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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 29 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 30 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.29% 1.08% -
As % of the Development Applications category 28.30% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
106 84 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.28% 22.58% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 71 23
Median daily rate £434 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 24 August 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (97.06%) JUnit
2 33 (97.06%) Spring
3 30 (88.24%) JSON
4 29 (85.29%) Tomcat
4 29 (85.29%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
6 25 (73.53%) Mockito
6 25 (73.53%) AngularJS
7 23 (67.65%) RESTful
7 23 (67.65%) SQL
7 23 (67.65%) J2EE
7 23 (67.65%) JMS
8 22 (64.71%) Scrum
8 22 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (64.71%) MongoDB
8 22 (64.71%) Kanban
8 22 (64.71%) Maven
8 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
8 22 (64.71%) Spock
9 21 (61.76%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (61.76%) GitHub
9 21 (61.76%) Couchbase
10 20 (58.82%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (38.24%) Multithreading
12 11 (32.35%) TDD
13 10 (29.41%) Publishing
14 9 (26.47%) HTML
15 8 (23.53%) 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 29 (85.29%) Tomcat
2 21 (61.76%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (20.59%) JBoss
3 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
3 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
3 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 29 (85.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (61.76%) GitHub
4 20 (58.82%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (20.59%) Amazon S3
5 7 (20.59%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) MongoDB
2 21 (61.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 33 (97.06%) JUnit
2 25 (73.53%) Mockito
3 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 22 (64.71%) Maven
3 22 (64.71%) Spock
4 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) GitLab
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Appium
5 1 (2.94%) Protractor
5 1 (2.94%) Robotium
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 10 (29.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
1 30 (88.24%) Java Developer
2 9 (26.47%) AWS Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Java Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) AWS Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) MongoDB Developer
6 4 (11.76%) XML Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Azure Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Azure Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) Spring
2 30 (88.24%) JSON
3 25 (73.53%) AngularJS
4 23 (67.65%) J2EE
4 23 (67.65%) JMS
4 23 (67.65%) RESTful
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) EJB
6 7 (20.59%) HTML5
6 7 (20.59%) REST
6 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.82%) JPA
7 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
8 2 (5.88%) CSS
8 2 (5.88%) jQuery
9 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Kanban
2 22 (64.71%) Scrum
3 13 (38.24%) Multithreading
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
5 8 (23.53%) BDD
6 7 (20.59%) Web Development
7 6 (17.65%) Content Enrichment
7 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.94%) Analytics
9 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Open Source
9 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
3 23 (67.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA