The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 68 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 34 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.69% 1.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.09% 10.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 0
Median daily rate £340 £535 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - £34.25
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 North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
188 146 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.85% 15.21% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 94 68
Median daily rate £350 £444 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% +12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £7.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.03% -
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 the North East

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Tyne and Wear -12 34 £340 -36.44% 3
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 55 (96.49%) Selenium
2 44 (77.19%) QA
3 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (75.44%) TDD
4 39 (68.42%) Jenkins
5 35 (61.40%) Test Automation
6 33 (57.89%) Java
7 32 (56.14%) WebDriver
7 32 (56.14%) Automation Testing
8 27 (47.37%) BDD
9 24 (42.11%) User Stories
10 23 (40.35%) Scala
10 23 (40.35%) JSON
11 22 (38.60%) Test Scripting
12 21 (36.84%) WCAG
13 20 (35.09%) JUnit
13 20 (35.09%) Web Testing
13 20 (35.09%) RSpec
14 19 (33.33%) Ruby
15 17 (29.82%) XML
15 17 (29.82%) Games
15 17 (29.82%) Automated Testing
15 17 (29.82%) Scrum
15 17 (29.82%) Defect Tracking
15 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (28.07%) Web Services
17 15 (26.32%) Open Source
18 14 (24.56%) HP UFT
19 13 (22.81%) SQL
19 13 (22.81%) .NET

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (12.28%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (96.49%) Selenium
2 39 (68.42%) Jenkins
3 32 (56.14%) WebDriver
4 20 (35.09%) JUnit
4 20 (35.09%) RSpec
5 14 (24.56%) HP UFT
6 11 (19.30%) Sahi
6 11 (19.30%) WATIR
7 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 8 (14.04%) JIRA
8 8 (14.04%) JMeter
9 5 (8.77%) Hudson
9 5 (8.77%) Jasmine
9 5 (8.77%) Protractor
10 4 (7.02%) Burp Suite
10 4 (7.02%) LoadRunner
10 4 (7.02%) Subversion
11 1 (1.75%) JBehave
11 1 (1.75%) QADirector
11 1 (1.75%) QARun
General
1 17 (29.82%) Games
2 1 (1.75%) Law
2 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) QA Engineer
2 24 (42.11%) Test Engineer
3 20 (35.09%) QA Test Engineer
4 18 (31.58%) Tester
5 17 (29.82%) Quality Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) Automation Tester
7 8 (14.04%) Senior QA Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) Senior Test Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) Analyst
8 7 (12.28%) Test Analyst
9 6 (10.53%) QA Tester
9 6 (10.53%) Senior Quality Engineer
10 5 (8.77%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (8.77%) Java Engineer
10 5 (8.77%) QA Automation Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (5.26%) Performance Tester
13 2 (3.51%) Ruby Engineer
13 2 (3.51%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) JSON
2 17 (29.82%) XML
3 16 (28.07%) Web Services
4 13 (22.81%) .NET
5 8 (14.04%) RESTful
6 7 (12.28%) Gherkin
7 4 (7.02%) Spring
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.75%) Node.js
8 1 (1.75%) REST
8 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) NHS
1 3 (5.26%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
1 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (75.44%) TDD
2 35 (61.40%) Test Automation
3 32 (56.14%) Automation Testing
4 27 (47.37%) BDD
5 24 (42.11%) User Stories
6 22 (38.60%) Test Scripting
7 20 (35.09%) Web Testing
8 17 (29.82%) Automated Testing
8 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (29.82%) Defect Tracking
8 17 (29.82%) Scrum
9 15 (26.32%) Open Source
10 7 (12.28%) Front End Development
10 7 (12.28%) Kanban
11 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
12 5 (8.77%) Manual Testing
12 5 (8.77%) QA Automation
12 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
13 4 (7.02%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) Java
2 23 (40.35%) Scala
3 19 (33.33%) Ruby
4 13 (22.81%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 5 (8.77%) C#
7 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) Groovy
9 2 (3.51%) C
9 2 (3.51%) Perl
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (77.19%) QA
2 21 (36.84%) WCAG
3 5 (8.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (7.02%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
1 3 (5.26%) HP
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 months initially - long-term contract
Posted: 4 days ago