Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 84 89
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -20
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 18 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.96% 1.78% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.99% 9.09% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 6
Bristol median daily rate £413 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £252 £273 £363
90th Percentile £496 £488 £488
South West median daily rate £450 £423 £413
% change year-on-year +6.51% +2.42% +5.77%
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 361 374 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.25% 19.62% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 260 163
Bristol median daily rate £435 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +11.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £321 £273 £271
90th Percentile £588 £518 £490
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £42.63 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +0.29% -
10th Percentile £33.63 £37.25 £33.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £58.38 £50.60
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%

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 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (72.22%) Java
1 13 (72.22%) Selenium
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 8 (44.44%) BDD
4 8 (44.44%) QA
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
6 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
7 4 (22.22%) SpecFlow
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
9 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) REST

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 (5.56%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Selenium
2 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
4 4 (22.22%) SpecFlow
5 2 (11.11%) JMeter
5 2 (11.11%) Maven
5 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (5.56%) Gatling
6 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Backend Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of QA
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Jest
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) API Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Microservices
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Java 8
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) New Relic
2 1 (5.56%) SAP