Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 76 86
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -24
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 19 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.37% 1.42% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 7.88% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £494 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.17% -4.12% -
10th Percentile £422 £366 £367
90th Percentile £571 £443 £528
East of England median daily rate £413 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +3.13% -15.79% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 132 241 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.36% 17.99% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 105 108
Median daily rate £425 £463 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +13.85% +1.56%
10th Percentile £258 £332 £293
90th Percentile £613 £550 £574
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £56.75 - -
Median hourly rate £46.25 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75% -2.44%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Cucumber in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 £413 -
Cucumber
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) Spock
3 1 (33.33%) GitLab
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Swagger
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Runscope
3 1 (33.33%) Public Sector

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Runscope
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) GitLab
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Spock
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Swagger
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk