Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 146 139
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 90 115 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 1.62% 1.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.67% 7.51% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 106 100
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.11% +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £369 £353
90th Percentile £663 £613 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
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 1,174 1,531 1,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.64% 21.59% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 1,235 984
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +0.26%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £648 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
City of London median hourly rate £56.00 £37.75 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.34% +54.18% -44.35%
10th Percentile £20.25 £28.00 £23.11
90th Percentile £83.75 £69.77 £25.86
Central London median hourly rate £56.00 £35.00 £27.24
% change year-on-year +60.00% +28.48% -38.09%

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 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 58 (64.44%) Java
2 57 (63.33%) Selenium
3 53 (58.89%) Test Automation
3 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 40 (44.44%) BDD
5 31 (34.44%) Git (software)
6 30 (33.33%) QA
6 30 (33.33%) Scrum
7 28 (31.11%) Jenkins
8 27 (30.00%) JIRA
9 23 (25.56%) Docker
10 22 (24.44%) DevOps
10 22 (24.44%) Finance
11 21 (23.33%) Spring
11 21 (23.33%) Microservices
12 19 (21.11%) SQL
13 18 (20.00%) Confluence
13 18 (20.00%) Spring Boot
14 17 (18.89%) WebDriver
14 17 (18.89%) Banking
14 17 (18.89%) TDD
15 15 (16.67%) HTML
15 15 (16.67%) API Testing
16 14 (15.56%) Maven
17 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (14.44%) Gherkin
17 13 (14.44%) RESTful
18 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
18 12 (13.33%) 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 18 (20.00%) Confluence
2 10 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.56%) Jetty
3 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.33%) nginx
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) JBoss
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.11%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.11%) Drupal
6 1 (1.11%) Mule
6 1 (1.11%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.78%) GitHub
4 5 (5.56%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.33%) BrowserStack
6 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.22%) npm
7 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.11%) IaaS
7 1 (1.11%) PaaS
7 1 (1.11%) Serverless
7 1 (1.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.22%) SSH
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.89%) MySQL
4 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) Redis
6 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.22%) Big Data
7 2 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.22%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Kudu
8 1 (1.11%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.11%) HSQLDB
8 1 (1.11%) Impala
Development Applications
1 57 (63.33%) Selenium
2 31 (34.44%) Git (software)
3 28 (31.11%) Jenkins
4 27 (30.00%) JIRA
5 17 (18.89%) WebDriver
6 14 (15.56%) Maven
7 12 (13.33%) JMeter
7 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (12.22%) JUnit
8 11 (12.22%) TeamCity
9 10 (11.11%) SpecFlow
10 8 (8.89%) Fiddler
10 8 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (6.67%) Gradle
11 6 (6.67%) Mockito
12 5 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (5.56%) Jasmine
12 5 (5.56%) SoapUI
12 5 (5.56%) webpack
12 5 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Front Office
4 6 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.44%) Retail
6 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.22%) Advertising
7 2 (2.22%) Electronics
7 2 (2.22%) Law
7 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) Developer
2 14 (15.56%) Tester
3 13 (14.44%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 8 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) QA Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Developer in Test
9 5 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Angular Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Development Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) Spring
2 18 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 15 (16.67%) HTML
4 13 (14.44%) Gherkin
4 13 (14.44%) RESTful
5 12 (13.33%) CSS
5 12 (13.33%) React
6 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
6 11 (12.22%) Web Services
7 10 (11.11%) Node.js
8 9 (10.00%) Spring MVC
9 8 (8.89%) REST
10 7 (7.78%) SOAP
11 6 (6.67%) JSON
11 6 (6.67%) Kafka
12 5 (5.56%) Hibernate
12 5 (5.56%) HTML5
12 5 (5.56%) jQuery
12 5 (5.56%) Middleware
12 5 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) User Experience
3 7 (7.78%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.67%) Derivative
5 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.33%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.11%) FMCG
8 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Android
2 7 (7.78%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.44%) Unix
4 3 (3.33%) Linux
5 2 (2.22%) CentOS
5 2 (2.22%) Debian
5 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (58.89%) Test Automation
2 40 (44.44%) BDD
3 30 (33.33%) Scrum
4 22 (24.44%) DevOps
5 21 (23.33%) Microservices
6 17 (18.89%) TDD
7 15 (16.67%) API Testing
8 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.11%) SDET
9 9 (10.00%) API Development
9 9 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 9 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 9 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.00%) Validation
10 8 (8.89%) MVC
10 8 (8.89%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 58 (64.44%) Java
2 40 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.11%) SQL
4 12 (13.33%) Python
5 11 (12.22%) C#
6 10 (11.11%) Scala
7 8 (8.89%) Java 8
8 7 (7.78%) ES6
9 6 (6.67%) Groovy
9 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.67%) TypeScript
10 5 (5.56%) Ruby
11 4 (4.44%) ES7
11 4 (4.44%) Kotlin
12 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.33%) Perl
12 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.22%) C++
13 2 (2.22%) Clojure
13 2 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (5.56%) SEPA
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 23 (25.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) HDFS
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Ansible
2 7 (7.78%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (5.56%) Puppet
4 4 (4.44%) Marathon
4 4 (4.44%) Mesos
5 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.22%) Salt
6 1 (1.11%) Rancher
6 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (5.56%) HP
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
2 4 (4.44%) Splunk
3 3 (3.33%) Perforce
3 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.33%) Sybase
4 2 (2.22%) Adobe
4 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.22%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.22%) Demandware
4 2 (2.22%) Elastic Path
4 2 (2.22%) Google
4 2 (2.22%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.11%) Databricks
5 1 (1.11%) hybris
5 1 (1.11%) Informatica
5 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.11%) SAP