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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / South East
Rank 182 187 190
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 58 70 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.81% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.08% 5.84% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 46
Median daily rate £463 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1141 1199 1228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.80% 13.81% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 760 689
Median daily rate £413 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 42
Median hourly rate £45.87 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 28 February 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 February 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 +7 16 £500 +14.28% 1
Hampshire -16 14 £413 +6.45% 1
West Sussex -5 13 £512 +60.47% 1
Berkshire +9 9 £365 -5.80% 4
Surrey +3 2 £405 -1.81% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £373 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 142 (86.06%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (72.12%) Java
3 113 (68.48%) Selenium
4 86 (52.12%) Jenkins
5 78 (47.27%) TDD
6 66 (40.00%) BDD
7 62 (37.58%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (36.97%) Spring
9 57 (34.55%) Scrum
10 56 (33.94%) JIRA
11 55 (33.33%) QA
12 54 (32.73%) JUnit
13 52 (31.52%) JavaScript
14 46 (27.88%) SQL
14 46 (27.88%) JBoss
14 46 (27.88%) Unit Testing
15 44 (26.67%) WebDriver
15 44 (26.67%) Git (software)
16 40 (24.24%) XML
16 40 (24.24%) DevOps
17 37 (22.42%) WebSphere
18 35 (21.21%) Automated Testing
18 35 (21.21%) GitHub
19 34 (20.61%) Maven
20 33 (20.00%) Web Services
21 31 (18.79%) Pair Programming
21 31 (18.79%) WebSphere Application Server
21 31 (18.79%) REST
22 30 (18.18%) Linux
22 30 (18.18%) Mockito

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 46 (27.88%) JBoss
2 37 (22.42%) WebSphere
3 31 (18.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (17.58%) Tomcat
5 18 (10.91%) Confluence
5 18 (10.91%) WebSphere Process Server
6 16 (9.70%) WebLogic
7 11 (6.67%) Alfresco
7 11 (6.67%) Apache
8 9 (5.45%) nginx
9 3 (1.82%) IIS
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.61%) GemFire
11 1 (0.61%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.21%) GitHub
2 23 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.45%) Amazon S3
3 9 (5.45%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (5.45%) Google Analytics
4 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.88%) HTTP
2 12 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.45%) SSL
4 2 (1.21%) LDAP
5 1 (0.61%) AMQP
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.42%) MySQL
5 3 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) HBase
7 1 (0.61%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 113 (68.48%) Selenium
2 86 (52.12%) Jenkins
3 56 (33.94%) JIRA
4 54 (32.73%) JUnit
5 44 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 44 (26.67%) WebDriver
6 34 (20.61%) Maven
7 30 (18.18%) Mockito
8 17 (10.30%) SoapUI
9 15 (9.09%) Subversion
10 13 (7.88%) Ant
11 12 (7.27%) Gatling
12 11 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (6.67%) IntelliJ
13 10 (6.06%) Appium
13 10 (6.06%) JBehave
13 10 (6.06%) JMeter
13 10 (6.06%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (5.45%) gulp
14 9 (5.45%) Sublime Text
General
1 18 (10.91%) Publishing
2 15 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (3.64%) Games
3 6 (3.64%) Retail
4 3 (1.82%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (43.64%) Developer
2 44 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 34 (20.61%) Tester
4 33 (20.00%) Analyst
5 32 (19.39%) Test Analyst
6 25 (15.15%) Automation Tester
6 25 (15.15%) Test Engineer
7 23 (13.94%) Java Engineer
8 19 (11.52%) Automation Test Analyst
9 18 (10.91%) Software Engineer
10 17 (10.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 17 (10.30%) Selenium Tester
11 16 (9.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 16 (9.70%) Java Software Engineer
12 15 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
12 15 (9.09%) QA Tester
13 13 (7.88%) QA Engineer
13 13 (7.88%) Software Developer
14 12 (7.27%) QA Automation Tester
15 11 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (36.97%) Spring
2 40 (24.24%) XML
3 33 (20.00%) Web Services
4 31 (18.79%) REST
5 29 (17.58%) Java EE
6 28 (16.97%) Gherkin
7 26 (15.76%) Hibernate
8 24 (14.55%) HTML
8 24 (14.55%) SOAP
9 23 (13.94%) JSON
10 19 (11.52%) EJB
11 18 (10.91%) AngularJS
11 18 (10.91%) RESTful
12 15 (9.09%) HTML5
12 15 (9.09%) Node.js
13 14 (8.48%) JMS
14 13 (7.88%) jQuery
15 12 (7.27%) Apache Camel
15 12 (7.27%) CSS
16 10 (6.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.21%) IVR
4 2 (1.21%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.18%) Linux
2 17 (10.30%) Unix
2 17 (10.30%) Windows
3 11 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.85%) Android
5 7 (4.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (86.06%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (47.27%) TDD
3 66 (40.00%) BDD
4 62 (37.58%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (34.55%) Scrum
6 46 (27.88%) Unit Testing
7 40 (24.24%) DevOps
8 35 (21.21%) Automated Testing
9 31 (18.79%) Pair Programming
10 29 (17.58%) Test Automation
11 23 (13.94%) BPEL
11 23 (13.94%) BPMN
12 21 (12.73%) Migration
12 21 (12.73%) Open Source
12 21 (12.73%) Test Scripting
13 18 (10.91%) Software Engineering
14 17 (10.30%) Integration Testing
14 17 (10.30%) User Stories
15 14 (8.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (7.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (72.12%) Java
2 52 (31.52%) JavaScript
3 46 (27.88%) SQL
4 28 (16.97%) Ruby
5 22 (13.33%) C#
6 18 (10.91%) Scala
7 17 (10.30%) Python
8 14 (8.48%) Groovy
9 10 (6.06%) Perl
10 9 (5.45%) Haskell
11 5 (3.03%) PHP
12 4 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.82%) C++
14 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.61%) ES6
14 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.09%) ISEB
2 12 (7.27%) Degree
3 10 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.45%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (33.33%) QA
2 8 (4.85%) WCAG
3 7 (4.24%) SDET
4 4 (2.42%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.82%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) Docker
2 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.45%) Grafana
1 9 (5.45%) Kibana
2 8 (4.85%) Puppet
3 5 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.21%) Ansible
5 2 (1.21%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 24 (14.55%) Oracle
2 9 (5.45%) Google
3 4 (2.42%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.42%) webMethods
4 3 (1.82%) Adobe
4 3 (1.82%) Avaya
4 3 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (1.82%) VMware
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.61%) Genesys
6 1 (0.61%) IBM
6 1 (0.61%) KANA
6 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
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Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
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