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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 105 140 130
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 54 53 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 0.98% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.56% 8.19% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 70
Median daily rate £440 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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
565 647 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.08% 11.95% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 510 643
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (54.46%) Selenium
3 51 (50.50%) TDD
4 50 (49.50%) BDD
5 49 (48.51%) Java
6 33 (32.67%) Scrum
7 32 (31.68%) WebDriver
8 27 (26.73%) QA
9 25 (24.75%) JIRA
9 25 (24.75%) XML
10 23 (22.77%) Web Services
10 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
10 23 (22.77%) Finance
11 22 (21.78%) SQL
11 22 (21.78%) Jenkins
12 21 (20.79%) Test Automation
13 20 (19.80%) HTML
14 18 (17.82%) Pair Programming
14 18 (17.82%) Banking
15 17 (16.83%) Spring
15 17 (16.83%) CSS
16 15 (14.85%) Linux
16 15 (14.85%) C#
17 14 (13.86%) .NET
17 14 (13.86%) JUnit
17 14 (13.86%) OO
17 14 (13.86%) JSON
17 14 (13.86%) AngularJS
17 14 (13.86%) Node.js
17 14 (13.86%) gulp

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 14 (13.86%) Node.js
2 7 (6.93%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.94%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.95%) Mule
5 4 (3.96%) Confluence
6 2 (1.98%) JBoss
6 2 (1.98%) Jetty
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) Documentum
7 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.91%) 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%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.95%) Big Data
5 4 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.96%) SimpleDB
6 3 (2.97%) MySQL
6 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.98%) HPCC
8 1 (0.99%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) GIS
8 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.99%) HBase
8 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (54.46%) Selenium
2 32 (31.68%) WebDriver
3 25 (24.75%) JIRA
4 22 (21.78%) Jenkins
5 14 (13.86%) gulp
5 14 (13.86%) JUnit
6 13 (12.87%) Mockito
7 12 (11.88%) SpecFlow
8 11 (10.89%) Maven
9 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
9 9 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
10 7 (6.93%) Capybara
10 7 (6.93%) Gradle
11 6 (5.94%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (5.94%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (4.95%) Appium
12 5 (4.95%) EasyMock
12 5 (4.95%) JBehave
12 5 (4.95%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 18 (17.82%) Banking
3 8 (7.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Front Office
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (46.53%) Developer
2 22 (21.78%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Analyst
4 15 (14.85%) Senior Developer
5 14 (13.86%) QA Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Test Analyst
6 13 (12.87%) Test Engineer
7 11 (10.89%) Tester
8 10 (9.90%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (8.91%) QA Test Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) QA Automation Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) Senior QA Engineer
11 7 (6.93%) Automation Tester
11 7 (6.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Scala Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Senior Test Engineer
12 6 (5.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.75%) XML
2 23 (22.77%) Web Services
3 20 (19.80%) HTML
4 17 (16.83%) CSS
4 17 (16.83%) Spring
5 14 (13.86%) .NET
5 14 (13.86%) AngularJS
5 14 (13.86%) JSON
6 13 (12.87%) REST
7 12 (11.88%) Gherkin
7 12 (11.88%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (11.88%) SOAP
8 11 (10.89%) RESTful
9 9 (8.91%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (8.91%) CSS3
9 9 (8.91%) HTML5
10 8 (7.92%) Sass
11 7 (6.93%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.93%) Java EE
11 7 (6.93%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) IVR
1 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
1 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
1 7 (6.93%) Smartcard
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%) iPad
3 4 (3.96%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Linux
2 13 (12.87%) 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 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (50.50%) TDD
3 50 (49.50%) BDD
4 33 (32.67%) Scrum
5 21 (20.79%) Test Automation
6 18 (17.82%) Pair Programming
7 14 (13.86%) OO
8 13 (12.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
9 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.90%) ATDD
10 10 (9.90%) DevOps
10 10 (9.90%) Test Scripting
11 9 (8.91%) Defect Tracking
11 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.91%) Performance Testing
11 9 (8.91%) User Stories
12 8 (7.92%) SDLC
13 7 (6.93%) Automation Testing
13 7 (6.93%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.51%) Java
2 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.78%) SQL
4 15 (14.85%) C#
5 12 (11.88%) Ruby
6 11 (10.89%) Scala
7 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.95%) Python
9 2 (1.98%) Groovy
9 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.99%) ES6
10 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) ISEB
2 7 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (26.73%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SDET
2 2 (1.98%) WCAG
3 1 (0.99%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.97%) Google
4 3 (2.97%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (1.98%) comScore
5 2 (1.98%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) ESRI
6 1 (0.99%) hybris
6 1 (0.99%) Rally
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.99%) Zend
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