Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 36 45
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 +5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 22 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.38% 3.47% 1.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.67% 21.21% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 6
Devon median daily rate £423 £415 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% +28.19% -0.38%
10th Percentile £365 £393 £284
90th Percentile £466 £423 £363
South West median daily rate £400 £394 £350
% change year-on-year +1.59% +12.50% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 150 66 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 23.04% 16.38% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 40 51
Devon median daily rate £413 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £320 £284 £305
90th Percentile £538 £475 £450
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% - -
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £37.74
% change year-on-year +2.94% +12.61% +1.32%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Plymouth - 20 £423 -
Exeter -11 2 £390 -6.02%
Cucumber
South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 18 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (81.82%) Ruby
3 17 (77.27%) Software Testing
4 15 (68.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 14 (63.64%) ISEB
5 14 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (59.09%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
7 12 (54.55%) Vagrant
8 11 (50.00%) Hudson
9 9 (40.91%) VirtualBox
9 9 (40.91%) Python
10 8 (36.36%) QA
11 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
11 7 (31.82%) GitHub
12 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
12 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
13 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
14 4 (18.18%) User Stories
15 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (13.64%) BDD
16 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
16 2 (9.09%) Java

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 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
1 12 (54.55%) Vagrant
2 11 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Mocha
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Test Leader
2 8 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 8 (36.36%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Test Lead
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Chai
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) CSS3
1 1 (4.55%) FreeMarker
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
1 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 18 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (77.27%) Software Testing
4 15 (68.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 13 (59.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
7 4 (18.18%) User Stories
8 3 (13.64%) BDD
9 2 (9.09%) API Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Analytics
10 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Ruby
2 9 (40.91%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) ISEB
1 14 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VirtualBox
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) Docker