Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 163 145
Rank change year-on-year +29 -18 +25
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 124 87 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.31% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.93% 7.13% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 106
City of London median daily rate £518 £465 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.29% +1.92% +3.11%
10th Percentile £362 £330 £313
90th Percentile £638 £599 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1388 1221 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.41% 18.35% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 996 1095
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £309
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the City of London

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in the City of London

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the City of London

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 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
London Bridge - 1 - -
Cucumber
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 98 (79.03%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (66.94%) Java
3 74 (59.68%) Test Automation
4 61 (49.19%) BDD
5 55 (44.35%) Banking
5 55 (44.35%) Selenium
6 49 (39.52%) TDD
7 47 (37.90%) Finance
8 44 (35.48%) Jenkins
9 42 (33.87%) Scrum
10 39 (31.45%) JIRA
11 34 (27.42%) Gherkin
12 33 (26.61%) Git (software)
13 31 (25.00%) QA
14 30 (24.19%) Maven
15 27 (21.77%) WebDriver
15 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
15 27 (21.77%) Functional Testing
15 27 (21.77%) DevOps
16 25 (20.16%) Mobile App
16 25 (20.16%) Docker
17 24 (19.35%) HTML
18 23 (18.55%) SQL
18 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (17.74%) Spring
19 22 (17.74%) Ruby
19 22 (17.74%) RESTful
19 22 (17.74%) Appium
20 21 (16.94%) HTML5
20 21 (16.94%) Linux

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (11.29%) Confluence
2 6 (4.84%) Apache
2 6 (4.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (4.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.61%) Mule
7 1 (0.81%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.45%) OpenShift
3 7 (5.65%) GitHub
4 6 (4.84%) BrowserStack
5 5 (4.03%) Google Play
6 3 (2.42%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.42%) npm
6 3 (2.42%) PaaS
6 3 (2.42%) SaaS
6 3 (2.42%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (1.61%) CloudBees
7 2 (1.61%) IaaS
7 2 (1.61%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Firewall
2 2 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.48%) Big Data
3 10 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.26%) MySQL
5 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.84%) Redis
7 5 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (4.03%) Neo4j
8 4 (3.23%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.23%) HBase
8 4 (3.23%) MarkLogic
9 3 (2.42%) Spark SQL
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.61%) QlikView
11 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (44.35%) Selenium
2 44 (35.48%) Jenkins
3 39 (31.45%) JIRA
4 33 (26.61%) Git (software)
5 30 (24.19%) Maven
6 27 (21.77%) WebDriver
7 22 (17.74%) Appium
8 17 (13.71%) JUnit
8 17 (13.71%) TeamCity
9 15 (12.10%) Gradle
10 11 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (8.06%) SonarQube
12 9 (7.26%) JMeter
12 9 (7.26%) SpecFlow
12 9 (7.26%) Subversion
13 7 (5.65%) Mocha
14 6 (4.84%) Jasmine
15 5 (4.03%) Calabash
15 5 (4.03%) Capybara
15 5 (4.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (44.35%) Banking
2 47 (37.90%) Finance
3 20 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 16 (12.90%) Front Office
5 9 (7.26%) Publishing
6 5 (4.03%) Retail
7 2 (1.61%) Advertising
7 2 (1.61%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Back Office
8 1 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (48.39%) Developer
2 32 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.35%) Analyst
4 19 (15.32%) Developer in Test
5 16 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 12 (9.68%) Tester
7 11 (8.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Automation Tester
8 10 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) QA Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Test Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Java Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.03%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) QA Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.03%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.42%) Gherkin
2 24 (19.35%) HTML
3 22 (17.74%) RESTful
3 22 (17.74%) Spring
4 21 (16.94%) HTML5
5 20 (16.13%) Node.js
6 19 (15.32%) JSON
6 19 (15.32%) Web Services
7 17 (13.71%) React
7 17 (13.71%) XML
8 16 (12.90%) Kafka
9 15 (12.10%) REST
10 14 (11.29%) AngularJS
10 14 (11.29%) CSS
11 12 (9.68%) SOAP
12 11 (8.87%) Sass
13 10 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (7.26%) LESS
14 9 (7.26%) Redux
14 9 (7.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.16%) Mobile App
2 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.68%) User Experience
4 10 (8.06%) Fintech
5 8 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.65%) Derivative
6 7 (5.65%) Equities
7 6 (4.84%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (4.03%) Credit Risk
8 5 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (3.23%) PDA
10 3 (2.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (2.42%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.81%) Equity Risk
12 1 (0.81%) PKI
12 1 (0.81%) Semantic Web
12 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.94%) Linux
2 16 (12.90%) Android
2 16 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 14 (11.29%) Windows
4 13 (10.48%) Unix
5 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (79.03%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (59.68%) Test Automation
3 61 (49.19%) BDD
4 49 (39.52%) TDD
5 42 (33.87%) Scrum
6 27 (21.77%) DevOps
6 27 (21.77%) Functional Testing
7 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (16.13%) Performance Testing
8 20 (16.13%) SDET
8 20 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 19 (15.32%) Kanban
10 15 (12.10%) Non-Functional Testing
11 14 (11.29%) Test Strategy
12 13 (10.48%) Multithreading
12 13 (10.48%) OO
13 12 (9.68%) API Testing
14 11 (8.87%) Microservices
15 10 (8.06%) ATDD
16 8 (6.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 83 (66.94%) Java
2 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.55%) SQL
4 22 (17.74%) Ruby
5 14 (11.29%) Python
6 10 (8.06%) C#
7 9 (7.26%) ES6
8 6 (4.84%) GraphQL
8 6 (4.84%) Scala
9 5 (4.03%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.23%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.61%) Groovy
11 2 (1.61%) Perl
11 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.81%) C++
12 1 (0.81%) PHP
12 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) CFA
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (20.16%) Docker
2 4 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.65%) Kibana
3 6 (4.84%) Ansible
3 6 (4.84%) Grafana
3 6 (4.84%) Prometheus
4 4 (3.23%) Mesos
5 3 (2.42%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.81%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) Splunk
2 9 (7.26%) IBM
3 6 (4.84%) HP
3 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.84%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.03%) AppDynamics
4 5 (4.03%) Apple
4 5 (4.03%) Google
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle
5 2 (1.61%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.61%) New Relic
5 2 (1.61%) Perforce
5 2 (1.61%) Telerik
5 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.81%) CA
6 1 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.81%) Perfecto Mobile