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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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 131 103 101
Rank change year-on-year -28 -2 +47
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 15 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.78% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 4.49% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 17
10th Percentile £405 £320 £331
25th Percentile £411 £388 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £513 £425
Median % change year-on-year -9.27% +20.59% +6.25%
75th Percentile £500 £528 £463
90th Percentile - £543 £530
England median daily rate £520 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £44.43 - -
25th Percentile £47.33 - -
Median hourly rate £54.31 - -
75th Percentile £60.94 - -
90th Percentile £63.63 - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £65.54 £58.00
% change year-on-year -29.43% +13.00% +404.35%

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 420 334 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.85% 17.35% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 160 225
10th Percentile £345 £313 £332
25th Percentile £413 £390 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £460
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% -0.54%
75th Percentile £625 £550 £525
90th Percentile £688 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 19
10th Percentile £47.50 £38.24 £22.65
25th Percentile £50.00 £44.00 £28.18
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - +3.34%
75th Percentile £58.13 £53.00 £55.00
90th Percentile £67.26 £56.50 £59.20
England median hourly rate £52.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cucumber as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Cucumber in the East of England

Cucumber
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Cucumber in the East of England

Cucumber
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cucumber in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Hourly 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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex -3 7 £465 -9.27% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) Agile
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) Social Skills
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) QA
5 4 (50.00%) Groovy
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) Web Development
6 3 (37.50%) Maven
6 3 (37.50%) JSR 170
6 3 (37.50%) RESTful
6 3 (37.50%) Unix
6 3 (37.50%) CSS
6 3 (37.50%) JSP
6 3 (37.50%) SOAP
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) CRM
6 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (37.50%) SOA
6 3 (37.50%) Apache
6 3 (37.50%) B2C
6 3 (37.50%) Adobe
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) OSGi

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 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Gradle
4 3 (37.50%) Grunt
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) REST Assured
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) webpack
5 2 (25.00%) Postman
6 1 (12.50%) Appium
6 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 1 (12.50%) JBehave
6 1 (12.50%) JMeter
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
6 1 (12.50%) Toad
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (62.50%) Social Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior UI Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) JSR 170
2 3 (37.50%) OSGi
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Vert.x
2 3 (37.50%) Vue.js
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) WebGL
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (25.00%) WireMock
4 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Native
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) API Testing
3 3 (37.50%) B2C
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) CI/CD
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data-Driven Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Packer
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods