Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 130 137
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 0.96% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.59% 7.02% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 20
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £365 £300 £274
90th Percentile £475 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 -
% change year-on-year +7.87% - -

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 572 527 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.68% 13.71% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 293 264
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £307 £288
90th Percentile £600 £550 £534
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £65.00 £58.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +88.71% -17.33%
10th Percentile £25.65 £45.15 £15.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £71.05 £58.20
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -

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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 2019. 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
Reading -3 22 £430 +32.31% 3
Newbury - 5 £425 - 1
Wokingham - 4 £375 - 1
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 23 (71.88%) Java
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) Selenium
3 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
4 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 15 (46.88%) JUnit
6 14 (43.75%) Docker
7 13 (40.63%) Azure
7 13 (40.63%) BDD
7 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 12 (37.50%) GitLab
9 11 (34.38%) DevOps
9 11 (34.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (31.25%) JMeter
10 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (31.25%) OWASP
11 9 (28.13%) CSS
11 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
11 9 (28.13%) HTML
11 9 (28.13%) JIRA
12 8 (25.00%) QA
12 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
12 8 (25.00%) Maven
12 8 (25.00%) Ant
12 8 (25.00%) ISEB
12 8 (25.00%) Node.js
12 8 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (25.00%) SonarQube
12 8 (25.00%) hapi

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 7 (21.88%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Liferay
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Azure
2 3 (9.38%) AWS
3 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (46.88%) JUnit
4 12 (37.50%) GitLab
4 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 10 (31.25%) JMeter
5 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (28.13%) JIRA
7 8 (25.00%) Ant
7 8 (25.00%) Maven
7 8 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (25.00%) SonarQube
8 6 (18.75%) Subversion
9 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
10 4 (12.50%) JBehave
10 4 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (12.50%) Mocha
10 4 (12.50%) Rational Team Concert
10 4 (12.50%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Developer in Test
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer in Test
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) QA Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) QA Automation Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) React Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Data Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) CSS
1 9 (28.13%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) hapi
2 8 (25.00%) Node.js
3 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) Chai
4 5 (15.63%) CSS3
4 5 (15.63%) Sass
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) GraphQL
5 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.50%) React
5 4 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (12.50%) Spring
5 4 (12.50%) Swagger
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Axis
6 3 (9.38%) JAXB
6 3 (9.38%) JDBC
7 1 (3.13%) .NET
7 1 (3.13%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) BDD
3 11 (34.38%) DevOps
4 10 (31.25%) OWASP
5 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Microservices
7 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (9.38%) Case Management
8 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.38%) QA Automation
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
8 3 (9.38%) TMap
9 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
9 2 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) Groovy
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) HP