The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 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 West / Devon
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 17 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 15 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.10% 7.22% 2.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 37.14% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
Median daily rate £423 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% +18.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +0.53% -0.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 75 35 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 25.51% 19.44% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 20
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Devon

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Devon

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Devon over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Devon

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 14 £423 - 1
Exeter -15 1 - -
Cucumber
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby
3 13 (68.42%) Software Testing
3 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 10 (52.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (52.63%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (52.63%) ISEB
6 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 8 (42.11%) Vagrant
7 7 (36.84%) GitHub
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
7 7 (36.84%) QA
8 6 (31.58%) Hudson
8 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
8 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
9 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
9 5 (26.32%) VirtualBox
9 5 (26.32%) Python
9 5 (26.32%) Java
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
10 4 (21.05%) User Stories
10 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (15.79%) BDD

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Vagrant
2 6 (31.58%) Hudson
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) Calabash
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) NeoLoad
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Test Leader
2 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
2 5 (26.32%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) FreeMarker
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (68.42%) Software Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (21.05%) User Stories
9 3 (15.79%) BDD
10 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
11 1 (5.26%) Analytics
11 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
11 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
11 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
11 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Ruby
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
1 10 (52.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
4 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VirtualBox
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
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