Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 September 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 93 87
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.46% 0.37% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.35% 2.86% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +72.71%
10th Percentile £360 £364 £353
90th Percentile £468 £580 £560
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 272 210 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.81% 13.06% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 108 116
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £431 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +13.11% +1.67%
10th Percentile £309 £315 £280
90th Percentile £513 £556 £544
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -3.98% -12.00%
10th Percentile £38.48 £25.75 £42.00
90th Percentile £47.43 £52.50 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +0.59%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Watford -9 10 £400 -42.86%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £425 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £445 - 3
Cucumber
East of England

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

1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) JIRA
3 13 (65.00%) WebDriver
3 13 (65.00%) BDD
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) REST
6 9 (45.00%) Web Services
6 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (45.00%) Retail
6 9 (45.00%) Scrum
7 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 8 (40.00%) IBM
7 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) HTML
7 8 (40.00%) CSS
7 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (40.00%) hybris
7 8 (40.00%) Magento
7 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (35.00%) AWS
8 7 (35.00%) Appium
8 7 (35.00%) Games
9 6 (30.00%) JSON
9 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (30.00%) Robot Framework
9 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
9 6 (30.00%) Gherkin

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (20.00%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Magento
2 4 (20.00%) Fredhopper
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Sauce Labs
3 5 (25.00%) Azure
3 5 (25.00%) BrowserStack
4 4 (20.00%) Algolia
4 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (20.00%) GCP
4 4 (20.00%) Serverless
5 2 (10.00%) DigitalOcean
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (90.00%) JIRA
3 13 (65.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (35.00%) Appium
6 6 (30.00%) Robot Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Calabash
7 5 (25.00%) TestRail
8 4 (20.00%) git-flow
8 4 (20.00%) JUnit
8 4 (20.00%) Mockito
9 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
10 2 (10.00%) Gradle
10 2 (10.00%) JMeter
10 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
10 2 (10.00%) Maven
10 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
11 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
11 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) Games
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Developer in Test
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) REST
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (30.00%) JSON
5 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (25.00%) React
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) Java EE
6 4 (20.00%) JAX-RS
6 4 (20.00%) JDBC
6 4 (20.00%) JMS
6 4 (20.00%) JPA
6 4 (20.00%) JSP
6 4 (20.00%) Servlets
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (10.00%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) BDD
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (45.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) ATDD
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 5 (25.00%) Kanban
7 5 (25.00%) Microservices
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Content Management
8 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (20.00%) OOP
8 4 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Kibana
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) hybris
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Adobe
3 4 (20.00%) Elastic Path
3 4 (20.00%) Google
3 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (20.00%) SAP