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 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 205 218 235
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 620 565 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.25% 1.09% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.58% 8.01% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 403 388
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
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
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
8184 7051 6382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.44% 13.64% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5664 4724 4168
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 107 135
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
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 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 July 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 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
London -1 328 £475 +11.76% 80
South East +45 116 £450 +24.13% 24
Yorkshire -9 47 £350 -12.50% 7
South West +6 30 £400 +14.28% 17
East Midlands +25 27 £425 - 8
East of England +30 20 £419 +58.01% 7
North East -39 19 £300 -33.33% 4
North West -13 18 £325 -1.51% 9
West Midlands -16 14 £150 -27.27% 3
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 919 (77.16%) Agile Software Development
2 757 (63.56%) Java
3 639 (53.65%) BDD
4 581 (48.78%) Selenium
5 520 (43.66%) TDD
6 432 (36.27%) Scrum
7 380 (31.91%) Jenkins
8 348 (29.22%) JavaScript
9 322 (27.04%) WebDriver
10 318 (26.70%) JUnit
11 314 (26.36%) Spring
12 304 (25.52%) JIRA
13 303 (25.44%) SQL
14 300 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
15 281 (23.59%) HTML
16 275 (23.09%) QA
17 267 (22.42%) Git (software)
18 262 (22.00%) Test Automation
19 255 (21.41%) Ruby
20 244 (20.49%) Maven
21 218 (18.30%) REST
22 211 (17.72%) Web Services
23 193 (16.20%) XML
24 189 (15.87%) CSS
25 183 (15.37%) Mockito
26 180 (15.11%) RESTful
27 176 (14.78%) Linux
28 167 (14.02%) Gherkin
29 155 (13.01%) Oracle
30 149 (12.51%) JSON

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 89 (7.47%) Tomcat
2 87 (7.30%) Confluence
3 76 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (4.70%) JBoss
5 50 (4.20%) Apache
6 32 (2.69%) WebSphere
7 22 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 17 (1.43%) Mule
9 16 (1.34%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.18%) IIS
10 14 (1.18%) Jetty
11 12 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 12 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
13 8 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.50%) Drupal
15 5 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.42%) CMS
15 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.93%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.18%) MS Office
4 8 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.34%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.42%) Magento
3 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 107 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (5.88%) GitHub
3 42 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (1.93%) Amazon S3
6 22 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.92%) Google App Engine
9 11 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.50%) SaaS
11 5 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.34%) IaaS
12 4 (0.34%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.34%) PaaS
13 3 (0.25%) Force.com
14 2 (0.17%) Heroku
14 2 (0.17%) Trello
15 1 (0.084%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 106 (8.90%) HTTP
2 23 (1.93%) Internet
3 11 (0.92%) LDAP
4 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.59%) SNMP
6 6 (0.50%) SSL
7 5 (0.42%) DVB
8 3 (0.25%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.25%) SSH
8 3 (0.25%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.17%) Network Security
9 2 (0.17%) SAN
10 1 (0.084%) DSL
10 1 (0.084%) SNA
10 1 (0.084%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (12.09%) MongoDB
2 121 (10.16%) NoSQL
3 63 (5.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 63 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
4 58 (4.87%) Relational Database
5 55 (4.62%) MySQL
5 55 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 45 (3.78%) SQL Server
7 32 (2.69%) Hadoop
8 30 (2.52%) Big Data
9 27 (2.27%) Couchbase
10 20 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 19 (1.60%) Neo4j
12 17 (1.43%) Redis
13 16 (1.34%) SimpleDB
14 11 (0.92%) HBase
15 10 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.84%) VoltDB
16 9 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 581 (48.78%) Selenium
2 380 (31.91%) Jenkins
3 322 (27.04%) WebDriver
4 318 (26.70%) JUnit
5 304 (25.52%) JIRA
6 267 (22.42%) Git (software)
7 244 (20.49%) Maven
8 183 (15.37%) Mockito
9 131 (11.00%) Subversion
10 104 (8.73%) Gradle
11 100 (8.40%) SpecFlow
12 98 (8.23%) JMeter
13 78 (6.55%) SoapUI
14 71 (5.96%) JBehave
15 65 (5.46%) Capybara
16 64 (5.37%) gulp
17 59 (4.95%) Jasmine
18 58 (4.87%) Hudson
19 56 (4.70%) Appium
20 50 (4.20%) RSpec
General
1 139 (11.67%) Finance
2 80 (6.72%) Banking
3 32 (2.69%) Retail
4 26 (2.18%) Publishing
5 20 (1.68%) Games
5 20 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 20 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.18%) Marketing
7 11 (0.92%) Electronics
7 11 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.67%) Advertising
9 5 (0.42%) Law
10 4 (0.34%) Back Office
10 4 (0.34%) Front Office
10 4 (0.34%) Military
10 4 (0.34%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.084%) Legal
Job Titles
1 573 (48.11%) Developer
2 328 (27.54%) Java Developer
3 216 (18.14%) Tester
4 168 (14.11%) Analyst
5 152 (12.76%) Automation Tester
6 142 (11.92%) Test Analyst
7 129 (10.83%) Senior Developer
8 128 (10.75%) Test Engineer
9 83 (6.97%) Automation Test Analyst
10 82 (6.88%) Developer in Test
11 81 (6.80%) Test Automation Engineer
12 68 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
13 66 (5.54%) QA Engineer
14 61 (5.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 59 (4.95%) Agile Developer
16 55 (4.62%) QA Tester
17 52 (4.37%) Selenium Tester
18 48 (4.03%) Test Automation Developer
19 44 (3.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
20 42 (3.53%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (26.36%) Spring
2 281 (23.59%) HTML
3 218 (18.30%) REST
4 211 (17.72%) Web Services
5 193 (16.20%) XML
6 189 (15.87%) CSS
7 180 (15.11%) RESTful
8 167 (14.02%) Gherkin
9 149 (12.51%) JSON
10 147 (12.34%) AngularJS
11 115 (9.66%) HTML5
12 110 (9.24%) SOAP
13 107 (8.98%) Node.js
14 98 (8.23%) jQuery
15 93 (7.81%) JAX-RS
16 89 (7.47%) J2EE
17 88 (7.39%) Hibernate
18 82 (6.88%) Sass
19 75 (6.30%) JMS
20 64 (5.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.11%) Mobile App
2 46 (3.86%) User Experience
3 40 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 21 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 16 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 13 (1.09%) Wiki
9 11 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 10 (0.84%) Smart Meter
11 9 (0.76%) Social Media
12 8 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.59%) iPad
13 7 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.50%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.50%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 176 (14.78%) Linux
2 142 (11.92%) Unix
3 48 (4.03%) Android
4 43 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 33 (2.77%) Windows
7 14 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.84%) CentOS
9 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.084%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (77.16%) Agile Software Development
2 639 (53.65%) BDD
3 520 (43.66%) TDD
4 432 (36.27%) Scrum
5 300 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
6 262 (22.00%) Test Automation
7 146 (12.26%) Automated Testing
8 141 (11.84%) Automation Testing
8 141 (11.84%) OO
9 140 (11.75%) Open Source
10 133 (11.17%) Kanban
11 130 (10.92%) Pair Programming
12 122 (10.24%) Functional Testing
13 104 (8.73%) Continuous Delivery
14 102 (8.56%) Front End Development
15 99 (8.31%) Microservices
16 92 (7.72%) Software Engineering
17 88 (7.39%) Test Scripting
18 87 (7.30%) E-Commerce
18 87 (7.30%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 757 (63.56%) Java
2 348 (29.22%) JavaScript
3 303 (25.44%) SQL
4 255 (21.41%) Ruby
5 129 (10.83%) Python
6 126 (10.58%) C#
7 114 (9.57%) Scala
8 104 (8.73%) Groovy
9 70 (5.88%) PHP
10 34 (2.85%) PL/SQL
11 33 (2.77%) ES6
12 25 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 24 (2.02%) C++
14 21 (1.76%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.34%) Perl
16 15 (1.26%) C
17 10 (0.84%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.76%) ActionScript
19 8 (0.67%) VBScript
20 7 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (7.56%) ISEB
2 83 (6.97%) ISTQB
3 73 (6.13%) Security Cleared
4 54 (4.53%) Degree
5 39 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 39 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.59%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.17%) MCAD
9 2 (0.17%) MCSD
9 2 (0.17%) MCTS
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.084%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.084%) CISSP
10 1 (0.084%) IIBA
10 1 (0.084%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (23.09%) QA
2 44 (3.69%) SDET
3 21 (1.76%) WAI
4 8 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.67%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.17%) MiFID
6 1 (0.084%) COBIT
6 1 (0.084%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 118 (9.91%) Docker
2 8 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.34%) Varnish
4 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.17%) GridGain
5 2 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.93%) Puppet
3 13 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.59%) Ansible
5 5 (0.42%) Kibana
5 5 (0.42%) Terraform
5 5 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.34%) yum
7 3 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.25%) Packer
8 2 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.17%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.17%) Chronos
8 2 (0.17%) Grafana
8 2 (0.17%) Graphite
8 2 (0.17%) Marathon
8 2 (0.17%) Mesos
8 2 (0.17%) Oozie
9 1 (0.084%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.084%) logstash
Vendors
1 155 (13.01%) Oracle
2 45 (3.78%) Microsoft
3 44 (3.69%) HP
4 32 (2.69%) IBM
5 29 (2.43%) Rally
6 27 (2.27%) Zend
7 25 (2.10%) Atlassian
8 24 (2.02%) VMware
9 21 (1.76%) SOASTA, Inc
10 13 (1.09%) Google
10 13 (1.09%) SAP
11 12 (1.01%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.92%) AppDynamics
13 8 (0.67%) Adobe
14 7 (0.59%) Apigee
14 7 (0.59%) Canoo
14 7 (0.59%) hybris
14 7 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.59%) Splunk
15 6 (0.50%) Perforce
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