Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 18 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - +65 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 11 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.42% - 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.96% - 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 10
Lancashire median daily rate £425 - £283
10th Percentile £363 - £205
90th Percentile £438 - £506
North West median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Lancashire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 92 72 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 20.26% 10.88% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 39 124
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £210
90th Percentile £624 £463 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 12
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.11%
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Lancashire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Lancashire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Blackpool - 9 £425 - 1
Preston - 2 £400 -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
2 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Open Source
2 9 (81.82%) Confluence
2 9 (81.82%) Node.js
2 9 (81.82%) REST
2 9 (81.82%) User Stories
2 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
2 9 (81.82%) Coaching
2 9 (81.82%) Microservices
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
2 9 (81.82%) SFIA
2 9 (81.82%) Slack
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Kanban
3 7 (63.64%) Jasmine

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 9 (81.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
1 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
1 9 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Jasmine
3 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) Hudson
5 2 (18.18%) Protractor
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Subversion
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Software Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Software Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Node.js
1 9 (81.82%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Coaching
2 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
2 9 (81.82%) Microservices
2 9 (81.82%) Open Source
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) SFIA
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) User Stories
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Kanban
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VB
3 3 (27.27%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft