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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 108 133 139
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.76% 2.62% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Median daily rate £419 £295 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.94% -30.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £210 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
347 458 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.61% 14.70% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 262 235
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £33.90 £28.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bedfordshire - 6 £483 -
Essex +6 5 £250 -37.50%
Cambridgeshire +16 3 £375 +57.89% 5
Hertfordshire +11 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Norfolk - 3 £460 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (80.95%) Java
3 26 (61.90%) Selenium
4 25 (59.52%) BDD
5 23 (54.76%) Jenkins
5 23 (54.76%) JUnit
6 18 (42.86%) TDD
7 17 (40.48%) C#
8 15 (35.71%) Maven
9 14 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 14 (33.33%) HTML
10 13 (30.95%) Ruby
10 13 (30.95%) QA
10 13 (30.95%) Spring
10 13 (30.95%) SpecFlow
11 12 (28.57%) Scrum
12 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (23.81%) SQL
13 10 (23.81%) Python
13 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
14 9 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (21.43%) ATDD
14 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (21.43%) RESTful
14 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
15 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
15 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
15 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
15 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
16 7 (16.67%) IBM

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 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
1 5 (11.90%) LDAP
1 5 (11.90%) SSL
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
3 2 (4.76%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Selenium
2 23 (54.76%) Jenkins
2 23 (54.76%) JUnit
3 15 (35.71%) Maven
4 14 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 13 (30.95%) SpecFlow
6 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
7 7 (16.67%) JIRA
8 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 6 (14.29%) NUnit
9 5 (11.90%) Ant
9 5 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (11.90%) JBehave
9 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
9 5 (11.90%) TestNG
10 4 (9.52%) RSpec
11 3 (7.14%) Capybara
11 3 (7.14%) WATIR
12 2 (4.76%) Appium
12 2 (4.76%) MSTest
General
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Tester
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) Spring
3 9 (21.43%) RESTful
4 7 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 6 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 6 (14.29%) CSS
5 6 (14.29%) HTML5
6 5 (11.90%) .NET
6 5 (11.90%) Ajax
6 5 (11.90%) REST
6 5 (11.90%) SOAP
6 5 (11.90%) Web Services
6 5 (11.90%) XML
7 4 (9.52%) Silverlight
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.76%) COM
8 2 (4.76%) CSS3
8 2 (4.76%) J2EE
8 2 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) CentOS
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) BDD
3 18 (42.86%) TDD
4 12 (28.57%) Scrum
5 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.43%) ATDD
6 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 7 (16.67%) OO
9 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
10 5 (11.90%) Feature Driven Development
10 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
11 4 (9.52%) Agile Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
11 4 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) C#
3 13 (30.95%) Ruby
4 10 (23.81%) Python
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.90%) Perl
7 4 (9.52%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
2 5 (11.90%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 7 (16.67%) IBM
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) hybris
3 2 (4.76%) Infor
3 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) JDA