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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.56% - 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.17% - 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £239 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 223 88 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.80% 9.21% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 54 75
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 12 £239 - 3
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 22 (91.67%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 18 (75.00%) Selenium
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (62.50%) Internet
4 15 (62.50%) REST
5 14 (58.33%) JIRA
6 13 (54.17%) TDD
6 13 (54.17%) SOAP
7 12 (50.00%) SQL
7 12 (50.00%) Finance
7 12 (50.00%) QA
7 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
8 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
10 9 (37.50%) Web Services
11 7 (29.17%) Banking
11 7 (29.17%) VB
12 6 (25.00%) SDLC
13 5 (20.83%) QA Automation
13 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
13 5 (20.83%) Docker
13 5 (20.83%) Retail
14 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 4 (16.67%) C++
14 4 (16.67%) XML
14 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
14 4 (16.67%) JMeter

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 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 14 (58.33%) JIRA
3 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 4 (16.67%) JMeter
6 3 (12.50%) Appium
6 3 (12.50%) Calabash
7 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (8.33%) Protractor
7 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (4.17%) JUnit
8 1 (4.17%) Mockito
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 8 (33.33%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) QA Automation Tester
3 5 (20.83%) QA Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) REST
2 13 (54.17%) SOAP
3 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) Kafka
5 3 (12.50%) Node.js
5 3 (12.50%) Spring Boot
5 3 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) HTML
6 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
2 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) TDD
4 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (20.83%) QA Automation
6 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Microservices
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Analytics
9 1 (4.17%) API Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
9 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.17%) MVVM
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) Apple Swift
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Marathon
1 3 (12.50%) Mesos
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
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