Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 159 143
Rank change year-on-year +48 -16 -11
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 24 81 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 1.25% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.37% 7.14% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 102
Median daily rate £525 £498 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% -5.24% +10.53%
10th Percentile £403 £333 £364
90th Percentile £625 £673 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
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 447 1,135 1,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.57% 17.45% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 855 1,244
Median daily rate £515 £525 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +0.48% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £388 £368
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £508 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £40.75 £56.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.23% +48.34% +51.05%
10th Percentile £33.88 £20.45 £28.00
90th Percentile £59.38 £79.00 £69.77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +60.00% +37.25%

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 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 - 2 £525 -
Cucumber
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 17 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 14 (58.33%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) DevOps
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) AWS
4 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
5 7 (29.17%) QA
5 7 (29.17%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) JUnit
5 7 (29.17%) Microservices
6 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (25.00%) API Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Maven
6 6 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) GitHub
8 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.67%) Node.js
8 4 (16.67%) Docker
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.67%) GitLab

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 (4.17%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) AWS
2 4 (16.67%) GitHub
3 2 (8.33%) Azure
3 2 (8.33%) npm
3 2 (8.33%) Slack
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.17%) GCP
4 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.17%) Serverless
4 1 (4.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) OLAP
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) JUnit
3 6 (25.00%) Maven
4 4 (16.67%) GitLab
4 4 (16.67%) Postman
5 3 (12.50%) Artifactory
5 3 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (12.50%) JMeter
5 3 (12.50%) Mockito
5 3 (12.50%) NUnit
5 3 (12.50%) TestNG
6 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
6 2 (8.33%) NeoLoad
6 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.33%) WebLOAD
7 1 (4.17%) jMock
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Police
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) React Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) FIX Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (20.83%) REST
3 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) Node.js
3 4 (16.67%) WireMock
4 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 3 (12.50%) Jest
4 3 (12.50%) React
4 3 (12.50%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.33%) Redux
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) RxJava
5 2 (8.33%) Vert.x
6 1 (4.17%) Chai
6 1 (4.17%) Enzyme
6 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.17%) Kafka
6 1 (4.17%) RxJS
6 1 (4.17%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.17%) Equities
3 1 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) DevOps
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) Microservices
5 6 (25.00%) API Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (12.50%) Open Source
8 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) SDET
8 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) ES6
4 1 (4.17%) Java 8
4 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (8.33%) Terraform
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) HubSpot
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP