Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 125 133
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 +10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 35 123 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.80% 1.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.94% 8.75% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 88 120
Median daily rate £503 £498 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -5.24% +10.53%
10th Percentile £413 £360 £413
90th Percentile £579 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 708 1,405 1,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.13% 20.57% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 1,067 1,191
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £375
90th Percentile £650 £668 £650
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £62.00 £58.25 £70.67
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cucumber as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cucumber in the City of London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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
Moorgate - 2 £525 -
Cucumber
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
2 16 (45.71%) Selenium
2 16 (45.71%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) Finance
3 13 (37.14%) QA
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) API Testing
5 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.86%) BDD
5 8 (22.86%) Node.js
6 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (20.00%) JUnit
6 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (17.14%) Microservices
7 6 (17.14%) ISEB
7 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 6 (17.14%) TDD
7 6 (17.14%) Spring
7 6 (17.14%) Maven
7 6 (17.14%) JIRA
7 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow
8 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
8 5 (14.29%) REST
8 5 (14.29%) AWS
8 5 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (14.29%) C#
9 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management

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 3 (8.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) AWS
2 3 (8.57%) GitHub
3 2 (5.71%) Azure
3 2 (5.71%) npm
4 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.86%) GCP
4 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.86%) Serverless
4 1 (2.86%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) JUnit
3 6 (17.14%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) Maven
3 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow
4 4 (11.43%) Postman
5 3 (8.57%) REST Assured
5 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.71%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.71%) Cypress.io
6 2 (5.71%) GitLab
6 2 (5.71%) JMeter
6 2 (5.71%) Mocha
6 2 (5.71%) Mockito
6 2 (5.71%) NUnit
6 2 (5.71%) Protractor
7 1 (2.86%) Ant
7 1 (2.86%) RSpec
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Java Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) React Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 2 (5.71%) FIX Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Node.js
2 6 (17.14%) Spring
3 5 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 5 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (11.43%) React
4 4 (11.43%) Redux
5 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.57%) JSON
5 3 (8.57%) RESTful
5 3 (8.57%) RxJava
5 3 (8.57%) Vert.x
5 3 (8.57%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) .NET
6 2 (5.71%) CSS
6 2 (5.71%) Express
6 2 (5.71%) HTML
6 2 (5.71%) Jest
6 2 (5.71%) SOAP
6 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Derivative
2 3 (8.57%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
2 9 (25.71%) DevOps
3 8 (22.86%) API Testing
3 8 (22.86%) BDD
4 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.14%) Microservices
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.43%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Scala
5 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.86%) ES6
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (2.86%) Java 8
6 1 (2.86%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
1 4 (11.43%) Terraform
2 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.86%) HubSpot
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Perforce
2 1 (2.86%) SAP