Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 13 December 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 126 146
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20 -58
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 38 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.99% 1.02% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.62% 7.48% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 18
Hampshire median daily rate £469 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.87% -13.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £344 £310 £325
90th Percentile £538 £465 £457
South East median daily rate £433 £411 £450
% change year-on-year +5.17% -8.61% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 822 481 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.33% 13.57% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 261 348
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £317 £263 £281
90th Percentile £563 £538 £515
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.23 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.18% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25.63 £40.00 £32.81
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.34 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% -3.53%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Hampshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Hampshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Hampshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Hampshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Farnborough -4 14 £481 +20.31% 1
Southampton -14 7 £475 +22.58%
Fleet - 4 £400 -
Andover -5 2 - - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £375 - 2
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) Test Automation
3 20 (52.63%) BDD
4 19 (50.00%) DevOps
5 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (39.47%) ATDD
8 14 (36.84%) TDD
9 13 (34.21%) GitHub
9 13 (34.21%) JBehave
10 12 (31.58%) Selenium
10 12 (31.58%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (28.95%) RESTful
11 11 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (26.32%) Scrum
12 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
13 9 (23.68%) Linux
14 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
14 8 (21.05%) JSON
14 8 (21.05%) Apache Spark
14 8 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
15 7 (18.42%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (18.42%) Test Planning
15 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (18.42%) Kafka
15 7 (18.42%) PaaS
15 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
15 7 (18.42%) Unix
16 6 (15.79%) JUnit

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 12 (31.58%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (21.05%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) GemFire
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) GitHub
2 7 (18.42%) PaaS
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DSL
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 6 (15.79%) HBase
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (34.21%) JBehave
3 12 (31.58%) Selenium
4 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 6 (15.79%) JUnit
6 5 (13.16%) Gradle
6 5 (13.16%) Protractor
7 4 (10.53%) Bitbucket
7 4 (10.53%) JIRA
8 3 (7.89%) git-flow
8 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
9 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
9 2 (5.26%) gulp
9 2 (5.26%) IntelliJ
9 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
10 1 (2.63%) Maven
10 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Test Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Developer in Test
6 4 (10.53%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Test Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) RESTful
2 8 (21.05%) JSON
3 7 (18.42%) Kafka
4 6 (15.79%) WireMock
5 5 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (13.16%) SOAP
5 5 (13.16%) Spring
5 5 (13.16%) XML
6 4 (10.53%) Node.js
7 3 (7.89%) .NET
7 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
7 3 (7.89%) Java EE
7 3 (7.89%) RAML
7 3 (7.89%) React
7 3 (7.89%) Spring Boot
7 3 (7.89%) Swagger
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.26%) EJB
8 2 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Test Automation
2 20 (52.63%) BDD
3 19 (50.00%) DevOps
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (39.47%) ATDD
7 14 (36.84%) TDD
8 11 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (26.32%) Scrum
10 8 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Test Planning
12 6 (15.79%) API Testing
13 5 (13.16%) Collaborative Working
13 5 (13.16%) Microservices
13 5 (13.16%) Migration
13 5 (13.16%) Scenario Testing
13 5 (13.16%) SDET
14 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) Java 8
3 4 (10.53%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) Groovy
4 3 (7.89%) Java 9
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Korn
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) HDFS
2 5 (13.16%) Docker
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) Terraform
3 2 (5.26%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
1 3 (7.89%) Talend