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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 33 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 24 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.15% 0.70% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.09% 7.55% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.19%
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
92 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.89% 9.27% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 19 35
Median daily rate £444 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £45.38 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 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 23 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
Watford +9 12 £438 +16.66% 3
Rickmansworth - 7 £356 -
Cucumber
East of England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) Selenium
3 31 (81.58%) WebDriver
4 28 (73.68%) Scrum
5 27 (71.05%) Java
6 25 (65.79%) BDD
6 25 (65.79%) Test Automation
6 25 (65.79%) Gherkin
7 22 (57.89%) JIRA
8 19 (50.00%) Finance
8 19 (50.00%) ATDD
8 19 (50.00%) SoapUI
9 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
9 18 (47.37%) Test Scripting
10 17 (44.74%) JBehave
10 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (42.11%) Manual Testing
12 15 (39.47%) TDD
12 15 (39.47%) Kanban
12 15 (39.47%) Confluence
12 15 (39.47%) Automation Testing
12 15 (39.47%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
13 14 (36.84%) Open Source
13 14 (36.84%) Spring
13 14 (36.84%) Automated Testing
13 14 (36.84%) Software Testing
14 13 (34.21%) Maven
14 13 (34.21%) QA

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 15 (39.47%) Confluence
2 13 (34.21%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) DB2
1 5 (13.16%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (92.11%) Selenium
2 31 (81.58%) WebDriver
3 22 (57.89%) JIRA
4 19 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
6 17 (44.74%) JBehave
7 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
8 13 (34.21%) JUnit
8 13 (34.21%) Maven
9 8 (21.05%) JMeter
9 8 (21.05%) TeamCity
10 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (18.42%) NUnit
11 6 (15.79%) FitNesse
12 5 (13.16%) Appium
12 5 (13.16%) Robot Framework
13 4 (10.53%) Mockito
13 4 (10.53%) Moq
14 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Automation Tester
1 15 (39.47%) Tester
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Java Automation Tester
4 8 (21.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 8 (21.05%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (13.16%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (13.16%) Test Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Developer in Test
6 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Test Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) Gherkin
2 14 (36.84%) Spring
3 13 (34.21%) RESTful
4 7 (18.42%) XML
5 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) J2EE
6 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 2 (5.26%) JSON
7 2 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (73.68%) Scrum
3 25 (65.79%) BDD
3 25 (65.79%) Test Automation
4 19 (50.00%) ATDD
5 18 (47.37%) Test Scripting
6 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (42.11%) Manual Testing
8 15 (39.47%) Automation Testing
8 15 (39.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (39.47%) Kanban
8 15 (39.47%) TDD
9 14 (36.84%) Automated Testing
9 14 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (36.84%) Open Source
9 14 (36.84%) Software Testing
10 12 (31.58%) Test Strategy
11 10 (26.32%) Functional Testing
11 10 (26.32%) System Testing
12 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) Ruby
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Atlassian
2 7 (18.42%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) hybris
4 2 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle