Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 20 March 2019 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
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 52 52
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 14 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.49% 1.39% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.56% 7.23% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Belfast median daily rate £412 £350 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.71% +34.10% -
10th Percentile £406 £350 £255
90th Percentile £418 £350 £270
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £350 £261
% change year-on-year +17.71% +34.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim 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 Belfast with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 57 83 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 18.27% 19.17% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 28
Belfast median daily rate £412 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -4.76% +29.23%
10th Percentile £308 £264 £255
90th Percentile £439 £550 £466
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.00% -4.76% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate - - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £14.34

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Belfast

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
1 14 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (92.86%) Bower
2 13 (92.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 13 (92.86%) Grunt
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) RESTful
2 13 (92.86%) Waterfall
2 13 (92.86%) Backbone.js
2 13 (92.86%) Spring Batch
2 13 (92.86%) Spring Integration
2 13 (92.86%) Gherkin
2 13 (92.86%) Jasmine
2 13 (92.86%) Time Management
2 13 (92.86%) Banking
2 13 (92.86%) Ajax
2 13 (92.86%) DB2 UDB
2 13 (92.86%) WebSphere
2 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 13 (92.86%) Project Management

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
1 13 (92.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (92.86%) DB2
2 13 (92.86%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Bower
1 13 (92.86%) Eclipse
1 13 (92.86%) Grunt
1 13 (92.86%) Jasmine
1 13 (92.86%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 13 (92.86%) Banking
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Java Developer
3 12 (85.71%) Senior Developer
3 12 (85.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) Ajax
2 13 (92.86%) Backbone.js
2 13 (92.86%) Gherkin
2 13 (92.86%) JSP
2 13 (92.86%) RESTful
2 13 (92.86%) Spring Batch
2 13 (92.86%) Spring Integration
2 13 (92.86%) Struts
2 13 (92.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Time Management
2 13 (92.86%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle