Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 82 93
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.51% 1.37% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.21% 10.67% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £503 £228 £298
90th Percentile £568 £449 £438
East of England median daily rate £413 £419 £350
% change year-on-year -1.49% +19.64% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 249 178 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.86% 12.83% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 96 114
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.16% +10.93% -
10th Percentile £296 £256 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £509
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +48.15% -6.25%
10th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £11.38
90th Percentile £46.00 £53.75 £42.88
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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
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 17 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
Watford -5 5 £538 +26.47%
Cucumber
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) DB2
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) RESTful
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) hybris
6 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (37.50%) System Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Kanban
6 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
6 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 3 (37.50%) Spring
6 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (37.50%) DNA

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 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) JBehave
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
5 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (12.50%) Checkstyle
5 1 (12.50%) GoCD
5 1 (12.50%) Gradle
5 1 (12.50%) jMock
5 1 (12.50%) Mockito
5 1 (12.50%) Moq
5 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) RESTEasy
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (12.50%) LAMP
5 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) DNA
6 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (37.50%) Kanban
6 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (37.50%) System Testing
6 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (25.00%) ATDD
7 2 (25.00%) High Availability
7 2 (25.00%) Open Source
7 2 (25.00%) SDET
7 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
2 3 (37.50%) hybris
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Sonatype