The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 183 193 144
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -49
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 297 279 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.38% 1.19% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.95% 8.37% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 220 290
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Cucumber
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3736 3335 3233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.38% 14.23% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2794 2405 2327
Median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.18 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.35 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
City of London +16 53 £450 -5.26% 15
Bromley -1 9 £500 -
Croydon -11 5 £588 -
Westminster - 3 £425 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 470 (79.39%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (62.67%) Java
3 351 (59.29%) BDD
4 329 (55.57%) TDD
5 248 (41.89%) Scrum
6 246 (41.55%) Selenium
7 175 (29.56%) Git (software)
8 172 (29.05%) Continuous Integration
9 171 (28.89%) Jenkins
10 154 (26.01%) Spring
11 148 (25.00%) JIRA
12 144 (24.32%) JavaScript
13 143 (24.16%) QA
14 138 (23.31%) Maven
15 131 (22.13%) Web Services
16 130 (21.96%) JUnit
17 125 (21.11%) SQL
17 125 (21.11%) Ruby
18 124 (20.95%) HTML
19 121 (20.44%) WebDriver
20 120 (20.27%) Pair Programming
21 117 (19.76%) REST
22 115 (19.43%) Test Automation
23 106 (17.91%) NoSQL
24 105 (17.74%) Linux
25 103 (17.40%) XML
26 96 (16.22%) Mockito
27 95 (16.05%) OO
28 93 (15.71%) Finance
29 92 (15.54%) Unix

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 43 (7.26%) Tomcat
2 40 (6.76%) Confluence
3 34 (5.74%) Apache
4 24 (4.05%) Jetty
5 22 (3.72%) JBoss
6 16 (2.70%) Mule
7 15 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.36%) Apache Spark
8 14 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (2.36%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.01%) Drupal
10 5 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.68%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.51%) Apache TomEE
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.17%) Liferay
14 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.51%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.34%) Mingle
4 2 (0.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.34%) Maximo
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.41%) GitHub
3 14 (2.36%) Amazon S3
4 13 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.86%) Google App Engine
6 11 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.68%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.34%) Heroku
11 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.17%) SaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 76 (12.84%) HTTP
2 14 (2.36%) Internet
3 9 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.18%) SNMP
5 5 (0.84%) DVB
6 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.17%) SNA
7 1 (0.17%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (17.91%) NoSQL
2 82 (13.85%) MongoDB
3 75 (12.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 43 (7.26%) MySQL
5 30 (5.07%) Big Data
6 28 (4.73%) Hadoop
7 24 (4.05%) SQL Server
8 21 (3.55%) Relational Database
9 19 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.20%) Redis
11 12 (2.03%) Neo4j
12 11 (1.86%) SimpleDB
13 9 (1.52%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.52%) HBase
14 8 (1.35%) Hazelcast
15 6 (1.01%) DB2
15 6 (1.01%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 246 (41.55%) Selenium
2 175 (29.56%) Git (software)
3 171 (28.89%) Jenkins
4 148 (25.00%) JIRA
5 138 (23.31%) Maven
6 130 (21.96%) JUnit
7 121 (20.44%) WebDriver
8 96 (16.22%) Mockito
9 83 (14.02%) Subversion
10 67 (11.32%) Gradle
11 48 (8.11%) JMeter
12 46 (7.77%) Hudson
13 39 (6.59%) JBehave
14 34 (5.74%) SpecFlow
15 30 (5.07%) Appium
15 30 (5.07%) Capybara
16 28 (4.73%) Calabash
17 27 (4.56%) gulp
17 27 (4.56%) IntelliJ
17 27 (4.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 93 (15.71%) Finance
2 68 (11.49%) Banking
3 22 (3.72%) Retail
4 20 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.03%) Games
6 7 (1.18%) Publishing
7 6 (1.01%) Advertising
7 6 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.84%) Front Office
9 4 (0.68%) Marketing
9 4 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 314 (53.04%) Developer
2 183 (30.91%) Java Developer
3 99 (16.72%) Tester
4 70 (11.82%) Automation Tester
5 64 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 61 (10.30%) Analyst
7 48 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 44 (7.43%) Agile Developer
9 42 (7.09%) Test Analyst
9 42 (7.09%) Test Engineer
10 41 (6.93%) Scala Developer
11 32 (5.41%) QA Engineer
12 31 (5.24%) Test Automation Engineer
13 30 (5.07%) Agile Java Developer
13 30 (5.07%) Developer in Test
14 26 (4.39%) Automation Test Analyst
15 25 (4.22%) JavaScript Developer
16 24 (4.05%) QA Tester
17 22 (3.72%) Selenium Tester
18 19 (3.21%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (26.01%) Spring
2 131 (22.13%) Web Services
3 124 (20.95%) HTML
4 117 (19.76%) REST
5 103 (17.40%) XML
6 88 (14.86%) CSS
6 88 (14.86%) RESTful
7 77 (13.01%) Gherkin
7 77 (13.01%) JSON
8 64 (10.81%) AngularJS
9 61 (10.30%) Akka
10 60 (10.14%) HTML5
11 56 (9.46%) JAX-RS
11 56 (9.46%) Node.js
12 48 (8.11%) Play Framework
13 44 (7.43%) Sass
14 40 (6.76%) jQuery
15 38 (6.42%) CSS3
15 38 (6.42%) J2EE
15 38 (6.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.39%) Mobile App
2 16 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.53%) User Experience
4 10 (1.69%) Virtual Team
5 9 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.35%) iPad
7 7 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.18%) Video on Demand
8 6 (1.01%) Derivative
8 6 (1.01%) IVR
8 6 (1.01%) Wiki
9 5 (0.84%) Equities
9 5 (0.84%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.84%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.84%) Interactive TV
9 5 (0.84%) Smartcard
9 5 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 105 (17.74%) Linux
2 92 (15.54%) Unix
3 34 (5.74%) Android
4 33 (5.57%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.87%) Windows
6 13 (2.20%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.69%) CentOS
7 10 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (79.39%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (59.29%) BDD
3 329 (55.57%) TDD
4 248 (41.89%) Scrum
5 172 (29.05%) Continuous Integration
6 120 (20.27%) Pair Programming
7 115 (19.43%) Test Automation
8 95 (16.05%) OO
9 85 (14.36%) Open Source
10 79 (13.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 75 (12.67%) Kanban
12 67 (11.32%) Microservices
13 61 (10.30%) Multithreading
14 60 (10.14%) E-Commerce
15 59 (9.97%) Automation Testing
16 58 (9.80%) Automated Testing
17 56 (9.46%) Software Engineering
18 54 (9.12%) High Availability
19 48 (8.11%) Functional Testing
20 43 (7.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 371 (62.67%) Java
2 144 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 125 (21.11%) Ruby
3 125 (21.11%) SQL
4 89 (15.03%) Scala
5 46 (7.77%) Python
6 41 (6.93%) C#
7 35 (5.91%) Groovy
8 28 (4.73%) PHP
9 17 (2.87%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.36%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.20%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.03%) C++
13 11 (1.86%) C
14 9 (1.52%) ActionScript
14 9 (1.52%) Perl
15 8 (1.35%) Clojure
15 8 (1.35%) ES6
16 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.84%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 26 (4.39%) Degree
2 20 (3.38%) ISEB
3 14 (2.36%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.17%) IIBA
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (24.16%) QA
2 18 (3.04%) SDET
3 9 (1.52%) WAI
4 4 (0.68%) WCAG
5 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.34%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.34%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 79 (13.34%) Docker
2 6 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.68%) Varnish
4 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.34%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 12 (2.03%) Ansible
1 12 (2.03%) Puppet
2 9 (1.52%) Graphite
3 8 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.68%) yum
5 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.34%) Chronos
5 2 (0.34%) Marathon
5 2 (0.34%) Mesos
5 2 (0.34%) Packer
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Shiro
6 1 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 33 (5.57%) Oracle
2 27 (4.56%) SOASTA, Inc
3 20 (3.38%) VMware
4 19 (3.21%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 16 (2.70%) IBM
6 15 (2.53%) HP
7 11 (1.86%) Google
8 7 (1.18%) Canoo
9 6 (1.01%) Zend
10 5 (0.84%) OpenTV
11 4 (0.68%) Adobe
11 4 (0.68%) Apigee
11 4 (0.68%) Caplin
11 4 (0.68%) Pegasus
11 4 (0.68%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.68%) Vertica
12 3 (0.51%) hybris
12 3 (0.51%) Rally
12 3 (0.51%) Xamarin
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