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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 103 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 26 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 0.36% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.93% 2.61% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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
328 383 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.31% 13.88% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 208 201
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £32.50 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Cambridgeshire +18 10 £325 -
Norfolk - 9 £450 -
Essex -3 5 £250 -37.50%
Hertfordshire +10 1 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 £400 - 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 47 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (89.80%) Java
3 32 (65.31%) Jenkins
4 31 (63.27%) JUnit
4 31 (63.27%) BDD
5 26 (53.06%) Spring
6 24 (48.98%) RESTful
7 23 (46.94%) Maven
8 21 (42.86%) Selenium
9 20 (40.82%) Red Hat
10 19 (38.78%) Apache Camel
11 18 (36.73%) Apache ServiceMix
11 18 (36.73%) OO
12 17 (34.69%) TDD
13 16 (32.65%) Scrum
14 15 (30.61%) HTML
15 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
15 12 (24.49%) API Design
15 12 (24.49%) SOLID
16 11 (22.45%) API Development
16 11 (22.45%) User Stories
16 11 (22.45%) SQL
17 10 (20.41%) C#
18 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
18 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
18 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
19 8 (16.33%) QA
19 8 (16.33%) Ruby
19 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement

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 18 (36.73%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 5 (10.20%) LDAP
2 5 (10.20%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) DB2
2 4 (8.16%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (65.31%) Jenkins
2 31 (63.27%) JUnit
3 23 (46.94%) Maven
4 21 (42.86%) Selenium
5 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
6 7 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 7 (14.29%) Subversion
7 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
7 5 (10.20%) NUnit
8 4 (8.16%) JIRA
8 4 (8.16%) Protractor
8 4 (8.16%) RSpec
8 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
9 3 (6.12%) Capybara
9 3 (6.12%) WATIR
10 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.04%) MSTest
11 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Designer
3 10 (20.41%) Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Automation Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Developer in Test
8 3 (6.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Web Automation Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) Spring
2 24 (48.98%) RESTful
3 19 (38.78%) Apache Camel
4 15 (30.61%) HTML
5 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
6 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.20%) Ajax
7 5 (10.20%) CSS
7 5 (10.20%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) REST
7 5 (10.20%) SOAP
7 5 (10.20%) Web Services
7 5 (10.20%) XML
8 4 (8.16%) .NET
8 4 (8.16%) Flash
8 4 (8.16%) J2EE
8 4 (8.16%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.08%) COM
10 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
2 2 (4.08%) CentOS
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) BDD
3 18 (36.73%) OO
4 17 (34.69%) TDD
5 16 (32.65%) Scrum
6 12 (24.49%) API Design
6 12 (24.49%) SOLID
7 11 (22.45%) API Development
7 11 (22.45%) User Stories
8 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
11 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
11 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (8.16%) Document Management
12 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
12 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
12 4 (8.16%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (89.80%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) C#
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.33%) Ruby
6 6 (12.24%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Infor
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.04%) hybris
5 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.04%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.04%) New Relic