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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / East Midlands
Rank 82 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 10 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.14% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 1.06% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £375 £343 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -10.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
- +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £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 East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
210 188 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.20% 12.73% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 106 116
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire - 7 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 £375 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (86.05%) BDD
3 30 (69.77%) Jenkins
4 27 (62.79%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
6 25 (58.14%) PHP
7 24 (55.81%) WebDriver
7 24 (55.81%) Behat
8 23 (53.49%) Docker
9 22 (51.16%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (48.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (46.51%) Zend
12 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
13 17 (39.53%) Zend Framework
14 16 (37.21%) Selenium
14 16 (37.21%) Doctrine
14 16 (37.21%) Front End Development
15 15 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (32.56%) OO
16 14 (32.56%) OO PHP
17 13 (30.23%) Linux
17 13 (30.23%) Java
18 12 (27.91%) CSS
18 12 (27.91%) HTML
18 12 (27.91%) Open Source
18 12 (27.91%) Case Management
19 11 (25.58%) Gherkin
19 11 (25.58%) CSS3
19 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
19 11 (25.58%) Unix

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 22 (51.16%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (18.60%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
1 7 (16.28%) Pixelmator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (69.77%) Jenkins
2 24 (55.81%) WebDriver
3 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
4 16 (37.21%) Selenium
5 10 (23.26%) gulp
6 9 (20.93%) JIRA
7 8 (18.60%) Grunt
8 7 (16.28%) Protractor
9 4 (9.30%) CasperJS
9 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
9 4 (9.30%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (9.30%) webpack
10 3 (6.98%) Appium
10 3 (6.98%) Subversion
11 2 (4.65%) Bower
11 2 (4.65%) Yeoman
12 1 (2.33%) Ant
12 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
12 1 (2.33%) Maven
12 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (25.58%) Retail
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Senior Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (25.58%) PHP Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Technical Test Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
7 6 (13.95%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (11.63%) PHP Zend Developer
9 4 (9.30%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (9.30%) HTML Developer
10 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) Behat
2 17 (39.53%) Zend Framework
3 16 (37.21%) Doctrine
4 12 (27.91%) CSS
4 12 (27.91%) HTML
5 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
5 11 (25.58%) CSS3
5 11 (25.58%) Gherkin
6 7 (16.28%) LESS
6 7 (16.28%) Twig
7 5 (11.63%) RESTful
8 4 (9.30%) Browserify
8 4 (9.30%) Handlebars
8 4 (9.30%) HTML5
8 4 (9.30%) Sass
8 4 (9.30%) Web Services
9 2 (4.65%) Ajax
9 2 (4.65%) DOM
9 2 (4.65%) jQuery
9 2 (4.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.30%) User Experience
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Unix
3 10 (23.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (86.05%) BDD
3 27 (62.79%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (48.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (37.21%) Front End Development
6 14 (32.56%) OO
6 14 (32.56%) OO PHP
7 12 (27.91%) Case Management
7 12 (27.91%) Open Source
8 11 (25.58%) MVC
9 9 (20.93%) Line Management
9 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
9 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
11 7 (16.28%) Web Development
12 6 (13.95%) Scrum
12 6 (13.95%) Service Design
13 5 (11.63%) Web Operations
14 4 (9.30%) Microservices
14 4 (9.30%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 25 (58.14%) PHP
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) C#
6 4 (9.30%) Python
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.65%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) WAI
2 4 (9.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (6.98%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Zend
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) Cadence
2 1 (2.33%) Ensighten
2 1 (2.33%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) SAP