Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 84 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 50 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.36% 1.73% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.26% 9.71% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 23
Bristol median daily rate £413 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £273 £313 £331
90th Percentile £488 £438 £521
South West median daily rate £450 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +16.13% +6.90% +3.57%
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 444 350 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.93% 17.84% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 226 194
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £293 £275 £279
90th Percentile £519 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Bristol median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -6.98% +4.88%
10th Percentile £35.00 £34.00 £33.25
90th Percentile £68.75 £47.15 £52.17
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £41.83 £42.25
% change year-on-year +4.60% -1.01% +3.05%

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 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 47 (94.00%) Test Automation
2 46 (92.00%) Selenium
3 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (66.00%) Gherkin
4 28 (56.00%) Git (software)
5 23 (46.00%) Java
6 19 (38.00%) C#
6 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (32.00%) JUnit
9 15 (30.00%) SQL
9 15 (30.00%) NUnit
9 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 15 (30.00%) SpecFlow
10 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (28.00%) API Testing
10 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (26.00%) React
11 13 (26.00%) Finance
11 13 (26.00%) Linux
12 12 (24.00%) Migration
12 12 (24.00%) Scrum
12 12 (24.00%) SDET
12 12 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (22.00%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (22.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
13 11 (22.00%) Python

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 (2.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) BrowserStack
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.00%) npm
5 1 (2.00%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (2.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (92.00%) Selenium
2 28 (56.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (32.00%) JUnit
4 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 15 (30.00%) NUnit
4 15 (30.00%) SpecFlow
5 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 8 (16.00%) Maven
7 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
8 6 (12.00%) Ant
8 6 (12.00%) CruiseControl
8 6 (12.00%) Hudson
8 6 (12.00%) JMeter
8 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
9 4 (8.00%) JIRA
10 2 (4.00%) Redmine
11 1 (2.00%) JBehave
11 1 (2.00%) Protractor
11 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Advertising
3 6 (12.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
1 15 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Tester
4 10 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
6 5 (10.00%) Test Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Software Team Leader
9 1 (2.00%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (66.00%) Gherkin
2 13 (26.00%) React
3 8 (16.00%) .NET
4 3 (6.00%) Node.js
4 3 (6.00%) RESTful
5 2 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (2.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) Spring
6 1 (2.00%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.00%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (14.00%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (12.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (94.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (28.00%) API Testing
5 12 (24.00%) Migration
5 12 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (24.00%) Scrum
5 12 (24.00%) SDET
6 11 (22.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
7 6 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (8.00%) BDD
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.00%) User Stories
10 3 (6.00%) Wealth Management
11 2 (4.00%) Planning Poker
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) C#
3 15 (30.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) Java 8
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Cadence
3 1 (2.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (2.00%) Siemens