The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 67 98 80
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 43 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.63% 0.12% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 1.06% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 9
Median daily rate £415 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
Cucumber
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
301 189 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.44% 11.72% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 97 100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £461 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Median hourly rate £41.25 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the East Midlands region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +19 31 £425 -
Derbyshire - 4 £375 - 1
Northamptonshire -4 2 £450 - 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 44 (89.80%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (83.67%) BDD
2 41 (83.67%) Jenkins
3 36 (73.47%) JavaScript
4 35 (71.43%) PHP
4 35 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (69.39%) Behat
5 34 (69.39%) WebDriver
5 34 (69.39%) Docker
6 31 (63.27%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (61.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (57.14%) Git (software)
9 27 (55.10%) Zend
10 24 (48.98%) Front End Development
11 22 (44.90%) Zend Framework
12 20 (40.82%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (40.82%) Linux
12 20 (40.82%) Doctrine
13 19 (38.78%) Case Management
13 19 (38.78%) OO
14 18 (36.73%) Open Source
14 18 (36.73%) OO PHP
15 17 (34.69%) Gherkin
15 17 (34.69%) HTML
15 17 (34.69%) CSS
16 16 (32.65%) CSS3
17 15 (30.61%) Unix
17 15 (30.61%) MVC
17 15 (30.61%) Mac OS X
17 15 (30.61%) AngularJS

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 31 (63.27%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (24.49%) Confluence
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (83.67%) Jenkins
2 34 (69.39%) WebDriver
3 28 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 15 (30.61%) gulp
5 13 (26.53%) Grunt
5 13 (26.53%) JIRA
6 12 (24.49%) Protractor
7 11 (22.45%) Selenium
8 5 (10.20%) Jasmine
9 4 (8.16%) CasperJS
9 4 (8.16%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (8.16%) Maven
9 4 (8.16%) webpack
10 3 (6.12%) Appium
10 3 (6.12%) Gradle
10 3 (6.12%) JUnit
10 3 (6.12%) Subversion
11 2 (4.08%) Ant
11 2 (4.08%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) Senior Developer
3 15 (30.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (30.61%) PHP Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Senior PHP Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (12.24%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (8.16%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (8.16%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Ruby Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Agile Developer
10 1 (2.04%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (69.39%) Behat
2 22 (44.90%) Zend Framework
3 20 (40.82%) Doctrine
4 17 (34.69%) CSS
4 17 (34.69%) Gherkin
4 17 (34.69%) HTML
5 16 (32.65%) CSS3
6 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
7 12 (24.49%) LESS
7 12 (24.49%) Twig
8 7 (14.29%) RESTful
9 4 (8.16%) Browserify
9 4 (8.16%) Handlebars
9 4 (8.16%) HTML5
9 4 (8.16%) JSON
9 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 2 (4.08%) Apache Camel
10 2 (4.08%) Apache CXF
10 2 (4.08%) Sass
10 2 (4.08%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Visualisation
2 6 (12.24%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 15 (30.61%) Mac OS X
2 15 (30.61%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (83.67%) BDD
3 35 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (61.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (48.98%) Front End Development
6 19 (38.78%) Case Management
6 19 (38.78%) OO
7 18 (36.73%) OO PHP
7 18 (36.73%) Open Source
8 15 (30.61%) MVC
9 12 (24.49%) Line Management
10 11 (22.45%) Service Design
11 7 (14.29%) Web Operations
12 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Web Development
13 4 (8.16%) DevOps
13 4 (8.16%) Microservices
13 4 (8.16%) Progressive Enhancement
13 4 (8.16%) TDD
14 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) JavaScript
2 35 (71.43%) PHP
3 8 (16.33%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Ruby
6 4 (8.16%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) DBS Check
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) WAI
2 4 (8.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 34 (69.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Zend
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) Talend
2 2 (4.08%) WSO2
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) Cadence
3 1 (2.04%) Ensighten
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) SAP