Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 134 133
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +25
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 135 95 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.92% 1.53% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.14% 8.64% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 89 86
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £383 £363 £338
90th Percentile £625 £638 £581
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -
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 1,477 1,099 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.98% 17.75% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,199 877 777
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £372 £331 £313
90th Percentile £648 £625 £601
Central London median daily rate £500 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £48.50 - £47.00
10th Percentile £28.00 - £33.05
90th Percentile £69.77 - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £48.50 - £47.00

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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.

1 106 (78.52%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (63.70%) Selenium
3 78 (57.78%) Test Automation
3 78 (57.78%) Java
4 68 (50.37%) BDD
5 56 (41.48%) JavaScript
6 54 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 50 (37.04%) Finance
8 47 (34.81%) Git (software)
8 47 (34.81%) QA
9 45 (33.33%) Node.js
9 45 (33.33%) Banking
10 41 (30.37%) DevOps
11 40 (29.63%) Maven
12 38 (28.15%) TDD
13 37 (27.41%) JIRA
14 33 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (24.44%) WebDriver
15 31 (22.96%) Scrum
16 29 (21.48%) Spring
17 28 (20.74%) RESTful
17 28 (20.74%) Docker
18 26 (19.26%) Investment Banking
18 26 (19.26%) SQL
19 25 (18.52%) Unix
19 25 (18.52%) Software Engineering
20 24 (17.78%) TeamCity
20 24 (17.78%) React
20 24 (17.78%) Sonatype Nexus
21 23 (17.04%) Splunk

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 16 (11.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.70%) Confluence
2 5 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.48%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.48%) CMS
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) Jetty
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) HipChat
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.30%) npm
2 12 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.89%) BrowserStack
3 9 (6.67%) GitHub
4 6 (4.44%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (2.96%) Google Play
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.96%) vREST
5 4 (2.96%) Yarn
6 3 (2.22%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.22%) PaaS
7 2 (1.48%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (1.48%) IaaS
7 2 (1.48%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.74%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (1.48%) HTTP
2 2 (1.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.74%) DHCP
3 1 (0.74%) LAN
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (5.19%) Redis
3 6 (4.44%) Big Data
3 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.70%) MySQL
4 5 (3.70%) Neo4j
5 4 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.96%) JanusGraph
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.22%) HBase
7 2 (1.48%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.74%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.74%) QlikView
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 86 (63.70%) Selenium
2 54 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 47 (34.81%) Git (software)
4 40 (29.63%) Maven
5 37 (27.41%) JIRA
6 33 (24.44%) WebDriver
7 24 (17.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 24 (17.78%) TeamCity
8 16 (11.85%) Appium
9 14 (10.37%) JMeter
9 14 (10.37%) Liquibase
10 13 (9.63%) Mocha
10 13 (9.63%) SpecFlow
11 12 (8.89%) JUnit
12 10 (7.41%) gulp
13 9 (6.67%) Gradle
14 8 (5.93%) Jasmine
14 8 (5.93%) webpack
15 6 (4.44%) Hudson
15 6 (4.44%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (37.04%) Finance
2 45 (33.33%) Banking
3 26 (19.26%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.67%) Front Office
5 7 (5.19%) Retail
6 4 (2.96%) Publishing
6 4 (2.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (36.30%) Developer
2 21 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (12.59%) Java Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Tester
6 14 (10.37%) Analyst
6 14 (10.37%) QA Engineer
7 13 (9.63%) Automation Tester
7 13 (9.63%) Developer in Test
7 13 (9.63%) Integration Engineer
8 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.15%) Test Analyst
10 10 (7.41%) QA Automation Engineer
10 10 (7.41%) Test Engineer
11 9 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (5.19%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
12 7 (5.19%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.33%) Node.js
2 29 (21.48%) Spring
3 28 (20.74%) RESTful
4 24 (17.78%) React
5 23 (17.04%) HTML
6 20 (14.81%) Gherkin
7 19 (14.07%) CSS
7 19 (14.07%) HTML5
8 16 (11.85%) Spring MVC
9 14 (10.37%) CSS3
9 14 (10.37%) Web Services
10 13 (9.63%) LESS
10 13 (9.63%) Sass
10 13 (9.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (8.89%) REST
12 11 (8.15%) Redux
13 9 (6.67%) .NET
13 9 (6.67%) AngularJS
14 8 (5.93%) SOAP
14 8 (5.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) User Experience
2 16 (11.85%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (9.63%) Mobile App
4 12 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (8.15%) Fintech
6 7 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.70%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.96%) Derivative
9 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.48%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.74%) Equities
12 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Unix
2 19 (14.07%) Linux
3 13 (9.63%) Apple iOS
4 11 (8.15%) Android
5 4 (2.96%) Solaris
5 4 (2.96%) Windows
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (78.52%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (57.78%) Test Automation
3 68 (50.37%) BDD
4 41 (30.37%) DevOps
5 38 (28.15%) TDD
6 33 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (22.96%) Scrum
8 25 (18.52%) Software Engineering
9 21 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (15.56%) SDET
10 20 (14.81%) Microservices
11 18 (13.33%) MVC
12 17 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (11.85%) API Testing
14 14 (10.37%) Pair Programming
15 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
16 11 (8.15%) Kanban
16 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
17 10 (7.41%) Analytics
17 10 (7.41%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.78%) Java
2 56 (41.48%) JavaScript
3 26 (19.26%) SQL
4 23 (17.04%) Ruby
5 15 (11.11%) C#
6 11 (8.15%) ES6
7 10 (7.41%) Java 8
8 8 (5.93%) Scala
9 5 (3.70%) Python
10 4 (2.96%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.22%) Groovy
11 3 (2.22%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.48%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.48%) VB
13 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (34.81%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) MiFID
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.74%) PSD2
System Software
1 28 (20.74%) Docker
2 3 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.22%) HDFS
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (14.07%) Kubernetes
2 16 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (11.85%) Puppet
3 14 (10.37%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (2.22%) Ansible
4 3 (2.22%) Grafana
4 3 (2.22%) Kibana
4 3 (2.22%) Mesos
4 3 (2.22%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.48%) HockeyApp
5 2 (1.48%) Terraform
6 1 (0.74%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 23 (17.04%) Splunk
2 16 (11.85%) AppDynamics
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.96%) Apple
4 4 (2.96%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 4 (2.96%) Google
4 4 (2.96%) IBM
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.48%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.48%) New Relic
6 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.74%) HP
7 1 (0.74%) Pega
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com