Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 January 2019 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +83
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.62% 1.95% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.56% 6.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 0
Essex median daily rate £450 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - -
East of England median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 351 213 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.56% 31.89% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 172 96
Essex median daily rate £508 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.98% +7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £349 £325 £260
90th Percentile £600 £624 £540
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 14
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +1.19%
10th Percentile £33.76 £36.75 £32.73
90th Percentile £63.50 £63.75 £42.93
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.75 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +7.36% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Essex

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Essex

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Essex over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Essex

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Southend-on-Sea -23 6 £455 -13.33%
Basildon +8 4 £488 +8.33%
Cucumber
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 13 (81.25%) Java
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) SOAP
2 12 (75.00%) Microservices
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
3 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
3 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
4 10 (62.50%) REST
4 10 (62.50%) Ant
4 10 (62.50%) XML
4 10 (62.50%) Unix
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) JUnit
5 9 (56.25%) Spring
5 9 (56.25%) User Stories
5 9 (56.25%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (50.00%) Maven
6 8 (50.00%) Subversion
6 8 (50.00%) Adobe
6 8 (50.00%) CSS
6 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) Eclipse

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (31.25%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 2 (12.50%) nginx
4 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
1 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) PuTTY
2 1 (6.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (62.50%) Ant
4 9 (56.25%) JUnit
5 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (50.00%) Maven
5 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (50.00%) Subversion
6 6 (37.50%) AccuRev
6 6 (37.50%) Gradle
7 4 (25.00%) JMeter
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) Zephyr
9 2 (12.50%) Gatling
9 2 (12.50%) gulp
9 2 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (12.50%) Sublime Text
9 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) SOAP
2 10 (62.50%) REST
2 10 (62.50%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) Spring
4 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) Spring Boot
6 6 (37.50%) Ajax
6 6 (37.50%) EclipseLink
6 6 (37.50%) JAX-RS
6 6 (37.50%) JAX-WS
6 6 (37.50%) JPA
6 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 6 (37.50%) JSR 170
6 6 (37.50%) OSGi
6 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
6 6 (37.50%) Struts
6 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Unix
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Microservices
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (56.25%) User Stories
5 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (37.50%) BDD
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
8 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (25.00%) Information Management
8 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (25.00%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) SOLID
9 3 (18.75%) API Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (18.75%) Kanban
9 3 (18.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Groovy
5 2 (12.50%) Haskell
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kibana
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Grafana
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Adobe
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) WSO2
4 3 (18.75%) webMethods
5 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 2 (12.50%) Google
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft