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 3 months to 23 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 101 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 -33  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 4 17 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.22% 0.85% 2.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.12% 5.18% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 28
Median daily rate - £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +6.66% +0.67%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 189 328 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 10.62% 16.47% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 200 205
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £43.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £59.31 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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
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 3 months to 23 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
Basingstoke - 2 - - 2
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) ISEB
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) QA
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Validation
8 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
8 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
8 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 3 (21.43%) Middleware
8 3 (21.43%) JMS
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript

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 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) Mockito
4 3 (21.43%) SilkTest
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) RSpec
6 1 (7.14%) gulp
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (7.14%) Protractor
6 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) Java SE
4 3 (21.43%) JMS
4 3 (21.43%) JPA
4 3 (21.43%) JSF
4 3 (21.43%) JSP
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
4 3 (21.43%) Spring Integration
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) OWASP
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) System Testing
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Capistrano
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) HP