Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 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
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 158 136
Rank change year-on-year +57 -22 +19
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 72 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 1.21% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.96% 7.06% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 55 116
Median daily rate £545 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £349 £363 £378
90th Percentile £688 £665 £625
Central London median daily rate £545 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +9.00% +2.56% +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 328 1,020 1,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.28% 17.17% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 799 1,292
Median daily rate £506 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £366 £363
90th Percentile £638 £675 £630
Central London median daily rate £508 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -0.98% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.54% +74.05%
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year - +32.48% +41.44%

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 25 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 8 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 7 (53.85%) Kubernetes
3 6 (46.15%) AWS
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Azure
4 5 (38.46%) JUnit
4 5 (38.46%) JMeter
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Kafka
5 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
5 4 (30.77%) Splunk
5 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (30.77%) Mockito
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (23.08%) Java 8
6 3 (23.08%) WireMock

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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Azure
3 3 (23.08%) GCP
3 3 (23.08%) GitHub
3 3 (23.08%) Slack
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (7.69%) Apigee
4 1 (7.69%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) JMeter
2 5 (38.46%) JUnit
3 4 (30.77%) Mockito
4 3 (23.08%) NeoLoad
4 3 (23.08%) NUnit
4 3 (23.08%) Postman
4 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
4 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (23.08%) TestNG
4 3 (23.08%) WebLOAD
5 2 (15.38%) Gatling
5 2 (15.38%) Hudson
5 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
5 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (7.69%) Mocha
6 1 (7.69%) PyUnit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Kafka
1 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) WireMock
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Jest
3 2 (15.38%) Node.js
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) Spring Security
4 1 (7.69%) Enzyme
4 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) SciPy
4 1 (7.69%) Symfony
4 1 (7.69%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
1 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) SDET
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java 8
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Go
4 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Confluent
2 1 (7.69%) Dynatrace
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle