The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 23 48
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.73% 6.16% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.13% 42.86% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 2
Median daily rate £425 £388 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -21.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 64 42 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 23.27% 14.38% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 39
Median daily rate £403 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in East Sussex

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cucumber in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in East Sussex

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -7 1 £425 -5.55% 1
Hastings - 1 - -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP