Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 140 101
Rank change year-on-year +14 -39 -30
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 27 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.91% 0.70% 2.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.75% 4.19% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 53
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +11.28%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £267
90th Percentile £488 £453 £431
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +11.11%
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 474 644 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.45% 16.74% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 378 451
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £389 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +7.99% +2.13%
10th Percentile £257 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 37
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £38.50 £32.81 £34.75
90th Percentile £48.84 £59.31 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Fareham - 10 £340 - 2
Farnborough +8 3 £400 +6.67%
Southampton - 3 £388 -
Andover - 1 £375 - 1
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 25 (78.13%) Selenium
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
3 19 (59.38%) Oracle
4 16 (50.00%) Scrum
4 16 (50.00%) DevOps
5 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
6 13 (40.63%) Linux
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (34.38%) Migration
9 10 (31.25%) Maven
9 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (31.25%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (31.25%) Puppet
9 10 (31.25%) GitHub
10 8 (25.00%) Kafka
10 8 (25.00%) BDD
10 8 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (25.00%) Apache Spark
10 8 (25.00%) TDD
10 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 8 (25.00%) Ant
11 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (18.75%) JSF
12 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 6 (18.75%) Node.js

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 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) GitHub
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.25%) HBase
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Selenium
2 20 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (31.25%) Maven
3 10 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (25.00%) Ant
5 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 6 (18.75%) gulp
5 6 (18.75%) JUnit
5 6 (18.75%) Protractor
6 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
7 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 4 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (9.38%) Gatling
8 3 (9.38%) JMeter
8 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
8 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
9 2 (6.25%) JIRA
10 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
10 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Development Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Developer in Test
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Kafka
2 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.75%) JSF
2 6 (18.75%) Node.js
2 6 (18.75%) PrimeFaces
2 6 (18.75%) WireMock
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.25%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 2 (6.25%) Swagger
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
3 16 (50.00%) DevOps
3 16 (50.00%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Migration
5 8 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (25.00%) BDD
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Use Case
7 6 (18.75%) User Stories
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) API Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Kanban
9 4 (12.50%) SDET
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) Groovy
7 2 (6.25%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) F#
8 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.25%) HDFS
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (31.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Talend
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Software AG
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) webMethods