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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 153 215 246
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +31
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 847 571 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.08% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.10% 7.51% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 374 378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
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
8385 7600 6773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.93% 14.44% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5668 5081 4564
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 163 106
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +25 370 £450 +5.88% 85
South East +78 145 £450 +26.76% 16
North West +52 86 £388 +15.24% 13
Yorkshire +16 60 £405 -4.70% 12
East of England +41 44 £425 +11.11% 9
East Midlands +31 43 £415 - 3
South West +28 42 £363 +3.57% 10
North East -9 33 £300 -35.55% 5
West Midlands -6 28 £413 +175.00% 5
Midlands -6 1 - -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1041 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
2 861 (61.76%) Java
3 739 (53.01%) BDD
4 701 (50.29%) Selenium
5 622 (44.62%) TDD
6 527 (37.80%) Jenkins
7 470 (33.72%) Scrum
8 449 (32.21%) JavaScript
9 406 (29.12%) HTML
10 380 (27.26%) Spring
11 377 (27.04%) WebDriver
12 373 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
13 354 (25.39%) JUnit
14 352 (25.25%) JIRA
15 349 (25.04%) Test Automation
16 331 (23.74%) QA
17 326 (23.39%) Git (software)
18 306 (21.95%) SQL
19 287 (20.59%) CSS
20 285 (20.44%) Ruby
21 255 (18.29%) JSON
22 251 (18.01%) RESTful
23 248 (17.79%) Maven
24 243 (17.43%) REST
25 226 (16.21%) HTML5
26 221 (15.85%) Gherkin
27 215 (15.42%) Web Services
28 204 (14.63%) AngularJS
29 201 (14.42%) Linux
30 195 (13.99%) XML

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
1 138 (9.90%) Confluence
2 124 (8.90%) Tomcat
3 96 (6.89%) Elasticsearch
4 64 (4.59%) JBoss
5 50 (3.59%) Apache
6 45 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 32 (2.30%) WebLogic
8 28 (2.01%) CMS
9 24 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 23 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 21 (1.51%) Apache Spark
12 17 (1.22%) Mule
13 16 (1.15%) Apache Solr
13 16 (1.15%) IIS
14 14 (1.00%) Drupal
15 12 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
17 6 (0.43%) Mule ESB
17 6 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.51%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.79%) MS Office
4 8 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.57%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.22%) Mingle
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) Magento
1 8 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.14%) Maximo
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.072%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.072%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.072%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 150 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (6.53%) GitHub
3 59 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
6 31 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.57%) IaaS
9 8 (0.57%) PaaS
9 8 (0.57%) Slack
10 7 (0.50%) CloudBees
10 7 (0.50%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.43%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.36%) SaaS
13 4 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.29%) Heroku
14 3 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.46%) HTTP
2 24 (1.72%) Internet
3 15 (1.08%) LDAP
4 10 (0.72%) SNMP
5 9 (0.65%) DVB
6 4 (0.29%) Firewall
6 4 (0.29%) SSL
6 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.22%) Network Security
8 2 (0.14%) FTP
8 2 (0.14%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.14%) SSH
8 2 (0.14%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.072%) AMQP
9 1 (0.072%) SNA
9 1 (0.072%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (10.76%) MongoDB
2 119 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 88 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (3.80%) SQL Server
5 52 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.44%) MySQL
7 47 (3.37%) Oracle Database
8 41 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (2.73%) Hadoop
10 36 (2.58%) Couchbase
11 35 (2.51%) Big Data
12 24 (1.72%) HBase
13 21 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 16 (1.15%) SimpleDB
15 14 (1.00%) DB2
16 13 (0.93%) Redis
17 10 (0.72%) VoltDB
18 9 (0.65%) RDBMS
19 8 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
19 8 (0.57%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 701 (50.29%) Selenium
2 527 (37.80%) Jenkins
3 377 (27.04%) WebDriver
4 354 (25.39%) JUnit
5 352 (25.25%) JIRA
6 326 (23.39%) Git (software)
7 248 (17.79%) Maven
8 153 (10.98%) Mockito
9 133 (9.54%) SoapUI
10 129 (9.25%) Subversion
11 127 (9.11%) JMeter
12 102 (7.32%) SpecFlow
13 90 (6.46%) Appium
14 88 (6.31%) Gradle
14 88 (6.31%) Jasmine
15 86 (6.17%) JBehave
16 73 (5.24%) RSpec
17 72 (5.16%) Hudson
18 69 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 66 (4.73%) gulp
General
1 144 (10.33%) Finance
2 68 (4.88%) Banking
3 57 (4.09%) Retail
4 36 (2.58%) Publishing
5 30 (2.15%) Games
6 16 (1.15%) Marketing
7 13 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.57%) Electronics
9 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.43%) Advertising
10 6 (0.43%) Front Office
11 5 (0.36%) Law
11 5 (0.36%) Military
11 5 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.29%) Automotive
12 4 (0.29%) Back Office
12 4 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
13 3 (0.22%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 676 (48.49%) Developer
2 319 (22.88%) Java Developer
3 260 (18.65%) Tester
4 181 (12.98%) Automation Tester
5 173 (12.41%) Analyst
6 155 (11.12%) Test Engineer
7 151 (10.83%) Test Analyst
8 127 (9.11%) Senior Developer
9 102 (7.32%) Developer in Test
10 90 (6.46%) Test Automation Engineer
11 86 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
12 81 (5.81%) QA Engineer
13 74 (5.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 68 (4.88%) Selenium Tester
15 65 (4.66%) Agile Developer
16 62 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
16 62 (4.45%) QA Tester
17 57 (4.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
18 48 (3.44%) Agile Java Developer
18 48 (3.44%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (29.12%) HTML
2 380 (27.26%) Spring
3 287 (20.59%) CSS
4 255 (18.29%) JSON
5 251 (18.01%) RESTful
6 243 (17.43%) REST
7 226 (16.21%) HTML5
8 221 (15.85%) Gherkin
9 215 (15.42%) Web Services
10 204 (14.63%) AngularJS
11 195 (13.99%) XML
12 160 (11.48%) Node.js
13 140 (10.04%) jQuery
14 131 (9.40%) SOAP
15 126 (9.04%) CSS3
16 119 (8.54%) Sass
17 115 (8.25%) J2EE
18 92 (6.60%) Hibernate
19 86 (6.17%) JMS
20 83 (5.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 62 (4.45%) User Experience
2 60 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 41 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (1.43%) Social Media
7 18 (1.29%) Visualisation
8 17 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 12 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.65%) Fat Client
10 9 (0.65%) Interactive TV
10 9 (0.65%) iPad
10 9 (0.65%) MPEG
10 9 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 9 (0.65%) Thin Client
11 8 (0.57%) IVR
11 8 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (0.57%) Smart Meter
11 8 (0.57%) Wiki
12 7 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 201 (14.42%) Linux
2 133 (9.54%) Unix
3 48 (3.44%) Apple iOS
4 47 (3.37%) Android
5 38 (2.73%) Windows
6 23 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.36%) CentOS
9 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.072%) Solaris
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1041 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
2 739 (53.01%) BDD
3 622 (44.62%) TDD
4 470 (33.72%) Scrum
5 373 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
6 349 (25.04%) Test Automation
7 190 (13.63%) Automated Testing
7 190 (13.63%) Kanban
8 184 (13.20%) Open Source
9 181 (12.98%) Automation Testing
10 155 (11.12%) OO
11 128 (9.18%) E-Commerce
12 124 (8.90%) Functional Testing
13 123 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
14 121 (8.68%) Pair Programming
15 113 (8.11%) Front End Development
16 108 (7.75%) Microservices
17 107 (7.68%) Test Scripting
18 103 (7.39%) Performance Testing
19 102 (7.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 861 (61.76%) Java
2 449 (32.21%) JavaScript
3 306 (21.95%) SQL
4 285 (20.44%) Ruby
5 143 (10.26%) C#
6 140 (10.04%) Python
7 119 (8.54%) Scala
8 94 (6.74%) Groovy
9 91 (6.53%) PHP
10 48 (3.44%) ES6
11 28 (2.01%) C
11 28 (2.01%) Perl
12 21 (1.51%) C++
13 15 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.93%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.86%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.72%) ActionScript
17 10 (0.72%) Clojure
17 10 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 68 (4.88%) ISEB
3 66 (4.73%) Degree
4 64 (4.59%) ISTQB
5 45 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 25 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.72%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.36%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.14%) MCAD
12 2 (0.14%) MCSD
12 2 (0.14%) MCTS
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.072%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.072%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.072%) CISSP
13 1 (0.072%) IIBA
13 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 331 (23.74%) QA
2 101 (7.25%) SDET
3 26 (1.87%) WAI
4 20 (1.43%) WCAG
5 15 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.072%) COBIT
8 1 (0.072%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.072%) ISO20022
System Software
1 147 (10.55%) Docker
2 6 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.36%) HDFS
4 4 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.29%) Varnish
5 2 (0.14%) GridGain
6 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (3.80%) Puppet
2 40 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.86%) Ansible
5 6 (0.43%) Kibana
6 5 (0.36%) logstash
6 5 (0.36%) Terraform
7 4 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.22%) Packer
8 3 (0.22%) yum
9 2 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.14%) Chronos
9 2 (0.14%) Grafana
9 2 (0.14%) Marathon
9 2 (0.14%) Mesos
9 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.072%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.072%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.072%) Nagios
10 1 (0.072%) Oozie
Vendors
1 135 (9.68%) Oracle
2 40 (2.87%) Atlassian
2 40 (2.87%) HP
3 34 (2.44%) hybris
4 33 (2.37%) Zend
5 28 (2.01%) IBM
6 26 (1.87%) Rally
7 24 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 23 (1.65%) VMware
9 22 (1.58%) Adobe
10 18 (1.29%) SOASTA, Inc
11 14 (1.00%) ATG
12 13 (0.93%) Google
12 13 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.86%) Splunk
13 12 (0.86%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.79%) AppDynamics
15 10 (0.72%) SAP
16 9 (0.65%) MuleSoft
16 9 (0.65%) OpenTV
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: To be discussed
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Triad Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Rate: From £25,600 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 18 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NCC Group
Rate: £330 per day max
Posted: 21 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day Increase after 65 days work
Posted: 25 days ago