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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / London
Rank 148 183 167
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 323 283 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.66% 1.34% 1.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.19% 8.83% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 235 238
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3514 3205 3117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.06% 15.15% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2589 2339 2311
Median daily rate £475 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -10 38 £500 +11.11% 18
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £463 -
Wimbledon - 2 £450 -
West End of London +3 1 - - 4
Westminster +3 1 £535 +42.66%
Heathrow - 1 £400 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 433 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (62.37%) Java
3 319 (48.41%) Selenium
4 301 (45.68%) BDD
5 254 (38.54%) TDD
6 219 (33.23%) Jenkins
7 215 (32.63%) JavaScript
8 197 (29.89%) HTML
9 178 (27.01%) Git (software)
10 174 (26.40%) Scrum
11 168 (25.49%) QA
12 164 (24.89%) JIRA
12 164 (24.89%) CSS
13 154 (23.37%) WebDriver
14 150 (22.76%) HTML5
15 137 (20.79%) JUnit
16 131 (19.88%) Ruby
16 131 (19.88%) Microservices
17 128 (19.42%) Node.js
18 127 (19.27%) Test Automation
19 125 (18.97%) REST
20 124 (18.82%) Docker
21 123 (18.66%) SQL
22 119 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
23 107 (16.24%) Kanban
23 107 (16.24%) RESTful
23 107 (16.24%) Linux
24 106 (16.08%) Spring
25 105 (15.93%) Open Source
26 103 (15.63%) Gherkin

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 94 (14.26%) Confluence
2 40 (6.07%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 16 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.82%) CMS
5 12 (1.82%) Mule
5 12 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.52%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.21%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.91%) Apache
10 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.61%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.46%) JBoss
12 3 (0.46%) Jetty
12 3 (0.46%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.46%) nginx
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.46%) MS Office
2 2 (0.30%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) HipChat
3 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 75 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (7.74%) GitHub
3 29 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.28%) PaaS
5 13 (1.97%) Slack
6 12 (1.82%) Heroku
7 11 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (1.21%) Basecamp
9 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.46%) IaaS
10 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.46%) SaaS
11 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.30%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.30%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.15%) Google Play
12 1 (0.15%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.79%) HTTP
2 12 (1.82%) Internet
3 2 (0.30%) DVB
3 2 (0.30%) Firewall
3 2 (0.30%) Network Security
4 1 (0.15%) AMQP
4 1 (0.15%) DNS
4 1 (0.15%) FTP
4 1 (0.15%) SMS
4 1 (0.15%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (8.19%) MongoDB
3 43 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 41 (6.22%) Hadoop
4 41 (6.22%) NoSQL
5 37 (5.61%) Big Data
6 36 (5.46%) MySQL
7 30 (4.55%) HBase
8 21 (3.19%) DB2
9 14 (2.12%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.67%) Neo4j
11 9 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.06%) SQL Server
14 6 (0.91%) Redis
15 5 (0.76%) RethinkDB
16 3 (0.46%) Data Lake
17 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.30%) MarkLogic
18 1 (0.15%) Informix
Development Applications
1 319 (48.41%) Selenium
2 219 (33.23%) Jenkins
3 178 (27.01%) Git (software)
4 164 (24.89%) JIRA
5 154 (23.37%) WebDriver
6 137 (20.79%) JUnit
7 99 (15.02%) Maven
8 61 (9.26%) JBehave
9 56 (8.50%) Jasmine
10 53 (8.04%) SoapUI
11 48 (7.28%) Mockito
12 47 (7.13%) Subversion
13 36 (5.46%) gulp
14 34 (5.16%) Gradle
14 34 (5.16%) Mocha
15 33 (5.01%) RSpec
16 32 (4.86%) SpecFlow
17 30 (4.55%) Appium
17 30 (4.55%) TeamCity
18 29 (4.40%) Concordion
General
1 101 (15.33%) Finance
2 78 (11.84%) Banking
3 27 (4.10%) Marketing
4 21 (3.19%) Games
4 21 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 21 (3.19%) Retail
5 14 (2.12%) Back Office
6 11 (1.67%) Publishing
7 8 (1.21%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.06%) Advertising
9 6 (0.91%) Front Office
10 5 (0.76%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.61%) Electronics
11 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.46%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.15%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 338 (51.29%) Developer
2 130 (19.73%) Java Developer
3 96 (14.57%) Tester
4 79 (11.99%) Automation Tester
5 65 (9.86%) Test Engineer
6 63 (9.56%) Senior Developer
7 61 (9.26%) Developer in Test
8 53 (8.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 46 (6.98%) Analyst
9 46 (6.98%) QA Engineer
10 38 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
11 37 (5.61%) Test Analyst
12 33 (5.01%) Java Engineer
13 32 (4.86%) Software Engineer
14 30 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
14 30 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 29 (4.40%) Agile Developer
16 27 (4.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 26 (3.95%) Node.js Developer
18 22 (3.34%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (29.89%) HTML
2 164 (24.89%) CSS
3 150 (22.76%) HTML5
4 128 (19.42%) Node.js
5 125 (18.97%) REST
6 107 (16.24%) RESTful
7 106 (16.08%) Spring
8 103 (15.63%) Gherkin
9 100 (15.17%) CSS3
10 93 (14.11%) JSON
11 92 (13.96%) AngularJS
12 78 (11.84%) XML
13 77 (11.68%) Apache Camel
14 73 (11.08%) Web Services
15 62 (9.41%) Sass
16 55 (8.35%) SOAP
16 55 (8.35%) Spring Boot
17 51 (7.74%) jQuery
18 49 (7.44%) React
19 43 (6.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.61%) User Experience
2 34 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (1.21%) Video on Demand
6 7 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 6 (0.91%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.76%) Fintech
8 5 (0.76%) Market Risk
8 5 (0.76%) Wiki
9 4 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.30%) Apple TV
11 2 (0.30%) Derivative
11 2 (0.30%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.30%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.30%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 107 (16.24%) Linux
2 90 (13.66%) Unix
3 31 (4.70%) Apple iOS
4 29 (4.40%) Android
5 15 (2.28%) Windows
6 10 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (45.68%) BDD
3 254 (38.54%) TDD
4 174 (26.40%) Scrum
5 131 (19.88%) Microservices
6 127 (19.27%) Test Automation
7 119 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
8 107 (16.24%) Kanban
9 105 (15.93%) Open Source
10 94 (14.26%) Automated Testing
11 85 (12.90%) DevOps
12 84 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 74 (11.23%) Automation Testing
13 74 (11.23%) OO
14 70 (10.62%) Software Engineering
15 56 (8.50%) High Availability
16 52 (7.89%) Pair Programming
17 49 (7.44%) Unit Testing
18 45 (6.83%) Web Development
19 44 (6.68%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 411 (62.37%) Java
2 215 (32.63%) JavaScript
3 131 (19.88%) Ruby
4 123 (18.66%) SQL
5 56 (8.50%) C#
6 46 (6.98%) Python
6 46 (6.98%) Scala
7 38 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 35 (5.31%) ES6
9 31 (4.70%) Perl
10 29 (4.40%) PHP
11 21 (3.19%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.58%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.43%) C++
14 14 (2.12%) ActionScript
15 12 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.21%) Apple Swift
16 8 (1.21%) VBA
17 6 (0.91%) Groovy
18 5 (0.76%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 53 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.13%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.34%) Degree
4 15 (2.28%) ISEB
5 14 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.37%) BC Cleared
8 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (25.49%) QA
2 56 (8.50%) SDET
3 22 (3.34%) MiFID
4 20 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 20 (3.03%) EMIR
5 13 (1.97%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) WAI
7 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 124 (18.82%) Docker
2 3 (0.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) LXC
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (4.40%) Puppet
2 27 (4.10%) Ansible
3 11 (1.67%) Grafana
4 10 (1.52%) Kibana
4 10 (1.52%) logstash
5 9 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.21%) rkt
7 7 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.30%) Consul
8 2 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.15%) Nagios
9 1 (0.15%) Salt
9 1 (0.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 32 (4.86%) Splunk
2 25 (3.79%) Atlassian
3 24 (3.64%) Adobe
3 24 (3.64%) Oracle
4 18 (2.73%) HP
5 17 (2.58%) AppDynamics
6 16 (2.43%) Hortonworks
7 13 (1.97%) Google
8 12 (1.82%) MuleSoft
9 10 (1.52%) Perforce
9 10 (1.52%) Zend
10 9 (1.37%) hybris
10 9 (1.37%) IBM
10 9 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.37%) WorldPay
11 6 (0.91%) New Relic
12 5 (0.76%) Sybase
12 5 (0.76%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.61%) Microsoft
13 4 (0.61%) SAP
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