Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 157 123
Rank change year-on-year -12 -34 +60
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 41 54 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.81% 1.05% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.97% 5.68% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 40
East of England median daily rate £438 £413 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.49% +19.64%
10th Percentile £312 £309 £262
90th Percentile £601 £500 £485
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 - £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 1,033 950 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.42% 18.43% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 585 409
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £312 £301 £262
90th Percentile £600 £575 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 35
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25.40 £36.25 £32.14
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £53.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +1 21 £475 +20.10% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £360 -4.00% 5
Hertfordshire 0 7 £400 -23.81% 5
Suffolk - 5 £460 -
Bedfordshire -12 1 £342 -19.53%
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 33 (80.49%) Selenium
2 30 (73.17%) Java
3 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (60.98%) Test Automation
5 22 (53.66%) TDD
6 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
6 21 (51.22%) BDD
7 20 (48.78%) SoapUI
7 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
8 18 (43.90%) SQL
8 18 (43.90%) SOAP
9 17 (41.46%) Microservices
10 16 (39.02%) XML
10 16 (39.02%) Linux
11 15 (36.59%) Spring
11 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (34.15%) Web Services
12 14 (34.15%) JMeter
12 14 (34.15%) User Stories
13 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (31.71%) Unix
14 12 (29.27%) Maven
14 12 (29.27%) Subversion
14 12 (29.27%) Windows
14 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
14 12 (29.27%) Ant
14 12 (29.27%) JUnit
15 11 (26.83%) Eclipse
15 11 (26.83%) CSS
15 11 (26.83%) HTML

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 (17.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (17.07%) Apache
1 7 (17.07%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.76%) JBoss
2 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) nginx
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (2.44%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.88%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
1 4 (9.76%) SSL
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
2 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) Impala
5 1 (2.44%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 33 (80.49%) Selenium
2 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
3 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
3 20 (48.78%) SoapUI
4 14 (34.15%) JMeter
5 12 (29.27%) Ant
5 12 (29.27%) JUnit
5 12 (29.27%) Maven
5 12 (29.27%) Subversion
6 11 (26.83%) Eclipse
7 8 (19.51%) AccuRev
7 8 (19.51%) Gradle
7 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
8 6 (14.63%) SpecFlow
9 5 (12.20%) JIRA
9 5 (12.20%) Zephyr
10 4 (9.76%) IntelliJ
11 3 (7.32%) Fiddler
12 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (4.88%) NUnit
General
1 7 (17.07%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
1 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Tester
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Test Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Automation Tester
4 8 (19.51%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (17.07%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Tester
8 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) SOAP
2 16 (39.02%) XML
3 15 (36.59%) Spring
4 14 (34.15%) Web Services
5 11 (26.83%) CSS
5 11 (26.83%) HTML
6 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
6 10 (24.39%) REST
7 8 (19.51%) Spring Boot
8 7 (17.07%) Ajax
8 7 (17.07%) EclipseLink
8 7 (17.07%) J2EE
8 7 (17.07%) JAX-RS
8 7 (17.07%) JPA
8 7 (17.07%) Middleware
8 7 (17.07%) OSGi
8 7 (17.07%) SAML
8 7 (17.07%) Struts
8 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (17.07%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Fintech
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Unix
3 12 (29.27%) Windows
4 8 (19.51%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Test Automation
3 22 (53.66%) TDD
4 21 (51.22%) BDD
5 17 (41.46%) Microservices
6 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (34.15%) User Stories
8 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (24.39%) Scrum
10 8 (19.51%) Kanban
11 7 (17.07%) API Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
11 7 (17.07%) MVC
11 7 (17.07%) OO
11 7 (17.07%) Open Source
12 6 (14.63%) DevOps
12 6 (14.63%) Information Management
12 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
13 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
13 5 (12.20%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
6 6 (14.63%) Ruby
7 5 (12.20%) Java 8
7 5 (12.20%) Python
8 3 (7.32%) Scala
9 2 (4.88%) Groovy
9 2 (4.88%) Haskell
10 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Ansible
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) Grafana
3 2 (4.88%) Kibana
4 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Adobe
2 7 (17.07%) IBM
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) WSO2
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) webMethods
5 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.88%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) WorldPay