Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 119 85
Rank change year-on-year -38 -34 +74
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 77 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 1.65% 2.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.93% 9.16% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 67
East of England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £263 £325 £263
90th Percentile £604 £534 £480
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £70.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year -50.35% +118.60% -

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 815 841 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.16% 18.05% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 523 419
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £549
England median daily rate £495 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +4.21% +10.47% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 60
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £43.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +6.71% +1.23%
10th Percentile £16.90 £35.29 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.45 £63.75 £52.54
England median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% +2.50%

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 19 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 17 £425 -5.56% 1
Hertfordshire +4 6 £650 +30.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £275 -9.47% 9
Bedfordshire -16 2 £342 -25.04% 1
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 29 (90.63%) Java
2 28 (87.50%) Selenium
3 20 (62.50%) SQL
4 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
4 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
5 18 (56.25%) Microservices
6 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (46.88%) BDD
7 15 (46.88%) Unix
8 14 (43.75%) Windows
8 14 (43.75%) Linux
8 14 (43.75%) XML
8 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
8 14 (43.75%) TDD
9 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
10 11 (34.38%) REST
10 11 (34.38%) Python
11 10 (31.25%) SOAP
11 10 (31.25%) Ant
12 9 (28.13%) JUnit
12 9 (28.13%) Web Services
12 9 (28.13%) Spring
12 9 (28.13%) Maven
12 9 (28.13%) Gherkin
12 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
12 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
13 8 (25.00%) Subversion
13 8 (25.00%) JIRA

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 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 6 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) Confluence
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 2 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (3.13%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) PuTTY
3 1 (3.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) Big Data
3 4 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Selenium
2 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
3 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 10 (31.25%) Ant
6 9 (28.13%) JUnit
6 9 (28.13%) Maven
7 8 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 8 (25.00%) JIRA
7 8 (25.00%) Subversion
8 7 (21.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (18.75%) AccuRev
9 6 (18.75%) Gradle
10 5 (15.63%) Zephyr
11 4 (12.50%) JMeter
11 4 (12.50%) Toad
11 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
12 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
12 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
1 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Architect
6 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Exploratory Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) XML
2 11 (34.38%) REST
3 10 (31.25%) SOAP
4 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
4 9 (28.13%) Gherkin
4 9 (28.13%) Spring
4 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 7 (21.88%) JSON
6 7 (21.88%) Spring Boot
7 6 (18.75%) Ajax
7 6 (18.75%) EclipseLink
7 6 (18.75%) JAX-RS
7 6 (18.75%) JAX-WS
7 6 (18.75%) JPA
7 6 (18.75%) jQuery
7 6 (18.75%) JSR 170
7 6 (18.75%) Spring MVC
7 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
2 4 (12.50%) Smart City
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Unix
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Solaris
4 5 (15.63%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
2 18 (56.25%) Microservices
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) BDD
5 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (43.75%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (21.88%) User Stories
8 6 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.63%) DevOps
10 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.50%) Case Management
10 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.50%) Data Transformation
10 4 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (12.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Python
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) VBScript
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) Groovy
7 2 (6.25%) Haskell
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) Scala
8 1 (3.13%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Kibana
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Grafana
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Adobe
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Talend
3 4 (12.50%) webMethods
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) Google
4 2 (6.25%) WSO2
5 1 (3.13%) SAP