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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 31 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.06% 3.65% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 17.24% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
Median daily rate £600 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
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 Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
65 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.88% 21.17% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 33
Median daily rate £510 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 33 (97.06%) Java
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (76.47%) TDD
4 24 (70.59%) Spring
5 23 (67.65%) JUnit
6 22 (64.71%) JBoss
6 22 (64.71%) WebSphere
6 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
7 20 (58.82%) Mockito
7 20 (58.82%) Scrum
8 19 (55.88%) SQL
8 19 (55.88%) Maven
8 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
8 19 (55.88%) GitHub
9 18 (52.94%) DevOps
9 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (52.94%) Pair Programming
9 18 (52.94%) Java EE
9 18 (52.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (47.06%) BPMN
10 16 (47.06%) Publishing
10 16 (47.06%) BPEL
11 14 (41.18%) Selenium
11 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
12 13 (38.24%) Migration
12 13 (38.24%) WebSphere Process Server
13 12 (35.29%) BDD
14 11 (32.35%) Alfresco
14 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (26.47%) Web Services

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 22 (64.71%) JBoss
1 22 (64.71%) WebSphere
2 18 (52.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (38.24%) WebSphere Process Server
4 11 (32.35%) Alfresco
5 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
6 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) GitHub
2 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) JUnit
2 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 20 (58.82%) Mockito
4 19 (55.88%) Maven
5 14 (41.18%) Selenium
6 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
7 4 (11.76%) JIRA
7 4 (11.76%) Subversion
8 3 (8.82%) FitNesse
8 3 (8.82%) JBehave
9 1 (2.94%) GitLab
9 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.94%) Protractor
9 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.94%) Spock
9 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (47.06%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 20 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 17 (50.00%) Java Engineer
4 14 (41.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 14 (41.18%) Java Software Developer
4 14 (41.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 14 (41.18%) Software Engineer
5 11 (32.35%) Software Developer
6 7 (20.59%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (14.71%) AWS Developer
8 4 (11.76%) AWS Software Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
9 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Spring
2 18 (52.94%) Java EE
3 9 (26.47%) Web Services
4 8 (23.53%) RESTful
5 7 (20.59%) EJB
6 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
6 5 (14.71%) JMS
6 5 (14.71%) JSON
7 4 (11.76%) Apache Camel
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
7 4 (11.76%) REST
7 4 (11.76%) SOAP
7 4 (11.76%) XML
8 3 (8.82%) HTML5
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
10 1 (2.94%) JPA
10 1 (2.94%) jQuery
10 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) TDD
3 20 (58.82%) Scrum
4 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
5 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (52.94%) DevOps
5 18 (52.94%) Pair Programming
6 16 (47.06%) BPEL
6 16 (47.06%) BPMN
7 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
8 13 (38.24%) Migration
9 12 (35.29%) BDD
10 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Content Enrichment
10 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.82%) Kanban
11 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Web Development
12 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality