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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 169 172 233
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +61
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 714 720 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.55% 1.42% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.35% 9.52% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 519 392
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.25 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - £34.25
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
7637 7561 6727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.59% 14.96% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5134 5108 4718
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 159 113
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.77 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £51.05
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -19 339 £475 +5.55% 71
South East +25 107 £438 +9.37% 7
North West +3 53 £381 -10.29% 20
East of England +39 46 £375 -9.09% 11
West Midlands +19 43 £350 +7.69% 2
South West +9 43 £350 - 27
Yorkshire -18 42 £423 -11.05% 14
North East -14 33 £340 -36.44% 3
East Midlands -6 3 £350 +2.18% 8
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1080 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
2 911 (61.93%) Java
3 759 (51.60%) BDD
4 753 (51.19%) Selenium
5 642 (43.64%) TDD
6 585 (39.77%) Jenkins
7 500 (33.99%) JavaScript
8 478 (32.49%) Scrum
9 430 (29.23%) HTML
10 396 (26.92%) WebDriver
11 385 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
12 378 (25.70%) Test Automation
13 375 (25.49%) QA
14 368 (25.02%) JIRA
15 356 (24.20%) Git (software)
15 356 (24.20%) JUnit
16 334 (22.71%) Spring
17 307 (20.87%) Ruby
18 303 (20.60%) CSS
19 287 (19.51%) SQL
20 270 (18.35%) JSON
21 259 (17.61%) Gherkin
22 257 (17.47%) REST
23 256 (17.40%) HTML5
24 254 (17.27%) RESTful
25 241 (16.38%) Maven
26 235 (15.98%) Automated Testing
27 233 (15.84%) AngularJS
28 232 (15.77%) Kanban
29 226 (15.36%) Open Source

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
1 176 (11.96%) Confluence
2 125 (8.50%) Tomcat
3 109 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (3.87%) JBoss
5 49 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 35 (2.38%) Apache
7 34 (2.31%) CMS
8 32 (2.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 30 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 15 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (0.95%) WebSphere Process Server
14 11 (0.75%) Drupal
14 11 (0.75%) GeoServer
15 10 (0.68%) Apache Spark
16 9 (0.61%) Alfresco
16 9 (0.61%) Mule
17 7 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 6 (0.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (1.36%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.88%) MS Excel
3 12 (0.82%) Pixelmator
4 7 (0.48%) PaintShop Pro
5 5 (0.34%) MS Office
6 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) Mingle
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.48%) Magento
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 171 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (8.97%) GitHub
3 75 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
6 23 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 23 (1.56%) Slack
7 16 (1.09%) PaaS
8 13 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.82%) Heroku
10 11 (0.75%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.61%) IaaS
12 8 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.48%) CloudBees
13 7 (0.48%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.48%) SaaS
14 4 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.83%) HTTP
2 24 (1.63%) Internet
3 16 (1.09%) LDAP
4 7 (0.48%) DVB
5 6 (0.41%) SNMP
5 6 (0.41%) SSL
5 6 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.34%) Firewall
7 2 (0.14%) AMQP
7 2 (0.14%) FTP
7 2 (0.14%) Network Security
7 2 (0.14%) SSH
7 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.068%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (11.08%) MongoDB
2 109 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 103 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
4 63 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 53 (3.60%) MySQL
6 51 (3.47%) SQL Server
7 46 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 36 (2.45%) Couchbase
9 32 (2.18%) Big Data
10 29 (1.97%) HBase
10 29 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.02%) Neo4j
13 12 (0.82%) DB2
14 11 (0.75%) Redis
15 10 (0.68%) SimpleDB
16 8 (0.54%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.48%) DbVisualizer
17 7 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 753 (51.19%) Selenium
2 585 (39.77%) Jenkins
3 396 (26.92%) WebDriver
4 368 (25.02%) JIRA
5 356 (24.20%) Git (software)
5 356 (24.20%) JUnit
6 241 (16.38%) Maven
7 159 (10.81%) Mockito
8 133 (9.04%) SoapUI
9 106 (7.21%) Appium
9 106 (7.21%) JBehave
10 104 (7.07%) RSpec
11 103 (7.00%) JMeter
11 103 (7.00%) Subversion
12 99 (6.73%) Jasmine
13 97 (6.59%) SpecFlow
14 79 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 69 (4.69%) Gradle
16 68 (4.62%) gulp
17 57 (3.87%) Mocha
General
1 156 (10.61%) Finance
2 66 (4.49%) Banking
3 62 (4.21%) Retail
4 52 (3.54%) Games
5 50 (3.40%) Publishing
6 34 (2.31%) Marketing
7 19 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.16%) Back Office
9 14 (0.95%) Electronics
9 14 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.61%) Advertising
11 8 (0.54%) Front Office
12 7 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.27%) Automotive
14 3 (0.20%) Military
15 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.068%) Law
16 1 (0.068%) Legal
16 1 (0.068%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 691 (46.97%) Developer
2 296 (20.12%) Java Developer
3 251 (17.06%) Tester
4 195 (13.26%) Test Engineer
5 190 (12.92%) Automation Tester
6 181 (12.30%) Analyst
7 169 (11.49%) Test Analyst
8 138 (9.38%) Senior Developer
9 100 (6.80%) Developer in Test
10 98 (6.66%) Automation Test Analyst
10 98 (6.66%) QA Engineer
10 98 (6.66%) Test Automation Engineer
11 71 (4.83%) Java Engineer
12 70 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
13 69 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 67 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
14 67 (4.55%) Software Engineer
15 59 (4.01%) Agile Developer
16 58 (3.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 57 (3.87%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (29.23%) HTML
2 334 (22.71%) Spring
3 303 (20.60%) CSS
4 270 (18.35%) JSON
5 259 (17.61%) Gherkin
6 257 (17.47%) REST
7 256 (17.40%) HTML5
8 254 (17.27%) RESTful
9 233 (15.84%) AngularJS
10 205 (13.94%) Node.js
11 190 (12.92%) XML
12 172 (11.69%) Web Services
13 142 (9.65%) jQuery
14 138 (9.38%) CSS3
15 127 (8.63%) Sass
16 124 (8.43%) SOAP
17 109 (7.41%) J2EE
18 101 (6.87%) .NET
19 89 (6.05%) React
20 87 (5.91%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.69%) User Experience
3 47 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 28 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 21 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 19 (1.29%) Social Media
7 16 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 12 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.68%) Tandem
11 8 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 8 (0.54%) IVR
11 8 (0.54%) NHS
12 7 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.48%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.48%) Interactive TV
12 7 (0.48%) MPEG
12 7 (0.48%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.48%) Wiki
13 6 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 191 (12.98%) Linux
2 133 (9.04%) Unix
3 62 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 61 (4.15%) Android
5 55 (3.74%) Windows
6 32 (2.18%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.068%) CentOS
9 1 (0.068%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1080 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
2 759 (51.60%) BDD
3 642 (43.64%) TDD
4 478 (32.49%) Scrum
5 385 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
6 378 (25.70%) Test Automation
7 235 (15.98%) Automated Testing
8 232 (15.77%) Kanban
9 226 (15.36%) Open Source
10 192 (13.05%) Automation Testing
11 149 (10.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 148 (10.06%) Test Scripting
13 140 (9.52%) Microservices
14 133 (9.04%) Software Engineering
15 126 (8.57%) OO
16 125 (8.50%) Web Development
17 119 (8.09%) E-Commerce
18 118 (8.02%) Pair Programming
19 112 (7.61%) DevOps
20 109 (7.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 911 (61.93%) Java
2 500 (33.99%) JavaScript
3 307 (20.87%) Ruby
4 287 (19.51%) SQL
5 172 (11.69%) Python
6 155 (10.54%) C#
7 125 (8.50%) Scala
8 92 (6.25%) PHP
9 63 (4.28%) Groovy
10 56 (3.81%) ES6
11 44 (2.99%) Perl
12 31 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.84%) C++
14 25 (1.70%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.56%) C
15 23 (1.56%) Objective-C
16 16 (1.09%) ActionScript
17 11 (0.75%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.68%) Apple Swift
19 8 (0.54%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 104 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 63 (4.28%) Degree
3 62 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 54 (3.67%) ISEB
5 45 (3.06%) ISTQB
6 24 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 21 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.68%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.48%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.068%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.068%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (25.49%) QA
2 119 (8.09%) SDET
3 39 (2.65%) WCAG
4 22 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 20 (1.36%) WAI
6 17 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.27%) EMIR
8 4 (0.27%) MiFID
9 1 (0.068%) COBIT
System Software
1 184 (12.51%) Docker
2 5 (0.34%) Varnish
2 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.27%) HDFS
4 3 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.068%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 76 (5.17%) Puppet
2 48 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.24%) Ansible
4 27 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (1.22%) Kibana
6 15 (1.02%) logstash
7 11 (0.75%) Grafana
8 7 (0.48%) rkt
9 4 (0.27%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.27%) Terraform
10 2 (0.14%) Chronos
10 2 (0.14%) Marathon
10 2 (0.14%) Mesos
10 2 (0.14%) Packer
10 2 (0.14%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.068%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.068%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.068%) Nagios
11 1 (0.068%) Salt
11 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 91 (6.19%) Oracle
2 43 (2.92%) Atlassian
3 39 (2.65%) Zend
4 38 (2.58%) HP
5 35 (2.38%) hybris
6 33 (2.24%) Adobe
7 32 (2.18%) Splunk
8 27 (1.84%) Microsoft
9 22 (1.50%) IBM
10 21 (1.43%) Google
11 16 (1.09%) ATG
12 15 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.02%) Xamarin
13 14 (0.95%) AppDynamics
13 14 (0.95%) MuleSoft
13 14 (0.95%) SAP
14 12 (0.82%) Hortonworks
15 11 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
15 11 (0.75%) ESRI
16 9 (0.61%) WorldPay
Woking, Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £390 - £420 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £651 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £601 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 months initially - long-term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £320 - £420 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 17 days ago