The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 26 June 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
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 25 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.52% 4.79% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% 33.33% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £425 £475 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -3.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 35 27 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 18.32% 14.36% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 24
Median daily rate £375 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £575 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Brighton

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cucumber in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA