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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 27 22 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 14 42 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.12% 10.02% -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.88% 38.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year - -1.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 64 110 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.82% 26.25% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 85 24
Median daily rate £400 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 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

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 24 (92.31%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) Spring
2 19 (73.08%) JSON
3 18 (69.23%) Scrum
4 17 (65.38%) MongoDB
4 17 (65.38%) Kafka
5 16 (61.54%) RESTful
5 16 (61.54%) Microservices
5 16 (61.54%) Spring Boot
6 15 (57.69%) iXBRL
6 15 (57.69%) Go
6 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (53.85%) Hibernate
8 13 (50.00%) HTTP
8 13 (50.00%) HTML
8 13 (50.00%) Dropwizard
9 12 (46.15%) Linux
10 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
10 11 (42.31%) Web Design
10 11 (42.31%) JAX-RS
10 11 (42.31%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (42.31%) REST
10 11 (42.31%) Neo4j
10 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
10 11 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
11 10 (38.46%) Unix
11 10 (38.46%) Mac OS X
12 8 (30.77%) Finance
13 7 (26.92%) Selenium

Cucumber
Top Related 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 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Jetty
3 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Route 53
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) DSL
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) IPsec
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) MongoDB
2 11 (42.31%) Neo4j
3 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) JBehave
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) Babel
4 1 (3.85%) gulp
4 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.85%) Mocha
4 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
1 19 (73.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Lead Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB Developer
4 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) JSON
1 19 (73.08%) Spring
2 17 (65.38%) Kafka
3 16 (61.54%) RESTful
3 16 (61.54%) Spring Boot
4 15 (57.69%) iXBRL
5 14 (53.85%) Hibernate
6 13 (50.00%) Dropwizard
6 13 (50.00%) HTML
7 11 (42.31%) JAX-RS
7 11 (42.31%) REST
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) XML
9 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
10 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.85%) Django
10 1 (3.85%) Express
10 1 (3.85%) Node.js
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Mac OS X
2 10 (38.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Scrum
2 16 (61.54%) Microservices
3 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
4 11 (42.31%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
4 11 (42.31%) Web Design
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile First
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) QA Automation
8 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Go
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) Rundeck
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
2 1 (3.85%) Fluentd
2 1 (3.85%) Grafana
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) Marathon
2 1 (3.85%) Mesos
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £361 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday