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 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 90 67
Rank change year-on-year -12 -23  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 10 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.54% 1.45% 2.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.15% 10.03% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 36
Median daily rate £407 £373 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.11% -2.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £318 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £448 £409
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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 241 319 365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.92% 14.46% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 213 189
Median daily rate £400 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £27.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.39 £40.70 £45.00
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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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 - 3 £314 -
Southampton -6 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) Selenium
4 12 (54.55%) Scrum
4 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle
6 10 (45.45%) QA
6 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
8 8 (36.36%) Spring
8 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
8 8 (36.36%) JIRA
8 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
9 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
9 7 (31.82%) Web Services
9 7 (31.82%) TDD
10 6 (27.27%) Linux
10 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (27.27%) BDD
10 6 (27.27%) REST
11 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
11 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
11 5 (22.73%) Subversion
11 5 (22.73%) HTML
11 5 (22.73%) ISEB
11 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
11 5 (22.73%) Finance
11 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing

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 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) HBase
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 8 (36.36%) JIRA
4 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
5 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
6 5 (22.73%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) Gradle
7 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
7 4 (18.18%) JUnit
7 4 (18.18%) Mockito
8 3 (13.64%) Artifactory
8 3 (13.64%) Checkstyle
8 3 (13.64%) FindBugs
8 3 (13.64%) SilkTest
9 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
10 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
10 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (4.55%) RSpec
10 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Military
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (13.64%) QA Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Spring
2 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
3 6 (27.27%) REST
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) Spring Boot
5 4 (18.18%) Ajax
5 4 (18.18%) Java SE
5 4 (18.18%) JMS
5 4 (18.18%) JPA
5 4 (18.18%) JSF
5 4 (18.18%) JSP
5 4 (18.18%) Middleware
5 4 (18.18%) PrimeFaces
5 4 (18.18%) RESTful
5 4 (18.18%) Spring Integration
5 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (18.18%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (18.18%) OWASP
7 4 (18.18%) System Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 4 (18.18%) Validation
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) ISEB
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) HP