%) Ruby
5 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
5 8 (10.26%) Scala
5 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.97%) C#
7 6 (7.69%) PHP
7 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.69%) Python
8 5 (6.41%) Perl
9 3 (3.85%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.28%) C
10 1 (1.28%) C++
10 1 (1.28%) ES6
10 1 (1.28%) Go
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
10 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) ISEB
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.92%) QA
2 7 (8.97%) SDET
3 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle
2 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.56%) Google
3 2 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.28%) Splunk
4 1 (1.28%) Sybase
4 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
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