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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 40
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - 0.67% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.14% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £431 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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 22 28 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 10.14% 9.33% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 39
Median daily rate £401 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.48% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) SDET

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SDET