Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 137 141
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +30
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 111 109 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.58% 1.69% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.31% 8.69% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 99 91
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -1.64%
10th Percentile £365 £359 £338
90th Percentile £613 £628 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
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 1,519 1,254 1,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.57% 19.46% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,225 973 923
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +7.95%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £319
90th Percentile £641 £625 £594
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £37.75 £24.49 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.18% -44.35% -2.22%
10th Percentile £28.00 £23.11 £41.00
90th Percentile £69.77 £25.86 £47.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.24 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.48% -38.09% -2.22%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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
Moorgate - 1 £400 -
Cucumber
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 72 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (59.46%) Java
3 63 (56.76%) Test Automation
4 59 (53.15%) Selenium
5 51 (45.95%) BDD
6 41 (36.94%) Jenkins
7 40 (36.04%) Finance
8 39 (35.14%) JavaScript
9 30 (27.03%) QA
10 29 (26.13%) Docker
11 28 (25.23%) SQL
12 26 (23.42%) Banking
12 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
13 25 (22.52%) DevOps
14 24 (21.62%) Gherkin
14 24 (21.62%) Node.js
14 24 (21.62%) TDD
15 23 (20.72%) Pair Programming
16 22 (19.82%) Spring
16 22 (19.82%) Maven
16 22 (19.82%) SDET
17 21 (18.92%) Linux
17 21 (18.92%) WebDriver
18 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (18.02%) JUnit
18 20 (18.02%) Scrum
19 19 (17.12%) Kubernetes
20 18 (16.22%) Unix
20 18 (16.22%) RESTful
21 17 (15.32%) Amazon AWS

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 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.60%) Apache
3 4 (3.60%) Confluence
4 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.80%) Jetty
5 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Anypoint
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.91%) npm
3 10 (9.01%) GitHub
3 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.50%) BrowserStack
5 4 (3.60%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.70%) Runscope
6 3 (2.70%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.80%) IaaS
7 2 (1.80%) PaaS
7 2 (1.80%) SaaS
7 2 (1.80%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.90%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.90%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Serverless
8 1 (0.90%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) AMQP
2 5 (4.50%) Firewall
3 4 (3.60%) HTTP
4 3 (2.70%) Internet
4 3 (2.70%) MQTT
5 1 (0.90%) DHCP
5 1 (0.90%) DNS
5 1 (0.90%) ICMP
5 1 (0.90%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) SMS
5 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) Couchbase
1 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
1 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (53.15%) Selenium
2 41 (36.94%) Jenkins
3 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
4 22 (19.82%) Maven
5 21 (18.92%) WebDriver
6 20 (18.02%) JUnit
7 17 (15.32%) Appium
7 17 (15.32%) JIRA
8 11 (9.91%) Mockito
9 10 (9.01%) Mocha
9 10 (9.01%) SpecFlow
10 9 (8.11%) gulp
11 8 (7.21%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (6.31%) JMeter
12 7 (6.31%) Protractor
12 7 (6.31%) TeamCity
13 5 (4.50%) Gradle
13 5 (4.50%) IntelliJ
14 4 (3.60%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (3.60%) Liquibase
General
1 40 (36.04%) Finance
2 26 (23.42%) Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Investment Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Retail
3 8 (7.21%) Retail Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Back Office
5 2 (1.80%) Front Office
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Developer in Test
3 12 (10.81%) QA Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 11 (9.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Automation Tester
5 10 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Tester
6 8 (7.21%) Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Test Automation Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Java Developer in Test
10 4 (3.60%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.62%) Gherkin
1 24 (21.62%) Node.js
2 22 (19.82%) Spring
3 18 (16.22%) RESTful
4 17 (15.32%) HTML
5 13 (11.71%) CSS
6 12 (10.81%) HTML5
6 12 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (10.81%) Web Services
7 11 (9.91%) CSS3
7 11 (9.91%) React
7 11 (9.91%) REST
8 10 (9.01%) .NET
8 10 (9.01%) AngularJS
9 9 (8.11%) LESS
9 9 (8.11%) Sass
10 7 (6.31%) Chai
10 7 (6.31%) Kafka
11 6 (5.41%) Dropwizard
11 6 (5.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) User Experience
2 9 (8.11%) Fintech
2 9 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.41%) Derivative
4 6 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.50%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.70%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.90%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Linux
2 18 (16.22%) Unix
3 9 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.31%) Android
5 4 (3.60%) CentOS
5 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.80%) Windows
7 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (56.76%) Test Automation
3 51 (45.95%) BDD
4 25 (22.52%) DevOps
5 24 (21.62%) TDD
6 23 (20.72%) Pair Programming
7 22 (19.82%) SDET
8 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (18.02%) Scrum
9 17 (15.32%) OO
10 16 (14.41%) API Testing
10 16 (14.41%) Microservices
11 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
12 11 (9.91%) Kanban
12 11 (9.91%) Test Scripting
13 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
14 9 (8.11%) MVC
15 8 (7.21%) Progressive Enhancement
16 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (6.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 66 (59.46%) Java
2 39 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.23%) SQL
4 13 (11.71%) Ruby
5 12 (10.81%) C#
6 8 (7.21%) Scala
7 7 (6.31%) Groovy
7 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.41%) Python
9 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.50%) Java 8
9 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.60%) C++
10 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.80%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.80%) VBScript
12 1 (0.90%) ES6
12 1 (0.90%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.03%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) PSD2
3 2 (1.80%) MiFID
4 1 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.90%) EMIR
System Software
1 29 (26.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (17.12%) Kubernetes
2 9 (8.11%) Grafana
3 7 (6.31%) Docker Swarm
3 7 (6.31%) Kibana
3 7 (6.31%) Terraform
4 6 (5.41%) logstash
4 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.41%) Puppet
5 4 (3.60%) Ansible
5 4 (3.60%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.70%) Graphite
6 3 (2.70%) HP ALM
6 3 (2.70%) Packer
7 2 (1.80%) HockeyApp
7 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Splunk
2 10 (9.01%) AppDynamics
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle
4 3 (2.70%) Dynatrace
4 3 (2.70%) Google
4 3 (2.70%) HP
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.90%) Charles River
6 1 (0.90%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.90%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.90%) New Relic
6 1 (0.90%) Pega
6 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.90%) VMware