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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
UK / England
Rank 153 200 223
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 675 591 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.24% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.45% 8.41% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 439 355
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
7142 7026 6494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.06% 14.72% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 4698 4390
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 188 118
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.83 £24.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.71 £53.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +17 309 £450 -5.26% 72
South West +10 83 £340 -12.25% 13
South East +15 63 £450 +12.50% 11
East of England +35 55 £445 +4.70% 7
Yorkshire +16 46 £383 -17.29% 14
North East +7 43 £350 -28.20% 1
West Midlands +19 25 £395 +66.21% 5
East Midlands +20 24 £388 +19.23% 8
North West +8 24 £343 -8.66% 13
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1043 (73.71%) Agile Software Development
2 898 (63.46%) Java
3 830 (58.66%) Selenium
4 682 (48.20%) BDD
5 595 (42.05%) TDD
6 543 (38.37%) Jenkins
7 446 (31.52%) Scrum
8 443 (31.31%) JavaScript
9 387 (27.35%) WebDriver
10 386 (27.28%) QA
11 385 (27.21%) JIRA
12 358 (25.30%) Test Automation
13 353 (24.95%) Git (software)
13 353 (24.95%) HTML
14 344 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
15 307 (21.70%) Ruby
16 300 (21.20%) JUnit
17 291 (20.57%) Spring
18 274 (19.36%) Gherkin
19 270 (19.08%) SQL
20 266 (18.80%) CSS
21 255 (18.02%) Automated Testing
22 227 (16.04%) HTML5
23 220 (15.55%) Linux
24 219 (15.48%) Open Source
25 212 (14.98%) RESTful
26 211 (14.91%) REST
27 208 (14.70%) Automation Testing
28 207 (14.63%) Maven
29 206 (14.56%) 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
1 190 (13.43%) Confluence
2 113 (7.99%) Tomcat
3 57 (4.03%) JBoss
4 47 (3.32%) WebSphere
5 40 (2.83%) Apache
6 36 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 29 (2.05%) WebLogic
9 27 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 27 (1.91%) CMS
10 18 (1.27%) nginx
10 18 (1.27%) WebSphere Process Server
11 16 (1.13%) Mule
12 14 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.78%) Alfresco
13 11 (0.78%) Apache Spark
13 11 (0.78%) GeoServer
14 8 (0.57%) Drupal
14 8 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.071%) HipChat
4 1 (0.071%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 16 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.35%) Magento
4 2 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.071%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 129 (9.12%) GitHub
2 119 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.63%) Slack
5 21 (1.48%) Google Analytics
6 17 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
7 16 (1.13%) PaaS
8 12 (0.85%) Heroku
9 11 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 11 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.49%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.28%) Datadog
12 4 (0.28%) SaaS
13 3 (0.21%) IaaS
13 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.14%) CloudBees
14 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.96%) HTTP
2 21 (1.48%) Internet
3 20 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.20%) SSL
5 6 (0.42%) LDAP
6 3 (0.21%) Firewall
6 3 (0.21%) SNMP
6 3 (0.21%) SSH
7 2 (0.14%) AMQP
7 2 (0.14%) DVB
7 2 (0.14%) Network Security
7 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.071%) DNS
8 1 (0.071%) FTP
8 1 (0.071%) Intranet
8 1 (0.071%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (8.98%) MongoDB
2 98 (6.93%) NoSQL
3 85 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 56 (3.96%) SQL Server
6 53 (3.75%) MySQL
7 42 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 40 (2.83%) Big Data
9 31 (2.19%) HBase
10 25 (1.77%) DB2
11 17 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.78%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.42%) Redis
17 5 (0.35%) DbVisualizer
17 5 (0.35%) RethinkDB
18 3 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
18 3 (0.21%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 830 (58.66%) Selenium
2 543 (38.37%) Jenkins
3 387 (27.35%) WebDriver
4 385 (27.21%) JIRA
5 353 (24.95%) Git (software)
6 300 (21.20%) JUnit
7 207 (14.63%) Maven
8 131 (9.26%) SoapUI
9 129 (9.12%) JBehave
10 104 (7.35%) Mockito
11 100 (7.07%) Jasmine
12 95 (6.71%) JMeter
13 94 (6.64%) RSpec
14 91 (6.43%) Subversion
15 83 (5.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 79 (5.58%) SpecFlow
17 76 (5.37%) Appium
18 65 (4.59%) gulp
19 64 (4.52%) Gradle
20 60 (4.24%) Ant
General
1 192 (13.57%) Finance
2 103 (7.28%) Banking
3 62 (4.38%) Games
3 62 (4.38%) Retail
4 41 (2.90%) Marketing
5 32 (2.26%) Publishing
6 22 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.48%) Back Office
8 20 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.27%) Electronics
10 17 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 16 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.57%) Advertising
13 6 (0.42%) Front Office
14 4 (0.28%) Automotive
15 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.14%) French Language
16 2 (0.14%) German Language
16 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 606 (42.83%) Developer
2 274 (19.36%) Tester
3 259 (18.30%) Java Developer
4 215 (15.19%) Automation Tester
5 195 (13.78%) Test Engineer
6 162 (11.45%) Analyst
7 149 (10.53%) Test Analyst
8 105 (7.42%) QA Engineer
9 97 (6.86%) Test Automation Engineer
10 96 (6.78%) Developer in Test
11 94 (6.64%) Senior Developer
12 89 (6.29%) Selenium Tester
13 82 (5.80%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 78 (5.51%) Automation Test Analyst
15 74 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
16 72 (5.09%) Java Engineer
17 60 (4.24%) Software Engineer
18 55 (3.89%) Agile Developer
19 52 (3.67%) Java Automation Tester
20 51 (3.60%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (24.95%) HTML
2 291 (20.57%) Spring
3 274 (19.36%) Gherkin
4 266 (18.80%) CSS
5 227 (16.04%) HTML5
6 212 (14.98%) RESTful
7 211 (14.91%) REST
8 206 (14.56%) JSON
9 190 (13.43%) Node.js
10 177 (12.51%) AngularJS
11 175 (12.37%) XML
12 150 (10.60%) Web Services
13 130 (9.19%) CSS3
14 126 (8.90%) jQuery
15 122 (8.62%) SOAP
16 119 (8.41%) .NET
17 104 (7.35%) Sass
18 100 (7.07%) Apache Camel
19 88 (6.22%) Hibernate
20 67 (4.73%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.24%) Mobile App
2 59 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.60%) User Experience
4 19 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 18 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (0.92%) Social Media
7 12 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 9 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 9 (0.64%) Tandem
10 7 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.49%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.42%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.35%) Fintech
12 5 (0.35%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (0.35%) NHS
12 5 (0.35%) Wiki
13 4 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 220 (15.55%) Linux
2 131 (9.26%) Unix
3 60 (4.24%) Android
4 59 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 58 (4.10%) Windows
6 18 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 17 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.071%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1043 (73.71%) Agile Software Development
2 682 (48.20%) BDD
3 595 (42.05%) TDD
4 446 (31.52%) Scrum
5 358 (25.30%) Test Automation
6 344 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
7 255 (18.02%) Automated Testing
8 219 (15.48%) Open Source
9 208 (14.70%) Automation Testing
10 202 (14.28%) Kanban
11 188 (13.29%) Test Scripting
12 179 (12.65%) Microservices
13 170 (12.01%) DevOps
14 140 (9.89%) Unit Testing
15 136 (9.61%) Software Engineering
16 130 (9.19%) Continuous Delivery
17 112 (7.92%) Manual Testing
18 107 (7.56%) MVC
18 107 (7.56%) Pair Programming
18 107 (7.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 898 (63.46%) Java
2 443 (31.31%) JavaScript
3 307 (21.70%) Ruby
4 270 (19.08%) SQL
5 187 (13.22%) Python
6 183 (12.93%) C#
7 170 (12.01%) Scala
8 66 (4.66%) Perl
9 62 (4.38%) PHP
10 48 (3.39%) Shell Script
11 39 (2.76%) Groovy
12 37 (2.61%) ES6
13 35 (2.47%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.55%) C++
15 20 (1.41%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.20%) C
16 17 (1.20%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.06%) Haskell
18 14 (0.99%) ActionScript
19 13 (0.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 113 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 71 (5.02%) SC Cleared
3 62 (4.38%) ISEB
4 54 (3.82%) Degree
5 44 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 31 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.78%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.071%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.071%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.071%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (27.28%) QA
2 93 (6.57%) SDET
3 39 (2.76%) WCAG
4 22 (1.55%) MiFID
5 20 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (1.41%) EMIR
6 16 (1.13%) WAI
7 15 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
8 13 (0.92%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 157 (11.10%) Docker
2 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.21%) HDFS
3 3 (0.21%) Varnish
3 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.071%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.071%) LXC
4 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 72 (5.09%) Puppet
2 43 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (2.76%) Ansible
4 34 (2.40%) Kibana
5 29 (2.05%) Grafana
6 19 (1.34%) logstash
7 15 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (0.78%) rkt
9 4 (0.28%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.14%) Consul
10 2 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.14%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.071%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.071%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.071%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.071%) Nagios
11 1 (0.071%) Salt
11 1 (0.071%) StatsD
Vendors
1 84 (5.94%) Oracle
2 56 (3.96%) Atlassian
3 48 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 47 (3.32%) Splunk
5 36 (2.54%) Google
6 29 (2.05%) HP
7 27 (1.91%) Adobe
8 26 (1.84%) hybris
9 20 (1.41%) AppDynamics
9 20 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.27%) Xamarin
11 17 (1.20%) IBM
12 16 (1.13%) ATG
12 16 (1.13%) Hortonworks
12 16 (1.13%) SAP
13 13 (0.92%) MuleSoft
14 11 (0.78%) ESRI
15 10 (0.71%) Perforce
15 10 (0.71%) Zend
16 9 (0.64%) Sencha
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