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 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 168 167 150
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 328 327 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.39% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.19% 9.43% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 236 305
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
4006 3469 3477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.10% 14.73% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2955 2494 2513
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.87% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £37.50 £86.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 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 30 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 48 £475 - 20
Croydon -12 7 £506 +44.64%
Bromley -1 3 £500 +25.00%
Twickenham - 2 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £380 +13.43%
Westminster - 1 £475 -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 491 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (60.81%) BDD
3 387 (60.19%) Java
4 347 (53.97%) TDD
5 278 (43.23%) Selenium
6 250 (38.88%) Scrum
7 192 (29.86%) JavaScript
8 176 (27.37%) Jenkins
9 169 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
9 169 (26.28%) Git (software)
10 168 (26.13%) QA
11 164 (25.51%) WebDriver
12 163 (25.35%) HTML
13 151 (23.48%) JIRA
14 145 (22.55%) Test Automation
15 136 (21.15%) Spring
16 133 (20.68%) Maven
17 132 (20.53%) Ruby
18 129 (20.06%) JUnit
19 127 (19.75%) SQL
20 126 (19.60%) REST
21 116 (18.04%) Web Services
22 110 (17.11%) CSS
22 110 (17.11%) Pair Programming
23 102 (15.86%) OO
24 100 (15.55%) Linux
25 97 (15.09%) XML
26 96 (14.93%) Node.js
27 93 (14.46%) Finance
27 93 (14.46%) NoSQL

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 35 (5.44%) Confluence
2 29 (4.51%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.42%) Apache
4 20 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (2.80%) JBoss
6 17 (2.64%) Mule
7 14 (2.18%) Apache Spark
8 13 (2.02%) Jetty
8 13 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.87%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.93%) Drupal
12 5 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.47%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.31%) CMS
14 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.62%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (0.47%) Mingle
3 3 (0.47%) MS Office
4 2 (0.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.47%) Magento
2 3 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) Maximo
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.82%) GitHub
3 16 (2.49%) Amazon S3
4 15 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.71%) Google App Engine
6 11 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.62%) Lucidchart
10 3 (0.47%) SaaS
11 2 (0.31%) Heroku
12 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.16%) IaaS
12 1 (0.16%) PaaS
12 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.80%) HTTP
2 15 (2.33%) Internet
3 7 (1.09%) SNMP
4 5 (0.78%) DVB
5 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) SNA
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (14.46%) NoSQL
2 82 (12.75%) MongoDB
3 59 (9.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 39 (6.07%) MySQL
5 28 (4.35%) Big Data
5 28 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 23 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.58%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (2.95%) SQL Server
9 17 (2.64%) Redis
10 16 (2.49%) SimpleDB
11 14 (2.18%) Neo4j
12 11 (1.71%) HBase
13 8 (1.24%) CouchDB
13 8 (1.24%) Hazelcast
14 7 (1.09%) DB2
14 7 (1.09%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 278 (43.23%) Selenium
2 176 (27.37%) Jenkins
3 169 (26.28%) Git (software)
4 164 (25.51%) WebDriver
5 151 (23.48%) JIRA
6 133 (20.68%) Maven
7 129 (20.06%) JUnit
8 87 (13.53%) Mockito
9 84 (13.06%) Subversion
10 51 (7.93%) JBehave
11 50 (7.78%) Jasmine
12 49 (7.62%) JMeter
13 46 (7.15%) Gradle
13 46 (7.15%) gulp
14 44 (6.84%) Appium
15 41 (6.38%) Mocha
16 37 (5.75%) SpecFlow
17 34 (5.29%) Capybara
17 34 (5.29%) Hudson
18 32 (4.98%) LoadRunner
General
1 93 (14.46%) Finance
2 72 (11.20%) Banking
3 24 (3.73%) Retail
4 20 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.87%) Games
6 11 (1.71%) Publishing
7 8 (1.24%) Advertising
7 8 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.93%) Marketing
9 4 (0.62%) Electronics
9 4 (0.62%) Front Office
9 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
10 3 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 317 (49.30%) Developer
2 151 (23.48%) Java Developer
3 122 (18.97%) Tester
4 85 (13.22%) Automation Tester
5 81 (12.60%) Senior Developer
6 74 (11.51%) Analyst
7 59 (9.18%) Test Engineer
8 56 (8.71%) Test Analyst
9 46 (7.15%) Senior Java Developer
10 41 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 37 (5.75%) Developer in Test
12 36 (5.60%) QA Engineer
12 36 (5.60%) Test Automation Engineer
13 34 (5.29%) Automation Test Analyst
14 33 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
15 30 (4.67%) Agile Developer
15 30 (4.67%) Scala Developer
16 29 (4.51%) QA Tester
17 25 (3.89%) Ruby Developer
17 25 (3.89%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (25.35%) HTML
2 136 (21.15%) Spring
3 126 (19.60%) REST
4 116 (18.04%) Web Services
5 110 (17.11%) CSS
6 97 (15.09%) XML
7 96 (14.93%) Node.js
8 92 (14.31%) Gherkin
9 81 (12.60%) AngularJS
9 81 (12.60%) RESTful
10 74 (11.51%) HTML5
11 72 (11.20%) JSON
12 65 (10.11%) Sass
13 57 (8.86%) Akka
14 48 (7.47%) JAX-RS
15 45 (7.00%) React
16 44 (6.84%) J2EE
16 44 (6.84%) Play Framework
17 37 (5.75%) CSS3
18 35 (5.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.67%) Mobile App
2 29 (4.51%) User Experience
3 26 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.18%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.24%) Wiki
8 6 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (0.93%) Video on Demand
8 6 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.78%) Derivative
9 5 (0.78%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.78%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.78%) iPad
9 5 (0.78%) MPEG
9 5 (0.78%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (15.55%) Linux
2 89 (13.84%) Unix
3 38 (5.91%) Android
3 38 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.49%) Windows
5 13 (2.02%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.56%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.40%) CentOS
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (60.81%) BDD
3 347 (53.97%) TDD
4 250 (38.88%) Scrum
5 169 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
6 145 (22.55%) Test Automation
7 110 (17.11%) Pair Programming
8 102 (15.86%) OO
9 81 (12.60%) Open Source
10 78 (12.13%) Automated Testing
11 76 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 74 (11.51%) Automation Testing
13 71 (11.04%) Kanban
14 70 (10.89%) Microservices
15 63 (9.80%) Front End Development
16 60 (9.33%) Exploratory Testing
17 58 (9.02%) E-Commerce
18 56 (8.71%) Performance Testing
19 48 (7.47%) Functional Testing
20 47 (7.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 387 (60.19%) Java
2 192 (29.86%) JavaScript
3 132 (20.53%) Ruby
4 127 (19.75%) SQL
5 77 (11.98%) Scala
6 54 (8.40%) Python
7 41 (6.38%) C#
8 33 (5.13%) ES6
8 33 (5.13%) Groovy
9 31 (4.82%) PHP
10 19 (2.95%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.18%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.18%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.02%) C++
13 11 (1.71%) C
14 9 (1.40%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.93%) Perl
16 5 (0.78%) ANSI C
16 5 (0.78%) Clojure
16 5 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (3.73%) Degree
2 20 (3.11%) ISEB
3 19 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.18%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.16%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.16%) IIBA
9 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (26.13%) QA
2 35 (5.44%) SDET
3 9 (1.40%) WAI
4 5 (0.78%) WCAG
5 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.31%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.31%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 82 (12.75%) Docker
2 6 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.62%) Varnish
4 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.31%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 12 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.24%) Puppet
3 7 (1.09%) Ansible
4 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.62%) Terraform
4 4 (0.62%) yum
5 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.31%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.31%) Chronos
6 2 (0.31%) Graphite
6 2 (0.31%) Marathon
6 2 (0.31%) Mesos
6 2 (0.31%) Packer
Vendors
1 36 (5.60%) Oracle
2 22 (3.42%) VMware
3 21 (3.27%) SOASTA, Inc
4 15 (2.33%) HP
4 15 (2.33%) IBM
4 15 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.71%) Google
6 9 (1.40%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.09%) Apigee
7 7 (1.09%) Canoo
8 6 (0.93%) Adobe
8 6 (0.93%) Zend
9 5 (0.78%) AppDynamics
9 5 (0.78%) hybris
9 5 (0.78%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.78%) OpenTV
9 5 (0.78%) Splunk
10 4 (0.62%) Caplin
10 4 (0.62%) Pegasus
10 4 (0.62%) Rally
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