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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 159 169 187
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 360 332 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.42% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.89% 9.00% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 221 258
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
4048 3689 3626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.89% 15.77% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2907 2669 2687
Median daily rate £460 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £190.00
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 24 September 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 24 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
City of London -5 42 £450 -2.70% 16
Croydon -10 3 £506 +44.64% 1
Westminster -17 3 £315 -34.37%
Osterley -1 2 £375 -
Twickenham - 2 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 £380 +13.43%
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 484 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (58.18%) Java
3 380 (57.58%) BDD
4 342 (51.82%) TDD
5 292 (44.24%) Selenium
6 237 (35.91%) Scrum
7 202 (30.61%) JavaScript
8 196 (29.70%) Jenkins
9 195 (29.55%) HTML
10 177 (26.82%) Test Automation
11 175 (26.52%) WebDriver
12 170 (25.76%) Git (software)
13 163 (24.70%) QA
14 156 (23.64%) JIRA
15 151 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
16 150 (22.73%) CSS
17 125 (18.94%) Node.js
18 123 (18.64%) Ruby
18 123 (18.64%) REST
19 122 (18.48%) HTML5
19 122 (18.48%) Spring
20 112 (16.97%) JUnit
21 107 (16.21%) Gherkin
22 103 (15.61%) Maven
23 102 (15.45%) SQL
24 100 (15.15%) OO
25 97 (14.70%) Web Services
26 93 (14.09%) Linux
26 93 (14.09%) Automated Testing
27 92 (13.94%) AngularJS

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 54 (8.18%) Confluence
2 24 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 21 (3.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 20 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.88%) Apache Spark
6 18 (2.73%) Apache
7 16 (2.42%) Mule
8 15 (2.27%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (1.52%) CMS
10 10 (1.52%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.36%) JBoss
12 8 (1.21%) Drupal
13 6 (0.91%) Jetty
13 6 (0.91%) Mule ESB
13 6 (0.91%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
17 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.21%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (0.45%) Mingle
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Magento
1 3 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Maximo
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.00%) GitHub
3 14 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.21%) IaaS
8 8 (1.21%) PaaS
9 7 (1.06%) CloudBees
9 7 (1.06%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.61%) Heroku
11 4 (0.61%) Slack
12 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.45%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.45%) SaaS
13 2 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.48%) HTTP
2 15 (2.27%) Internet
3 9 (1.36%) DVB
4 7 (1.06%) SNMP
5 1 (0.15%) AMQP
5 1 (0.15%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) Network Security
5 1 (0.15%) SNA
5 1 (0.15%) SSH
5 1 (0.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.06%) NoSQL
2 62 (9.39%) MongoDB
3 36 (5.45%) Hadoop
3 36 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (4.85%) Big Data
6 30 (4.55%) MySQL
7 23 (3.48%) HBase
8 18 (2.73%) SQL Server
9 17 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (2.58%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.42%) SimpleDB
11 14 (2.12%) Redis
12 7 (1.06%) DB2
13 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.91%) MarkLogic
13 6 (0.91%) Neo4j
13 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 292 (44.24%) Selenium
2 196 (29.70%) Jenkins
3 175 (26.52%) WebDriver
4 170 (25.76%) Git (software)
5 156 (23.64%) JIRA
6 112 (16.97%) JUnit
7 103 (15.61%) Maven
8 78 (11.82%) Subversion
9 71 (10.76%) Jasmine
10 55 (8.33%) Mocha
11 52 (7.88%) Appium
12 51 (7.73%) gulp
12 51 (7.73%) JMeter
13 48 (7.27%) Mockito
14 43 (6.52%) SpecFlow
15 42 (6.36%) JBehave
16 40 (6.06%) Capybara
16 40 (6.06%) SoapUI
17 33 (5.00%) LoadRunner
17 33 (5.00%) webpack
General
1 83 (12.58%) Finance
2 61 (9.24%) Banking
3 32 (4.85%) Retail
4 13 (1.97%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.82%) Games
6 9 (1.36%) Publishing
7 7 (1.06%) Advertising
7 7 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.91%) Front Office
9 5 (0.76%) Marketing
9 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.45%) Back Office
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 322 (48.79%) Developer
2 129 (19.55%) Tester
3 108 (16.36%) Java Developer
4 91 (13.79%) Automation Tester
5 72 (10.91%) Analyst
6 67 (10.15%) Senior Developer
7 65 (9.85%) Test Engineer
8 54 (8.18%) Test Analyst
9 49 (7.42%) Developer in Test
10 46 (6.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 43 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
12 41 (6.21%) Test Automation Engineer
13 34 (5.15%) QA Engineer
14 30 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
15 28 (4.24%) QA Tester
15 28 (4.24%) Ruby Developer
16 26 (3.94%) Selenium Tester
17 24 (3.64%) Agile Developer
17 24 (3.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 22 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (29.55%) HTML
2 150 (22.73%) CSS
3 125 (18.94%) Node.js
4 123 (18.64%) REST
5 122 (18.48%) HTML5
5 122 (18.48%) Spring
6 107 (16.21%) Gherkin
7 97 (14.70%) Web Services
8 92 (13.94%) AngularJS
9 89 (13.48%) RESTful
10 81 (12.27%) JSON
11 79 (11.97%) XML
12 78 (11.82%) CSS3
13 76 (11.52%) Sass
14 70 (10.61%) React
15 50 (7.58%) Apache Camel
16 44 (6.67%) J2EE
17 43 (6.52%) Akka
18 39 (5.91%) .NET
18 39 (5.91%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.21%) User Experience
2 27 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.36%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.36%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.36%) Interactive TV
6 9 (1.36%) MPEG
6 9 (1.36%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (0.91%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.76%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.76%) Video on Demand
11 4 (0.61%) iPad
11 4 (0.61%) Social Media
11 4 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 93 (14.09%) Linux
2 65 (9.85%) Unix
3 39 (5.91%) Android
3 39 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.18%) Windows
5 4 (0.61%) CentOS
6 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (57.58%) BDD
3 342 (51.82%) TDD
4 237 (35.91%) Scrum
5 177 (26.82%) Test Automation
6 151 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (15.15%) OO
8 93 (14.09%) Automated Testing
9 89 (13.48%) Open Source
10 87 (13.18%) Pair Programming
11 79 (11.97%) Kanban
12 71 (10.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 68 (10.30%) Microservices
14 67 (10.15%) Automation Testing
14 67 (10.15%) E-Commerce
15 61 (9.24%) Front End Development
16 58 (8.79%) Performance Testing
17 57 (8.64%) DevOps
17 57 (8.64%) Exploratory Testing
18 48 (7.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 384 (58.18%) Java
2 202 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 123 (18.64%) Ruby
4 102 (15.45%) SQL
5 63 (9.55%) Scala
6 49 (7.42%) C#
7 48 (7.27%) ES6
8 40 (6.06%) Python
9 33 (5.00%) PHP
10 24 (3.64%) Groovy
11 19 (2.88%) C
12 14 (2.12%) C++
13 12 (1.82%) ActionScript
14 10 (1.52%) Clojure
15 9 (1.36%) ANSI C
16 8 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.21%) Perl
16 8 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.76%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (4.55%) Degree
2 28 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.12%) ISEB
5 11 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.15%) IIBA
9 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (24.70%) QA
2 66 (10.00%) SDET
3 10 (1.52%) WAI
4 8 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.45%) WCAG
7 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
System Software
1 88 (13.33%) Docker
2 4 (0.61%) Varnish
2 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) HDFS
4 2 (0.30%) GridGain
4 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.52%) Puppet
3 5 (0.76%) Ansible
4 4 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.61%) Terraform
4 4 (0.61%) yum
5 2 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.30%) Chronos
5 2 (0.30%) Marathon
5 2 (0.30%) Mesos
5 2 (0.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 30 (4.55%) Oracle
2 20 (3.03%) VMware
3 19 (2.88%) SOASTA, Inc
4 18 (2.73%) Adobe
5 14 (2.12%) Atlassian
5 14 (2.12%) hybris
6 12 (1.82%) HP
7 11 (1.67%) IBM
8 9 (1.36%) OpenTV
9 8 (1.21%) Apigee
9 8 (1.21%) Hortonworks
9 8 (1.21%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.21%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.06%) Canoo
11 6 (0.91%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.91%) Zend
12 5 (0.76%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.76%) Apple
12 5 (0.76%) Google
12 5 (0.76%) Splunk
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