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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 58 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 0.97% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 7.63% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Median daily rate £355 £355 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Cucumber
Berkshire

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
81 118 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.18% 12.74% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 86 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
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 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 26 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Appium
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) Test Management
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) JIRA
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) SOA
7 2 (22.22%) SDET

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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (33.33%) Appium
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft