Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 129 154
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 -9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 131 127 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.80% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.42% 9.61% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 112 75
City of London median daily rate £498 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +9.89% +7.06%
10th Percentile £383 £375 £341
90th Percentile £650 £625 £660
Central London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +11.76%
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 1,556 1,322 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.87% 18.71% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,248 1,058 901
City of London median daily rate £511 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £355
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £523 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
City of London median hourly rate £28.75 £45.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.46% +39.23% -13.33%
10th Percentile £22.63 £27.63 £31.25
90th Percentile £33.88 £63.48 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% -13.33%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -38 18 £500 -
Moorgate - 2 £475 -
Cucumber
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 83 (63.36%) Selenium
2 80 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (60.31%) Test Automation
4 77 (58.78%) Java
5 63 (48.09%) BDD
6 44 (33.59%) TDD
7 39 (29.77%) Jenkins
8 34 (25.95%) Git (software)
9 32 (24.43%) Maven
9 32 (24.43%) Unix
9 32 (24.43%) SDET
10 31 (23.66%) JavaScript
11 30 (22.90%) Linux
11 30 (22.90%) JIRA
12 28 (21.37%) Banking
13 26 (19.85%) Finance
14 25 (19.08%) QA
15 23 (17.56%) WebDriver
15 23 (17.56%) Scrum
15 23 (17.56%) JUnit
15 23 (17.56%) API Testing
15 23 (17.56%) Docker
16 22 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (16.03%) Python
18 20 (15.27%) Gherkin
18 20 (15.27%) REST
18 20 (15.27%) SDLC
19 19 (14.50%) Confluence
19 19 (14.50%) RESTful
20 18 (13.74%) Front End Development

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 19 (14.50%) Confluence
2 13 (9.92%) Apache Spark
3 11 (8.40%) Apache
4 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) nginx
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.40%) BrowserStack
3 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.82%) GitHub
5 4 (3.05%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.53%) Datadog
6 2 (1.53%) IaaS
6 2 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) PaaS
6 2 (1.53%) SaaS
6 2 (1.53%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.76%) SSL
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.40%) Hadoop
2 11 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.63%) Apache Kudu
3 10 (7.63%) Impala
3 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.87%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.34%) Redis
6 4 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.05%) Neo4j
6 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.29%) Big Data
8 2 (1.53%) Aerospike
8 2 (1.53%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.53%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 83 (63.36%) Selenium
2 39 (29.77%) Jenkins
3 34 (25.95%) Git (software)
4 32 (24.43%) Maven
5 30 (22.90%) JIRA
6 23 (17.56%) JUnit
6 23 (17.56%) WebDriver
7 14 (10.69%) Subversion
8 13 (9.92%) Appium
9 12 (9.16%) JMeter
10 11 (8.40%) Ant
10 11 (8.40%) Mockito
11 10 (7.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (7.63%) FishEye
11 10 (7.63%) jMock
12 8 (6.11%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (3.82%) SoapUI
14 4 (3.05%) Spock
14 4 (3.05%) Zephyr
15 3 (2.29%) webpack
General
1 28 (21.37%) Banking
2 26 (19.85%) Finance
3 12 (9.16%) Front Office
4 10 (7.63%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Retail
6 3 (2.29%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (39.69%) Developer
2 31 (23.66%) Java Developer
3 28 (21.37%) Tester
4 19 (14.50%) Automation Tester
5 14 (10.69%) Analyst
6 13 (9.92%) Test Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) Test Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Apache Spark Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Angular Developer
11 6 (4.58%) QA Tester
12 5 (3.82%) Developer in Test
13 4 (3.05%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 4 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (3.05%) Mobile Engineer
13 4 (3.05%) QA Automation Tester
13 4 (3.05%) Quality Engineer
13 4 (3.05%) Senior Developer
14 3 (2.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.27%) Gherkin
1 20 (15.27%) REST
2 19 (14.50%) RESTful
3 17 (12.98%) Spring
4 14 (10.69%) React
5 13 (9.92%) Web Services
6 12 (9.16%) AngularJS
6 12 (9.16%) HTML
7 10 (7.63%) Kafka
7 10 (7.63%) SOAP
8 8 (6.11%) Spring Boot
9 7 (5.34%) CSS
10 6 (4.58%) .NET
10 6 (4.58%) JSON
10 6 (4.58%) Middleware
10 6 (4.58%) Node.js
10 6 (4.58%) Vert.x
11 5 (3.82%) HTML5
12 4 (3.05%) JAX-RS
12 4 (3.05%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.63%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.58%) User Experience
5 5 (3.82%) Fintech
5 5 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.53%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.53%) PKI
6 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.43%) Unix
2 30 (22.90%) Linux
3 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.05%) Windows
4 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.53%) Android
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (60.31%) Test Automation
3 63 (48.09%) BDD
4 44 (33.59%) TDD
5 32 (24.43%) SDET
6 23 (17.56%) API Testing
6 23 (17.56%) Scrum
7 20 (15.27%) SDLC
8 18 (13.74%) Front End Development
9 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.69%) Microservices
10 13 (9.92%) DevOps
10 13 (9.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 13 (9.92%) Test Scripting
11 12 (9.16%) Change Control
11 12 (9.16%) OO
12 11 (8.40%) Migration
12 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.63%) Data Modelling
13 10 (7.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.78%) Java
2 31 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.03%) Python
4 17 (12.98%) Java 8
5 12 (9.16%) C#
6 11 (8.40%) SQL
7 5 (3.82%) Perl
8 4 (3.05%) Groovy
8 4 (3.05%) Ruby
9 3 (2.29%) ES6
9 3 (2.29%) ES7
9 3 (2.29%) Scala
10 2 (1.53%) Go
10 2 (1.53%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.53%) PHP
10 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.53%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.76%) C++
11 1 (0.76%) Haskell
11 1 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (2.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.08%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) SEPA
3 3 (2.29%) MiFID
4 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (17.56%) Docker
2 11 (8.40%) HDFS
3 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.82%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.05%) Terraform
4 3 (2.29%) Marathon
4 3 (2.29%) Mesos
4 3 (2.29%) Puppet
5 2 (1.53%) Ansible
5 2 (1.53%) Consul
5 2 (1.53%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.53%) Kibana
5 2 (1.53%) Nagios
5 2 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.76%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.76%) Grafana
6 1 (0.76%) logstash
6 1 (0.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (9.92%) Oracle
2 10 (7.63%) Atlassian
2 10 (7.63%) Sybase
3 8 (6.11%) HP
4 7 (5.34%) Perfecto Mobile
5 5 (3.82%) Splunk
6 4 (3.05%) Google
7 2 (1.53%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.53%) IBM
7 2 (1.53%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.53%) New Relic
7 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe
8 1 (0.76%) CA
8 1 (0.76%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.76%) Perforce
8 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.76%) webMethods
8 1 (0.76%) Workday