Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 143 133
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 29 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.67% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.67% 4.55% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 19
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.66% +17.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £319 £337 £268
90th Percentile £475 £520 £413
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +12.26%
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 621 550 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.39% 13.65% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 305 257
Berkshire median daily rate £473 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.13% - -
10th Percentile £350 £300 £293
90th Percentile £588 £550 £530
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £405
% change year-on-year +2.78% +11.11% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £72.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.93% +383.33% -66.67%
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +5 18 £400 +6.67% 1
Newbury +12 7 £364 - 1
Maidenhead -2 1 £300 -26.83%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 21 (72.41%) Selenium
3 16 (55.17%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Web Services
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (41.38%) HTML
6 12 (41.38%) CSS
6 12 (41.38%) BDD
7 11 (37.93%) CSS3
7 11 (37.93%) Sass
7 11 (37.93%) Jasmine
7 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
7 11 (37.93%) Chai
8 10 (34.48%) .NET
9 9 (31.03%) JUnit
9 9 (31.03%) webpack
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) XML
11 7 (24.14%) REST
11 7 (24.14%) Gatling
12 6 (20.69%) Swagger
12 6 (20.69%) GraphQL
12 6 (20.69%) Procedural Programming
12 6 (20.69%) Geb
12 6 (20.69%) React
12 6 (20.69%) Mocha
12 6 (20.69%) Sinon.JS
12 6 (20.69%) Karma Test Runner

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 5 (17.24%) Liferay
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Apigee
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Selenium
2 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 11 (37.93%) Jasmine
3 9 (31.03%) JUnit
3 9 (31.03%) webpack
4 7 (24.14%) Gatling
5 6 (20.69%) Geb
5 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
5 6 (20.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (20.69%) Mocha
5 6 (20.69%) Sinon.JS
5 6 (20.69%) Subversion
6 3 (10.34%) Grunt
6 3 (10.34%) gulp
6 3 (10.34%) JIRA
6 3 (10.34%) PhantomJS
6 3 (10.34%) SonarQube
6 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.90%) GitLab
7 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Tester
3 7 (24.14%) React Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Performance Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Web Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Web Services
2 12 (41.38%) CSS
2 12 (41.38%) HTML
3 11 (37.93%) Chai
3 11 (37.93%) CSS3
3 11 (37.93%) Sass
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 7 (24.14%) REST
5 7 (24.14%) XML
6 6 (20.69%) EDI
6 6 (20.69%) GraphQL
6 6 (20.69%) JSON
6 6 (20.69%) React
6 6 (20.69%) Swagger
7 5 (17.24%) HTML5
7 5 (17.24%) LESS
8 3 (10.34%) Node.js
9 2 (6.90%) Angular 2
9 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) NHS
1 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
1 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) BDD
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
5 6 (20.69%) Procedural Programming
5 6 (20.69%) Web Development
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) CRM
6 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
6 5 (17.24%) Microservices
6 5 (17.24%) OOP
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.90%) QA Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) Groovy
4 6 (20.69%) Scala
5 3 (10.34%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk