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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 54 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.04% 0.78% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.87% 4.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £250 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
46 112 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.52% 17.55% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 70 33
Median daily rate £320 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Median hourly rate £31.00 £38.00 £41.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.45 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.45 £42.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Basildon +6 2 £300 -25.00%
Cucumber
East of England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
4 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
4 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
4 4 (57.14%) ATDD
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Testing
4 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 4 (57.14%) Silverlight
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) API Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins

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 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Test Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Silverlight
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) COM
6 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Testing
3 4 (57.14%) ATDD
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) API Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Infor
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (28.57%) SAP