Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 April 2018 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 137 156
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 25 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.62% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.54% 5.20% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 24
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -4.76% +3.52%
10th Percentile £337 £268 £300
90th Percentile £520 £413 £436
South East median daily rate £425 £463 £388
% change year-on-year -8.11% +19.35% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 551 442 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.66% 11.42% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 257 257
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £293 £271
90th Percentile £550 £530 £518
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -66.67% +23.29%
10th Percentile £71.25 £15.00 £42.25
90th Percentile £73.75 £54.65 £75.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +17.33%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Berkshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Berkshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Berkshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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
Maidenhead +4 8 £410 +2.50% 2
Reading +5 4 £375 +31.58% 4
Newbury -22 1 - - 5
Slough - 1 - -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) JIRA
2 20 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (76.00%) Linux
4 18 (72.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (64.00%) DevOps
5 16 (64.00%) Docker
6 15 (60.00%) Node.js
7 14 (56.00%) Web Development
8 13 (52.00%) Oracle
8 13 (52.00%) WebLogic
9 11 (44.00%) Java EE
9 11 (44.00%) Maven
10 10 (40.00%) Python
10 10 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (40.00%) NoSQL
10 10 (40.00%) Confluence
10 10 (40.00%) Ansible
10 10 (40.00%) Kubernetes
10 10 (40.00%) Vagrant
11 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
11 9 (36.00%) Subversion
11 9 (36.00%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (32.00%) Selenium
12 8 (32.00%) Unix
12 8 (32.00%) MySQL
12 8 (32.00%) CSS
12 8 (32.00%) AngularJS

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (52.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (40.00%) Confluence
3 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (32.00%) MySQL
3 5 (20.00%) MariaDB
4 3 (12.00%) Big Data
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 20 (80.00%) JIRA
2 18 (72.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (44.00%) Maven
4 10 (40.00%) Vagrant
5 9 (36.00%) Subversion
6 8 (32.00%) Selenium
7 6 (24.00%) JUnit
8 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (12.00%) IntelliJ
9 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (12.00%) XMLSpy
10 2 (8.00%) gulp
10 2 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (4.00%) Grunt
11 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
11 1 (4.00%) Protractor
11 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
11 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Angular Developer
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Test Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Python Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Node.js
2 11 (44.00%) Java EE
3 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) React
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) Drools
6 5 (20.00%) JSON
6 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (20.00%) Polymer
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
7 4 (16.00%) REST
7 4 (16.00%) RESTful
7 4 (16.00%) Spring
8 3 (12.00%) Java EE 5
8 3 (12.00%) JAX-WS
8 3 (12.00%) JNDI
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) DevOps
3 14 (56.00%) Web Development
4 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (32.00%) Coaching
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) BDD
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) SOA
10 3 (12.00%) OO
11 2 (8.00%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 2 (8.00%) Migration
11 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
11 2 (8.00%) MVC
11 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Ansible
1 10 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (20.00%) Galera Cluster
2 5 (20.00%) OpenNebula
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle