Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 107 138
Rank change year-on-year +11 +31 -26
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 48 47 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.52% 1.43% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.82% 9.75% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 2
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.43% -6.67%
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £32.25 -

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 544 482 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.23% 14.70% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 315 194
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +84.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £40.50 £39.80 £18.45
90th Percentile £52.72 £43.65 £42.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in the East Midlands

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor 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 19 November 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
Nottinghamshire -5 25 £388 -8.82% 4
Northamptonshire +13 8 £413 -13.16%
Leicestershire - 5 £394 - 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 35 (72.92%) Java
4 30 (62.50%) Selenium
5 25 (52.08%) Scrum
6 21 (43.75%) TDD
7 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
8 18 (37.50%) QA
9 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
11 12 (25.00%) BDD
12 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (18.75%) Open Source
13 9 (18.75%) Test Strategy
13 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
13 9 (18.75%) SQL
13 9 (18.75%) Web Services
13 9 (18.75%) Toad
13 9 (18.75%) QA Automation
14 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
14 8 (16.67%) Docker
14 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
15 7 (14.58%) JIRA
15 7 (14.58%) Finance
16 6 (12.50%) Validation
16 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
16 6 (12.50%) Defect Management
16 6 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery

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 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (62.50%) Selenium
2 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (18.75%) Toad
5 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 7 (14.58%) JIRA
7 5 (10.42%) FitNesse
7 5 (10.42%) git-flow
7 5 (10.42%) JMeter
7 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
7 5 (10.42%) TestRail
8 4 (8.33%) JUnit
8 4 (8.33%) Protractor
9 3 (6.25%) Gatling
9 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (4.17%) Ranorex
10 2 (4.17%) RSpec
10 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Test Leader
2 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Tester
3 7 (14.58%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (10.42%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Developer in Test
6 4 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) Chai
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) LESS
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 25 (52.08%) Scrum
4 21 (43.75%) TDD
5 12 (25.00%) BDD
6 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
7 9 (18.75%) Open Source
7 9 (18.75%) QA Automation
7 9 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.50%) Validation
10 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.42%) SDLC
10 5 (10.42%) Test Management
10 5 (10.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) Java
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) Ruby
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Capita
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian