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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / East of England
Rank 67 98 112
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 54 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 1.03% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.06% 7.50% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 8
Median daily rate £448 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £311 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £470 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -
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
384 320 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.09% 13.73% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 182 195
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £49.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £33.88 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +15 21 £450 +21.62% 3
Bedfordshire - 16 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £275 -50.00% 3
Suffolk - 4 £225 - 1
Norfolk 0 3 £460 +8.23% 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 94 (91.26%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (76.70%) Selenium
3 69 (66.99%) Java
4 65 (63.11%) BDD
5 53 (51.46%) Test Automation
6 49 (47.57%) WebDriver
7 48 (46.60%) QA
8 47 (45.63%) Jenkins
9 45 (43.69%) JIRA
10 44 (42.72%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (42.72%) TDD
11 42 (40.78%) Scrum
12 41 (39.81%) Gherkin
13 39 (37.86%) Ruby
14 36 (34.95%) SoapUI
14 36 (34.95%) JBehave
15 35 (33.98%) Automation Testing
16 30 (29.13%) JUnit
16 30 (29.13%) Python
17 29 (28.16%) ATDD
17 29 (28.16%) Git (software)
17 29 (28.16%) Appium
18 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
18 28 (27.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 27 (26.21%) Finance
19 27 (26.21%) RESTful
20 26 (25.24%) Continuous Delivery
21 24 (23.30%) Test Scripting
21 24 (23.30%) Manual Testing
21 24 (23.30%) Maven

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 16 (15.53%) Confluence
2 14 (13.59%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.85%) Apache
3 5 (4.85%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) LDAP
1 1 (0.97%) SSL
1 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.88%) DB2
3 4 (3.88%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 79 (76.70%) Selenium
2 49 (47.57%) WebDriver
3 47 (45.63%) Jenkins
4 45 (43.69%) JIRA
5 36 (34.95%) JBehave
5 36 (34.95%) SoapUI
6 30 (29.13%) JUnit
7 29 (28.16%) Appium
7 29 (28.16%) Git (software)
8 28 (27.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (23.30%) Maven
10 19 (18.45%) Calabash
10 19 (18.45%) TeamCity
11 10 (9.71%) JMeter
11 10 (9.71%) Subversion
12 9 (8.74%) Capybara
13 8 (7.77%) Eclipse
13 8 (7.77%) NUnit
13 8 (7.77%) TestNG
14 7 (6.80%) FitNesse
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Retail
3 7 (6.80%) Back Office
4 4 (3.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) Test Engineer
2 24 (23.30%) Analyst
3 23 (22.33%) Test Analyst
4 22 (21.36%) Tester
5 18 (17.48%) Automation Tester
6 17 (16.50%) Developer
6 17 (16.50%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (15.53%) Automation Test Analyst
8 14 (13.59%) Applications Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) Java Automation Tester
9 9 (8.74%) Java Developer
10 8 (7.77%) Mobile Engineer
10 8 (7.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 8 (7.77%) Selenium Tester
11 6 (5.83%) Designer
11 6 (5.83%) Developer in Test
11 6 (5.83%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.85%) PHP Developer
12 5 (4.85%) Senior Test Engineer
12 5 (4.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.81%) Gherkin
2 27 (26.21%) RESTful
3 23 (22.33%) Spring
4 13 (12.62%) HTML
5 9 (8.74%) Hibernate
6 8 (7.77%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.77%) HTML5
6 8 (7.77%) REST
6 8 (7.77%) Web Services
7 7 (6.80%) .NET
7 7 (6.80%) jQuery
7 7 (6.80%) Node.js
8 6 (5.83%) Apache Camel
8 6 (5.83%) XML
9 5 (4.85%) J2EE
10 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.94%) CSS
11 2 (1.94%) JSON
12 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.97%) IPTV
3 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Android
1 12 (11.65%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.77%) Unix
3 4 (3.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (91.26%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (63.11%) BDD
3 53 (51.46%) Test Automation
4 44 (42.72%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (42.72%) TDD
5 42 (40.78%) Scrum
6 35 (33.98%) Automation Testing
7 29 (28.16%) ATDD
8 26 (25.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (23.30%) Manual Testing
9 24 (23.30%) Test Scripting
10 22 (21.36%) Software Testing
11 21 (20.39%) API Testing
12 18 (17.48%) Regression Testing
13 16 (15.53%) Automated Testing
13 16 (15.53%) Kanban
13 16 (15.53%) Non-Functional Testing
13 16 (15.53%) Open Source
14 14 (13.59%) Test Strategy
15 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (66.99%) Java
2 39 (37.86%) Ruby
3 30 (29.13%) Python
4 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
5 17 (16.50%) SQL
6 16 (15.53%) C#
7 8 (7.77%) Perl
8 7 (6.80%) PHP
9 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.97%) C++
10 1 (0.97%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) ISEB
3 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (46.60%) QA
2 22 (21.36%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Atlassian
2 12 (11.65%) Xamarin
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle
4 6 (5.83%) IBM
4 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.88%) hybris
6 2 (1.94%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Google
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