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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 163 161 165
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 357 339 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.55% 1.46% 1.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.62% 9.49% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 230 287
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £553 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.65% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
4142 3571 3575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.94% 15.35% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3004 2572 2536
Median daily rate £463 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 17
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 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £78.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +2 45 £450 -5.26% 15
Croydon -6 7 £506 +44.64%
Osterley -3 2 £375 -
Twickenham - 2 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £380 +13.43% 1
Bromley -2 1 £500 +29.03%
Westminster -24 1 £475 -1.04%
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 493 (75.73%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (60.68%) BDD
3 373 (57.30%) Java
4 354 (54.38%) TDD
5 287 (44.09%) Selenium
6 246 (37.79%) Scrum
7 192 (29.49%) JavaScript
8 172 (26.42%) WebDriver
9 167 (25.65%) Test Automation
9 167 (25.65%) QA
10 165 (25.35%) Git (software)
10 165 (25.35%) HTML
11 164 (25.19%) Jenkins
12 160 (24.58%) JIRA
13 146 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
14 138 (21.20%) Ruby
15 127 (19.51%) Spring
16 124 (19.05%) CSS
17 118 (18.13%) JUnit
17 118 (18.13%) REST
18 116 (17.82%) Node.js
19 110 (16.90%) Web Services
20 108 (16.59%) SQL
21 104 (15.98%) Maven
22 95 (14.59%) Pair Programming
22 95 (14.59%) HTML5
22 95 (14.59%) AngularJS
23 94 (14.44%) Gherkin
23 94 (14.44%) Linux
24 90 (13.82%) OO

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 50 (7.68%) Confluence
2 20 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (3.07%) Tomcat
3 19 (2.92%) Apache
4 16 (2.46%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.00%) Mule
6 11 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (1.69%) JBoss
7 10 (1.54%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.23%) Drupal
8 8 (1.23%) Jetty
9 7 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.92%) CMS
10 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.77%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.46%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.92%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (0.46%) Mingle
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.46%) Magento
2 3 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.45%) GitHub
3 15 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.00%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.08%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.08%) IaaS
7 7 (1.08%) PaaS
8 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.92%) CloudBees
8 6 (0.92%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.61%) Heroku
9 4 (0.61%) Slack
10 3 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.46%) SaaS
11 2 (0.31%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 55 (8.45%) HTTP
2 12 (1.84%) Internet
3 7 (1.08%) DVB
3 7 (1.08%) SNMP
4 1 (0.15%) FTP
4 1 (0.15%) Network Security
4 1 (0.15%) SNA
4 1 (0.15%) SSH
4 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (11.52%) NoSQL
2 62 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 44 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 37 (5.68%) Hadoop
5 34 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (4.45%) Big Data
6 29 (4.45%) MySQL
7 22 (3.38%) HBase
8 18 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (2.61%) SQL Server
10 15 (2.30%) Redis
10 15 (2.30%) Relational Database
10 15 (2.30%) SimpleDB
11 8 (1.23%) Hazelcast
12 7 (1.08%) DB2
13 6 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.77%) MarkLogic
14 5 (0.77%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 287 (44.09%) Selenium
2 172 (26.42%) WebDriver
3 165 (25.35%) Git (software)
4 164 (25.19%) Jenkins
5 160 (24.58%) JIRA
6 118 (18.13%) JUnit
7 104 (15.98%) Maven
8 73 (11.21%) Subversion
9 67 (10.29%) Jasmine
10 58 (8.91%) JMeter
11 57 (8.76%) Mockito
12 56 (8.60%) Mocha
13 53 (8.14%) gulp
14 51 (7.83%) Appium
15 45 (6.91%) Capybara
16 42 (6.45%) SpecFlow
17 41 (6.30%) JBehave
18 40 (6.14%) LoadRunner
18 40 (6.14%) SoapUI
19 34 (5.22%) RSpec
General
1 78 (11.98%) Finance
2 60 (9.22%) Banking
3 31 (4.76%) Retail
4 14 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.00%) Games
6 11 (1.69%) Publishing
7 8 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.92%) Advertising
9 5 (0.77%) Marketing
10 4 (0.61%) Electronics
10 4 (0.61%) Front Office
10 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Back Office
12 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 316 (48.54%) Developer
2 125 (19.20%) Tester
3 119 (18.28%) Java Developer
4 87 (13.36%) Automation Tester
5 73 (11.21%) Analyst
6 72 (11.06%) Senior Developer
7 64 (9.83%) Test Engineer
8 54 (8.29%) Test Analyst
9 46 (7.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 45 (6.91%) Developer in Test
11 41 (6.30%) JavaScript Developer
12 37 (5.68%) Test Automation Engineer
13 32 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
13 32 (4.92%) QA Engineer
14 31 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
15 29 (4.45%) QA Tester
15 29 (4.45%) Ruby Developer
16 24 (3.69%) Selenium Tester
16 24 (3.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 23 (3.53%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (25.35%) HTML
2 127 (19.51%) Spring
3 124 (19.05%) CSS
4 118 (18.13%) REST
5 116 (17.82%) Node.js
6 110 (16.90%) Web Services
7 95 (14.59%) AngularJS
7 95 (14.59%) HTML5
8 94 (14.44%) Gherkin
9 88 (13.52%) RESTful
10 78 (11.98%) XML
11 76 (11.67%) JSON
11 76 (11.67%) Sass
12 64 (9.83%) React
13 55 (8.45%) CSS3
14 47 (7.22%) Akka
15 40 (6.14%) Play Framework
16 38 (5.84%) JAX-RS
16 38 (5.84%) SOAP
17 35 (5.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.45%) User Experience
2 30 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.08%) Interactive TV
7 7 (1.08%) MPEG
7 7 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.08%) Wiki
8 6 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (0.77%) iPad
9 5 (0.77%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.77%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.77%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 94 (14.44%) Linux
2 71 (10.91%) Unix
3 39 (5.99%) Android
4 38 (5.84%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.23%) Windows
6 7 (1.08%) CentOS
6 7 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (75.73%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (60.68%) BDD
3 354 (54.38%) TDD
4 246 (37.79%) Scrum
5 167 (25.65%) Test Automation
6 146 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (14.59%) Pair Programming
8 90 (13.82%) OO
9 89 (13.67%) Automated Testing
10 78 (11.98%) Kanban
11 76 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 75 (11.52%) Automation Testing
13 72 (11.06%) Microservices
14 68 (10.45%) Open Source
15 63 (9.68%) Front End Development
16 62 (9.52%) E-Commerce
17 58 (8.91%) Exploratory Testing
17 58 (8.91%) Performance Testing
18 57 (8.76%) DevOps
19 45 (6.91%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 373 (57.30%) Java
2 192 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 138 (21.20%) Ruby
4 108 (16.59%) SQL
5 70 (10.75%) Scala
6 51 (7.83%) Python
7 43 (6.61%) ES6
8 40 (6.14%) C#
9 34 (5.22%) PHP
10 32 (4.92%) Groovy
11 17 (2.61%) C
12 16 (2.46%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.00%) C++
14 10 (1.54%) ActionScript
15 9 (1.38%) Clojure
16 8 (1.23%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.23%) Perl
17 7 (1.08%) ANSI C
18 5 (0.77%) Objective-C
19 4 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (4.30%) Degree
1 28 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.07%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.61%) ISEB
4 12 (1.84%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.15%) IIBA
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (25.65%) QA
2 53 (8.14%) SDET
3 10 (1.54%) WAI
4 6 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.61%) WCAG
6 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.31%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 88 (13.52%) Docker
2 5 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.61%) Varnish
4 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.31%) GridGain
6 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.38%) Puppet
3 5 (0.77%) Ansible
3 5 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.61%) Terraform
4 4 (0.61%) yum
5 2 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.31%) Chronos
5 2 (0.31%) Marathon
5 2 (0.31%) Mesos
5 2 (0.31%) Packer
6 1 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 30 (4.61%) Oracle
2 21 (3.23%) VMware
3 19 (2.92%) HP
3 19 (2.92%) SOASTA, Inc
4 12 (1.84%) IBM
5 10 (1.54%) hybris
5 10 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.23%) Zend
7 7 (1.08%) Apigee
7 7 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.08%) Canoo
7 7 (1.08%) Google
7 7 (1.08%) Hortonworks
7 7 (1.08%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.08%) OpenTV
8 6 (0.92%) Adobe
8 6 (0.92%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.77%) AppDynamics
9 5 (0.77%) Splunk
10 4 (0.61%) TIBCO
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