Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 125 131
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +21
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 49 133 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 1.95% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.96% 8.54% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 105 114
City of London median daily rate £475 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £385 £375
90th Percentile £635 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 822 1,558 1,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.62% 22.81% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 1,246 1,072
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £48.89 £28.75 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.04% -36.46% +39.23%
10th Percentile £44.75 £22.63 £27.63
90th Percentile £60.25 £33.88 £63.48
Central London median hourly rate £48.50 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +68.70% -4.17% -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 23 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (69.39%) Test Automation
2 33 (67.35%) Selenium
3 27 (55.10%) Java
4 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) Scrum
5 15 (30.61%) BDD
6 14 (28.57%) QA
7 13 (26.53%) Gherkin
7 13 (26.53%) DevOps
8 11 (22.45%) RESTful
8 11 (22.45%) Scala
8 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
8 11 (22.45%) TDD
8 11 (22.45%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Kanban
9 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
9 10 (20.41%) API Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Web Services
11 8 (16.33%) C#
11 8 (16.33%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Banking
11 8 (16.33%) JIRA
11 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (16.33%) Docker
11 8 (16.33%) AWS
11 8 (16.33%) GitHub
12 7 (14.29%) SpecFlow
12 7 (14.29%) 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 7 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) AWS
1 8 (16.33%) GitHub
2 7 (14.29%) Azure
3 4 (8.16%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (8.16%) Serverless
4 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.08%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 2 (4.08%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (4.08%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (4.08%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (2.04%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (2.04%) npm
6 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
1 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.08%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Redis
5 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (67.35%) Selenium
2 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
4 8 (16.33%) JIRA
5 7 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 7 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 6 (12.24%) Mocha
6 6 (12.24%) REST Assured
7 5 (10.20%) Postman
8 4 (8.16%) Fiddler
8 4 (8.16%) JMeter
8 4 (8.16%) JUnit
8 4 (8.16%) Maven
8 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (6.12%) Cypress.io
9 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (4.08%) Gradle
10 2 (4.08%) Mockito
10 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Automation Tester
2 11 (22.45%) Tester
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Gherkin
2 11 (22.45%) RESTful
3 9 (18.37%) Web Services
4 7 (14.29%) Node.js
4 7 (14.29%) React
5 6 (12.24%) HTML
6 5 (10.20%) CSS
6 5 (10.20%) Spring
7 4 (8.16%) Chai
7 4 (8.16%) Redux
8 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.12%) Express
8 3 (6.12%) GraphQL
8 3 (6.12%) JSON
8 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.08%) .NET
9 2 (4.08%) Jest
9 2 (4.08%) REST
9 2 (4.08%) WireMock
9 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Derivative
2 3 (6.12%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (69.39%) Test Automation
2 16 (32.65%) Scrum
3 15 (30.61%) BDD
4 13 (26.53%) DevOps
5 11 (22.45%) TDD
6 10 (20.41%) API Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Kanban
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 7 (14.29%) Microservices
8 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.20%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) Scala
4 8 (16.33%) C#
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Groovy
5 5 (10.20%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.12%) Java 8
6 3 (6.12%) Kotlin
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) ES6
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) ES7
8 1 (2.04%) RPG
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) ISEB
1 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.08%) Terraform
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.12%) Perforce
3 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.04%) Birst
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft