The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 56 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.20% 0.52% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.79% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £375 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
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
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
58 95 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.68% 9.90% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 44
Median daily rate £425 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Milton Keynes region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (37.50%) React
4 3 (37.50%) SDET
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) KANA
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) IVR
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) JMS
2 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 3 (37.50%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) Genesys
2 3 (37.50%) KANA
3 1 (12.50%) IBM