Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 19 December 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 62 66
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -22
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 78 44 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.81% 4.47% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.09% 13.29% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 6
Croydon median daily rate £500 £531 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -9.57% +67.86%
10th Percentile £420 £300 £497
90th Percentile £580 £709 £594
South London median daily rate £475 £545 £519
% change year-on-year -12.84% +5.06% +48.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Croydon with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 517 331 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 45.11% 33.60% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 226 90
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +13.31% -1.94%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £313
90th Percentile £580 £638 £575
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £439
% change year-on-year +5.00% +13.96% +13.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £36.25 £41.42 £49.19
% change year-on-year -12.47% -15.81% +15.74%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Croydon

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cucumber in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Croydon

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Croydon over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 74 (94.87%) Java
2 66 (84.62%) Selenium
2 66 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (48.72%) Security Cleared
5 37 (47.44%) SC Cleared
6 34 (43.59%) Jenkins
7 26 (33.33%) Java 8
8 25 (32.05%) Linux
9 20 (25.64%) WebDriver
9 20 (25.64%) Python
9 20 (25.64%) Maven
10 19 (24.36%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (24.36%) Docker
11 18 (23.08%) Gherkin
12 17 (21.79%) API Testing
12 17 (21.79%) Scrum
13 15 (19.23%) Ant
13 15 (19.23%) BrowserStack
14 14 (17.95%) SDET
14 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
15 13 (16.67%) React
15 13 (16.67%) Unix
15 13 (16.67%) Migration
15 13 (16.67%) Front End Development
15 13 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 12 (15.38%) Spring
16 12 (15.38%) BDD
17 11 (14.10%) Microservices

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 9 (11.54%) Confluence
2 8 (10.26%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.13%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.85%) JBoss
5 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (19.23%) BrowserStack
3 4 (5.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Big Data
2 7 (8.97%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.97%) HBase
2 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.85%) MySQL
3 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (84.62%) Selenium
2 34 (43.59%) Jenkins
3 20 (25.64%) Maven
3 20 (25.64%) WebDriver
4 15 (19.23%) Ant
5 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
6 9 (11.54%) IntelliJ
6 9 (11.54%) JIRA
6 9 (11.54%) JMeter
7 5 (6.41%) GitLab
7 5 (6.41%) Hudson
7 5 (6.41%) JUnit
8 3 (3.85%) Appium
8 3 (3.85%) DbUnit
8 3 (3.85%) Gradle
9 2 (2.56%) AutoIt
9 2 (2.56%) Log4j
9 2 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 2 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Developer
2 28 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 22 (28.21%) Tester
4 21 (26.92%) Automation Tester
5 19 (24.36%) Test Automation Developer
6 18 (23.08%) Developer in Test
6 18 (23.08%) Java Developer in Test
7 12 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 12 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
8 11 (14.10%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Big Data Developer
10 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Java Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) JavaScript Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) QA Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) QA Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) QA Test Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 13 (16.67%) React
3 12 (15.38%) Spring
4 10 (12.82%) REST
5 9 (11.54%) Spring Boot
6 8 (10.26%) Kafka
7 6 (7.69%) Apache Camel
8 4 (5.13%) Drools
9 3 (3.85%) CSS
9 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.85%) HTML
9 3 (3.85%) Java EE
9 3 (3.85%) JPA
9 3 (3.85%) Swagger
9 3 (3.85%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.79%) API Testing
3 17 (21.79%) Scrum
4 14 (17.95%) SDET
5 13 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 13 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 13 (16.67%) Migration
6 12 (15.38%) BDD
7 11 (14.10%) Microservices
8 9 (11.54%) DevOps
9 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.26%) TDD
10 7 (8.97%) Test Strategy
11 6 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.69%) Data Management
11 6 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (7.69%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 74 (94.87%) Java
2 26 (33.33%) Java 8
3 20 (25.64%) Python
4 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.69%) Ruby
6 5 (6.41%) SQL
7 1 (1.28%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 38 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 37 (47.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) ISEB
3 4 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) Docker
2 6 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.41%) Ansible
3 4 (5.13%) Terraform
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (1.28%) Hyland
1 1 (1.28%) SAP