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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 176 225 227
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 716 566 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.07% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.77% 7.63% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 389 388
Median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
8165 7415 6667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.50% 14.02% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5554 4928 4322
Median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 130 121
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.89 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +2.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £50.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 352 £450 +5.88% 73
South East +61 137 £450 +26.76% 23
North West +40 51 £388 +6.16% 13
Yorkshire +4 44 £385 -3.75% 10
East Midlands +38 43 £420 - 4
South West +7 28 £400 +14.28% 20
East of England +37 24 £438 +26.81% 5
North East -26 22 £300 -33.33% 6
West Midlands -15 19 £425 +61.90% 2
Midlands -12 1 - -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 970 (75.96%) Agile Software Development
2 794 (62.18%) Java
3 685 (53.64%) BDD
4 620 (48.55%) Selenium
5 561 (43.93%) TDD
6 458 (35.87%) Scrum
7 432 (33.83%) Jenkins
8 392 (30.70%) JavaScript
9 350 (27.41%) Spring
10 339 (26.55%) JUnit
11 338 (26.47%) WebDriver
12 326 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
13 316 (24.75%) HTML
14 309 (24.20%) JIRA
15 304 (23.81%) SQL
16 300 (23.49%) Test Automation
17 291 (22.79%) QA
18 280 (21.93%) Git (software)
19 275 (21.53%) Ruby
20 237 (18.56%) Maven
21 228 (17.85%) CSS
22 222 (17.38%) RESTful
22 222 (17.38%) REST
23 216 (16.91%) Web Services
24 200 (15.66%) JSON
25 183 (14.33%) XML
25 183 (14.33%) Gherkin
26 180 (14.10%) Linux
27 179 (14.02%) AngularJS
28 175 (13.70%) Mockito

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
1 103 (8.07%) Tomcat
2 100 (7.83%) Confluence
2 100 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (4.78%) JBoss
4 52 (4.07%) Apache
5 36 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 22 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.33%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.17%) CMS
8 15 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 15 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (1.02%) Drupal
9 13 (1.02%) IIS
9 13 (1.02%) Mule
10 11 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
10 11 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (0.78%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.78%) Jetty
12 8 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (2.11%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.86%) MS Office
4 8 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.55%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.23%) Mingle
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.39%) Magento
3 3 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Maximo
5 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 142 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (6.58%) GitHub
3 60 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.96%) Amazon S3
6 23 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.55%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.55%) IaaS
9 7 (0.55%) PaaS
10 6 (0.47%) CloudBees
10 6 (0.47%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.47%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.39%) SaaS
12 4 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.31%) Heroku
12 4 (0.31%) Slack
13 3 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 103 (8.07%) HTTP
2 25 (1.96%) Internet
3 16 (1.25%) LDAP
4 8 (0.63%) DVB
5 7 (0.55%) SNMP
5 7 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.47%) SSL
7 3 (0.23%) Firewall
7 3 (0.23%) Network Security
7 3 (0.23%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.23%) SSH
7 3 (0.23%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.078%) FTP
8 1 (0.078%) SAN
8 1 (0.078%) SNA
8 1 (0.078%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (11.28%) MongoDB
2 110 (8.61%) NoSQL
3 83 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
4 52 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 52 (4.07%) Oracle Database
5 51 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 49 (3.84%) MySQL
7 43 (3.37%) SQL Server
8 38 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 36 (2.82%) Couchbase
10 28 (2.19%) Big Data
11 22 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (1.33%) HBase
12 17 (1.33%) Redis
13 15 (1.17%) SimpleDB
14 11 (0.86%) DB2
14 11 (0.86%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.78%) VoltDB
16 9 (0.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 620 (48.55%) Selenium
2 432 (33.83%) Jenkins
3 339 (26.55%) JUnit
4 338 (26.47%) WebDriver
5 309 (24.20%) JIRA
6 280 (21.93%) Git (software)
7 237 (18.56%) Maven
8 175 (13.70%) Mockito
9 126 (9.87%) Subversion
10 113 (8.85%) JMeter
11 108 (8.46%) SoapUI
12 106 (8.30%) SpecFlow
13 97 (7.60%) Gradle
14 76 (5.95%) Jasmine
15 74 (5.79%) Appium
16 70 (5.48%) Capybara
17 68 (5.32%) gulp
18 65 (5.09%) Hudson
18 65 (5.09%) JBehave
19 60 (4.70%) Mocha
General
1 131 (10.26%) Finance
2 65 (5.09%) Banking
3 46 (3.60%) Retail
4 35 (2.74%) Publishing
5 23 (1.80%) Games
6 21 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 12 (0.94%) Marketing
9 11 (0.86%) Electronics
9 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.55%) Advertising
11 5 (0.39%) Law
11 5 (0.39%) Military
12 4 (0.31%) Back Office
12 4 (0.31%) Front Office
12 4 (0.31%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.078%) Legal
Job Titles
1 632 (49.49%) Developer
2 330 (25.84%) Java Developer
3 225 (17.62%) Tester
4 163 (12.76%) Analyst
5 156 (12.22%) Automation Tester
6 138 (10.81%) Test Analyst
7 136 (10.65%) Test Engineer
8 132 (10.34%) Senior Developer
9 90 (7.05%) Developer in Test
10 85 (6.66%) Test Automation Engineer
11 79 (6.19%) Automation Test Analyst
12 67 (5.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 67 (5.25%) QA Engineer
13 58 (4.54%) QA Tester
14 56 (4.39%) Agile Developer
14 56 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
14 56 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
15 49 (3.84%) Selenium Tester
16 45 (3.52%) Test Automation Developer
17 42 (3.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (27.41%) Spring
2 316 (24.75%) HTML
3 228 (17.85%) CSS
4 222 (17.38%) REST
4 222 (17.38%) RESTful
5 216 (16.91%) Web Services
6 200 (15.66%) JSON
7 183 (14.33%) Gherkin
7 183 (14.33%) XML
8 179 (14.02%) AngularJS
9 151 (11.82%) HTML5
10 140 (10.96%) Node.js
11 131 (10.26%) SOAP
12 123 (9.63%) jQuery
13 104 (8.14%) Sass
14 100 (7.83%) J2EE
15 91 (7.13%) Hibernate
16 88 (6.89%) JAX-RS
17 85 (6.66%) JMS
18 84 (6.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.62%) User Experience
2 53 (4.15%) Mobile App
3 43 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 16 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.02%) Wiki
10 12 (0.94%) Social Media
11 10 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 10 (0.78%) Smart Meter
12 9 (0.70%) iPad
12 9 (0.70%) IVR
13 8 (0.63%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.63%) Interactive TV
13 8 (0.63%) MPEG
13 8 (0.63%) Thin Client
14 7 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 180 (14.10%) Linux
2 127 (9.95%) Unix
3 45 (3.52%) Android
4 44 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.74%) Windows
6 27 (2.11%) Mac OS X
7 13 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.63%) CentOS
9 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 970 (75.96%) Agile Software Development
2 685 (53.64%) BDD
3 561 (43.93%) TDD
4 458 (35.87%) Scrum
5 326 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
6 300 (23.49%) Test Automation
7 169 (13.23%) Kanban
8 164 (12.84%) Automated Testing
9 154 (12.06%) Automation Testing
10 143 (11.20%) OO
11 140 (10.96%) Open Source
12 123 (9.63%) Pair Programming
13 120 (9.40%) Functional Testing
14 112 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 107 (8.38%) E-Commerce
15 107 (8.38%) Front End Development
16 103 (8.07%) Microservices
17 96 (7.52%) Performance Testing
18 89 (6.97%) Test Scripting
19 87 (6.81%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 794 (62.18%) Java
2 392 (30.70%) JavaScript
3 304 (23.81%) SQL
4 275 (21.53%) Ruby
5 135 (10.57%) Python
6 130 (10.18%) C#
7 107 (8.38%) Scala
8 102 (7.99%) Groovy
9 86 (6.73%) PHP
10 42 (3.29%) ES6
11 26 (2.04%) C++
12 24 (1.88%) C
13 20 (1.57%) Perl
14 18 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.10%) Objective-C
17 11 (0.86%) ActionScript
18 9 (0.70%) Clojure
18 9 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (6.19%) ISEB
2 75 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 67 (5.25%) ISTQB
4 62 (4.86%) Degree
5 45 (3.52%) SC Cleared
6 31 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.78%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.31%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.16%) MCAD
11 2 (0.16%) MCSD
11 2 (0.16%) MCTS
11 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.078%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.078%) CISSP
12 1 (0.078%) IIBA
12 1 (0.078%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (22.79%) QA
2 69 (5.40%) SDET
3 22 (1.72%) WAI
4 15 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.78%) WCAG
6 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.16%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.078%) COBIT
9 1 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 141 (11.04%) Docker
2 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.31%) Varnish
5 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.23%) HDFS
6 2 (0.16%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 36 (2.82%) Puppet
2 34 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.86%) Ansible
5 6 (0.47%) Kibana
6 5 (0.39%) logstash
6 5 (0.39%) Terraform
6 5 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.31%) yum
8 3 (0.23%) Packer
9 2 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.16%) Chronos
9 2 (0.16%) Grafana
9 2 (0.16%) Marathon
9 2 (0.16%) Mesos
9 2 (0.16%) Oozie
10 1 (0.078%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.078%) Graphite
10 1 (0.078%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 146 (11.43%) Oracle
2 45 (3.52%) HP
3 35 (2.74%) Zend
4 32 (2.51%) Microsoft
5 30 (2.35%) IBM
6 25 (1.96%) Rally
7 23 (1.80%) Atlassian
7 23 (1.80%) VMware
8 19 (1.49%) SOASTA, Inc
9 17 (1.33%) hybris
10 14 (1.10%) Google
10 14 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.02%) SAP
12 12 (0.94%) Splunk
13 11 (0.86%) AppDynamics
14 9 (0.70%) Adobe
15 8 (0.63%) OpenTV
16 7 (0.55%) MuleSoft
16 7 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.55%) Xamarin
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £475 to £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates.
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £565 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Posted: 22 days ago