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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 108 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 22 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 0.44% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.85% 3.51% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
Median daily rate £388 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £369 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
321 342 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.77% 12.43% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 189 203
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 22
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

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 3 May 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 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 +16 10 £325 - 1
Norfolk - 9 £450 -
Hertfordshire +8 1 £365 -5.80% 3
Essex +4 1 £275 -31.25%
Suffolk - 1 £400 - 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (88.64%) Java
3 33 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 32 (72.73%) JUnit
5 27 (61.36%) BDD
5 27 (61.36%) Spring
6 24 (54.55%) Maven
6 24 (54.55%) RESTful
7 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
8 20 (45.45%) Apache Camel
9 19 (43.18%) Apache ServiceMix
9 19 (43.18%) OO
10 16 (36.36%) Scrum
11 15 (34.09%) Selenium
12 13 (29.55%) API Design
12 13 (29.55%) SOLID
13 12 (27.27%) API Development
13 12 (27.27%) User Stories
14 11 (25.00%) WebDriver
14 11 (25.00%) TDD
15 9 (20.45%) HTML
16 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
16 8 (18.18%) Ruby
16 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
16 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (15.91%) Gherkin
17 7 (15.91%) QA
18 6 (13.64%) Subversion
18 6 (13.64%) SQL

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 19 (43.18%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 5 (11.36%) LDAP
2 5 (11.36%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) DB2
3 3 (6.82%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (72.73%) JUnit
3 24 (54.55%) Maven
4 15 (34.09%) Selenium
5 11 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (13.64%) Subversion
7 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
7 5 (11.36%) NUnit
8 4 (9.09%) RSpec
9 3 (6.82%) Capybara
9 3 (6.82%) JIRA
9 3 (6.82%) Protractor
9 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
9 3 (6.82%) WATIR
10 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.27%) MSTest
11 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Designer
4 9 (20.45%) Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Developer in Test
7 3 (6.82%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Web Automation Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Web Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) Spring
2 24 (54.55%) RESTful
3 20 (45.45%) Apache Camel
4 9 (20.45%) HTML
5 7 (15.91%) Gherkin
6 5 (11.36%) Ajax
6 5 (11.36%) CSS
6 5 (11.36%) REST
7 4 (9.09%) .NET
7 4 (9.09%) XML
8 3 (6.82%) Flash
8 3 (6.82%) J2EE
9 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.55%) Web Services
10 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
10 1 (2.27%) CSS3
10 1 (2.27%) HTML5
10 1 (2.27%) JSON
10 1 (2.27%) SOAP
10 1 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) CentOS
2 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) BDD
3 19 (43.18%) OO
4 16 (36.36%) Scrum
5 13 (29.55%) API Design
5 13 (29.55%) SOLID
6 12 (27.27%) API Development
6 12 (27.27%) User Stories
7 11 (25.00%) TDD
8 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.09%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Coaching
11 3 (6.82%) System Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) Ruby
3 6 (13.64%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.36%) IBM
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.27%) New Relic