Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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 of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 123 186
Rank change year-on-year -28 +63 +18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 54 68 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.06% 1.41% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.63% 10.18% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 13
East of England median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £216
90th Percentile £500 £486 £510
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 of England 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 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 959 668 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.90% 13.83% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 404 483
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £305 £261 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 59
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.20 £31.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.13 £50.88
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 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 19 November 2017.

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 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
Bedfordshire -4 25 £425 -5.56%
Cambridgeshire -16 14 £375 +11.11% 3
Hertfordshire -23 8 £525 +55.56% 1
Essex - 6 £396 - 1
Norfolk -8 1 £400 -13.98% 5
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 of England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (81.48%) Selenium
3 43 (79.63%) Test Automation
4 37 (68.52%) Java
5 35 (64.81%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (61.11%) BDD
6 33 (61.11%) Jenkins
7 29 (53.70%) JIRA
8 28 (51.85%) Git (software)
9 27 (50.00%) QA
10 25 (46.30%) TDD
10 25 (46.30%) WebDriver
11 22 (40.74%) SoapUI
12 21 (38.89%) SDET
12 21 (38.89%) Scrum
13 19 (35.19%) Retail
13 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
13 19 (35.19%) Confluence
14 18 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (33.33%) Ruby
15 16 (29.63%) C#
15 16 (29.63%) JUnit
16 15 (27.78%) SQL
16 15 (27.78%) Android
16 15 (27.78%) TeamCity
16 15 (27.78%) Gherkin
16 15 (27.78%) Mobile App
17 14 (25.93%) JBehave
17 14 (25.93%) Apple iOS
17 14 (25.93%) SOAP

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 19 (35.19%) Confluence
2 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.96%) Sauce Labs
3 5 (9.26%) BrowserStack
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Redis
1 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) DB2
3 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (1.85%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (81.48%) Selenium
2 33 (61.11%) Jenkins
3 29 (53.70%) JIRA
4 28 (51.85%) Git (software)
5 25 (46.30%) WebDriver
6 22 (40.74%) SoapUI
7 18 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (29.63%) JUnit
9 15 (27.78%) TeamCity
10 14 (25.93%) JBehave
11 13 (24.07%) Appium
11 13 (24.07%) Maven
12 12 (22.22%) SpecFlow
13 10 (18.52%) JMeter
14 8 (14.81%) Bitbucket
14 8 (14.81%) Protractor
15 7 (12.96%) Ant
15 7 (12.96%) Calabash
16 6 (11.11%) NUnit
16 6 (11.11%) TestNG
General
1 19 (35.19%) Retail
2 11 (20.37%) Finance
3 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Tester
2 21 (38.89%) Automation Tester
3 13 (24.07%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) QA Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Developer
5 8 (14.81%) QA Automation Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Tester
7 4 (7.41%) Developer in Test
7 4 (7.41%) Development Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Test Development Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Gherkin
2 14 (25.93%) SOAP
2 14 (25.93%) Web Services
3 11 (20.37%) REST
3 11 (20.37%) RESTful
4 10 (18.52%) Spring
5 6 (11.11%) Middleware
6 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.26%) Node.js
7 4 (7.41%) CSS
7 4 (7.41%) HTML
8 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.56%) XML
9 2 (3.70%) HTML5
9 2 (3.70%) jQuery
9 2 (3.70%) RESTEasy
9 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.70%) WebdriverIO
10 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (1.85%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) RIA
4 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Android
2 14 (25.93%) Apple iOS
3 8 (14.81%) Windows
4 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
5 6 (11.11%) Unix
6 4 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (79.63%) Test Automation
3 35 (64.81%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (61.11%) BDD
5 25 (46.30%) TDD
6 21 (38.89%) Scrum
6 21 (38.89%) SDET
7 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
8 12 (22.22%) ATDD
8 12 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 12 (22.22%) Functional Testing
8 12 (22.22%) Kanban
9 10 (18.52%) Manual Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 8 (14.81%) QA Automation
11 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
12 7 (12.96%) Open Source
12 7 (12.96%) System Testing
12 7 (12.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) Ruby
4 16 (29.63%) C#
5 15 (27.78%) SQL
6 14 (25.93%) Python
7 9 (16.67%) Perl
8 7 (12.96%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.70%) C++
10 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.85%) Groovy
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.85%) Scala
10 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ISEB
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Ansible
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) HP
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) hybris
4 3 (5.56%) WSO2
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Sonatype