Period
to 23 April 2021

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 April 2021 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 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 132 139
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 27 36 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 0.94% 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.00% 5.46% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 79
10th Percentile £363 £413 £362
25th Percentile £413 £438 £449
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £488 £550 £606
90th Percentile £644 £578 £650
Central London median daily rate £463 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -4.76%

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 450 659 1,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.77% 17.30% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 501 1,018
10th Percentile £354 £363 £400
25th Percentile £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £505 £525
% change year-on-year +3.96% -3.81% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
10th Percentile " £39.95 £14.75
25th Percentile £28.50 £44.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 £39.25
Median % change year-on-year -40.21% +23.57% +22.66%
75th Percentile £29.50 £55.25 £56.50
90th Percentile " £59.00 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -40.21% +23.57% +22.66%

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 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 21 (77.78%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Spring
2 13 (48.15%) Selenium
2 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
3 12 (44.44%) Banking
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) Kubernetes
5 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
6 9 (33.33%) Microservices
6 9 (33.33%) TDD
6 9 (33.33%) REST
6 9 (33.33%) QA
7 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
7 8 (29.63%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) JUnit
8 7 (25.93%) Docker
8 7 (25.93%) SDET
9 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
9 6 (22.22%) Maven
9 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
10 5 (18.52%) AWS
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) MuleSoft
10 5 (18.52%) Postman
11 4 (14.81%) REST Assured
11 4 (14.81%) Java 8
11 4 (14.81%) API Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Retail

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 1 (3.70%) Anypoint
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Jupyter
1 1 (3.70%) Mule
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Serverless
4 1 (3.70%) Apigee
4 1 (3.70%) GCP
4 1 (3.70%) GitHub
4 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
4 7 (25.93%) JUnit
5 6 (22.22%) Maven
6 5 (18.52%) Postman
7 4 (14.81%) JIRA
7 4 (14.81%) REST Assured
8 3 (11.11%) Cypress.io
8 3 (11.11%) jMock
8 3 (11.11%) Mockito
8 3 (11.11%) NUnit
8 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
9 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
9 2 (7.41%) JMeter
9 2 (7.41%) Mocha
9 2 (7.41%) Protractor
9 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
9 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.70%) Gatling
General
1 12 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 3 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer in Test
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) MuleSoft Developer
5 2 (7.41%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) REST
3 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
4 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 3 (11.11%) Node.js
4 3 (11.11%) RxJava
4 3 (11.11%) Vert.x
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) RAML
5 2 (7.41%) React
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) WebdriverIO
5 2 (7.41%) WireMock
6 1 (3.70%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
2 9 (33.33%) Microservices
2 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) BDD
4 7 (25.93%) SDET
5 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) API Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.41%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) QA Automation
9 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) Java 8
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) ES6
6 1 (3.70%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Kubernetes
2 3 (11.11%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.70%) Confluent
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Murex
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) Sybase