The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 141 152 193
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +41
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 106 117 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.23% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.41% 8.66% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 73 37
Median daily rate £438 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1127 1351 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.76% 14.20% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 810 690
Median daily rate £415 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 31
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
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 the South East

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cucumber
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the South East region.

Cucumber Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +10 39 £466 -1.89%
West Sussex - 19 £405 - 1
Berkshire +14 12 £350 +16.66%
Hampshire -33 10 £420 +12.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 8 £388 -
Surrey +12 6 £405 +15.71% 3
Sussex - 5 £350 -
East Sussex +4 2 £434 -0.74%
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 193 (81.09%) Java
2 188 (78.99%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (57.14%) Spring
4 132 (55.46%) JUnit
5 118 (49.58%) Selenium
6 105 (44.12%) SQL
6 105 (44.12%) Jenkins
7 91 (38.24%) Scrum
8 86 (36.13%) BDD
9 83 (34.87%) Mockito
10 82 (34.45%) JavaScript
11 79 (33.19%) TDD
12 70 (29.41%) Maven
12 70 (29.41%) Tomcat
13 67 (28.15%) JSON
14 64 (26.89%) JIRA
14 64 (26.89%) XML
15 61 (25.63%) Amazon AWS
16 60 (25.21%) RESTful
16 60 (25.21%) REST
17 56 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (22.69%) AngularJS
19 53 (22.27%) GitHub
20 52 (21.85%) QA
20 52 (21.85%) Oracle
20 52 (21.85%) JBoss
21 50 (21.01%) JMS
21 50 (21.01%) MongoDB
22 48 (20.17%) J2EE
22 48 (20.17%) Kanban

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 70 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 52 (21.85%) JBoss
3 37 (15.55%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (15.13%) WebSphere
5 28 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (8.82%) Confluence
7 20 (8.40%) WebLogic
8 14 (5.88%) Apache
8 14 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
9 8 (3.36%) Alfresco
10 7 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (2.52%) IIS
12 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.42%) Documentum
13 1 (0.42%) GemFire
13 1 (0.42%) Mule
13 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 61 (25.63%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (22.27%) GitHub
3 44 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (6.72%) Amazon S3
5 16 (6.72%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.84%) Force.com
6 2 (0.84%) SaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.20%) HTTP
2 5 (2.10%) Internet
3 4 (1.68%) Firewall
3 4 (1.68%) LDAP
4 1 (0.42%) AMQP
4 1 (0.42%) SSL
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.01%) MongoDB
2 36 (15.13%) Couchbase
3 24 (10.08%) Oracle Database
4 16 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.10%) MySQL
7 4 (1.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.42%) HBase
10 1 (0.42%) Redis
10 1 (0.42%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 132 (55.46%) JUnit
2 118 (49.58%) Selenium
3 105 (44.12%) Jenkins
4 83 (34.87%) Mockito
5 70 (29.41%) Maven
6 64 (26.89%) JIRA
7 45 (18.91%) WebDriver
8 38 (15.97%) Spock
9 37 (15.55%) Git (software)
10 30 (12.61%) SoapUI
11 29 (12.18%) Gradle
12 24 (10.08%) Hamcrest
13 23 (9.66%) Subversion
14 17 (7.14%) JMeter
15 16 (6.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (5.88%) Appium
17 13 (5.46%) Checkstyle
17 13 (5.46%) FindBugs
18 11 (4.62%) Artifactory
19 10 (4.20%) Hudson
General
1 34 (14.29%) Publishing
2 21 (8.82%) Finance
3 10 (4.20%) Retail
4 5 (2.10%) Games
5 3 (1.26%) Military
5 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (58.82%) Developer
2 113 (47.48%) Java Developer
3 42 (17.65%) Analyst
3 42 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 35 (14.71%) Tester
5 28 (11.76%) Java Engineer
6 27 (11.34%) Automation Test Analyst
7 26 (10.92%) Automation Tester
7 26 (10.92%) Test Engineer
8 23 (9.66%) AWS Developer
8 23 (9.66%) Software Engineer
9 20 (8.40%) Java Software Engineer
10 19 (7.98%) Agile Developer
10 19 (7.98%) Agile Java Developer
10 19 (7.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 18 (7.56%) Java Software Developer
12 17 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 17 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
13 16 (6.72%) Developer in Test
14 15 (6.30%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (57.14%) Spring
2 67 (28.15%) JSON
3 64 (26.89%) XML
4 60 (25.21%) REST
4 60 (25.21%) RESTful
5 54 (22.69%) AngularJS
6 50 (21.01%) JMS
7 48 (20.17%) J2EE
8 44 (18.49%) SOAP
9 37 (15.55%) jQuery
10 34 (14.29%) Web Services
11 31 (13.03%) Hibernate
11 31 (13.03%) HTML
12 28 (11.76%) Gherkin
13 25 (10.50%) Java EE
13 25 (10.50%) JAX-RS
14 24 (10.08%) JSP
14 24 (10.08%) Struts
15 22 (9.24%) HTML5
16 18 (7.56%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.36%) Computer Science
1 8 (3.36%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (2.52%) IVR
3 6 (2.52%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.68%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.84%) iPad
7 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.76%) Linux
2 18 (7.56%) Unix
3 12 (5.04%) Windows
4 9 (3.78%) Android
5 8 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (78.99%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (38.24%) Scrum
3 86 (36.13%) BDD
4 79 (33.19%) TDD
5 56 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (20.17%) Kanban
7 47 (19.75%) Unit Testing
8 33 (13.87%) Automated Testing
9 29 (12.18%) Domain-Driven Design
10 28 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 23 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (9.66%) CQRS
12 22 (9.24%) Integration Testing
12 22 (9.24%) Pair Programming
12 22 (9.24%) Software Engineering
13 21 (8.82%) Functional Testing
14 19 (7.98%) User Stories
15 18 (7.56%) Multithreading
15 18 (7.56%) Test Scripting
15 18 (7.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 193 (81.09%) Java
2 105 (44.12%) SQL
3 82 (34.45%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.71%) Groovy
5 19 (7.98%) C#
5 19 (7.98%) Ruby
6 9 (3.78%) Python
7 5 (2.10%) C++
7 5 (2.10%) Scala
8 3 (1.26%) PHP
9 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.42%) ES6
10 1 (0.42%) Haskell
10 1 (0.42%) Perl
10 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (7.98%) ISEB
2 15 (6.30%) Degree
3 14 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.46%) ISTQB
5 12 (5.04%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (21.85%) QA
2 10 (4.20%) SDET
3 6 (2.52%) WCAG
4 4 (1.68%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.84%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.68%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.68%) Docker
1 4 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.10%) Puppet
3 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.42%) Grafana
4 1 (0.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 52 (21.85%) Oracle
2 7 (2.94%) Atlassian
2 7 (2.94%) Avaya
3 6 (2.52%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (1.68%) Genesys
4 4 (1.68%) HP
4 4 (1.68%) KANA
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.84%) IBM
6 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe
7 1 (0.42%) Arqiva
7 1 (0.42%) Google
7 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.42%) VMware
7 1 (0.42%) webMethods
7 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
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