Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 156 133
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23 +17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 124 80 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.76% 1.32% 1.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.37% 7.47% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 75 86
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £394 £323 £300
90th Percentile £625 £660 £638
Central London median daily rate £519 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +6.41% +14.71% -
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 1,324 1,071 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.75% 17.63% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,079 882 803
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 £331 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £62.50 - £32.28
90th Percentile £71.12 - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 103 (83.06%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (60.48%) Java
3 73 (58.87%) Selenium
4 70 (56.45%) Test Automation
5 69 (55.65%) BDD
6 52 (41.94%) Jenkins
7 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
7 46 (37.10%) Banking
7 46 (37.10%) Finance
8 45 (36.29%) Git (software)
9 42 (33.87%) TDD
10 41 (33.06%) QA
11 37 (29.84%) Node.js
11 37 (29.84%) Maven
12 36 (29.03%) JIRA
13 34 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (27.42%) Scrum
13 34 (27.42%) DevOps
14 32 (25.81%) WebDriver
15 30 (24.19%) Gherkin
16 28 (22.58%) SQL
17 27 (21.77%) RESTful
17 27 (21.77%) Spring
18 26 (20.97%) Investment Banking
19 24 (19.35%) Ruby
19 24 (19.35%) HTML
19 24 (19.35%) TeamCity
20 23 (18.55%) Docker
21 22 (17.74%) Mobile App
21 22 (17.74%) Unix

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 13 (10.48%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (4.84%) Confluence
2 6 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.81%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.52%) npm
2 11 (8.87%) BrowserStack
3 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.45%) GitHub
5 5 (4.03%) BlazeMeter
5 5 (4.03%) Google Play
6 4 (3.23%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (3.23%) vREST
6 4 (3.23%) Yarn
7 3 (2.42%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.42%) PaaS
8 2 (1.61%) IaaS
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.81%) SaaS
9 1 (0.81%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) Firewall
2 3 (2.42%) SMS
3 2 (1.61%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) DHCP
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.45%) Big Data
4 7 (5.65%) MySQL
4 7 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.65%) Redis
5 5 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (4.03%) JanusGraph
5 5 (4.03%) Neo4j
6 4 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.23%) HBase
6 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.42%) Spark SQL
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.61%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 73 (58.87%) Selenium
2 52 (41.94%) Jenkins
3 45 (36.29%) Git (software)
4 37 (29.84%) Maven
5 36 (29.03%) JIRA
6 32 (25.81%) WebDriver
7 24 (19.35%) TeamCity
8 21 (16.94%) Appium
9 20 (16.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (12.90%) JMeter
11 14 (11.29%) SpecFlow
12 12 (9.68%) JUnit
12 12 (9.68%) Liquibase
13 11 (8.87%) Mocha
14 8 (6.45%) Gradle
14 8 (6.45%) SoapUI
14 8 (6.45%) SonarQube
14 8 (6.45%) Subversion
15 6 (4.84%) gulp
15 6 (4.84%) webpack
General
1 46 (37.10%) Banking
1 46 (37.10%) Finance
2 26 (20.97%) Investment Banking
3 12 (9.68%) Front Office
4 7 (5.65%) Publishing
5 5 (4.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (36.29%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) Analyst
3 18 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (12.90%) Java Engineer
5 16 (12.90%) Test Analyst
6 15 (12.10%) Developer in Test
6 15 (12.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (10.48%) Tester
8 11 (8.87%) Integration Engineer
8 11 (8.87%) QA Engineer
9 10 (8.06%) Automation Tester
10 9 (7.26%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.45%) QA Automation Engineer
11 8 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (6.45%) Test Engineer
12 7 (5.65%) Java Developer in Test
13 5 (4.03%) React Developer
13 5 (4.03%) Risk Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.84%) Node.js
2 30 (24.19%) Gherkin
3 27 (21.77%) RESTful
3 27 (21.77%) Spring
4 24 (19.35%) HTML
5 20 (16.13%) HTML5
5 20 (16.13%) React
6 16 (12.90%) Web Services
7 15 (12.10%) CSS
8 14 (11.29%) Spring MVC
9 13 (10.48%) SOAP
10 12 (9.68%) Redux
10 12 (9.68%) XML
11 11 (8.87%) LESS
11 11 (8.87%) Sass
11 11 (8.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (8.06%) AngularJS
12 10 (8.06%) Kafka
12 10 (8.06%) REST
13 9 (7.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Mobile App
2 14 (11.29%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (11.29%) User Experience
3 11 (8.87%) Fintech
3 11 (8.87%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.03%) Derivative
7 4 (3.23%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 3 (2.42%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.81%) Equities
10 1 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.81%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.81%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Unix
2 17 (13.71%) Linux
3 16 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 15 (12.10%) Android
5 4 (3.23%) Solaris
5 4 (3.23%) Windows
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (83.06%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (56.45%) Test Automation
3 69 (55.65%) BDD
4 42 (33.87%) TDD
5 34 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (27.42%) DevOps
5 34 (27.42%) Scrum
6 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
7 18 (14.52%) API Testing
7 18 (14.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (14.52%) Functional Testing
7 18 (14.52%) Microservices
8 16 (12.90%) MVC
8 16 (12.90%) SDET
9 13 (10.48%) Performance Testing
10 12 (9.68%) Analytics
10 12 (9.68%) Kanban
11 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.87%) QA Automation
12 10 (8.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.48%) Java
2 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.58%) SQL
4 24 (19.35%) Ruby
5 14 (11.29%) ES6
6 13 (10.48%) C#
7 8 (6.45%) Scala
8 6 (4.84%) Python
9 5 (4.03%) GraphQL
9 5 (4.03%) Groovy
9 5 (4.03%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.23%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.61%) VB
12 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (33.06%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO 20022
2 2 (1.61%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (18.55%) Docker
2 4 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (3.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) Kubernetes
2 14 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (11.29%) Puppet
3 12 (9.68%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (3.23%) Mesos
5 3 (2.42%) Ansible
5 3 (2.42%) Grafana
5 3 (2.42%) Kibana
5 3 (2.42%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.61%) Terraform
7 1 (0.81%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.81%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Splunk
2 14 (11.29%) AppDynamics
3 5 (4.03%) Apple
3 5 (4.03%) Google
3 5 (4.03%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 4 (3.23%) IBM
4 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.42%) HP
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.42%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.81%) CA
6 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.81%) New Relic
6 1 (0.81%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (0.81%) Perforce
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com