Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 126 142
Rank change year-on-year -32 +16 +17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 66 134 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 1.94% 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.71% 8.78% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 118 105
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +7.53%
10th Percentile £363 £380 £360
90th Percentile £670 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
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 984 1,526 1,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.85% 22.12% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 1,276 1,080
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £364 £363 £360
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £499
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.30% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £43.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.54% +70.59% -21.54%
10th Percentile £30.65 £43.25 £23.24
90th Percentile £90.50 £43.75 £59.45
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +32.48% +30.83% -7.69%

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 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 November 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 51 (77.27%) Test Automation
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (68.18%) Selenium
4 43 (65.15%) Java
5 28 (42.42%) BDD
6 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
7 22 (33.33%) Scrum
8 21 (31.82%) QA
8 21 (31.82%) DevOps
9 19 (28.79%) TDD
10 18 (27.27%) SQL
10 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 16 (24.24%) Gherkin
11 16 (24.24%) Finance
12 14 (21.21%) Scala
12 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
13 13 (19.70%) Microservices
13 13 (19.70%) AWS
14 12 (18.18%) JIRA
14 12 (18.18%) C#
15 11 (16.67%) HTML
15 11 (16.67%) Spring
15 11 (16.67%) Kanban
15 11 (16.67%) Azure
15 11 (16.67%) RESTful
15 11 (16.67%) Confluence
15 11 (16.67%) React
15 11 (16.67%) API Testing
16 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (15.15%) Node.js

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 11 (16.67%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.55%) Jetty
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.03%) JBoss
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Drupal
4 1 (1.52%) Mule
4 1 (1.52%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) AWS
2 11 (16.67%) Azure
3 6 (9.09%) GitHub
4 4 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (6.06%) Serverless
5 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.03%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (3.03%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (3.03%) CloudFront
6 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.52%) GCP
7 1 (1.52%) npm
7 1 (1.52%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
1 2 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
1 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) Big Data
3 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.03%) Redis
6 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.52%) DB2
6 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (68.18%) Selenium
2 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
4 12 (18.18%) JIRA
5 10 (15.15%) TeamCity
6 9 (13.64%) WebDriver
7 8 (12.12%) SpecFlow
8 7 (10.61%) Maven
9 6 (9.09%) Fiddler
9 6 (9.09%) JMeter
9 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (7.58%) Gradle
10 5 (7.58%) JUnit
10 5 (7.58%) Subversion
11 4 (6.06%) Mocha
12 3 (4.55%) Mockito
12 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
12 3 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Front Office
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Law
5 2 (3.03%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Automation Tester
2 14 (21.21%) Tester
3 9 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Automation Tester
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Tester
6 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Angular Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Developer in Test
7 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Gherkin
2 11 (16.67%) HTML
2 11 (16.67%) React
2 11 (16.67%) RESTful
2 11 (16.67%) Spring
3 10 (15.15%) Node.js
4 9 (13.64%) Web Services
5 7 (10.61%) CSS
6 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
6 6 (9.09%) Spring MVC
7 5 (7.58%) JSON
7 5 (7.58%) Redux
8 4 (6.06%) GraphQL
8 4 (6.06%) HTML5
8 4 (6.06%) jQuery
8 4 (6.06%) XML
9 3 (4.55%) Apache Camel
9 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Derivative
2 7 (10.61%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) iSeries
5 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) CentOS
3 2 (3.03%) Debian
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) Test Automation
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (42.42%) BDD
4 22 (33.33%) Scrum
5 21 (31.82%) DevOps
6 19 (28.79%) TDD
7 13 (19.70%) Microservices
8 11 (16.67%) API Testing
8 11 (16.67%) Kanban
9 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (15.15%) Regression Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Manual Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.61%) Defect Management
11 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy
11 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) SQL
4 14 (21.21%) Scala
5 12 (18.18%) C#
6 10 (15.15%) Python
7 8 (12.12%) Groovy
8 5 (7.58%) Ruby
8 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.58%) TypeScript
9 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.06%) Java 8
10 3 (4.55%) Kotlin
10 3 (4.55%) Perl
11 2 (3.03%) C++
11 2 (3.03%) Clojure
11 2 (3.03%) ClojureScript
11 2 (3.03%) ES6
11 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.58%) ISEB
3 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (31.82%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) Salt
2 2 (3.03%) Terraform
3 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.03%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.03%) Perforce
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.03%) Sybase
5 1 (1.52%) Birst
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos
5 1 (1.52%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Informatica
5 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com