Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 January 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 75 73
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 43 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.04% 1.98% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.60% 11.49% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 21
Bristol median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £300 £306 £300
90th Percentile £493 £438 £420
South West median daily rate £440 £378 £343
% change year-on-year +16.56% +10.22% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 448 322 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.21% 17.21% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 207 168
Bristol median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% +2.82%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £273
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 11
Bristol median hourly rate £44.38 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -6.98% +4.88%
10th Percentile £35.44 £36.63 £38.00
90th Percentile £65.95 £42.50 £50.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £41.50
% change year-on-year +9.36% -0.84% -2.35%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Bristol

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Bristol

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 40 (93.02%) Test Automation
2 36 (83.72%) Selenium
3 24 (55.81%) Java
4 23 (53.49%) Gherkin
5 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
7 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
9 12 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (27.91%) C#
9 12 (27.91%) JUnit
10 11 (25.58%) NUnit
10 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (23.26%) React
11 10 (23.26%) BrowserStack
11 10 (23.26%) WebDriver
11 10 (23.26%) Maven
11 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.93%) Linux
12 9 (20.93%) Ant
12 9 (20.93%) API Testing
12 9 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (18.60%) SDET
13 8 (18.60%) Migration
14 7 (16.28%) Scrum
14 7 (16.28%) Finance
14 7 (16.28%) SQL
14 7 (16.28%) Python
14 7 (16.28%) Unix

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.26%) BrowserStack
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.98%) npm
5 1 (2.33%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (2.33%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.98%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (83.72%) Selenium
2 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
4 12 (27.91%) JUnit
4 12 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (25.58%) NUnit
6 10 (23.26%) Maven
6 10 (23.26%) WebDriver
7 9 (20.93%) Ant
8 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
8 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 5 (11.63%) JMeter
10 4 (9.30%) JIRA
11 3 (6.98%) Redmine
11 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
12 2 (4.65%) CruiseControl
12 2 (4.65%) Hudson
13 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
13 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
13 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Tester
2 14 (32.56%) Automation Tester
3 9 (20.93%) Java Automation Tester
3 9 (20.93%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 9 (20.93%) Selenium Tester
4 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Test Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (4.65%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Manual Tester
9 1 (2.33%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) Gherkin
2 10 (23.26%) React
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 4 (9.30%) Node.js
3 4 (9.30%) RESTful
4 3 (6.98%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) Sinatra
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Test Automation
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.93%) API Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 8 (18.60%) SDET
6 7 (16.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (11.63%) BDD
8 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.30%) Epics
9 4 (9.30%) Microservices
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.30%) User Stories
10 3 (6.98%) SOA
10 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.98%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) Python
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.33%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) HockeyApp
3 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Cadence
3 1 (2.33%) HP