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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / South East
Rank 167 148 180
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 64 103 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 1.26% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.18% 8.27% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 73 31
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1036 1246 1202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.21% 15.19% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 755 663
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -3 21 £600 +26.31%
West Sussex - 18 £370 - 1
Hampshire -33 11 £449 +19.66% 4
Berkshire +9 4 £350 -2.77% 3
Surrey +17 3 £405 +2.85% 2
Sussex - 3 £373 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 167 (83.92%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (78.39%) Java
3 116 (58.29%) Selenium
4 99 (49.75%) Jenkins
5 96 (48.24%) Spring
6 91 (45.73%) JUnit
7 88 (44.22%) TDD
8 83 (41.71%) BDD
9 76 (38.19%) Scrum
10 67 (33.67%) JavaScript
11 64 (32.16%) SQL
11 64 (32.16%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (31.16%) JIRA
13 56 (28.14%) QA
14 53 (26.63%) XML
15 52 (26.13%) Tomcat
16 50 (25.13%) Unit Testing
16 50 (25.13%) Maven
16 50 (25.13%) WebDriver
17 49 (24.62%) Mockito
17 49 (24.62%) JBoss
18 47 (23.62%) JSON
19 46 (23.12%) Git (software)
20 43 (21.61%) GitHub
21 42 (21.11%) REST
22 41 (20.60%) AngularJS
23 40 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
24 37 (18.59%) Automated Testing
25 36 (18.09%) WebSphere
25 36 (18.09%) RESTful

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 52 (26.13%) Tomcat
2 49 (24.62%) JBoss
3 36 (18.09%) WebSphere
4 29 (14.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (9.55%) Confluence
5 19 (9.55%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (9.05%) WebLogic
7 17 (8.54%) WebSphere Process Server
8 11 (5.53%) Alfresco
8 11 (5.53%) Apache
9 6 (3.02%) IIS
9 6 (3.02%) nginx
9 6 (3.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.50%) GemFire
10 1 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.61%) GitHub
2 40 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (9.05%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (7.04%) Amazon S3
5 14 (7.04%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (3.02%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.01%) SaaS
8 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) HTTP
2 7 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.02%) SSL
4 4 (2.01%) Firewall
4 4 (2.01%) LDAP
5 3 (1.51%) Internet
6 1 (0.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.58%) MongoDB
2 18 (9.05%) Couchbase
3 13 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.02%) MySQL
5 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.50%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.50%) HBase
8 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) Redis
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 116 (58.29%) Selenium
2 99 (49.75%) Jenkins
3 91 (45.73%) JUnit
4 62 (31.16%) JIRA
5 50 (25.13%) Maven
5 50 (25.13%) WebDriver
6 49 (24.62%) Mockito
7 46 (23.12%) Git (software)
8 26 (13.07%) SoapUI
9 21 (10.55%) Gradle
9 21 (10.55%) Subversion
10 19 (9.55%) Spock
11 15 (7.54%) JMeter
12 14 (7.04%) Ant
12 14 (7.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (6.53%) Appium
14 11 (5.53%) JBehave
15 10 (5.03%) FitNesse
16 9 (4.52%) Checkstyle
16 9 (4.52%) RSpec
General
1 29 (14.57%) Publishing
2 19 (9.55%) Finance
3 10 (5.03%) Retail
4 7 (3.52%) Games
5 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Military
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (52.26%) Developer
2 71 (35.68%) Java Developer
3 37 (18.59%) Analyst
4 36 (18.09%) Test Analyst
4 36 (18.09%) Tester
5 31 (15.58%) Java Engineer
6 29 (14.57%) Test Engineer
7 27 (13.57%) Automation Tester
8 26 (13.07%) Software Engineer
9 24 (12.06%) Automation Test Analyst
10 23 (11.56%) Java Software Engineer
11 22 (11.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 21 (10.55%) Java Software Developer
13 17 (8.54%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 17 (8.54%) Selenium Tester
14 16 (8.04%) AWS Developer
15 15 (7.54%) AWS Engineer
15 15 (7.54%) Developer in Test
15 15 (7.54%) QA Tester
15 15 (7.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (48.24%) Spring
2 53 (26.63%) XML
3 47 (23.62%) JSON
4 42 (21.11%) REST
5 41 (20.60%) AngularJS
6 36 (18.09%) RESTful
7 31 (15.58%) HTML
7 31 (15.58%) JMS
8 30 (15.08%) Hibernate
9 29 (14.57%) Gherkin
9 29 (14.57%) Web Services
10 28 (14.07%) J2EE
11 25 (12.56%) Java EE
11 25 (12.56%) jQuery
12 24 (12.06%) SOAP
13 21 (10.55%) HTML5
14 16 (8.04%) EJB
15 15 (7.54%) CSS
15 15 (7.54%) Node.js
16 10 (5.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.02%) Computer Science
1 8 (4.02%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (2.51%) IVR
4 4 (2.01%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.01%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.01%) iPad
7 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.08%) Linux
2 16 (8.04%) Unix
3 14 (7.04%) Windows
4 9 (4.52%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.02%) Android
6 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (83.92%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (44.22%) TDD
3 83 (41.71%) BDD
4 76 (38.19%) Scrum
5 64 (32.16%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (25.13%) Unit Testing
7 37 (18.59%) Automated Testing
8 30 (15.08%) Test Automation
9 28 (14.07%) Kanban
10 25 (12.56%) DevOps
10 25 (12.56%) Software Engineering
11 23 (11.56%) Integration Testing
11 23 (11.56%) Pair Programming
12 22 (11.06%) User Stories
13 20 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (9.55%) Test Scripting
15 18 (9.05%) BPEL
15 18 (9.05%) BPMN
15 18 (9.05%) Open Source
16 17 (8.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 156 (78.39%) Java
2 67 (33.67%) JavaScript
3 64 (32.16%) SQL
4 25 (12.56%) Ruby
5 22 (11.06%) C#
6 20 (10.05%) Groovy
7 14 (7.04%) Scala
8 12 (6.03%) Python
9 6 (3.02%) Haskell
9 6 (3.02%) Perl
10 5 (2.51%) PHP
11 4 (2.01%) C++
12 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.50%) ES6
13 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (7.54%) Degree
1 15 (7.54%) ISEB
2 11 (5.53%) ISTQB
2 11 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (28.14%) QA
2 11 (5.53%) SDET
3 9 (4.52%) WCAG
4 4 (2.01%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.51%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) Docker
2 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.02%) Grafana
2 6 (3.02%) Kibana
2 6 (3.02%) Puppet
3 4 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.01%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (14.07%) Oracle
2 7 (3.52%) Atlassian
2 7 (3.52%) Avaya
3 6 (3.02%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (3.02%) Google
4 4 (2.01%) Genesys
4 4 (2.01%) KANA
5 2 (1.01%) IBM
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.01%) webMethods
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe
6 1 (0.50%) Arqiva
6 1 (0.50%) HP
6 1 (0.50%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
Berkshire
Contingency Team
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Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
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