The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 94 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.55% 14.46% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 45 30
Median daily rate £450 £340 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 6
Median hourly rate £33.00 £38.00 £40.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.51 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £50.00 £45.24
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 Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Essex region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Cucumber
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Essex region.

Cucumber Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) ATDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (80.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Automotive
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) COM

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) COM
5 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ATDD
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Infor
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (40.00%) SAP