The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 32 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.63% 0.85% -
As % of the Development Applications category 26.02% 4.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 0
Median daily rate £438 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
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 - - £32.50
Cucumber
Oxfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
123 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.15% 19.09% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 56 33
Median daily rate £438 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +97.91%
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 Oxford

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (97.44%) Spring
3 37 (94.87%) JUnit
4 34 (87.18%) JSON
5 33 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (84.62%) Tomcat
6 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
7 27 (69.23%) Mockito
7 27 (69.23%) AngularJS
8 26 (66.67%) RESTful
9 24 (61.54%) SQL
9 24 (61.54%) J2EE
9 24 (61.54%) JMS
10 23 (58.97%) Scrum
10 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (58.97%) MongoDB
10 23 (58.97%) Kanban
10 23 (58.97%) Maven
10 23 (58.97%) Jenkins
10 23 (58.97%) Spock
11 22 (56.41%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (56.41%) GitHub
11 22 (56.41%) Couchbase
12 21 (53.85%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (35.90%) TDD
14 13 (33.33%) Multithreading
15 12 (30.77%) Publishing
15 12 (30.77%) HTML
16 11 (28.21%) BDD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 33 (84.62%) Tomcat
2 22 (56.41%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (25.64%) JBoss
3 10 (25.64%) WebLogic
3 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
4 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 33 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (56.41%) GitHub
4 21 (53.85%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (23.08%) Amazon S3
5 9 (23.08%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) MongoDB
2 22 (56.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 37 (94.87%) JUnit
2 27 (69.23%) Mockito
3 23 (58.97%) Jenkins
3 23 (58.97%) Maven
3 23 (58.97%) Spock
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) GitLab
4 4 (10.26%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Appium
5 1 (2.56%) Protractor
5 1 (2.56%) Robotium
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 12 (30.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
1 34 (87.18%) Java Developer
2 12 (30.77%) AWS Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Java Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Java Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) AWS Software Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (12.82%) MongoDB Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Azure Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Azure Software Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (10.26%) XML Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) Spring
2 34 (87.18%) JSON
3 27 (69.23%) AngularJS
4 26 (66.67%) RESTful
5 24 (61.54%) J2EE
5 24 (61.54%) JMS
6 12 (30.77%) HTML
7 10 (25.64%) REST
7 10 (25.64%) Web Services
7 10 (25.64%) XML
8 9 (23.08%) EJB
8 9 (23.08%) HTML5
9 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
9 4 (10.26%) JPA
9 4 (10.26%) Spring Boot
10 3 (7.69%) CSS
10 3 (7.69%) jQuery
11 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) Kanban
2 23 (58.97%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
4 13 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 11 (28.21%) BDD
6 9 (23.08%) Content Enrichment
6 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.08%) Web Development
7 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.56%) Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Open Source
8 1 (2.56%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 24 (61.54%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA