The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.19% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £314 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 31 29 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 12.25% 10.36% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 15
Median daily rate £314 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Basingstoke

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cucumber in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Basingstoke

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (60.00%) SilkTest
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) SilkTest
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) RSpec
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Phusion Passenger
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) VMware