Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 152 155
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 43 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.92% 4.19% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 9
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +16.07% -3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £340 £293
90th Percentile £485 £526 £475
South East median daily rate £429 £413 £444
% change year-on-year +3.94% -7.04% +18.33%
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 621 477 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.36% 11.61% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 276 281
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £519
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £33.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.79% -12.99% +6.94%
10th Percentile £39.75 £13.88 £33.55
90th Percentile £53.50 £50.25 £157.85
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% -3.53%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +15 27 £395 -1.25% 6
Newbury -4 4 £365 -
Maidenhead +6 3 £300 - 1
Bracknell -8 3 - -
Slough - 2 £506 -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 36 (83.72%) Test Automation
2 29 (67.44%) Java
3 27 (62.79%) Selenium
4 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (51.16%) SQL
6 18 (41.86%) Web Services
7 17 (39.53%) BDD
8 15 (34.88%) JUnit
9 13 (30.23%) .NET
10 12 (27.91%) C++
10 12 (27.91%) TDD
10 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
11 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
11 11 (25.58%) Gatling
12 10 (23.26%) Procedural Programming
12 10 (23.26%) Geb
12 10 (23.26%) Groovy
12 10 (23.26%) JSON
12 10 (23.26%) Scala
12 10 (23.26%) C#
12 10 (23.26%) XML
12 10 (23.26%) EDI
13 9 (20.93%) CRM
13 9 (20.93%) CSS
13 9 (20.93%) HTML
13 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
13 9 (20.93%) Scrum
13 9 (20.93%) JMeter
14 8 (18.60%) CSS3
14 8 (18.60%) JIRA

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 4 (9.30%) Liferay
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) GitHub
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.33%) Apigee
4 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) DB2
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Redis
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (62.79%) Selenium
2 15 (34.88%) JUnit
3 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
4 11 (25.58%) Gatling
4 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
5 10 (23.26%) Geb
6 9 (20.93%) JMeter
7 8 (18.60%) Jasmine
7 8 (18.60%) JIRA
7 8 (18.60%) webpack
8 7 (16.28%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (16.28%) Mocha
9 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
10 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
11 4 (9.30%) Grunt
11 4 (9.30%) gulp
11 4 (9.30%) PhantomJS
11 4 (9.30%) Sinon.JS
11 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
11 4 (9.30%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Tester
2 12 (27.91%) Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Senior Tester
4 9 (20.93%) Performance Tester
5 8 (18.60%) Analyst
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Performance Tester
5 8 (18.60%) Test Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) React Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Manual Tester
9 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior Manual Tester
9 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.65%) QA Leader
10 2 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Software Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) Web Services
2 13 (30.23%) .NET
3 10 (23.26%) EDI
3 10 (23.26%) JSON
3 10 (23.26%) XML
4 9 (20.93%) CSS
4 9 (20.93%) HTML
5 8 (18.60%) Chai
5 8 (18.60%) CSS3
5 8 (18.60%) Sass
6 7 (16.28%) REST
7 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
7 5 (11.63%) SOAP
8 4 (9.30%) GraphQL
8 4 (9.30%) HTML5
8 4 (9.30%) LESS
8 4 (9.30%) Node.js
8 4 (9.30%) React
8 4 (9.30%) Swagger
9 2 (4.65%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.33%) NHS
1 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Test Automation
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) BDD
4 12 (27.91%) TDD
5 10 (23.26%) Procedural Programming
6 9 (20.93%) CRM
6 9 (20.93%) Scrum
7 7 (16.28%) API Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Microservices
7 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.95%) SDLC
9 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
9 5 (11.63%) DevOps
9 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
10 4 (9.30%) Kanban
10 4 (9.30%) OOP
10 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) C++
4 10 (23.26%) C#
4 10 (23.26%) Groovy
4 10 (23.26%) Scala
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) VBScript
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) Java 8
7 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) HP
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.33%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) MapR