Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 157 133
Rank change year-on-year -14 -24 +60
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 39 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.94% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.08% 5.11% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 37
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £317 £255
90th Percentile £544 £475 £496
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
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 956 901 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.98% 18.42% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 547 411
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £312 £295 £263
90th Percentile £589 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 27
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29.11 £35.80 £30.75
90th Percentile £55.88 £63.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +9 14 £438 +14.23% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £360 -10.00% 3
Hertfordshire -7 6 £400 -20.00% 1
Suffolk - 6 £460 -
Norfolk +20 4 £488 +21.88% 2
Bedfordshire -4 2 £456 +34.19%
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 28 (71.79%) Java
1 28 (71.79%) Selenium
2 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
4 23 (58.97%) BDD
5 19 (48.72%) SoapUI
5 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
5 19 (48.72%) TDD
6 16 (41.03%) Spring
7 15 (38.46%) SOAP
8 14 (35.90%) JMeter
9 13 (33.33%) JUnit
9 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 11 (28.21%) XML
10 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 11 (28.21%) User Stories
11 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (25.64%) Web Services
11 10 (25.64%) SQL
11 10 (25.64%) Maven
12 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 9 (23.08%) WebDriver
13 8 (20.51%) RESTful
13 8 (20.51%) SpecFlow
13 8 (20.51%) Microservices
13 8 (20.51%) Spring Boot
13 8 (20.51%) C#
13 8 (20.51%) HTML
13 8 (20.51%) CSS

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 8 (20.51%) JBoss
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (10.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
5 1 (2.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) vREST
2 2 (5.13%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
1 3 (7.69%) SSL
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.56%) Impala
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (71.79%) Selenium
2 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 19 (48.72%) SoapUI
3 14 (35.90%) JMeter
4 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 13 (33.33%) JUnit
5 10 (25.64%) Maven
6 9 (23.08%) WebDriver
7 8 (20.51%) SpecFlow
8 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
8 7 (17.95%) Subversion
9 6 (15.38%) Ant
10 5 (12.82%) AccuRev
10 5 (12.82%) Gradle
10 5 (12.82%) Zephyr
11 3 (7.69%) Fiddler
11 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
11 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
11 3 (7.69%) Robot Framework
12 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Tester
4 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Automation Tester
5 8 (20.51%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Integration Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Linux Developer
8 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Spring
2 15 (38.46%) SOAP
3 11 (28.21%) XML
4 10 (25.64%) Web Services
5 8 (20.51%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) HTML
5 8 (20.51%) RESTful
5 8 (20.51%) Spring Boot
6 7 (17.95%) Middleware
7 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.82%) jQuery
8 5 (12.82%) REST
9 4 (10.26%) Ajax
9 4 (10.26%) Ext JS
9 4 (10.26%) JAX-WS
9 4 (10.26%) JPA
9 4 (10.26%) JSR 170
9 4 (10.26%) OAuth
9 4 (10.26%) SAML
9 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 23 (58.97%) BDD
4 19 (48.72%) TDD
5 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.21%) User Stories
7 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (20.51%) Microservices
8 8 (20.51%) Scrum
9 7 (17.95%) API Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Kanban
9 7 (17.95%) OO
9 7 (17.95%) Open Source
9 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.82%) Information Management
10 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
10 5 (12.82%) SOA
11 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
11 4 (10.26%) MVC
11 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) C#
5 7 (17.95%) Perl
5 7 (17.95%) Ruby
6 6 (15.38%) Java 8
6 6 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) Haskell
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Docker
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) HP ALM
3 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.56%) Grafana
4 1 (2.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Adobe
1 5 (12.82%) WSO2
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) webMethods
4 1 (2.56%) WorldPay