The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 226 249 228
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 548 483 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 0.95% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.11% 7.04% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 356 356
Median daily rate £425 £410 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £304 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £341
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Cucumber
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7711 6862 6129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.66% 13.49% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5386 4588 3972
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 102 140
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.45 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the England region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in England

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cucumber
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the England region.

Cucumber Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London +15 297 £450 - 65
South East +15 93 £438 +13.63% 16
Yorkshire +6 47 £338 -12.90% 7
South West -3 26 £400 +14.28% 12
North West -17 22 £350 -4.76% 10
North East -37 21 £375 +15.38% 3
East of England +16 17 £413 +3.12% 8
West Midlands -12 17 £150 -45.20% 3
East Midlands +9 7 £408 -9.44% 3
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 842 (78.04%) Agile Software Development
2 702 (65.06%) Java
3 565 (52.36%) BDD
4 537 (49.77%) Selenium
5 482 (44.67%) TDD
6 402 (37.26%) Scrum
7 326 (30.21%) Jenkins
8 295 (27.34%) Spring
9 287 (26.60%) JIRA
10 286 (26.51%) JUnit
11 265 (24.56%) Git (software)
12 263 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
13 260 (24.10%) SQL
14 254 (23.54%) JavaScript
15 252 (23.35%) Ruby
16 243 (22.52%) WebDriver
17 237 (21.96%) QA
18 228 (21.13%) HTML
19 224 (20.76%) Web Services
19 224 (20.76%) Maven
20 220 (20.39%) Test Automation
21 197 (18.26%) XML
22 194 (17.98%) REST
23 173 (16.03%) Linux
24 161 (14.92%) RESTful
25 158 (14.64%) CSS
26 150 (13.90%) Mockito
27 146 (13.53%) Gherkin
28 144 (13.35%) Subversion
29 140 (12.97%) Oracle

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in 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 78 (7.23%) Tomcat
2 77 (7.14%) Confluence
3 65 (6.02%) Apache
3 65 (6.02%) JBoss
4 33 (3.06%) WebSphere
5 32 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.41%) Jetty
7 24 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.48%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.48%) Mule
8 16 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 14 (1.30%) Apache ServiceMix
10 13 (1.20%) IIS
11 12 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.56%) Drupal
13 5 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (0.46%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.37%) Mule ESB
15 3 (0.28%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 26 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.04%) MS Office
3 9 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) Mingle
6 2 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 9 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.56%) Magento
3 4 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 85 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.73%) GitHub
3 21 (1.95%) Amazon S3
4 20 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
5 19 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.02%) Google App Engine
6 11 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.83%) Office 365
8 8 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.37%) Lucidchart
10 4 (0.37%) SaaS
11 3 (0.28%) IaaS
11 3 (0.28%) PaaS
12 2 (0.19%) Force.com
12 2 (0.19%) Heroku
12 2 (0.19%) Trello
13 1 (0.093%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 118 (10.94%) HTTP
2 23 (2.13%) Internet
3 15 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.74%) SNMP
5 5 (0.46%) SSL
6 4 (0.37%) DVB
6 4 (0.37%) LDAP
7 3 (0.28%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.28%) SSH
7 3 (0.28%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.19%) Network Security
8 2 (0.19%) SAN
8 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.093%) DNS
9 1 (0.093%) DSL
9 1 (0.093%) Firewall
9 1 (0.093%) SNA
9 1 (0.093%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (12.42%) NoSQL
2 127 (11.77%) MongoDB
3 80 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 63 (5.84%) MySQL
5 59 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 46 (4.26%) SQL Server
8 42 (3.89%) Oracle Database
9 32 (2.97%) Big Data
9 32 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 19 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (1.58%) Neo4j
12 15 (1.39%) Redis
13 11 (1.02%) SimpleDB
14 10 (0.93%) VoltDB
15 9 (0.83%) CouchDB
15 9 (0.83%) DB2
15 9 (0.83%) HBase
16 8 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 537 (49.77%) Selenium
2 326 (30.21%) Jenkins
3 287 (26.60%) JIRA
4 286 (26.51%) JUnit
5 265 (24.56%) Git (software)
6 243 (22.52%) WebDriver
7 224 (20.76%) Maven
8 150 (13.90%) Mockito
9 144 (13.35%) Subversion
10 121 (11.21%) Gradle
11 94 (8.71%) JMeter
12 84 (7.78%) SpecFlow
13 75 (6.95%) Capybara
14 68 (6.30%) Hudson
15 62 (5.75%) SoapUI
16 53 (4.91%) JBehave
17 45 (4.17%) RSpec
18 42 (3.89%) Appium
19 41 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 38 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 138 (12.79%) Finance
2 76 (7.04%) Banking
3 33 (3.06%) Retail
4 21 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.67%) Games
7 14 (1.30%) Publishing
8 13 (1.20%) Marketing
9 10 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.83%) Electronics
11 6 (0.56%) Advertising
12 5 (0.46%) Back Office
12 5 (0.46%) Front Office
13 4 (0.37%) Law
13 4 (0.37%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Military
15 2 (0.19%) Automotive
16 1 (0.093%) Legal
Job Titles
1 510 (47.27%) Developer
2 321 (29.75%) Java Developer
3 197 (18.26%) Tester
4 163 (15.11%) Analyst
5 137 (12.70%) Test Analyst
6 134 (12.42%) Automation Tester
7 106 (9.82%) Test Engineer
8 88 (8.16%) Senior Developer
9 74 (6.86%) Automation Test Analyst
10 73 (6.77%) Test Automation Engineer
11 71 (6.58%) Developer in Test
12 67 (6.21%) Agile Developer
12 67 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
13 60 (5.56%) QA Engineer
14 50 (4.63%) QA Tester
15 48 (4.45%) Selenium Tester
16 45 (4.17%) Scala Developer
17 43 (3.99%) Agile Java Developer
17 43 (3.99%) Test Automation Developer
18 40 (3.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (27.34%) Spring
2 228 (21.13%) HTML
3 224 (20.76%) Web Services
4 197 (18.26%) XML
5 194 (17.98%) REST
6 161 (14.92%) RESTful
7 158 (14.64%) CSS
8 146 (13.53%) Gherkin
9 130 (12.05%) JSON
10 98 (9.08%) HTML5
11 93 (8.62%) AngularJS
12 92 (8.53%) SOAP
13 90 (8.34%) jQuery
14 88 (8.16%) Hibernate
15 86 (7.97%) JAX-RS
16 71 (6.58%) Node.js
17 64 (5.93%) Apache Camel
17 64 (5.93%) Sass
18 62 (5.75%) Akka
19 59 (5.47%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (4.91%) Mobile App
2 31 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 30 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (2.59%) User Experience
5 19 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.11%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.02%) Wiki
10 10 (0.93%) iPad
10 10 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 10 (0.93%) Smart Meter
11 8 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.65%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.65%) Social Media
12 7 (0.65%) Video on Demand
13 6 (0.56%) Derivative
13 6 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (0.56%) IVR
14 5 (0.46%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 173 (16.03%) Linux
2 139 (12.88%) Unix
3 43 (3.99%) Android
4 36 (3.34%) Apple iOS
5 33 (3.06%) Windows
6 32 (2.97%) Mac OS X
7 15 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.11%) CentOS
9 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.093%) Solaris
10 1 (0.093%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (78.04%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (52.36%) BDD
3 482 (44.67%) TDD
4 402 (37.26%) Scrum
5 263 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
6 220 (20.39%) Test Automation
7 135 (12.51%) Pair Programming
8 128 (11.86%) Open Source
9 127 (11.77%) Automation Testing
10 126 (11.68%) Functional Testing
11 118 (10.94%) Automated Testing
11 118 (10.94%) OO
12 105 (9.73%) Software Engineering
13 102 (9.45%) Kanban
14 95 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
15 94 (8.71%) Microservices
16 89 (8.25%) Test Scripting
17 86 (7.97%) Unit Testing
18 83 (7.69%) E-Commerce
19 72 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 702 (65.06%) Java
2 260 (24.10%) SQL
3 254 (23.54%) JavaScript
4 252 (23.35%) Ruby
5 130 (12.05%) Scala
6 120 (11.12%) Python
7 111 (10.29%) C#
8 97 (8.99%) Groovy
9 43 (3.99%) PHP
10 33 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 22 (2.04%) C++
13 20 (1.85%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.48%) C
15 15 (1.39%) Perl
16 10 (0.93%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.74%) ActionScript
17 8 (0.74%) Clojure
17 8 (0.74%) ES6
17 8 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (7.97%) ISEB
2 85 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 81 (7.51%) ISTQB
4 58 (5.38%) Degree
5 47 (4.36%) SC Cleared
6 41 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.19%) MCAD
10 2 (0.19%) MCSD
10 2 (0.19%) MCTS
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.093%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.093%) CISSP
11 1 (0.093%) IIBA
11 1 (0.093%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (21.96%) QA
2 23 (2.13%) SDET
3 10 (0.93%) WAI
4 7 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.56%) WCAG
6 5 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.19%) MiFID
8 1 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 94 (8.71%) Docker
2 9 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.37%) Varnish
5 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.19%) GridGain
6 2 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
1 24 (2.22%) Puppet
2 13 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.11%) Ansible
4 9 (0.83%) Graphite
5 5 (0.46%) Kibana
6 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.28%) Packer
7 3 (0.28%) yum
8 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.19%) Chronos
8 2 (0.19%) Grafana
8 2 (0.19%) Marathon
8 2 (0.19%) Mesos
8 2 (0.19%) Nagios
8 2 (0.19%) Oozie
9 1 (0.093%) Apache Shiro
9 1 (0.093%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.093%) logstash
9 1 (0.093%) Terraform
Vendors
1 140 (12.97%) Oracle
2 59 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.99%) HP
4 30 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 30 (2.78%) IBM
5 27 (2.50%) Rally
5 27 (2.50%) SOASTA, Inc
6 23 (2.13%) VMware
7 18 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.20%) Google
9 11 (1.02%) SAP
10 9 (0.83%) hybris
11 7 (0.65%) AppDynamics
11 7 (0.65%) Canoo
12 6 (0.56%) New Relic
12 6 (0.56%) Perforce
12 6 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.56%) Zend
13 5 (0.46%) Adobe
13 5 (0.46%) ATG
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-430pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-430pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 500-575pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Success Appointments
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
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City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market
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London
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