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 3 months to 28 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 111 133
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 58 55 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.63% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.72% 9.32% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 62
Median daily rate £463 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £371 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £545 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 665 590 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.38% 17.52% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1189 1409
Median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £319 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 81 (78.64%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (62.14%) Java
3 56 (54.37%) Test Automation
4 55 (53.40%) TDD
5 52 (50.49%) Selenium
6 49 (47.57%) BDD
7 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
8 39 (37.86%) Finance
9 36 (34.95%) Jenkins
10 34 (33.01%) JUnit
11 31 (30.10%) Banking
11 31 (30.10%) Linux
12 27 (26.21%) JIRA
13 26 (25.24%) REST
14 24 (23.30%) Scrum
14 24 (23.30%) HTML
15 23 (22.33%) SOAP
16 22 (21.36%) SQL
16 22 (21.36%) Node.js
16 22 (21.36%) Multithreading
17 21 (20.39%) CSS
17 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
17 21 (20.39%) Docker
18 18 (17.48%) DevOps
18 18 (17.48%) React
18 18 (17.48%) JSON
18 18 (17.48%) Kanban
19 17 (16.50%) Spring
20 16 (15.53%) Maven
20 16 (15.53%) XML

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 15 (14.56%) Tomcat
2 10 (9.71%) Confluence
3 6 (5.83%) Apache
3 6 (5.83%) Mule
3 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.94%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) OpenShift
2 4 (3.88%) BrowserStack
2 4 (3.88%) GitHub
2 4 (3.88%) Slack
3 3 (2.91%) Google Play
4 2 (1.94%) vREST
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.97%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.97%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) LDAP
1 1 (0.97%) SSL
1 1 (0.97%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.74%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.74%) MySQL
3 5 (4.85%) MarkLogic
3 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.94%) Big Data
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.97%) QlikView
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (50.49%) Selenium
2 36 (34.95%) Jenkins
3 34 (33.01%) JUnit
4 27 (26.21%) JIRA
5 16 (15.53%) Maven
6 15 (14.56%) WebDriver
7 14 (13.59%) TeamCity
8 12 (11.65%) Mockito
9 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
9 11 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (7.77%) Appium
10 8 (7.77%) Gradle
11 7 (6.80%) Subversion
12 6 (5.83%) Calabash
12 6 (5.83%) Capybara
12 6 (5.83%) EasyMock
12 6 (5.83%) gulp
12 6 (5.83%) Jasmine
12 6 (5.83%) Mocha
12 6 (5.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (37.86%) Finance
2 31 (30.10%) Banking
3 9 (8.74%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.80%) Games
5 6 (5.83%) Advertising
5 6 (5.83%) Front Office
6 5 (4.85%) Publishing
7 4 (3.88%) Retail
8 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.97%) Back Office
9 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.97%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (62.14%) Developer
2 33 (32.04%) Java Developer
3 26 (25.24%) Senior Developer
4 17 (16.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (12.62%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Analyst
6 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Test Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Tester
9 6 (5.83%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.83%) Developer in Test
9 6 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.85%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (4.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.24%) REST
2 24 (23.30%) HTML
3 23 (22.33%) SOAP
4 22 (21.36%) Node.js
5 21 (20.39%) CSS
6 18 (17.48%) JSON
6 18 (17.48%) React
7 17 (16.50%) Spring
8 16 (15.53%) XML
9 15 (14.56%) AngularJS
9 15 (14.56%) Hibernate
9 15 (14.56%) HTML5
9 15 (14.56%) jQuery
10 11 (10.68%) Java EE
10 11 (10.68%) JMS
11 10 (9.71%) CSS3
12 9 (8.74%) Apache Camel
12 9 (8.74%) TIBCO EMS
12 9 (8.74%) WireMock
13 8 (7.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) User Experience
2 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.83%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.83%) Equities
5 4 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) Fintech
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Derivative
7 1 (0.97%) Equity Risk
7 1 (0.97%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.97%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.97%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.10%) Linux
2 15 (14.56%) Windows
3 13 (12.62%) Unix
4 10 (9.71%) Apple iOS
5 9 (8.74%) Android
6 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
7 6 (5.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (78.64%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) Test Automation
3 55 (53.40%) TDD
4 49 (47.57%) BDD
5 24 (23.30%) Scrum
6 22 (21.36%) Multithreading
7 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
8 18 (17.48%) DevOps
8 18 (17.48%) Kanban
9 15 (14.56%) Microservices
9 15 (14.56%) Unit Testing
10 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (13.59%) OO
11 12 (11.65%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.65%) SDET
11 12 (11.65%) User Stories
12 11 (10.68%) Web Development
13 9 (8.74%) Dashboard Development
13 9 (8.74%) SDLC
14 8 (7.77%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (62.14%) Java
2 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.36%) SQL
4 13 (12.62%) Ruby
5 11 (10.68%) C#
6 8 (7.77%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.80%) Python
7 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.83%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.85%) Apple Swift
9 5 (4.85%) ES6
10 4 (3.88%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.97%) C
11 1 (0.97%) C++
11 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Ansible
2 9 (8.74%) Grafana
2 9 (8.74%) Kibana
2 9 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 9 (8.74%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.97%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Red Hat
2 9 (8.74%) Splunk
2 9 (8.74%) TIBCO
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle
4 7 (6.80%) Telerik
5 6 (5.83%) Apple
5 6 (5.83%) Google
5 6 (5.83%) IBM
6 5 (4.85%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.97%) CA
7 1 (0.97%) Facebook
7 1 (0.97%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
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