Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 35 53
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 +11
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 14 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.29% 3.30% 3.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 18.75% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 30
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £405 £297 £310
90th Percentile £458 £414 £426
South Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales 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 Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 140 96 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 22.91% 17.61% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 77 153
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £199 £256 £275
90th Percentile £475 £513 £438
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +22.86% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.85
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
% change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cardiff

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 9 (64.29%) MongoDB
2 8 (57.14%) Microservices
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Spring
3 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 7 (50.00%) Go
3 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (50.00%) Kafka
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) Kibana
8 2 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (14.29%) Ansible
8 2 (14.29%) Rundeck
8 2 (14.29%) Mesos

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 2 (14.29%) Route 53
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) DSL
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MongoDB
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum Master
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Kafka
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
1 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (7.14%) Dropwizard
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Microservices
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Go
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Grafana
1 2 (14.29%) Kibana
1 2 (14.29%) Marathon
1 2 (14.29%) Mesos
1 2 (14.29%) Prometheus
1 2 (14.29%) Rundeck
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle