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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 56 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 0.59% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.51% 5.88% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £340 £358 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -31.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
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
94 102 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.47% 10.04% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 78 50
Median daily rate £375 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Selenium
3 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) SOAP
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
6 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) Java
7 5 (35.71%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) Test Management
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) RESTful
8 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
8 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
9 3 (21.43%) SDLC
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (21.43%) Appium
9 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
9 3 (21.43%) Hudson
9 3 (21.43%) REST
9 3 (21.43%) Open Source
9 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
9 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared

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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Mule
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
6 3 (21.43%) Appium
6 3 (21.43%) Hudson
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) JUnit
6 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) Capybara
7 2 (14.29%) JBehave
7 2 (14.29%) Maven
7 2 (14.29%) TestLink
8 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
8 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
8 1 (7.14%) JMeter
8 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Software Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
6 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) SOAP
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) iBATIS
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) Java SE
6 1 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) Spring Integration
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) Test Management
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
1 2 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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