Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 146 137
Rank change year-on-year +41 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 14 34 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 0.84% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.36% 5.90% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 17
Median daily rate £398 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £362 £323 £308
90th Percentile £560 £475 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £58.00 - £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 261 576 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.95% 14.22% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 351 298
Median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -0.31%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Median hourly rate £25.50 £45.00 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% -37.93% +383.33%
10th Percentile £18.25 £36.00 £71.25
90th Percentile £58.91 £53.00 £73.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +4.65%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Berkshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Cucumber in Berkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +11 9 £398 -7.56%
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) MySQL
4 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) HTML5
4 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 8 (57.14%) Docker
5 6 (42.86%) Node.js
5 6 (42.86%) React
5 6 (42.86%) Jest
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) Web Development
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
6 5 (35.71%) RESTful
6 5 (35.71%) Apollo GraphQL
6 5 (35.71%) GraphQL
6 5 (35.71%) npm
6 5 (35.71%) gulp
6 5 (35.71%) Jasmine

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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) SugarCRM
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) npm
1 5 (35.71%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (21.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) gulp
4 5 (35.71%) Jasmine
5 3 (21.43%) JMeter
5 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.14%) Mocha
6 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) React Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
5 3 (21.43%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Tester
5 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) Jest
3 6 (42.86%) Node.js
3 6 (42.86%) React
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) Apollo GraphQL
4 5 (35.71%) Express
4 5 (35.71%) GraphQL
4 5 (35.71%) RESTful
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) Drools
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) jBPM
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) SAML
6 3 (21.43%) Vaadin
6 3 (21.43%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Fintech
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Stochastic Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) B2B
7 1 (7.14%) B2C
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Product Management
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) ES6
4 1 (7.14%) Java 8
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore