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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
UK / England
Rank 159 174 220
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +46
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 661 661 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 1.42% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.59% 9.39% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 495 342
Median daily rate £438 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £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
6891 7039 6197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.59% 15.13% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4732 4303
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 £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 172 112
Median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.11 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +3 340 £465 -2.10% 63
South East -10 74 £418 +4.37% 12
South West -9 53 £330 -8.96% 16
East of England +39 52 £435 +2.35% 4
Yorkshire -4 39 £425 -5.55% 12
North East -2 34 £345 -28.12% 3
West Midlands +19 32 £305 +1.66% 4
North West -2 21 £355 -16.47% 18
East Midlands +11 10 £375 +9.48% 9
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1086 (73.28%) Agile Software Development
2 923 (62.28%) Java
3 804 (54.25%) Selenium
4 754 (50.88%) BDD
5 662 (44.67%) TDD
6 598 (40.35%) Jenkins
7 485 (32.73%) JavaScript
8 482 (32.52%) Scrum
9 402 (27.13%) HTML
10 393 (26.52%) WebDriver
11 391 (26.38%) Test Automation
12 387 (26.11%) JIRA
13 381 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
14 367 (24.76%) QA
15 365 (24.63%) Git (software)
16 339 (22.87%) JUnit
17 322 (21.73%) Spring
18 310 (20.92%) Ruby
19 292 (19.70%) CSS
20 279 (18.83%) SQL
21 267 (18.02%) JSON
22 263 (17.75%) Gherkin
23 254 (17.14%) HTML5
24 247 (16.67%) Automated Testing
25 244 (16.46%) RESTful
26 236 (15.92%) REST
27 233 (15.72%) Maven
28 232 (15.65%) Kanban
29 228 (15.38%) Linux
29 228 (15.38%) 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
1 192 (12.96%) Confluence
2 125 (8.43%) Tomcat
3 78 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (3.44%) JBoss
5 46 (3.10%) WebSphere
6 34 (2.29%) Apache
6 34 (2.29%) CMS
7 29 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 29 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 28 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 17 (1.15%) WebSphere Process Server
10 16 (1.08%) Mule
11 13 (0.88%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.81%) Alfresco
12 12 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (0.81%) nginx
13 11 (0.74%) Drupal
13 11 (0.74%) GeoServer
14 10 (0.67%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.47%) Pixelmator
4 5 (0.34%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.20%) MS Office
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.067%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.34%) Magento
4 2 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 152 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (8.70%) GitHub
3 74 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
6 19 (1.28%) Amazon S3
6 19 (1.28%) Google Analytics
6 19 (1.28%) Slack
7 18 (1.21%) PaaS
8 14 (0.94%) Heroku
9 13 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 10 (0.67%) IaaS
11 8 (0.54%) CloudBees
11 8 (0.54%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.54%) SaaS
12 6 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.20%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.20%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.45%) HTTP
2 23 (1.55%) Internet
3 15 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.94%) SSL
5 13 (0.88%) LDAP
6 5 (0.34%) DVB
6 5 (0.34%) Firewall
7 3 (0.20%) SNMP
7 3 (0.20%) SSH
8 2 (0.13%) AMQP
8 2 (0.13%) FTP
8 2 (0.13%) Network Security
8 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.067%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (9.78%) MongoDB
2 105 (7.09%) NoSQL
3 99 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
4 71 (4.79%) Relational Database
5 56 (3.78%) MySQL
6 54 (3.64%) SQL Server
7 46 (3.10%) Hadoop
8 36 (2.43%) Big Data
9 32 (2.16%) HBase
10 22 (1.48%) Couchbase
11 18 (1.21%) DB2
12 15 (1.01%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.74%) Neo4j
15 10 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.61%) Redis
17 8 (0.54%) RethinkDB
18 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
19 5 (0.34%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 804 (54.25%) Selenium
2 598 (40.35%) Jenkins
3 393 (26.52%) WebDriver
4 387 (26.11%) JIRA
5 365 (24.63%) Git (software)
6 339 (22.87%) JUnit
7 233 (15.72%) Maven
8 154 (10.39%) SoapUI
9 124 (8.37%) Mockito
10 113 (7.62%) JBehave
11 107 (7.22%) RSpec
12 101 (6.82%) JMeter
13 100 (6.75%) Jasmine
14 93 (6.28%) Appium
15 91 (6.14%) Subversion
16 82 (5.53%) SpecFlow
17 76 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 67 (4.52%) gulp
19 65 (4.39%) Gradle
20 59 (3.98%) Ant
General
1 169 (11.40%) Finance
2 86 (5.80%) Banking
3 70 (4.72%) Retail
4 62 (4.18%) Games
5 45 (3.04%) Publishing
6 35 (2.36%) Marketing
7 21 (1.42%) Back Office
8 17 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.08%) Electronics
10 15 (1.01%) Retail Banking
11 14 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.54%) Advertising
13 7 (0.47%) Front Office
14 4 (0.27%) Automotive
15 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.067%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.067%) Law
16 1 (0.067%) Legal
16 1 (0.067%) Military
Job Titles
1 674 (45.48%) Developer
2 274 (18.49%) Java Developer
3 272 (18.35%) Tester
4 209 (14.10%) Automation Tester
5 202 (13.63%) Test Engineer
6 167 (11.27%) Analyst
7 154 (10.39%) Test Analyst
8 108 (7.29%) Senior Developer
9 99 (6.68%) Developer in Test
10 97 (6.55%) Test Automation Engineer
11 96 (6.48%) QA Engineer
12 89 (6.01%) Automation Test Analyst
13 85 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 82 (5.53%) Selenium Tester
15 78 (5.26%) Java Engineer
16 74 (4.99%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 72 (4.86%) Software Engineer
18 55 (3.71%) QA Test Engineer
19 52 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 52 (3.51%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (27.13%) HTML
2 322 (21.73%) Spring
3 292 (19.70%) CSS
4 267 (18.02%) JSON
5 263 (17.75%) Gherkin
6 254 (17.14%) HTML5
7 244 (16.46%) RESTful
8 236 (15.92%) REST
9 216 (14.57%) AngularJS
10 212 (14.30%) Node.js
11 190 (12.82%) XML
12 160 (10.80%) Web Services
13 145 (9.78%) jQuery
14 141 (9.51%) CSS3
15 129 (8.70%) SOAP
16 123 (8.30%) Sass
17 109 (7.35%) .NET
18 92 (6.21%) Apache Camel
19 84 (5.67%) J2EE
20 76 (5.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 66 (4.45%) User Experience
2 65 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (3.71%) Mobile App
4 21 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (1.28%) Social Media
6 17 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 10 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (0.67%) Tandem
8 9 (0.61%) Driving Licence
8 9 (0.61%) Wiki
9 8 (0.54%) NHS
10 7 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.47%) Fintech
10 7 (0.47%) IVR
10 7 (0.47%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.40%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.34%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.34%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 228 (15.38%) Linux
2 143 (9.65%) Unix
3 61 (4.12%) Windows
4 58 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 56 (3.78%) Android
6 27 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 14 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.067%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1086 (73.28%) Agile Software Development
2 754 (50.88%) BDD
3 662 (44.67%) TDD
4 482 (32.52%) Scrum
5 391 (26.38%) Test Automation
6 381 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
7 247 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 232 (15.65%) Kanban
9 228 (15.38%) Open Source
10 208 (14.04%) Automation Testing
11 181 (12.21%) Test Scripting
12 157 (10.59%) Microservices
13 149 (10.05%) DevOps
14 144 (9.72%) Software Engineering
15 139 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
16 130 (8.77%) Unit Testing
17 125 (8.43%) Web Development
18 116 (7.83%) OO
19 113 (7.62%) Pair Programming
20 109 (7.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 923 (62.28%) Java
2 485 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 310 (20.92%) Ruby
4 279 (18.83%) SQL
5 188 (12.69%) Python
6 169 (11.40%) C#
7 154 (10.39%) Scala
8 84 (5.67%) PHP
9 61 (4.12%) Perl
10 51 (3.44%) ES6
11 45 (3.04%) Groovy
12 44 (2.97%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 25 (1.69%) C
15 24 (1.62%) C++
16 21 (1.42%) Objective-C
17 16 (1.08%) ActionScript
17 16 (1.08%) Apple Swift
18 13 (0.88%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.74%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 110 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 64 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 59 (3.98%) Degree
4 52 (3.51%) ISEB
5 42 (2.83%) ISTQB
6 31 (2.09%) DV Cleared
7 27 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.74%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.34%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.067%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.067%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 367 (24.76%) QA
2 110 (7.42%) SDET
3 44 (2.97%) WCAG
4 22 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 16 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
6 15 (1.01%) EMIR
6 15 (1.01%) MiFID
6 15 (1.01%) WAI
7 7 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 191 (12.89%) Docker
2 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.27%) HDFS
4 2 (0.13%) Varnish
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 78 (5.26%) Puppet
2 52 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (2.43%) Ansible
4 29 (1.96%) Kibana
5 25 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (1.48%) Grafana
7 18 (1.21%) logstash
8 9 (0.61%) rkt
9 6 (0.40%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.13%) Consul
10 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.13%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.067%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.067%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.067%) Nagios
11 1 (0.067%) Salt
11 1 (0.067%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (4.99%) Oracle
2 51 (3.44%) Atlassian
3 39 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 36 (2.43%) HP
5 35 (2.36%) hybris
5 35 (2.36%) Splunk
6 33 (2.23%) Google
7 31 (2.09%) Zend
8 28 (1.89%) Adobe
9 20 (1.35%) Xamarin
10 18 (1.21%) ATG
11 17 (1.15%) Hortonworks
11 17 (1.15%) IBM
11 17 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.94%) MuleSoft
12 14 (0.94%) SAP
13 12 (0.81%) AppDynamics
14 11 (0.74%) ESRI
15 10 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
16 9 (0.61%) WorldPay
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Rate: £180 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £250 - £340 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago