The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 124 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 19 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.11% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.65% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
462 224 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.08% 9.11% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 130 114
Median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.80 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Birmingham - 7 £150 - 2
Shropshire - 4 £500 -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Coventry -17 1 - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 26 (81.25%) Selenium
2 21 (65.63%) BDD
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) Java
5 15 (46.88%) Functional Testing
6 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
7 12 (37.50%) QA
7 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 10 (31.25%) TDD
8 10 (31.25%) HTML
8 10 (31.25%) CSS
8 10 (31.25%) Scrum
9 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
9 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
9 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (28.13%) QA Automation
10 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
10 8 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (25.00%) MS Office
10 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
11 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (21.88%) Kanban
11 7 (21.88%) Gherkin
12 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
12 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
12 6 (18.75%) RESTful
12 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 6 (18.75%) Spring

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (15.63%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Documentum
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
1 8 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 26 (81.25%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 5 (15.63%) JUnit
5 4 (12.50%) Maven
6 3 (9.38%) Ant
6 3 (9.38%) Gatling
6 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.38%) SonarQube
6 3 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (9.38%) Travis CI
7 2 (6.25%) Gradle
7 2 (6.25%) Grunt
7 2 (6.25%) Mockito
7 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.13%) Mocha
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Automation Tester
3 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 9 (28.13%) QA Tester
4 8 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 7 (21.88%) Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Applications Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Applications Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Web Automation Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Web Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
8 2 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) CSS
1 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) Gherkin
3 6 (18.75%) J2EE
3 6 (18.75%) RESTful
3 6 (18.75%) Spring
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) Node.js
7 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) JAX-RS
7 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) RAML
7 2 (6.25%) React
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) Chai
8 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) IVR
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) BDD
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Functional Testing
4 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
5 10 (31.25%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (28.13%) QA Automation
7 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.88%) Kanban
9 5 (15.63%) Open Source
10 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Open Source Development
11 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Groovy
5 1 (3.13%) Haskell
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.75%) ISEB
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Grafana
2 1 (3.13%) Kibana
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Avaya
2 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.13%) Genesys
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) KANA
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Splunk
2 1 (3.13%) webMethods