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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 183 187 238
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +51
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 87 63 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.68% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.68% 5.65% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 42 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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
1302 1115 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.28% 12.12% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 688 596
Median daily rate £425 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 30
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Hampshire -23 21 £375 -2.59% 2
East Sussex +19 18 £425 -
West Sussex - 14 £435 -
Surrey -3 13 £450 +12.50% 5
Oxfordshire +16 10 £475 +11.76% 2
Berkshire -2 10 £360 +1.40% 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 105 (68.18%) Java
1 105 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (63.64%) Selenium
3 79 (51.30%) JUnit
4 67 (43.51%) BDD
5 66 (42.86%) Spring
6 60 (38.96%) Oracle
7 57 (37.01%) JIRA
8 49 (31.82%) XML
8 49 (31.82%) Jenkins
9 48 (31.17%) SQL
10 45 (29.22%) Web Services
11 41 (26.62%) JBoss
12 40 (25.97%) REST
12 40 (25.97%) Functional Testing
13 39 (25.32%) Gradle
14 38 (24.68%) TDD
15 36 (23.38%) Hibernate
16 35 (22.73%) Maven
17 34 (22.08%) Scrum
17 34 (22.08%) WebDriver
18 33 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (21.43%) SOAP
18 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
19 32 (20.78%) Test Automation
20 30 (19.48%) Subversion
20 30 (19.48%) Unit Testing
21 29 (18.83%) QA
21 29 (18.83%) ISEB
22 28 (18.18%) Groovy

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 41 (26.62%) JBoss
2 25 (16.23%) Apache
3 23 (14.94%) Tomcat
4 21 (13.64%) Confluence
5 14 (9.09%) Node.js
6 10 (6.49%) IIS
6 10 (6.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (3.90%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.25%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.19%) GitHub
3 5 (3.25%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.25%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.95%) IaaS
4 3 (1.95%) PaaS
4 3 (1.95%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) Force.com
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (12.34%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.14%) VoltDB
4 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.19%) MySQL
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.95%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.95%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.30%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.30%) Big Data
7 2 (1.30%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.65%) GIS
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 98 (63.64%) Selenium
2 79 (51.30%) JUnit
3 57 (37.01%) JIRA
4 49 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 39 (25.32%) Gradle
6 35 (22.73%) Maven
7 34 (22.08%) WebDriver
8 30 (19.48%) Subversion
9 25 (16.23%) SoapUI
10 24 (15.58%) JMeter
11 23 (14.94%) Mockito
12 19 (12.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (11.69%) Checkstyle
13 18 (11.69%) FindBugs
14 17 (11.04%) Git (software)
15 16 (10.39%) Artifactory
16 15 (9.74%) Hamcrest
17 13 (8.44%) Hudson
18 11 (7.14%) JBehave
18 11 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (12.34%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Publishing
3 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.30%) Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Military
4 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Local Government
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (51.30%) Developer
2 66 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 31 (20.13%) Analyst
4 28 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 26 (16.88%) Tester
6 23 (14.94%) Developer in Test
7 21 (13.64%) Automation Tester
8 20 (12.99%) Automation Test Analyst
8 20 (12.99%) Test Engineer
9 15 (9.74%) Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (8.44%) QA Engineer
10 13 (8.44%) Test Automation Developer
11 10 (6.49%) Java Engineer
12 9 (5.84%) Agile Developer
12 9 (5.84%) Agile Java Developer
12 9 (5.84%) QA Analyst
13 8 (5.19%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (5.19%) Java Analyst Developer
13 8 (5.19%) QA Test Analyst
14 7 (4.55%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (42.86%) Spring
2 49 (31.82%) XML
3 45 (29.22%) Web Services
4 40 (25.97%) REST
5 36 (23.38%) Hibernate
6 33 (21.43%) SOAP
7 25 (16.23%) jQuery
8 24 (15.58%) Java EE
8 24 (15.58%) JSON
9 23 (14.94%) HTML
10 22 (14.29%) Gherkin
11 21 (13.64%) CSS
11 21 (13.64%) NHibernate
12 20 (12.99%) ActiveMQ
12 20 (12.99%) Apache Camel
13 15 (9.74%) Entity Framework
13 15 (9.74%) JAX-RS
13 15 (9.74%) JSP
14 13 (8.44%) JMS
14 13 (8.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Smart Meter
2 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.30%) iPad
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.23%) Linux
2 18 (11.69%) Unix
3 8 (5.19%) Windows
4 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (43.51%) BDD
3 40 (25.97%) Functional Testing
4 38 (24.68%) TDD
5 34 (22.08%) Scrum
6 33 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (20.78%) Test Automation
8 30 (19.48%) Unit Testing
9 24 (15.58%) Domain-Driven Design
10 22 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 21 (13.64%) Test Scripting
12 19 (12.34%) Regression Testing
13 18 (11.69%) Waterfall
14 17 (11.04%) Automated Testing
14 17 (11.04%) Performance Testing
14 17 (11.04%) User Stories
15 14 (9.09%) CQRS
16 13 (8.44%) Integration Testing
16 13 (8.44%) Load Testing
16 13 (8.44%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (68.18%) Java
2 48 (31.17%) SQL
3 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 28 (18.18%) Groovy
5 26 (16.88%) Ruby
6 14 (9.09%) C#
7 10 (6.49%) Python
8 8 (5.19%) Scala
9 7 (4.55%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.95%) PHP
10 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.30%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.65%) VB
12 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) ISEB
2 26 (16.88%) ISTQB
3 18 (11.69%) Security Cleared
4 17 (11.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.84%) Degree
7 2 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.83%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (5.19%) Docker
2 2 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.95%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.30%) Oozie
4 1 (0.65%) Packer
4 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (38.96%) Oracle
2 14 (9.09%) HP
3 9 (5.84%) Atlassian
3 9 (5.84%) Rally
4 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.60%) ATG
5 4 (2.60%) hybris
6 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) Google
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