The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 68 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 1.38% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 12.38% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £360 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 105 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.27% 11.11% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (60.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) JUnit
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) SOAP
7 3 (30.00%) Subversion
7 3 (30.00%) Spring
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (30.00%) Open Source
7 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) REST
7 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (30.00%) Hudson
7 3 (30.00%) SDLC
8 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (20.00%) Capybara

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Mule
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (40.00%) JUnit
4 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (30.00%) Hudson
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (20.00%) Capybara
6 2 (20.00%) JBehave
6 2 (20.00%) JMeter
6 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) TestLink
7 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
7 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) EclipseLink
3 1 (10.00%) EJB
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle