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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 40 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.17% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.70% 5.06% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - £34.25
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
113 79 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.91% 12.14% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 46 48
Median daily rate £363 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +4.16%
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 - 7 £438 - 3
Rickmansworth - 5 £350 -
Cucumber
East of England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Selenium
3 21 (84.00%) Java
3 21 (84.00%) WebDriver
4 19 (76.00%) Gherkin
5 17 (68.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (64.00%) SoapUI
6 16 (64.00%) Scrum
7 15 (60.00%) JIRA
7 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
7 15 (60.00%) BDD
8 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
9 13 (52.00%) ATDD
10 12 (48.00%) Automation Testing
10 12 (48.00%) Finance
11 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (44.00%) Spring
11 11 (44.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (44.00%) Kanban
11 11 (44.00%) JBehave
12 10 (40.00%) RESTful
12 10 (40.00%) Open Source
12 10 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (40.00%) Maven
12 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
12 10 (40.00%) Retail
12 10 (40.00%) System Testing
12 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
12 10 (40.00%) JUnit
13 9 (36.00%) Functional Testing

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 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (32.00%) Confluence
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
1 5 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (88.00%) Selenium
2 21 (84.00%) WebDriver
3 16 (64.00%) SoapUI
4 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (60.00%) JIRA
5 11 (44.00%) JBehave
6 10 (40.00%) JUnit
6 10 (40.00%) Maven
7 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (32.00%) JMeter
8 7 (28.00%) NUnit
9 6 (24.00%) FitNesse
9 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
10 5 (20.00%) Appium
10 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (20.00%) Robot Framework
11 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
11 2 (8.00%) Mockito
11 2 (8.00%) Moq
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Automation Tester
1 11 (44.00%) Tester
2 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer in Test
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) Gherkin
2 11 (44.00%) Spring
3 10 (40.00%) RESTful
4 7 (28.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) J2EE
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
4 15 (60.00%) BDD
5 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (52.00%) ATDD
7 12 (48.00%) Automation Testing
8 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (44.00%) Kanban
8 11 (44.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
9 10 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (40.00%) Open Source
9 10 (40.00%) System Testing
10 9 (36.00%) Functional Testing
11 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
11 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
12 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
13 5 (20.00%) Coaching
13 5 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (28.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.00%) hybris
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) JDA
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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