Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 135 159
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 -4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 134 117 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.67% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.71% 8.62% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 104 77
City of London median daily rate £488 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.89% -2.15%
10th Percentile £380 £359 £331
90th Percentile £625 £638 £575
Central London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +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 1,539 1,357 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.12% 19.32% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,287 1,068 1,003
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £362 £333
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £43.50 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.59% -21.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £43.25 £23.24 £31.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £59.45 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +30.83% -7.69% -13.33%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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
London Bridge -33 18 £500 -
Moorgate - 2 £475 -
Cucumber
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 87 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (64.18%) Java
3 82 (61.19%) Test Automation
4 76 (56.72%) Selenium
5 67 (50.00%) BDD
6 49 (36.57%) TDD
7 46 (34.33%) Jenkins
8 36 (26.87%) JavaScript
9 34 (25.37%) SDET
10 32 (23.88%) Linux
11 31 (23.13%) Unix
12 30 (22.39%) Maven
13 29 (21.64%) Git (software)
14 28 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (20.90%) JUnit
15 26 (19.40%) Finance
15 26 (19.40%) WebDriver
16 25 (18.66%) Gherkin
16 25 (18.66%) Scrum
17 23 (17.16%) Python
17 23 (17.16%) QA
17 23 (17.16%) Docker
18 22 (16.42%) API Testing
18 22 (16.42%) JIRA
18 22 (16.42%) Spring
18 22 (16.42%) Banking
19 21 (15.67%) SQL
19 21 (15.67%) Front End Development
20 20 (14.93%) DevOps
21 19 (14.18%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (9.70%) Confluence
2 7 (5.22%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.48%) Apache
4 5 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.96%) BrowserStack
3 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.48%) GitHub
5 5 (3.73%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.24%) Runscope
7 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.49%) Datadog
7 2 (1.49%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (1.49%) IaaS
7 2 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) npm
7 2 (1.49%) PaaS
7 2 (1.49%) SaaS
8 1 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.75%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) AMQP
2 4 (2.99%) HTTP
3 3 (2.24%) Internet
3 3 (2.24%) MQTT
4 1 (0.75%) DHCP
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.75%) ICMP
4 1 (0.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) NoSQL
1 10 (7.46%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.22%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.48%) Apache Kudu
3 6 (4.48%) Couchbase
3 6 (4.48%) Impala
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.99%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.24%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.49%) Aerospike
6 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.49%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.49%) Redis
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.75%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) HBase
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 76 (56.72%) Selenium
2 46 (34.33%) Jenkins
3 30 (22.39%) Maven
4 29 (21.64%) Git (software)
5 28 (20.90%) JUnit
6 26 (19.40%) WebDriver
7 22 (16.42%) JIRA
8 16 (11.94%) Mockito
9 15 (11.19%) Appium
10 12 (8.96%) JMeter
11 10 (7.46%) Ant
11 10 (7.46%) Subversion
12 9 (6.72%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (4.48%) FishEye
13 6 (4.48%) jMock
14 5 (3.73%) Gradle
14 5 (3.73%) IntelliJ
15 4 (2.99%) GoogleTest
15 4 (2.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (19.40%) Finance
2 22 (16.42%) Banking
3 9 (6.72%) Front Office
3 9 (6.72%) Retail
4 6 (4.48%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (41.79%) Developer
2 35 (26.12%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.42%) Tester
4 19 (14.18%) Automation Tester
5 13 (9.70%) Analyst
6 12 (8.96%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Developer in Test
7 8 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Angular Developer
8 7 (5.22%) QA Tester
8 7 (5.22%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Apache Spark Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) AWS Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.73%) QA Automation Tester
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.99%) QA Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.66%) Gherkin
2 22 (16.42%) Spring
3 16 (11.94%) RESTful
4 15 (11.19%) REST
5 14 (10.45%) AngularJS
6 13 (9.70%) HTML
7 12 (8.96%) React
7 12 (8.96%) Web Services
8 10 (7.46%) Kafka
8 10 (7.46%) Node.js
9 9 (6.72%) .NET
9 9 (6.72%) JSON
9 9 (6.72%) Vert.x
10 8 (5.97%) CSS
11 7 (5.22%) Dropwizard
11 7 (5.22%) RxJava
12 6 (4.48%) HTML5
12 6 (4.48%) Spring Boot
12 6 (4.48%) XML
13 5 (3.73%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (7.46%) Fintech
2 10 (7.46%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.73%) User Experience
4 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.99%) Derivative
4 4 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.49%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.49%) PKI
6 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.88%) Linux
2 31 (23.13%) Unix
3 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.24%) Windows
4 2 (1.49%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (61.19%) Test Automation
3 67 (50.00%) BDD
4 49 (36.57%) TDD
5 34 (25.37%) SDET
6 25 (18.66%) Scrum
7 22 (16.42%) API Testing
8 21 (15.67%) Front End Development
9 20 (14.93%) DevOps
10 19 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (12.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 17 (12.69%) OO
11 17 (12.69%) SDLC
12 15 (11.19%) Pair Programming
13 14 (10.45%) Kanban
14 13 (9.70%) Microservices
15 11 (8.21%) Migration
16 10 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (7.46%) Workflow
17 9 (6.72%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 86 (64.18%) Java
2 36 (26.87%) JavaScript
3 23 (17.16%) Python
4 21 (15.67%) SQL
5 14 (10.45%) C#
6 10 (7.46%) Java 8
7 7 (5.22%) Groovy
7 7 (5.22%) Ruby
8 6 (4.48%) Scala
9 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.73%) C++
10 4 (2.99%) Perl
10 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.49%) Go
11 2 (1.49%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.49%) PHP
11 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.75%) Korn
12 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.99%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.16%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) PSD2
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (17.16%) Docker
2 7 (5.22%) HDFS
3 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (10.45%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.46%) Terraform
3 7 (5.22%) Grafana
4 5 (3.73%) Ansible
4 5 (3.73%) Kibana
4 5 (3.73%) logstash
5 3 (2.24%) Graphite
5 3 (2.24%) HP ALM
5 3 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.24%) Packer
5 3 (2.24%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.49%) Consul
6 2 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.49%) Nagios
6 2 (1.49%) Puppet
6 2 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) Oracle
2 9 (6.72%) Splunk
3 6 (4.48%) AppDynamics
3 6 (4.48%) Atlassian
3 6 (4.48%) Google
3 6 (4.48%) Perfecto Mobile
3 6 (4.48%) Sybase
4 3 (2.24%) Dynatrace
4 3 (2.24%) HP
5 2 (1.49%) IBM
5 2 (1.49%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.49%) New Relic
6 1 (0.75%) Charles River
6 1 (0.75%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.75%) Workday