Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 82 87
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 35 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.80% 1.63% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.12% 9.79% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 18
Bristol median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £325
90th Percentile £438 £521 £416
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +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 346 286 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.77% 16.67% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 203 144
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -2.28%
10th Percentile £275 £278 £288
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% -13.68%
10th Percentile £34.00 £33.25 £38.80
90th Percentile £47.15 £52.17 £42.63
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.13
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.74% +13.60%

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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 34 (97.14%) Test Automation
2 33 (94.29%) Selenium
3 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (77.14%) BDD
5 25 (71.43%) QA
6 22 (62.86%) Java
7 20 (57.14%) SoapUI
8 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
9 18 (51.43%) WebDriver
10 17 (48.57%) SOAP
11 14 (40.00%) C#
12 13 (37.14%) Finance
13 12 (34.29%) .NET
13 12 (34.29%) TDD
13 12 (34.29%) Maven
14 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
14 11 (31.43%) SpecFlow
14 11 (31.43%) Compatibility Testing
14 11 (31.43%) SDLC
14 11 (31.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 10 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (28.57%) Programme Management
15 10 (28.57%) Marketing
15 10 (28.57%) SAP
15 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
15 10 (28.57%) Electronics
16 9 (25.71%) REST
16 9 (25.71%) Jenkins

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 (2.86%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 33 (94.29%) Selenium
2 20 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 18 (51.43%) WebDriver
4 12 (34.29%) Maven
5 11 (31.43%) SpecFlow
6 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
7 7 (20.00%) Ant
7 7 (20.00%) Gradle
7 7 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
9 5 (14.29%) Bitbucket
9 5 (14.29%) JMeter
10 4 (11.43%) IntelliJ
11 2 (5.71%) Appium
11 2 (5.71%) Gatling
11 2 (5.71%) The Grinder
12 1 (2.86%) Cobertura
12 1 (2.86%) JIRA
12 1 (2.86%) JUnit
12 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (28.57%) Electronics
3 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 10 (28.57%) Marketing
4 6 (17.14%) Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Back Office
5 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Tester
2 11 (31.43%) QA Tester
3 10 (28.57%) Software QA Tester
3 10 (28.57%) Software Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) QA Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Manual Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Web Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) SOAP
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
3 9 (25.71%) REST
4 6 (17.14%) Ajax
4 6 (17.14%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 4 (11.43%) Spring
6 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) Behat
8 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Test Automation
2 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (77.14%) BDD
4 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
5 12 (34.29%) TDD
6 11 (31.43%) Compatibility Testing
6 11 (31.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 11 (31.43%) SDLC
7 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (28.57%) Programme Management
8 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.14%) User Stories
11 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (14.29%) DevOps
11 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Delphi
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) SAP
2 8 (22.86%) hybris
3 3 (8.57%) ATG