Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 76 38
Rank change year-on-year +36 -38 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 44 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.21% 2.60% 2.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.73% 8.31% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 5
Croydon median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £401 £313 £425
90th Percentile £596 £585 £546
South London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
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 263 349 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 37.09% 31.27% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 240 41
Croydon median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £413 £390 £363
90th Percentile £625 £600 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £44.92 £40.71 £51.25
% change year-on-year +10.34% -20.58% +19.19%

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 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 39 (88.64%) Java
2 35 (79.55%) Selenium
3 34 (77.27%) Test Automation
4 29 (65.91%) Jenkins
5 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 22 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (29.55%) Python
7 13 (29.55%) BDD
8 12 (27.27%) Maven
8 12 (27.27%) Docker
8 12 (27.27%) Java 8
9 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 11 (25.00%) TDD
9 11 (25.00%) JIRA
10 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
10 10 (22.73%) SDET
11 9 (20.45%) BrowserStack
11 9 (20.45%) Ant
12 8 (18.18%) Spring
12 8 (18.18%) Kubernetes
12 8 (18.18%) Spring Boot
13 7 (15.91%) REST
13 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
13 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (11.36%) Scrum
15 5 (11.36%) Microservices
15 5 (11.36%) DevOps
16 4 (9.09%) HBase

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 4 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) BrowserStack
2 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.09%) GitHub
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.09%) HBase
3 3 (6.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (79.55%) Selenium
2 29 (65.91%) Jenkins
3 12 (27.27%) Maven
4 11 (25.00%) JIRA
5 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
6 9 (20.45%) Ant
7 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.82%) GitLab
8 3 (6.82%) Hudson
8 3 (6.82%) IntelliJ
8 3 (6.82%) JMeter
8 3 (6.82%) Toad
9 1 (2.27%) Mocha
9 1 (2.27%) Protractor
9 1 (2.27%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Automation Tester
1 17 (38.64%) Tester
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Java Automation Tester
4 9 (20.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 9 (20.45%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Developer in Test
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Java Developer in Test
7 3 (6.82%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Spring
1 8 (18.18%) Spring Boot
2 7 (15.91%) REST
3 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Camel
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) CSS3
4 3 (6.82%) Express
4 3 (6.82%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) HTML5
4 3 (6.82%) Node.js
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) Chai
6 1 (2.27%) Drools
6 1 (2.27%) EJS
6 1 (2.27%) Kafka
6 1 (2.27%) Nunjucks
6 1 (2.27%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Test Automation
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) BDD
4 11 (25.00%) TDD
4 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (22.73%) SDET
6 5 (11.36%) DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) Microservices
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Asynchronous Programming
7 3 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.82%) Decision-Making
7 3 (6.82%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (6.82%) OWASP
7 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.55%) Data Management
8 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.27%) Data Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) Python
3 12 (27.27%) Java 8
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) ES6
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.55%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle