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 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 157 138 154
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 339 377 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 1.67% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.70% 10.63% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 305 303
Median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £525
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
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
3896 3547 3513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.11% 15.72% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2824 2658 2744
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £71.00
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 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 8 December 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 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
City of London -21 38 £475 +11.76% 17
Croydon -15 5 £588 +67.85%
Canary Wharf -1 2 £538 +2.38%
Westminster - 2 £543 -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 483 (68.22%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (59.60%) Java
3 363 (51.27%) BDD
4 314 (44.35%) TDD
5 312 (44.07%) Selenium
6 242 (34.18%) HTML
7 236 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 227 (32.06%) Jenkins
9 219 (30.93%) Scrum
10 190 (26.84%) Git (software)
11 178 (25.14%) CSS
12 174 (24.58%) Test Automation
12 174 (24.58%) WebDriver
13 172 (24.29%) HTML5
14 168 (23.73%) QA
15 154 (21.75%) Node.js
16 150 (21.19%) JIRA
17 145 (20.48%) REST
18 143 (20.20%) Ruby
19 142 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
20 132 (18.64%) JUnit
21 123 (17.37%) Gherkin
22 122 (17.23%) Docker
23 118 (16.67%) AngularJS
24 110 (15.54%) Automated Testing
25 104 (14.69%) RESTful
25 104 (14.69%) Microservices
26 102 (14.41%) Maven
27 98 (13.84%) Open Source
28 96 (13.56%) Kanban

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 72 (10.17%) Confluence
2 32 (4.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 28 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (2.40%) Apache Solr
6 15 (2.12%) CMS
7 14 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.27%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.13%) Mule
10 7 (0.99%) Apache
10 7 (0.99%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.56%) JBoss
13 4 (0.56%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.42%) Drupal
14 3 (0.42%) Jetty
15 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
16 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
16 1 (0.14%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (0.99%) PaintShop Pro
1 7 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.28%) Mingle
2 2 (0.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 74 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (7.20%) GitHub
3 23 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.12%) PaaS
5 13 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
5 13 (1.84%) Slack
6 12 (1.69%) Heroku
7 9 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.27%) IaaS
8 8 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.99%) CloudBees
9 7 (0.99%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.71%) SaaS
12 4 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.51%) HTTP
2 17 (2.40%) Internet
3 7 (0.99%) DVB
4 3 (0.42%) SNMP
5 2 (0.28%) FTP
5 2 (0.28%) Network Security
6 1 (0.14%) AMQP
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (8.62%) MongoDB
2 52 (7.34%) NoSQL
2 52 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (6.21%) Hadoop
4 32 (4.52%) MySQL
5 31 (4.38%) Big Data
6 28 (3.95%) HBase
7 26 (3.67%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.12%) Neo4j
9 12 (1.69%) SQL Server
10 10 (1.41%) Redis
10 10 (1.41%) SimpleDB
11 9 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.99%) MarkLogic
13 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.71%) DB2
14 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.71%) RethinkDB
15 4 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 312 (44.07%) Selenium
2 227 (32.06%) Jenkins
3 190 (26.84%) Git (software)
4 174 (24.58%) WebDriver
5 150 (21.19%) JIRA
6 132 (18.64%) JUnit
7 102 (14.41%) Maven
8 74 (10.45%) Jasmine
9 58 (8.19%) Subversion
10 56 (7.91%) SoapUI
11 55 (7.77%) Mocha
11 55 (7.77%) Mockito
12 54 (7.63%) Appium
13 51 (7.20%) RSpec
14 50 (7.06%) gulp
15 49 (6.92%) SpecFlow
16 45 (6.36%) JMeter
17 43 (6.07%) JBehave
18 34 (4.80%) Capybara
18 34 (4.80%) webpack
General
1 90 (12.71%) Finance
2 58 (8.19%) Banking
3 33 (4.66%) Retail
4 26 (3.67%) Marketing
5 16 (2.26%) Games
6 14 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.84%) Publishing
8 11 (1.55%) Back Office
9 8 (1.13%) Advertising
9 8 (1.13%) Front Office
9 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.85%) Electronics
10 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 359 (50.71%) Developer
2 116 (16.38%) Tester
3 112 (15.82%) Java Developer
4 91 (12.85%) Automation Tester
5 80 (11.30%) Senior Developer
6 77 (10.88%) Test Engineer
7 63 (8.90%) Analyst
7 63 (8.90%) Developer in Test
8 53 (7.49%) Test Analyst
9 48 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 47 (6.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 41 (5.79%) Test Automation Engineer
12 37 (5.23%) QA Engineer
13 34 (4.80%) Automation Test Analyst
13 34 (4.80%) Software Engineer
14 31 (4.38%) Java Engineer
15 28 (3.95%) Agile Developer
16 26 (3.67%) Node.js Developer
16 26 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (3.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (34.18%) HTML
2 178 (25.14%) CSS
3 172 (24.29%) HTML5
4 154 (21.75%) Node.js
5 145 (20.48%) REST
6 123 (17.37%) Gherkin
7 118 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 104 (14.69%) RESTful
9 96 (13.56%) CSS3
10 94 (13.28%) Spring
11 93 (13.14%) JSON
11 93 (13.14%) Web Services
12 81 (11.44%) Sass
13 77 (10.88%) React
14 73 (10.31%) XML
15 68 (9.60%) Apache Camel
16 48 (6.78%) SOAP
17 47 (6.64%) J2EE
18 46 (6.50%) jQuery
19 44 (6.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.92%) User Experience
2 44 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 10 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 7 (0.99%) Interactive TV
7 7 (0.99%) MPEG
7 7 (0.99%) Thin Client
8 6 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (0.85%) Wiki
9 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.71%) Fintech
9 5 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (0.71%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.71%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.58%) Linux
2 73 (10.31%) Unix
3 42 (5.93%) Android
3 42 (5.93%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.81%) Windows
5 9 (1.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (68.22%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (51.27%) BDD
3 314 (44.35%) TDD
4 219 (30.93%) Scrum
5 174 (24.58%) Test Automation
6 142 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
7 110 (15.54%) Automated Testing
8 104 (14.69%) Microservices
9 98 (13.84%) Open Source
10 96 (13.56%) Kanban
11 89 (12.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 76 (10.73%) DevOps
13 74 (10.45%) Software Engineering
14 72 (10.17%) OO
15 65 (9.18%) Automation Testing
16 64 (9.04%) Pair Programming
17 60 (8.47%) Front End Development
18 52 (7.34%) Web Development
19 51 (7.20%) E-Commerce
20 50 (7.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 422 (59.60%) Java
2 236 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 143 (20.20%) Ruby
4 95 (13.42%) SQL
5 61 (8.62%) C#
6 57 (8.05%) Python
7 55 (7.77%) ES6
8 47 (6.64%) Scala
9 36 (5.08%) PHP
10 20 (2.82%) C++
10 20 (2.82%) Perl
11 18 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.54%) Groovy
11 18 (2.54%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.26%) ActionScript
13 14 (1.98%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.84%) C
15 8 (1.13%) Clojure
16 7 (0.99%) ANSI C
17 6 (0.85%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 54 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 42 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.10%) Degree
4 16 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (1.69%) ISEB
6 11 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.71%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (23.73%) QA
2 83 (11.72%) SDET
3 17 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.56%) EMIR
5 4 (0.56%) MiFID
5 4 (0.56%) WCAG
6 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 122 (17.23%) Docker
2 4 (0.56%) HDFS
2 4 (0.56%) Varnish
3 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (3.67%) Puppet
2 24 (3.39%) Ansible
3 17 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.99%) Grafana
4 7 (0.99%) Kibana
4 7 (0.99%) logstash
4 7 (0.99%) rkt
5 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.56%) Terraform
7 2 (0.28%) Chronos
7 2 (0.28%) Marathon
7 2 (0.28%) Mesos
7 2 (0.28%) Packer
8 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (4.24%) Adobe
2 23 (3.25%) Splunk
3 22 (3.11%) HP
4 21 (2.97%) Oracle
5 20 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.12%) hybris
7 13 (1.84%) AppDynamics
7 13 (1.84%) MuleSoft
8 12 (1.69%) Hortonworks
8 12 (1.69%) Zend
9 10 (1.41%) IBM
10 9 (1.27%) Google
10 9 (1.27%) WorldPay
11 8 (1.13%) Apigee
12 7 (0.99%) OpenTV
13 6 (0.85%) Microsoft
13 6 (0.85%) SAP
13 6 (0.85%) Xamarin
14 5 (0.71%) Apple
14 5 (0.71%) Telerik
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