Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 133 159
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 112 113 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.63% 1.68% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.26% 8.58% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 100 80
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £381 £319 £361
90th Percentile £600 £601 £575
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -2.96%
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 1,542 1,317 1,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.45% 19.55% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,273 1,014 953
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £325
90th Percentile £636 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.99 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.04% -23.10% -21.21%
10th Percentile £31.00 £23.18 £31.25
90th Percentile £41.60 £27.11 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £27.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.72% -14.62% -21.21%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 - 8 £475 -
Moorgate - 2 £475 -
Cucumber
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 73 (65.18%) Java
2 70 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (55.36%) Selenium
3 62 (55.36%) Test Automation
4 47 (41.96%) BDD
5 37 (33.04%) Jenkins
6 35 (31.25%) Finance
7 33 (29.46%) Gherkin
8 32 (28.57%) Linux
9 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
9 31 (27.68%) TDD
10 30 (26.79%) Git (software)
10 30 (26.79%) SDET
11 29 (25.89%) Docker
11 29 (25.89%) JUnit
12 28 (25.00%) SQL
13 25 (22.32%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (22.32%) API Testing
14 24 (21.43%) Unix
15 21 (18.75%) Front End Development
16 20 (17.86%) Pair Programming
16 20 (17.86%) Banking
16 20 (17.86%) Spring
16 20 (17.86%) Scrum
17 19 (16.96%) Python
17 19 (16.96%) OO
17 19 (16.96%) QA
18 18 (16.07%) Maven
19 17 (15.18%) WebDriver
20 16 (14.29%) DevOps

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 7 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.36%) Apache
3 5 (4.46%) Confluence
4 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.79%) Jetty
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.32%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.25%) GitHub
4 5 (4.46%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.57%) npm
6 3 (2.68%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (2.68%) Runscope
7 2 (1.79%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.79%) Datadog
7 2 (1.79%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (1.79%) IaaS
7 2 (1.79%) PaaS
7 2 (1.79%) SaaS
8 1 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.89%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) AMQP
2 4 (3.57%) HTTP
3 3 (2.68%) Internet
3 3 (2.68%) MQTT
4 1 (0.89%) DHCP
4 1 (0.89%) DNS
4 1 (0.89%) Firewall
4 1 (0.89%) ICMP
4 1 (0.89%) Network Security
4 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) Couchbase
1 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.79%) Aerospike
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Kudu
4 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.79%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.79%) Impala
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) Redis
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) DB2
5 1 (0.89%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (55.36%) Selenium
2 37 (33.04%) Jenkins
3 30 (26.79%) Git (software)
4 29 (25.89%) JUnit
5 18 (16.07%) Maven
6 17 (15.18%) WebDriver
7 15 (13.39%) Mockito
8 13 (11.61%) Appium
8 13 (11.61%) JIRA
9 9 (8.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (6.25%) Gradle
10 7 (6.25%) SpecFlow
11 6 (5.36%) Protractor
12 5 (4.46%) gulp
12 5 (4.46%) IntelliJ
12 5 (4.46%) Mocha
13 4 (3.57%) Bitbucket
13 4 (3.57%) GoogleTest
13 4 (3.57%) JMeter
13 4 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (31.25%) Finance
2 20 (17.86%) Banking
3 9 (8.04%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.14%) Retail
5 7 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.57%) Front Office
7 2 (1.79%) Back Office
7 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.79%) Law
7 2 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (47.32%) Developer
2 31 (27.68%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.93%) Developer in Test
4 9 (8.04%) Senior Developer
4 9 (8.04%) Tester
5 8 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 8 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Angular Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Java Developer in Test
8 5 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.46%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (3.57%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.46%) Gherkin
2 20 (17.86%) Spring
3 14 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 14 (12.50%) RESTful
4 13 (11.61%) REST
4 13 (11.61%) Web Services
5 12 (10.71%) .NET
5 12 (10.71%) Node.js
5 12 (10.71%) React
6 11 (9.82%) HTML
7 9 (8.04%) Kafka
8 8 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (6.25%) CSS
9 7 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (5.36%) Dropwizard
10 6 (5.36%) HTML5
10 6 (5.36%) Spring Boot
10 6 (5.36%) Swagger
10 6 (5.36%) Vert.x
11 5 (4.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Fintech
2 10 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.93%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.36%) Derivative
3 6 (5.36%) User Experience
4 5 (4.46%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.79%) PKI
7 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.89%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.57%) Linux
2 24 (21.43%) Unix
3 6 (5.36%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.46%) Android
4 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.57%) CentOS
6 3 (2.68%) Windows
7 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (55.36%) Test Automation
3 47 (41.96%) BDD
4 31 (27.68%) TDD
5 30 (26.79%) SDET
6 25 (22.32%) API Testing
7 21 (18.75%) Front End Development
8 20 (17.86%) Pair Programming
8 20 (17.86%) Scrum
9 19 (16.96%) OO
10 16 (14.29%) DevOps
10 16 (14.29%) Microservices
11 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (13.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 12 (10.71%) Kanban
13 11 (9.82%) Test Scripting
14 10 (8.93%) Migration
15 8 (7.14%) OOP
15 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
15 8 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 73 (65.18%) Java
2 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.00%) SQL
4 19 (16.96%) Python
5 14 (12.50%) C#
6 8 (7.14%) Scala
7 7 (6.25%) Java 8
7 7 (6.25%) Ruby
7 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.36%) Groovy
9 5 (4.46%) C++
10 4 (3.57%) Perl
10 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.79%) Go
11 2 (1.79%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.79%) VBScript
12 1 (0.89%) Korn
12 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.96%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) MiFID
2 2 (1.79%) PSD2
3 1 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.89%) EMIR
System Software
1 29 (25.89%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.14%) Grafana
3 7 (6.25%) Kibana
3 7 (6.25%) logstash
3 7 (6.25%) Terraform
4 5 (4.46%) Ansible
5 3 (2.68%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (2.68%) Graphite
5 3 (2.68%) HP ALM
5 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.68%) Packer
5 3 (2.68%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.79%) Consul
6 2 (1.79%) Nagios
6 2 (1.79%) Puppet
6 2 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Splunk
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle
3 7 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 6 (5.36%) Google
5 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.68%) Dynatrace
5 3 (2.68%) HP
6 2 (1.79%) IBM
6 2 (1.79%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.79%) New Relic
6 2 (1.79%) Sybase
7 1 (0.89%) Charles River
7 1 (0.89%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.89%) Pega
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.89%) VMware