Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.47% 2.70% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 11.76% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Chester median daily rate £338 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.44% -24.38%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £291
90th Percentile £356 £435 £377
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £360 £388
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.10% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 29 68 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.62% 22.97% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 61 28
Chester median daily rate £350 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £313 £267
90th Percentile £484 £488 £494
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Chester median hourly rate - - £35.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Chester

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java