Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 90 166
Rank change year-on-year -28 +76 +15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 79 100 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.67% 2.22% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.03% 14.37% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 21
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £313
90th Percentile £538 £484 £519
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.50 £32.25 -
% change year-on-year +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 875 696 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.53% 15.43% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 408 418
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £268
90th Percentile £600 £540 £550
England median daily rate £470 £432 £413
% change year-on-year +8.80% +4.73% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 67
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £36.63 £32.50 £31.81
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £50.78
England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +8.11%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -2 29 £450 - 3
Norfolk -6 16 £400 -13.04% 5
Essex - 13 £488 - 1
Hertfordshire -26 12 £513 +20.59% 3
Cambridgeshire -30 9 £305 +10.91% 10
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 74 (93.67%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (81.01%) Java
3 61 (77.22%) Jenkins
4 56 (70.89%) Selenium
5 53 (67.09%) BDD
6 48 (60.76%) Test Automation
7 41 (51.90%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (48.10%) SoapUI
9 36 (45.57%) JUnit
10 34 (43.04%) Maven
11 33 (41.77%) TDD
12 30 (37.97%) Scrum
13 29 (36.71%) JIRA
13 29 (36.71%) Git (software)
13 29 (36.71%) WebDriver
14 27 (34.18%) RESTful
15 26 (32.91%) Spring
15 26 (32.91%) SDET
16 25 (31.65%) Python
16 25 (31.65%) QA
16 25 (31.65%) Ruby
16 25 (31.65%) JBehave
17 22 (27.85%) Perl
17 22 (27.85%) E-Commerce
18 21 (26.58%) C#
18 21 (26.58%) Retail
18 21 (26.58%) Confluence
19 20 (25.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 20 (25.32%) SpecFlow
20 19 (24.05%) Finance

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 21 (26.58%) Confluence
2 15 (18.99%) Apache ServiceMix
3 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.33%) JBoss
4 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.06%) Apache
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.53%) Drupal
8 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (1.27%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) SSL
2 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.59%) DB2
3 4 (5.06%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.06%) Redis
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.27%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (77.22%) Jenkins
2 56 (70.89%) Selenium
3 38 (48.10%) SoapUI
4 36 (45.57%) JUnit
5 34 (43.04%) Maven
6 29 (36.71%) Git (software)
6 29 (36.71%) JIRA
6 29 (36.71%) WebDriver
7 25 (31.65%) JBehave
8 20 (25.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (25.32%) SpecFlow
9 15 (18.99%) TeamCity
10 12 (15.19%) Ant
11 11 (13.92%) JMeter
11 11 (13.92%) TestNG
11 11 (13.92%) Zephyr
12 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
12 6 (7.59%) Protractor
12 6 (7.59%) Subversion
13 5 (6.33%) NUnit
General
1 21 (26.58%) Retail
2 19 (24.05%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Tester
3 16 (20.25%) Java Developer
4 13 (16.46%) Automation Tester
5 11 (13.92%) Test Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Developer in Test
7 8 (10.13%) Consultant
7 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) QA Tester
9 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Development Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) QA Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) QA Automation Tester
10 5 (6.33%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Test Development Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) RESTful
2 26 (32.91%) Spring
3 15 (18.99%) Apache Camel
3 15 (18.99%) Web Services
4 14 (17.72%) Gherkin
4 14 (17.72%) SOAP
5 12 (15.19%) Middleware
6 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.86%) REST
8 6 (7.59%) HTML
9 5 (6.33%) CSS
9 5 (6.33%) XML
10 4 (5.06%) Node.js
10 4 (5.06%) RESTEasy
10 4 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.80%) HTML5
11 3 (3.80%) J2EE
12 2 (2.53%) .NET
12 2 (2.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Virtual Team
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) RIA
3 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Android
1 8 (10.13%) Unix
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.59%) Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (93.67%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.09%) BDD
3 48 (60.76%) Test Automation
4 41 (51.90%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (41.77%) TDD
6 30 (37.97%) Scrum
7 26 (32.91%) SDET
8 22 (27.85%) E-Commerce
9 19 (24.05%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (21.52%) ATDD
11 16 (20.25%) Kanban
11 16 (20.25%) OO
12 15 (18.99%) API Development
12 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
13 14 (17.72%) User Stories
14 12 (15.19%) Functional Testing
15 10 (12.66%) Defect Management
15 10 (12.66%) Feature Driven Development
15 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
15 10 (12.66%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (81.01%) Java
2 25 (31.65%) Python
2 25 (31.65%) Ruby
3 22 (27.85%) Perl
4 21 (26.58%) C#
5 16 (20.25%) SQL
6 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.06%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.80%) C
9 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.27%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) ISEB
2 4 (5.06%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Ansible
2 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Atlassian
2 15 (18.99%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 9 (11.39%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) hybris
6 4 (5.06%) IBM
7 2 (2.53%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.53%) Google
7 2 (2.53%) WSO2
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.27%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.27%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) Xamarin