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 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 49 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.71% 0.27% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.00% 1.83% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Median daily rate £290 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
100 109 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.18% 14.49% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 67
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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
Watford - 5 £425 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £304 -
Cucumber
East of England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) WebDriver
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Gherkin
3 12 (85.71%) SoapUI
3 12 (85.71%) JIRA
4 11 (78.57%) Test Scripting
4 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
4 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (71.43%) Retail
5 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
5 10 (71.43%) System Testing
6 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
7 8 (57.14%) ATDD
7 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
7 8 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (57.14%) RESTful
7 8 (57.14%) Open Source
7 8 (57.14%) JBehave
7 8 (57.14%) BDD
7 8 (57.14%) Spring
7 8 (57.14%) Scrum
7 8 (57.14%) JMeter
8 7 (50.00%) NUnit
8 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
8 7 (50.00%) JUnit
8 7 (50.00%) Maven

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 7 (50.00%) Confluence
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
1 5 (35.71%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) WebDriver
3 12 (85.71%) JIRA
3 12 (85.71%) SoapUI
4 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
5 8 (57.14%) JBehave
5 8 (57.14%) JMeter
6 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (50.00%) JUnit
6 7 (50.00%) Maven
6 7 (50.00%) NUnit
7 6 (42.86%) FitNesse
7 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
8 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (35.71%) Robot Framework
9 4 (28.57%) Appium
10 2 (14.29%) Mockito
10 2 (14.29%) Moq
11 1 (7.14%) Protractor
11 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 10 (71.43%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Automation Tester
1 11 (78.57%) Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Java Automation Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Gherkin
2 8 (57.14%) RESTful
2 8 (57.14%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Test Scripting
3 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 10 (71.43%) System Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
5 8 (57.14%) ATDD
5 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Open Source
5 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Kanban
7 5 (35.71%) Coaching
7 5 (35.71%) Document Management
7 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (35.71%) hybris
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) JDA