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 28 June 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.

Cucumber
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.49% - 3.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% - 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  

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 30 18 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 7.39% 5.77% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 73
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £336 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £638 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
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%) SilkTest
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
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
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA

Cucumber
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SilkTest
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) 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%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
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%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) VMware