Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 2018 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 of England
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 143 153
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 +34
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 47 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.99% 1.14% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.45% 6.23% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 27
East of England median daily rate £460 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.67% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £318 £315 £274
90th Percentile £550 £450 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 - £36.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 - £36.00

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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 863 851 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.17% 18.26% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 524 423
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £565 £512
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 30
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.54% -1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £21.35 £35.00 £30.70
90th Percentile £58.41 £61.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the East of England

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in the East of England

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the East of England

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. 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
Essex +18 18 £475 +11.76% 3
Bedfordshire -11 8 £538 +53.57% 1
Hertfordshire -8 7 £425 +13.33% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £343 -2.14% 6
Suffolk -8 5 £460 +84.00% 2
Norfolk +9 4 £488 +14.71%
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 38 (80.85%) Java
2 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (72.34%) Selenium
4 33 (70.21%) Test Automation
4 33 (70.21%) Jenkins
5 31 (65.96%) BDD
6 26 (55.32%) TDD
7 21 (44.68%) SoapUI
8 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
9 18 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (27.66%) SQL
10 13 (27.66%) JUnit
10 13 (27.66%) Spring
11 12 (25.53%) QA
11 12 (25.53%) SOAP
11 12 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (23.40%) XML
12 11 (23.40%) Linux
12 11 (23.40%) Oracle
12 11 (23.40%) Maven
12 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
12 11 (23.40%) SpecFlow
13 10 (21.28%) Docker
13 10 (21.28%) RESTful
13 10 (21.28%) Scrum
13 10 (21.28%) C#
13 10 (21.28%) Web Services
13 10 (21.28%) JBoss
13 10 (21.28%) Unix
14 9 (19.15%) JavaScript

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (21.28%) JBoss
2 9 (19.15%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 4 (8.51%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.38%) Confluence
5 2 (4.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) vREST
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.13%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
1 4 (8.51%) SSL
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) DB2
3 2 (4.26%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) Impala
4 1 (2.13%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.13%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 34 (72.34%) Selenium
2 33 (70.21%) Jenkins
3 21 (44.68%) SoapUI
4 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
5 13 (27.66%) JUnit
6 11 (23.40%) Maven
6 11 (23.40%) SpecFlow
6 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
7 8 (17.02%) JMeter
7 8 (17.02%) Subversion
8 7 (14.89%) JBehave
8 7 (14.89%) JIRA
9 6 (12.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (12.77%) Gradle
9 6 (12.77%) Zephyr
10 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
10 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
11 4 (8.51%) AccuRev
11 4 (8.51%) Ant
11 4 (8.51%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Tester
4 8 (17.02%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Developer in Test
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Spring
2 12 (25.53%) SOAP
3 11 (23.40%) XML
4 10 (21.28%) RESTful
4 10 (21.28%) Web Services
5 7 (14.89%) Gherkin
5 7 (14.89%) HTML
5 7 (14.89%) J2EE
5 7 (14.89%) Middleware
6 6 (12.77%) CSS
6 6 (12.77%) Spring Boot
7 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.51%) Apache Camel
7 4 (8.51%) XML Messaging
8 3 (6.38%) .NET
8 3 (6.38%) Behat
8 3 (6.38%) Java SE
8 3 (6.38%) Struts
8 3 (6.38%) Swagger
8 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) RIA
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 3 (6.38%) Windows
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (70.21%) Test Automation
3 31 (65.96%) BDD
4 26 (55.32%) TDD
5 18 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (21.28%) Scrum
8 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
8 9 (19.15%) User Stories
9 8 (17.02%) Kanban
9 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
9 8 (17.02%) Open Source
10 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Microservices
10 7 (14.89%) SDET
11 6 (12.77%) OO
11 6 (12.77%) Test Management
12 5 (10.64%) Coaching
12 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.02%) Ruby
6 6 (12.77%) Java 8
6 6 (12.77%) Perl
6 6 (12.77%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) Groovy
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Ansible
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.38%) HP ALM
4 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) IBM
2 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) HP
3 4 (8.51%) WSO2
4 3 (6.38%) hybris
5 2 (4.26%) Adobe
5 2 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.13%) Capita
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.13%) WorldPay