Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 109 141
Rank change year-on-year -10 +32 +31
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 81 82 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.82% 1.88% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.56% 11.05% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 28
East of England median daily rate £450 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -1.47% +9.68%
10th Percentile £344 £269 £288
90th Percentile £550 £484 £470
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £115.25 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +254.62% - -

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 847 742 662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.01% 16.97% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 469 406
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £557 £538
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 63 49
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26.50 £33.60 £31.39
90th Percentile £75.00 £52.80 £52.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.35
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.19% +14.46%

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 April 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 19 April 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
Bedfordshire 0 27 £500 +17.65%
Essex +17 24 £475 +11.76% 5
Norfolk +6 18 £413 -10.13% 3
Hertfordshire -31 9 £438 +2.94% 6
Cambridgeshire -16 2 - - 5
Suffolk 0 1 £460 +104.44% 2
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 72 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (82.72%) Jenkins
3 64 (79.01%) Java
4 58 (71.60%) Selenium
5 55 (67.90%) BDD
6 49 (60.49%) Test Automation
7 40 (49.38%) SoapUI
7 40 (49.38%) TDD
8 39 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (41.98%) JUnit
10 32 (39.51%) Maven
11 25 (30.86%) Git (software)
12 24 (29.63%) RESTful
12 24 (29.63%) QA
12 24 (29.63%) Scrum
13 23 (28.40%) Perl
13 23 (28.40%) JBehave
14 22 (27.16%) Spring
15 21 (25.93%) Ruby
15 21 (25.93%) SpecFlow
15 21 (25.93%) C#
15 21 (25.93%) Python
15 21 (25.93%) SDET
16 19 (23.46%) Red Hat
16 19 (23.46%) JIRA
16 19 (23.46%) WebDriver
17 18 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (22.22%) Apache Camel
17 18 (22.22%) Apache ServiceMix
17 18 (22.22%) SQL

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 18 (22.22%) Apache ServiceMix
2 13 (16.05%) Confluence
3 12 (14.81%) JBoss
4 11 (13.58%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.17%) Apache
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.23%) Drupal
7 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.23%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Internet
2 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 4 (4.94%) SSL
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.94%) DB2
2 4 (4.94%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.70%) Redis
4 1 (1.23%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 67 (82.72%) Jenkins
2 58 (71.60%) Selenium
3 40 (49.38%) SoapUI
4 34 (41.98%) JUnit
5 32 (39.51%) Maven
6 25 (30.86%) Git (software)
7 23 (28.40%) JBehave
8 21 (25.93%) SpecFlow
9 19 (23.46%) JIRA
9 19 (23.46%) WebDriver
10 18 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (17.28%) TeamCity
11 14 (17.28%) Zephyr
12 11 (13.58%) Ant
12 11 (13.58%) TestNG
13 10 (12.35%) JMeter
14 8 (9.88%) Subversion
15 6 (7.41%) Artifactory
15 6 (7.41%) Gradle
16 5 (6.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (18.52%) Retail
2 13 (16.05%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Tester
4 10 (12.35%) Automation Tester
5 9 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Consultant
6 8 (9.88%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (6.17%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) QA Tester
9 5 (6.17%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Automation Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Java Automation Tester
10 4 (4.94%) Test Automation Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) RESTful
2 22 (27.16%) Spring
3 18 (22.22%) Apache Camel
4 17 (20.99%) SOAP
5 15 (18.52%) Middleware
6 14 (17.28%) Web Services
7 9 (11.11%) Gherkin
7 9 (11.11%) XML
8 7 (8.64%) HTML
8 7 (8.64%) J2EE
9 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.41%) CSS
10 5 (6.17%) REST
10 5 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.94%) RESTEasy
11 4 (4.94%) Spring Boot
12 3 (3.70%) Struts
12 3 (3.70%) Swagger
13 2 (2.47%) JAX-RS
13 2 (2.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Virtual Team
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) RIA
4 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Unix
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Windows
3 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.70%) Solaris
4 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.23%) AIX
5 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (67.90%) BDD
3 49 (60.49%) Test Automation
4 40 (49.38%) TDD
5 39 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (29.63%) Scrum
7 21 (25.93%) SDET
8 18 (22.22%) API Development
8 18 (22.22%) OO
9 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
9 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
10 16 (19.75%) User Stories
11 13 (16.05%) Kanban
11 13 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (13.58%) ATDD
13 11 (13.58%) Feature Driven Development
13 11 (13.58%) Integration Testing
13 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (13.58%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (79.01%) Java
2 23 (28.40%) Perl
3 21 (25.93%) C#
3 21 (25.93%) Python
3 21 (25.93%) Ruby
4 18 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.70%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.70%) C
6 3 (3.70%) Groovy
7 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) Java 8
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) ISEB
2 4 (4.94%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Ansible
2 10 (12.35%) HP ALM
3 9 (11.11%) Puppet
4 7 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Red Hat
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 11 (13.58%) HP
4 9 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.41%) IBM
6 5 (6.17%) hybris
7 4 (4.94%) WSO2
8 2 (2.47%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.47%) Google
9 1 (1.23%) Adobe
9 1 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.23%) Splunk