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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 145 190 211
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +21
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 116 82 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 0.86% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.48% 6.67% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 57 27
Median daily rate £450 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £455 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
1368 1229 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.50% 12.87% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 769 543
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 29
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -12.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.88 £47.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +42 46 £475 +15.50% 5
East Sussex +24 20 £413 -16.45% 5
West Sussex -2 15 £488 +62.50% 2
Hampshire -26 12 £400 +16.36% 2
Surrey -4 10 £450 +12.50% 4
Berkshire -11 10 £358 -0.69% 6
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £270 -15.62%
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 146 (77.66%) Java
2 134 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (67.55%) JUnit
4 113 (60.11%) Spring
5 97 (51.60%) SQL
6 96 (51.06%) Selenium
7 79 (42.02%) Oracle
7 79 (42.02%) Jenkins
8 68 (36.17%) Mockito
9 64 (34.04%) BDD
10 63 (33.51%) Maven
11 59 (31.38%) REST
12 58 (30.85%) JIRA
13 56 (29.79%) Scrum
14 54 (28.72%) Groovy
15 50 (26.60%) SOAP
16 49 (26.06%) XML
16 49 (26.06%) Tomcat
17 47 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
17 47 (25.00%) Gradle
18 46 (24.47%) JSON
18 46 (24.47%) JavaScript
19 45 (23.94%) TDD
20 42 (22.34%) Web Services
21 41 (21.81%) RESTful
21 41 (21.81%) Functional Testing
22 40 (21.28%) Oracle Database
22 40 (21.28%) JMS
23 39 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
24 38 (20.21%) jQuery

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 49 (26.06%) Tomcat
2 35 (18.62%) JBoss
3 26 (13.83%) Confluence
4 24 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (10.64%) Apache
6 14 (7.45%) IIS
7 9 (4.79%) WebLogic
8 8 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (4.26%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.13%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.06%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.53%) CMS
12 1 (0.53%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (12.77%) GitHub
4 23 (12.23%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.72%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.72%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.60%) Force.com
6 3 (1.60%) IaaS
6 3 (1.60%) PaaS
6 3 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.28%) Oracle Database
2 34 (18.09%) MongoDB
3 23 (12.23%) Couchbase
4 19 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.32%) VoltDB
6 7 (3.72%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.60%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.06%) Big Data
8 2 (1.06%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.53%) MySQL
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 127 (67.55%) JUnit
2 96 (51.06%) Selenium
3 79 (42.02%) Jenkins
4 68 (36.17%) Mockito
5 63 (33.51%) Maven
6 58 (30.85%) JIRA
7 47 (25.00%) Gradle
8 35 (18.62%) Hamcrest
9 31 (16.49%) WebDriver
10 30 (15.96%) SoapUI
11 29 (15.43%) JMeter
11 29 (15.43%) Subversion
12 24 (12.77%) Spock
13 18 (9.57%) Checkstyle
13 18 (9.57%) FindBugs
13 18 (9.57%) Hudson
14 15 (7.98%) Ant
14 15 (7.98%) Artifactory
14 15 (7.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (7.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (11.70%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Publishing
3 4 (2.13%) Military
4 1 (0.53%) Back Office
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Local Government
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (63.83%) Developer
2 112 (59.57%) Java Developer
3 27 (14.36%) Analyst
4 26 (13.83%) Tester
5 24 (12.77%) Automation Tester
5 24 (12.77%) Test Analyst
6 22 (11.70%) Developer in Test
7 17 (9.04%) QA Engineer
8 16 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
9 14 (7.45%) Agile Developer
9 14 (7.45%) Agile Java Developer
10 13 (6.91%) Java Engineer
10 13 (6.91%) Test Automation Developer
11 12 (6.38%) AWS Developer
11 12 (6.38%) Test Engineer
12 11 (5.85%) QA Analyst
13 10 (5.32%) QA Test Analyst
14 9 (4.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 9 (4.79%) Selenium Tester
15 8 (4.26%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (60.11%) Spring
2 59 (31.38%) REST
3 50 (26.60%) SOAP
4 49 (26.06%) XML
5 46 (24.47%) JSON
6 42 (22.34%) Web Services
7 41 (21.81%) RESTful
8 40 (21.28%) JMS
9 38 (20.21%) jQuery
10 36 (19.15%) JAX-RS
11 35 (18.62%) Hibernate
11 35 (18.62%) JSP
12 32 (17.02%) AngularJS
12 32 (17.02%) Struts
13 29 (15.43%) J2EE
13 29 (15.43%) Java EE
14 23 (12.23%) MyBatis
15 21 (11.17%) HTML
16 19 (10.11%) ActiveMQ
16 19 (10.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.38%) Computer Science
1 12 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (5.32%) Smart Meter
3 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (0.53%) IVR
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.30%) Linux
2 20 (10.64%) Unix
3 11 (5.85%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Android
4 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (34.04%) BDD
3 56 (29.79%) Scrum
4 47 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 45 (23.94%) TDD
6 41 (21.81%) Functional Testing
7 39 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (17.55%) CQRS
9 31 (16.49%) Test Automation
10 29 (15.43%) Unit Testing
11 27 (14.36%) Kanban
12 23 (12.23%) Regression Testing
13 21 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (11.17%) Test Scripting
14 20 (10.64%) Performance Testing
15 19 (10.11%) Automated Testing
16 18 (9.57%) System Integration Testing
16 18 (9.57%) User Stories
17 17 (9.04%) Integration Testing
17 17 (9.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 146 (77.66%) Java
2 97 (51.60%) SQL
3 54 (28.72%) Groovy
4 46 (24.47%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.04%) Ruby
6 16 (8.51%) C#
7 12 (6.38%) Python
8 8 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.26%) Scala
9 5 (2.66%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.13%) C++
10 4 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.60%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.06%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.53%) VB
13 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (17.55%) ISEB
2 29 (15.43%) ISTQB
3 20 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 17 (9.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (7.45%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.91%) Degree
7 4 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.55%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Docker
1 2 (1.06%) HDFS
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.06%) Oozie
2 2 (1.06%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Packer
3 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (42.02%) Oracle
2 15 (7.98%) HP
3 13 (6.91%) Atlassian
3 13 (6.91%) Rally
4 7 (3.72%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe
6 1 (0.53%) Google
6 1 (0.53%) VMware
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