The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / East of England
Rank 72 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 52 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.39% 0.86% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.47% 6.19% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 8
Median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £380 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £470 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
386 323 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.76% 13.89% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 201 216
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 20
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.68 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.10% +40.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cucumber
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the East of England region.

Cucumber Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hertfordshire +16 24 £425 +13.33% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 13 £275 -50.00% 3
Bedfordshire - 10 £448 - 3
Norfolk -4 3 £460 +8.23% 3
Suffolk - 2 £225 - 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 90 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (76.00%) Selenium
3 68 (68.00%) Java
4 66 (66.00%) BDD
5 52 (52.00%) Test Automation
5 52 (52.00%) WebDriver
6 51 (51.00%) Jenkins
7 47 (47.00%) QA
8 46 (46.00%) TDD
9 45 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (42.00%) JIRA
11 41 (41.00%) Scrum
12 38 (38.00%) JBehave
12 38 (38.00%) Gherkin
13 36 (36.00%) Ruby
14 35 (35.00%) SoapUI
15 33 (33.00%) Automation Testing
15 33 (33.00%) JUnit
16 31 (31.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (30.00%) ATDD
18 29 (29.00%) Maven
19 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
20 27 (27.00%) RESTful
20 27 (27.00%) Appium
20 27 (27.00%) Continuous Delivery
20 27 (27.00%) Python
21 26 (26.00%) Finance
22 25 (25.00%) Test Scripting
23 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
24 23 (23.00%) Spring

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (15.00%) Confluence
2 13 (13.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.00%) Apache
4 6 (6.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) HTTP
1 2 (2.00%) LDAP
1 2 (2.00%) SSL
1 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.00%) DB2
3 5 (5.00%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 76 (76.00%) Selenium
2 52 (52.00%) WebDriver
3 51 (51.00%) Jenkins
4 42 (42.00%) JIRA
5 38 (38.00%) JBehave
6 35 (35.00%) SoapUI
7 33 (33.00%) JUnit
8 31 (31.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 29 (29.00%) Maven
10 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
11 27 (27.00%) Appium
12 21 (21.00%) TeamCity
13 13 (13.00%) Calabash
14 11 (11.00%) SpecFlow
14 11 (11.00%) TestNG
15 10 (10.00%) JMeter
16 9 (9.00%) Subversion
17 8 (8.00%) Eclipse
17 8 (8.00%) NUnit
18 7 (7.00%) Ant
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Retail
3 7 (7.00%) Back Office
4 4 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Analyst
2 23 (23.00%) Test Analyst
3 22 (22.00%) Tester
4 21 (21.00%) Test Engineer
5 19 (19.00%) Automation Tester
5 19 (19.00%) Developer
6 16 (16.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (11.00%) Java Developer
9 10 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
10 9 (9.00%) Applications Engineer
10 9 (9.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 9 (9.00%) Selenium Tester
11 8 (8.00%) Developer in Test
12 7 (7.00%) Designer
13 6 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
13 6 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
14 5 (5.00%) PHP Developer
14 5 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.00%) Gherkin
2 27 (27.00%) RESTful
3 23 (23.00%) Spring
4 16 (16.00%) HTML
5 9 (9.00%) HTML5
6 8 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.00%) Node.js
6 8 (8.00%) REST
7 7 (7.00%) Apache Camel
7 7 (7.00%) jQuery
7 7 (7.00%) Web Services
7 7 (7.00%) XML
8 6 (6.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.00%) .NET
9 5 (5.00%) J2EE
10 3 (3.00%) CSS
11 2 (2.00%) Ajax
11 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.00%) CSS3
11 2 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Unix
2 7 (7.00%) Android
2 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (66.00%) BDD
3 52 (52.00%) Test Automation
4 46 (46.00%) TDD
5 45 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (41.00%) Scrum
7 33 (33.00%) Automation Testing
8 30 (30.00%) ATDD
9 27 (27.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 25 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 23 (23.00%) Manual Testing
12 20 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 18 (18.00%) API Testing
13 18 (18.00%) E-Commerce
14 17 (17.00%) Automated Testing
14 17 (17.00%) Regression Testing
15 15 (15.00%) Defect Management
15 15 (15.00%) Kanban
16 14 (14.00%) Non-Functional Testing
16 14 (14.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 68 (68.00%) Java
2 36 (36.00%) Ruby
3 27 (27.00%) Python
4 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (19.00%) C#
6 12 (12.00%) SQL
7 11 (11.00%) Perl
8 7 (7.00%) PHP
9 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.00%) C++
10 1 (1.00%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (47.00%) QA
2 22 (22.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Atlassian
1 11 (11.00%) Xamarin
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.00%) IBM
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle
4 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.00%) hybris
6 2 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Google
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