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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 78 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 47 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.08% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.47% 2.70% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 5
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £328 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £513 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
- +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - £34.25
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
377 371 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.65% 14.44% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 233 220
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 11
Median hourly rate £41.13 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.61% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £35.60 £35.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 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
Hertfordshire +16 20 £406 +16.07% 3
Cambridgeshire +13 15 £275 -46.34%
Bedfordshire - 9 £450 -
Norfolk +11 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 of England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (75.64%) Selenium
3 56 (71.79%) Java
4 54 (69.23%) BDD
5 44 (56.41%) WebDriver
6 43 (55.13%) Test Automation
7 42 (53.85%) Jenkins
7 42 (53.85%) QA
8 36 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (44.87%) TDD
10 32 (41.03%) JIRA
10 32 (41.03%) JBehave
11 31 (39.74%) JUnit
12 30 (38.46%) SoapUI
13 28 (35.90%) Maven
13 28 (35.90%) Ruby
14 27 (34.62%) Scrum
14 27 (34.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (34.62%) Gherkin
14 27 (34.62%) ATDD
15 26 (33.33%) Automation Testing
16 25 (32.05%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (29.49%) Appium
17 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
18 22 (28.21%) C#
18 22 (28.21%) Python
18 22 (28.21%) E-Commerce
19 21 (26.92%) TeamCity
20 20 (25.64%) Test Scripting
20 20 (25.64%) RESTful

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 10 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.26%) Confluence
3 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.13%) Apache
4 4 (5.13%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
1 2 (2.56%) LDAP
1 2 (2.56%) SSL
1 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) DB2
1 5 (6.41%) DbVisualizer
1 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (75.64%) Selenium
2 44 (56.41%) WebDriver
3 42 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 32 (41.03%) JBehave
4 32 (41.03%) JIRA
5 31 (39.74%) JUnit
6 30 (38.46%) SoapUI
7 28 (35.90%) Maven
8 27 (34.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (29.49%) Appium
9 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
10 21 (26.92%) TeamCity
11 14 (17.95%) SpecFlow
12 13 (16.67%) TestNG
13 11 (14.10%) JMeter
14 10 (12.82%) Ant
15 9 (11.54%) NUnit
16 6 (7.69%) Eclipse
16 6 (7.69%) FitNesse
16 6 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Retail
3 5 (6.41%) Back Office
4 4 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Analyst
2 21 (26.92%) Test Analyst
3 17 (21.79%) Developer
4 16 (20.51%) Test Engineer
4 16 (20.51%) Tester
5 15 (19.23%) Automation Tester
6 13 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 13 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (14.10%) Java Developer
8 9 (11.54%) Developer in Test
9 8 (10.26%) Java Automation Tester
10 7 (8.97%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 7 (8.97%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (8.97%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (7.69%) Designer
11 6 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
11 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
12 5 (6.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 4 (5.13%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) Gherkin
2 20 (25.64%) RESTful
3 19 (24.36%) Spring
4 14 (17.95%) HTML
5 9 (11.54%) XML
6 8 (10.26%) REST
7 7 (8.97%) HTML5
8 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.41%) Apache Camel
8 5 (6.41%) J2EE
8 5 (6.41%) jQuery
8 5 (6.41%) Node.js
8 5 (6.41%) Web Services
9 4 (5.13%) CSS
10 3 (3.85%) CSS3
10 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.56%) Ajax
11 2 (2.56%) JSON
11 2 (2.56%) SOAP
12 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Unix
2 3 (3.85%) Android
2 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (69.23%) BDD
3 43 (55.13%) Test Automation
4 36 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (44.87%) TDD
6 27 (34.62%) ATDD
6 27 (34.62%) Scrum
7 26 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 25 (32.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (28.21%) E-Commerce
10 20 (25.64%) Test Scripting
11 17 (21.79%) Defect Management
12 14 (17.95%) Automated Testing
12 14 (17.95%) Feature Driven Development
12 14 (17.95%) Software Testing
13 13 (16.67%) Manual Testing
13 13 (16.67%) Regression Testing
14 11 (14.10%) Kanban
14 11 (14.10%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (12.82%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (71.79%) Java
2 28 (35.90%) Ruby
3 22 (28.21%) C#
3 22 (28.21%) Python
4 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.67%) Perl
6 8 (10.26%) SQL
7 4 (5.13%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) ECMAScript
8 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (53.85%) QA
2 20 (25.64%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Atlassian
1 8 (10.26%) IBM
1 8 (10.26%) Xamarin
2 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.41%) hybris
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.28%) JDA
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