Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 22 November 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 27 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.92% 3.82% -
As % of the Development Applications category 29.35% 25.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 -
East of England median daily rate £400 £419 £350
% change year-on-year -4.48% +19.64% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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

All Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 92 94 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.35% 14.94% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 22
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £323 £263 £319
90th Percentile £500 £494 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.22 £50.78 £48.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.67% +19.50%
10th Percentile £49.02 £50.78 £40.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.78 £53.51
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +5.89%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Bedfordshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Bedfordshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Bedfordshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 11 £450 -8.63% 3
Bedford -1 4 £400 -11.11%
Cucumber
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (92.59%) Test Automation
2 20 (74.07%) QA
2 20 (74.07%) Selenium
2 20 (74.07%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) JIRA
4 16 (59.26%) Ruby
4 16 (59.26%) Mobile App
4 16 (59.26%) Jenkins
5 15 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 15 (55.56%) Apple iOS
5 15 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (55.56%) Android
6 14 (51.85%) TDD
6 14 (51.85%) Retail
6 14 (51.85%) Confluence
7 12 (44.44%) SDET
8 11 (40.74%) SoapUI
8 11 (40.74%) SpecFlow
8 11 (40.74%) Python
8 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
9 10 (37.04%) C#
9 10 (37.04%) SQL
10 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 9 (33.33%) Perl
10 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 9 (33.33%) JBehave
10 9 (33.33%) Docker
10 9 (33.33%) Appium

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 14 (51.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (29.63%) Sauce Labs
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Selenium
2 19 (70.37%) JIRA
3 16 (59.26%) Jenkins
4 15 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 11 (40.74%) SoapUI
5 11 (40.74%) SpecFlow
6 9 (33.33%) Appium
6 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 9 (33.33%) JBehave
7 8 (29.63%) Bitbucket
8 7 (25.93%) Ant
8 7 (25.93%) Calabash
8 7 (25.93%) JUnit
8 7 (25.93%) Maven
8 7 (25.93%) Protractor
8 7 (25.93%) TeamCity
8 7 (25.93%) TestNG
9 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
10 2 (7.41%) Capybara
General
1 14 (51.85%) Retail
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 8 (29.63%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Automation Tester
1 11 (40.74%) Tester
2 10 (37.04%) Test Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) QA Automation Tester
3 8 (29.63%) QA Tester
4 7 (25.93%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Developer in Test
6 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Development Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby Automation Tester
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Ruby Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) REST
1 8 (29.63%) SOAP
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) Middleware
3 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
4 3 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) Sass
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) RIA
3 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Android
1 15 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 8 (29.63%) Mac OS X
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (92.59%) Test Automation
2 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 12 (44.44%) SDET
5 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
6 8 (29.63%) BDD
6 8 (29.63%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
6 8 (29.63%) QA Automation
7 6 (22.22%) ATDD
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) Defect Management
7 6 (22.22%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (14.81%) API Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
11 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Ruby
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) C#
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (33.33%) Perl
6 8 (29.63%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (74.07%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.70%) Google