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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 June 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 84 66 59
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 +38
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 11 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.52% 1.04% 1.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.30% 10.28% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
10th Percentile £361 £335 £225
25th Percentile £362 £353 £280
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £380 £300
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +26.67% -14.29%
75th Percentile £505 £399 £434
90th Percentile £574 £451 -
England median daily rate £520 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.33% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 132 107 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.72% 10.13% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 81 98
10th Percentile £344 £280 £258
25th Percentile £362 £340 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £375 £406
Median % change year-on-year +24.00% -7.69% +1.56%
75th Percentile £500 £450 £484
90th Percentile £538 £538 £532
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile - - £46.48
25th Percentile £41.25 - £46.81
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £48.25
Median % change year-on-year - - +211.29%
75th Percentile £53.75 - £49.31
90th Percentile - - £49.43
England median hourly rate £52.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the East Midlands

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Cucumber in the East Midlands

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the East Midlands

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £548 +38.61% 1
Northamptonshire -12 2 £429 +17.40%
Leicestershire -9 1 £360 -19.10%
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Microservices
2 5 (71.43%) Agile
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) CI/CD
3 4 (57.14%) Postman
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Appium
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
4 3 (42.86%) SDET
4 3 (42.86%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (42.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) TestNG
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
2 4 (57.14%) Postman
3 3 (42.86%) Appium
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) TestNG
3 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Gradle
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) REST Assured
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Influencing Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 1 (14.29%) DOM
4 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Swagger
4 1 (14.29%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile
2 5 (71.43%) CI/CD
2 5 (71.43%) Microservices
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (42.86%) SDET
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (28.57%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker