Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 129 159
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30 +15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 0.60% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.66% 5.30% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 17
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +4.23%
10th Percentile £308 £268 £320
90th Percentile £545 £463 £413
South East median daily rate £425 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -12.95% +22.06% +3.90%
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 565 415 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.64% 11.34% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 250 253
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -5.29% +23.19%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.43% +0.06% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £58.50 £15.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.00% -67.74% +30.99%
10th Percentile £45.15 £15.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £71.05 £56.55 £117.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% +10.00%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +4 13 £350 +5.26% 6
Maidenhead 0 11 £410 +2.50% 2
Bracknell -5 2 - -
Slough - 1 - - 1
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 28 (87.50%) Java
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (65.63%) JIRA
4 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
5 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
5 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (50.00%) Linux
7 15 (46.88%) Oracle
7 15 (46.88%) WebLogic
7 15 (46.88%) Node.js
8 14 (43.75%) Confluence
8 14 (43.75%) Selenium
8 14 (43.75%) Python
9 13 (40.63%) DevOps
10 12 (37.50%) Ansible
10 12 (37.50%) Docker
10 12 (37.50%) Kubernetes
10 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
10 12 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
10 12 (37.50%) BDD
10 12 (37.50%) Vagrant
11 11 (34.38%) Web Development
11 11 (34.38%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (31.25%) Coaching
13 9 (28.13%) REST
13 9 (28.13%) TDD
14 8 (25.00%) Scrum
15 7 (21.88%) SQL

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 (46.88%) WebLogic
2 14 (43.75%) Confluence
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) GitHub
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) BrowserStack
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) JIRA
2 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 14 (43.75%) Selenium
4 12 (37.50%) Vagrant
5 6 (18.75%) Maven
5 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
6 5 (15.63%) JMeter
7 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 4 (12.50%) JUnit
7 4 (12.50%) Subversion
8 3 (9.38%) IntelliJ
8 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
8 3 (9.38%) XMLSpy
9 2 (6.25%) gulp
9 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
9 2 (6.25%) Hudson
9 2 (6.25%) Protractor
9 2 (6.25%) Zephyr
10 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Tester
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Node.js
2 9 (28.13%) REST
3 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) J2EE
5 4 (12.50%) Java EE
5 4 (12.50%) JSON
5 4 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) EJB
6 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
6 3 (9.38%) Java EE 5
6 3 (9.38%) JAX-WS
6 3 (9.38%) JDBC
6 3 (9.38%) JMS
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (9.38%) RESTful
6 3 (9.38%) WSDL
6 3 (9.38%) XSD
6 3 (9.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (40.63%) DevOps
4 12 (37.50%) BDD
4 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 11 (34.38%) Web Development
6 10 (31.25%) Coaching
7 9 (28.13%) TDD
8 8 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.63%) API Testing
10 5 (15.63%) SOA
11 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 3 (9.38%) OO
12 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
13 2 (6.25%) Migration
13 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Ansible
1 12 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft