Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 94 125
Rank change year-on-year -4 +31 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 34 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.44% 0.98% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.71% 9.77% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £301 £385 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.75% +20.31% -
10th Percentile £252 £311 £307
90th Percentile £433 £526 £344
South East median daily rate £408 £448 £375
% change year-on-year -8.94% +19.33% +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 507 174 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.41% 10.00% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 82 102
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +3.93% -3.05%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £263
90th Percentile £547 £494 £463
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £31.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% +44.58% -26.76%
10th Percentile £26.00 £27.50 £17.49
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £43.66
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -9 30 £300 -22.08% 2
Buckingham - 1 - -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 29 (85.29%) Selenium
1 29 (85.29%) Test Automation
2 27 (79.41%) Java
2 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) JIRA
4 20 (58.82%) TDD
5 18 (52.94%) WebDriver
5 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 18 (52.94%) SQL
6 17 (50.00%) SOAP
6 17 (50.00%) QA
6 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 16 (47.06%) REST
8 13 (38.24%) Web Services
9 12 (35.29%) Internet
9 12 (35.29%) Banking
9 12 (35.29%) Finance
9 12 (35.29%) Apple iOS
9 12 (35.29%) Confluence
9 12 (35.29%) Bitbucket
9 12 (35.29%) Mobile App
9 12 (35.29%) BDD
9 12 (35.29%) Appium
9 12 (35.29%) Apple Swift
10 11 (32.35%) Docker
10 11 (32.35%) Android
11 10 (29.41%) Mac OS X
11 10 (29.41%) Windows
11 10 (29.41%) JavaScript

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 12 (35.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Sauce Labs
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Redis
2 5 (14.71%) Big Data
3 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (85.29%) Selenium
2 22 (64.71%) JIRA
3 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 18 (52.94%) WebDriver
4 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (35.29%) Appium
5 12 (35.29%) Bitbucket
6 10 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (17.65%) Calabash
8 5 (14.71%) Jasmine
8 5 (14.71%) Protractor
9 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
9 3 (8.82%) IntelliJ
9 3 (8.82%) NUnit
9 3 (8.82%) PhantomJS
9 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
9 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.94%) JMeter
10 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 12 (35.29%) Banking
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Corporate Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Tester
2 20 (58.82%) Automation Tester
3 11 (32.35%) QA Tester
4 10 (29.41%) QA Automation Tester
5 7 (20.59%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Automation Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Tester
7 4 (11.76%) Developer
7 4 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) QA Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (8.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Banking Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) SOAP
2 16 (47.06%) REST
3 13 (38.24%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) Node.js
5 5 (14.71%) RESTful
6 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.76%) JSON
6 4 (11.76%) Spring Boot
7 3 (8.82%) .NET
7 3 (8.82%) Spring
8 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.88%) HTML
8 2 (5.88%) XML
9 1 (2.94%) CSS
9 1 (2.94%) CSS3
9 1 (2.94%) HTML5
9 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
9 1 (2.94%) OAuth
9 1 (2.94%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Apple iOS
2 11 (32.35%) Android
3 10 (29.41%) Mac OS X
3 10 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Test Automation
2 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (58.82%) TDD
4 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (35.29%) BDD
6 9 (26.47%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Open Source
8 7 (20.59%) SDLC
9 5 (14.71%) QA Automation
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (11.76%) Data Entry
10 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Scrum
11 3 (8.82%) API Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Microservices
11 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Apple Swift
4 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 8 (23.53%) Ruby
6 5 (14.71%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) GraphQL
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Apple