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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / North East
Rank 58 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.42% 2.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.48% 14.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 0
Median daily rate £340 £480 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
149 137 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.90% 15.27% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 89 38
Median daily rate £340 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 January 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
Tyne and Wear -11 32 £340 -29.16% 4
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 North East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 63 (87.50%) Selenium
2 58 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (79.17%) TDD
4 49 (68.06%) QA
5 47 (65.28%) Jenkins
6 45 (62.50%) Java
7 43 (59.72%) Test Automation
8 40 (55.56%) Scala
8 40 (55.56%) WebDriver
9 39 (54.17%) Automation Testing
10 33 (45.83%) Automated Testing
11 32 (44.44%) Ruby
12 31 (43.06%) Test Scripting
13 29 (40.28%) Web Testing
13 29 (40.28%) User Stories
13 29 (40.28%) RSpec
13 29 (40.28%) JUnit
14 28 (38.89%) BDD
15 26 (36.11%) JSON
15 26 (36.11%) Defect Tracking
16 25 (34.72%) WCAG
17 21 (29.17%) Games
18 20 (27.78%) .NET
19 18 (25.00%) C#
20 17 (23.61%) XML
20 17 (23.61%) Scrum
20 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
21 16 (22.22%) Open Source
21 16 (22.22%) Web Services

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 8 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (87.50%) Selenium
2 47 (65.28%) Jenkins
3 40 (55.56%) WebDriver
4 29 (40.28%) JUnit
4 29 (40.28%) RSpec
5 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 14 (19.44%) HP UFT
7 11 (15.28%) Sahi
7 11 (15.28%) WATIR
8 9 (12.50%) JIRA
9 8 (11.11%) JMeter
10 5 (6.94%) Hudson
10 5 (6.94%) Jasmine
10 5 (6.94%) Protractor
11 4 (5.56%) Burp Suite
11 4 (5.56%) LoadRunner
11 4 (5.56%) Subversion
12 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.39%) QADirector
12 1 (1.39%) QARun
General
1 21 (29.17%) Games
2 1 (1.39%) Law
2 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) QA Engineer
2 29 (40.28%) Test Engineer
3 24 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 22 (30.56%) Tester
5 20 (27.78%) Quality Engineer
6 13 (18.06%) Automation Tester
7 8 (11.11%) Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) QA Tester
8 7 (9.72%) Test Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 6 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Senior Quality Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Java Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) JSON
2 20 (27.78%) .NET
3 17 (23.61%) XML
4 16 (22.22%) Web Services
5 11 (15.28%) Spring
6 10 (13.89%) Gherkin
7 9 (12.50%) RESTful
8 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.72%) Play Framework
8 7 (9.72%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (9.72%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.39%) Node.js
9 1 (1.39%) REST
9 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.17%) NHS
2 3 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (79.17%) TDD
3 43 (59.72%) Test Automation
4 39 (54.17%) Automation Testing
5 33 (45.83%) Automated Testing
6 31 (43.06%) Test Scripting
7 29 (40.28%) User Stories
7 29 (40.28%) Web Testing
8 28 (38.89%) BDD
9 26 (36.11%) Defect Tracking
10 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (23.61%) Scrum
11 16 (22.22%) Open Source
12 9 (12.50%) DevOps
13 8 (11.11%) Kanban
13 8 (11.11%) Microservices
14 7 (9.72%) MVC
14 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
15 6 (8.33%) Performance Testing
15 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) Java
2 40 (55.56%) Scala
3 32 (44.44%) Ruby
4 18 (25.00%) C#
5 13 (18.06%) SQL
6 12 (16.67%) Python
7 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.56%) Groovy
9 2 (2.78%) C
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
9 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (68.06%) QA
2 25 (34.72%) WCAG
3 5 (6.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (5.56%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.17%) HP
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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