The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 35 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 21 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.48% 0.87% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.34% 9.43% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £370 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -26.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
94 53 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.59% 9.22% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 33
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Median hourly rate £50.13 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% +8.75%
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 Hertfordshire

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Watford +10 11 £438 +16.66% 3
Rickmansworth - 7 £313 -
Cucumber
East of England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (92.31%) Selenium
3 32 (82.05%) WebDriver
4 29 (74.36%) Scrum
5 28 (71.79%) Java
6 27 (69.23%) BDD
7 26 (66.67%) Test Automation
7 26 (66.67%) Gherkin
8 22 (56.41%) JIRA
9 21 (53.85%) ATDD
10 20 (51.28%) Finance
11 19 (48.72%) SoapUI
11 19 (48.72%) JBehave
12 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
13 17 (43.59%) Test Scripting
13 17 (43.59%) Automation Testing
13 17 (43.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (43.59%) TDD
14 16 (41.03%) Software Testing
14 16 (41.03%) Manual Testing
14 16 (41.03%) Non-Functional Testing
14 16 (41.03%) Kanban
14 16 (41.03%) Open Source
14 16 (41.03%) Confluence
15 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
15 15 (38.46%) Spring
16 14 (35.90%) Maven
16 14 (35.90%) JUnit
16 14 (35.90%) Tomcat

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 16 (41.03%) Confluence
2 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) DB2
1 4 (10.26%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (92.31%) Selenium
2 32 (82.05%) WebDriver
3 22 (56.41%) JIRA
4 19 (48.72%) JBehave
4 19 (48.72%) SoapUI
5 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 14 (35.90%) JUnit
7 14 (35.90%) Maven
8 9 (23.08%) TeamCity
9 8 (20.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (20.51%) JMeter
10 7 (17.95%) FitNesse
10 7 (17.95%) NUnit
11 6 (15.38%) Robot Framework
12 5 (12.82%) Mockito
12 5 (12.82%) Moq
13 4 (10.26%) Appium
14 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Automation Tester
1 14 (35.90%) Tester
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Test Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Java Automation Tester
4 7 (17.95%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 7 (17.95%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Test Manager
6 5 (12.82%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
7 4 (10.26%) Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Developer in Test
7 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Portfolio Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Portfolio Test Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Tester
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 15 (38.46%) Spring
3 14 (35.90%) RESTful
4 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
5 6 (15.38%) XML
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 4 (10.26%) J2EE
6 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 2 (5.13%) JSON
7 2 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Unix
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) Scrum
3 27 (69.23%) BDD
4 26 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 21 (53.85%) ATDD
6 17 (43.59%) Automation Testing
6 17 (43.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (43.59%) TDD
6 17 (43.59%) Test Scripting
7 16 (41.03%) Kanban
7 16 (41.03%) Manual Testing
7 16 (41.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 16 (41.03%) Open Source
7 16 (41.03%) Software Testing
8 14 (35.90%) Test Strategy
9 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
10 10 (25.64%) Functional Testing
11 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
11 9 (23.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) Ruby
3 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.13%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Atlassian
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) hybris
4 2 (5.13%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle