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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 25 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 24 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.82% 6.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 23.76% 34.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 0
Median daily rate £466 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - £34.25
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
101 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.69% 17.81% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 46 39
Median daily rate £488 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.53%
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 4 December 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 54 (98.18%) Java
2 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (83.64%) Spring
4 45 (81.82%) JUnit
5 38 (69.09%) Mockito
6 37 (67.27%) Jenkins
7 35 (63.64%) Scrum
7 35 (63.64%) SQL
8 34 (61.82%) Maven
9 33 (60.00%) GitHub
10 32 (58.18%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (56.36%) JSON
12 30 (54.55%) Tomcat
13 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
14 27 (49.09%) RESTful
14 27 (49.09%) AngularJS
15 26 (47.27%) TDD
16 25 (45.45%) Kanban
17 24 (43.64%) MongoDB
17 24 (43.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (43.64%) J2EE
17 24 (43.64%) JMS
18 23 (41.82%) Spock
19 22 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
19 22 (40.00%) Couchbase
20 21 (38.18%) Cloud Computing
21 20 (36.36%) Publishing
22 18 (32.73%) JBoss
22 18 (32.73%) WebSphere
23 16 (29.09%) 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 30 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 22 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (32.73%) JBoss
3 18 (32.73%) WebSphere
4 14 (25.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
6 8 (14.55%) Alfresco
7 7 (12.73%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 33 (60.00%) GitHub
2 32 (58.18%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (43.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (38.18%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (10.91%) Amazon S3
5 6 (10.91%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) MongoDB
2 22 (40.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (81.82%) JUnit
2 38 (69.09%) Mockito
3 37 (67.27%) Jenkins
4 34 (61.82%) Maven
5 23 (41.82%) Spock
6 9 (16.36%) Selenium
7 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
8 7 (12.73%) JIRA
9 4 (7.27%) GitLab
9 4 (7.27%) Subversion
10 3 (5.45%) FitNesse
10 3 (5.45%) JBehave
11 2 (3.64%) Protractor
11 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.82%) Appium
12 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.82%) Robotium
12 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 20 (36.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (80.00%) Developer
2 41 (74.55%) Java Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Java Engineer
4 15 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (27.27%) Software Engineer
5 14 (25.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 14 (25.45%) Java Software Developer
6 11 (20.00%) AWS Developer
7 10 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (16.36%) Agile Developer
8 9 (16.36%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (14.55%) AWS Software Engineer
9 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
10 5 (9.09%) MongoDB Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
11 4 (7.27%) Azure Developer
11 4 (7.27%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (7.27%) Azure Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (83.64%) Spring
2 31 (56.36%) JSON
3 27 (49.09%) AngularJS
3 27 (49.09%) RESTful
4 24 (43.64%) J2EE
4 24 (43.64%) JMS
5 11 (20.00%) Java EE
6 9 (16.36%) HTML
7 8 (14.55%) Web Services
8 7 (12.73%) REST
8 7 (12.73%) XML
9 6 (10.91%) EJB
9 6 (10.91%) HTML5
10 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.27%) JPA
10 4 (7.27%) Spring Boot
11 3 (5.45%) CSS
11 3 (5.45%) jQuery
12 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
13 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (63.64%) Scrum
3 26 (47.27%) TDD
4 25 (45.45%) Kanban
5 16 (29.09%) BDD
6 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 13 (23.64%) Multithreading
8 12 (21.82%) Pair Programming
8 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
9 11 (20.00%) BPEL
9 11 (20.00%) BPMN
9 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (20.00%) DevOps
10 10 (18.18%) Migration
11 7 (12.73%) Content Enrichment
12 6 (10.91%) Web Development
13 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
15 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (98.18%) Java
2 35 (63.64%) SQL
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality