Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 130 165
Rank change year-on-year +3 +35 -5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 44 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.12% 0.63% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.75% 5.80% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 16
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.78% +1.41%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £320
90th Percentile £525 £538 £401
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.25 - -

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 568 414 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.42% 10.81% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 242 276
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £275 £306
90th Percentile £538 £538 £534
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £58.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.00% -62.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £45.15 £15.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £71.05 £54.65 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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
Reading +7 21 £325 -18.75% 6
Maidenhead +3 13 £410 +2.50% 4
Slough - 3 £506 -
Bracknell 0 2 - -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 38 (86.36%) Java
2 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 24 (54.55%) JIRA
5 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 20 (45.45%) BDD
7 19 (43.18%) Selenium
7 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
8 17 (38.64%) Python
9 16 (36.36%) Linux
10 15 (34.09%) Oracle
10 15 (34.09%) WebLogic
10 15 (34.09%) TDD
11 14 (31.82%) Confluence
11 14 (31.82%) Node.js
11 14 (31.82%) DevOps
11 14 (31.82%) Docker
12 13 (29.55%) Kubernetes
12 13 (29.55%) SQL
13 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
13 12 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
13 12 (27.27%) Vagrant
13 12 (27.27%) Ansible
14 11 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (25.00%) Web Development
14 11 (25.00%) Scrum
15 10 (22.73%) Coaching
15 10 (22.73%) API Testing

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 15 (34.09%) WebLogic
2 14 (31.82%) Confluence
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) GitHub
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.09%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (6.82%) BrowserStack
5 2 (4.55%) SaaS
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) DB2
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) JIRA
2 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (43.18%) Selenium
4 12 (27.27%) Vagrant
5 9 (20.45%) JMeter
5 9 (20.45%) SoapUI
6 6 (13.64%) Maven
7 5 (11.36%) SpecFlow
7 5 (11.36%) Subversion
7 5 (11.36%) Zephyr
8 4 (9.09%) HP UFT
8 4 (9.09%) Hudson
8 4 (9.09%) JUnit
8 4 (9.09%) Protractor
9 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
9 3 (6.82%) IntelliJ
9 3 (6.82%) RSpec
9 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
9 3 (6.82%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
1 11 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Node.js
2 9 (20.45%) REST
2 9 (20.45%) SOAP
3 6 (13.64%) Gherkin
3 6 (13.64%) Web Services
4 5 (11.36%) J2EE
5 4 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) Middleware
5 4 (9.09%) RESTful
6 3 (6.82%) Java EE
6 3 (6.82%) Java EE 5
6 3 (6.82%) JAXB
6 3 (6.82%) JAX-WS
6 3 (6.82%) JDBC
6 3 (6.82%) JNDI
6 3 (6.82%) JSON
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (6.82%) Spring
6 3 (6.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Life Science
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (59.09%) Test Automation
3 20 (45.45%) BDD
4 15 (34.09%) TDD
5 14 (31.82%) DevOps
6 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 11 (25.00%) Scrum
7 11 (25.00%) Web Development
8 10 (22.73%) API Testing
8 10 (22.73%) Coaching
9 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
11 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
11 7 (15.91%) SDLC
11 7 (15.91%) SOA
12 5 (11.36%) Defect Management
12 5 (11.36%) Kanban
12 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
13 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (38.64%) Python
4 13 (29.55%) SQL
5 9 (20.45%) C#
6 5 (11.36%) VBScript
7 3 (6.82%) C++
8 2 (4.55%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Java 8
9 1 (2.27%) Scala
9 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Kubernetes
2 12 (27.27%) Ansible
3 1 (2.27%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Apigee
4 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.27%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.27%) MapR