Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 149 154
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 21 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.18% 5.01% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 16
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £358 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% -0.69% -26.15%
10th Percentile £293 £308 £284
90th Percentile £515 £453 £511
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +11.11%
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 502 439 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.20% 10.29% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 260 236
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.97% -3.00%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £251
90th Percentile £538 £525 £478
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.88 £45.50 £24.80
90th Percentile £50.25 £172.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +2 7 £400 +12.68% 3
Newbury 0 4 - - 1
Maidenhead -10 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £350 -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) Selenium
4 10 (47.62%) JIRA
4 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
4 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
5 9 (42.86%) BDD
5 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 9 (42.86%) Java EE
5 9 (42.86%) Maven
5 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 8 (38.10%) DevOps
6 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) MySQL
7 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 7 (33.33%) Scrum
7 7 (33.33%) Subversion
7 7 (33.33%) React
7 7 (33.33%) Docker
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
8 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
9 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (23.81%) MariaDB
9 5 (23.81%) Web Development
9 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration

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 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.52%) Apache TomEE
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (9.52%) Google App Engine
2 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.52%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (9.52%) Serverless
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) MariaDB
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (47.62%) JIRA
3 9 (42.86%) Maven
4 7 (33.33%) Subversion
5 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
6 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (19.05%) JUnit
8 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 2 (9.52%) Appium
9 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
9 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
9 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (9.52%) FishEye
9 2 (9.52%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (9.52%) jMock
9 2 (9.52%) Mockito
9 2 (9.52%) Robot Framework
9 2 (9.52%) Sahi
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Angular Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
5 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 9 (42.86%) Java EE
2 7 (33.33%) React
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) Drools
4 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (23.81%) Polymer
5 4 (19.05%) Node.js
6 3 (14.29%) REST
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) EJB
7 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
7 2 (9.52%) JSF
7 2 (9.52%) JSP
7 2 (9.52%) Servlets
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) Spring
7 2 (9.52%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) BDD
2 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) DevOps
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) User Stories
9 2 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) Microservices
9 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) UML
9 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Galera Cluster
1 5 (23.81%) OpenNebula
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter