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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 114 129 144
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 19 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.40% 3.62% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
352 414 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.90% 14.07% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 241 232
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 28
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £31.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £51.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +20 7 £325 +54.76% 2
Norfolk - 6 £455 -
Essex +3 5 £250 -37.50%
Hertfordshire +9 1 - - 3
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (86.05%) Java
3 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
4 24 (55.81%) BDD
4 24 (55.81%) JUnit
5 22 (51.16%) Selenium
6 19 (44.19%) Spring
7 17 (39.53%) RESTful
8 16 (37.21%) Maven
9 15 (34.88%) TDD
9 15 (34.88%) Scrum
10 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
11 13 (30.23%) HTML
12 12 (27.91%) C#
12 12 (27.91%) WebDriver
12 12 (27.91%) Apache Camel
12 12 (27.91%) Apache ServiceMix
13 11 (25.58%) SQL
14 10 (23.26%) OO
14 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
15 9 (20.93%) API Design
16 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
16 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
16 8 (18.60%) SpecFlow
16 8 (18.60%) Gherkin
16 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (18.60%) Ruby
16 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (16.28%) QA
17 7 (16.28%) ISTQB

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 12 (27.91%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) LDAP
2 4 (9.30%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) DB2
3 3 (6.98%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
2 24 (55.81%) JUnit
3 22 (51.16%) Selenium
4 16 (37.21%) Maven
5 12 (27.91%) WebDriver
6 8 (18.60%) SpecFlow
7 6 (13.95%) NUnit
7 6 (13.95%) Subversion
8 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
9 4 (9.30%) RSpec
9 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
10 3 (6.98%) Capybara
10 3 (6.98%) JIRA
10 3 (6.98%) Protractor
10 3 (6.98%) WATIR
11 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
11 2 (4.65%) MSTest
12 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Tester
4 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Designer
4 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) QA Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Developer in Test
8 3 (6.98%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Lead DevOps
9 2 (4.65%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) Spring
2 17 (39.53%) RESTful
3 13 (30.23%) HTML
4 12 (27.91%) Apache Camel
5 8 (18.60%) Gherkin
6 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.63%) .NET
7 5 (11.63%) CSS
7 5 (11.63%) HTML5
7 5 (11.63%) REST
7 5 (11.63%) SOAP
7 5 (11.63%) Web Services
7 5 (11.63%) XML
8 4 (9.30%) Ajax
8 4 (9.30%) Silverlight
9 3 (6.98%) Flash
9 3 (6.98%) J2EE
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.65%) COM
10 2 (4.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Virtual Team
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) CentOS
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) BDD
3 15 (34.88%) Scrum
3 15 (34.88%) TDD
4 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
4 10 (23.26%) OO
5 9 (20.93%) API Design
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.95%) API Development
7 6 (13.95%) SOLID
7 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) User Stories
8 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) Agile Testing
9 4 (9.30%) ATDD
9 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) Ruby
5 6 (13.95%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Infor
4 2 (4.65%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.33%) hybris
5 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.33%) New Relic