Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 March 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
England > London
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 151 153
Rank change year-on-year -48 +2 +17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 317 838 849
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.23% 1.95% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.26% 8.87% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 591 690
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £625 £635 £625
England median daily rate £475 £466 £475
% change year-on-year +1.88% -1.84% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -78.13% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £115.25
% change year-on-year - -69.63% +254.62%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,067 9,451 9,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.63% 22.02% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,552 6,895 7,133
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £358
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 23
Median hourly rate £48.50 £36.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.72% -22.58% +9.41%
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.28 £35.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £165.00
Median hourly rate £42.38 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% -4.44% +9.76%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in London

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Cucumber in London

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in London over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cucumber in London

Cucumber
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in London.

Hourly rate trend for Cucumber in London

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the London region over the 6 months to 29 March 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
Central London -38 47 £500 - 16
South London +3 39 £488 -2.50% 1
West London +14 9 £550 +13.40% 6
East London +46 6 £538 +16.22% 10
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 216 (68.14%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (61.51%) Java
3 188 (59.31%) Test Automation
4 147 (46.37%) Selenium
5 116 (36.59%) Jenkins
6 113 (35.65%) BDD
7 92 (29.02%) DevOps
8 86 (27.13%) JIRA
9 83 (26.18%) JavaScript
10 81 (25.55%) TDD
11 75 (23.66%) SQL
12 72 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (22.40%) Security Cleared
14 70 (22.08%) QA
14 70 (22.08%) Spring
15 66 (20.82%) Scrum
16 64 (20.19%) Finance
17 62 (19.56%) JUnit
18 60 (18.93%) Maven
19 58 (18.30%) Microservices
20 55 (17.35%) RESTful
20 55 (17.35%) SC Cleared
21 54 (17.03%) Docker
22 53 (16.72%) AWS
22 53 (16.72%) Git (software)
23 50 (15.77%) REST
24 48 (15.14%) Node.js
24 48 (15.14%) WebDriver
24 48 (15.14%) Kubernetes
25 46 (14.51%) Confluence

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 46 (14.51%) Confluence
2 12 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.84%) IIS
4 8 (2.52%) Apache
5 5 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.26%) Mule
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) JBoss
8 1 (0.32%) Jetty
8 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.72%) AWS
2 33 (10.41%) GitHub
3 25 (7.89%) Azure
4 9 (2.84%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.84%) Serverless
5 8 (2.52%) npm
6 7 (2.21%) GCP
7 6 (1.89%) Yarn
7 6 (1.89%) ZenHub
8 5 (1.58%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.95%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.95%) Slack
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.63%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.36%) HTTP
2 6 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.58%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.26%) Firewall
5 3 (0.95%) DHCP
5 3 (0.95%) Internet
5 3 (0.95%) LAN
5 3 (0.95%) SSL
5 3 (0.95%) WAN
6 2 (0.63%) DSL
7 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.20%) MongoDB
2 24 (7.57%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.42%) RDBMS
4 14 (4.42%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.89%) Big Data
7 5 (1.58%) MySQL
7 5 (1.58%) Redis
8 4 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.26%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.26%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.63%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.32%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 147 (46.37%) Selenium
2 116 (36.59%) Jenkins
3 86 (27.13%) JIRA
4 62 (19.56%) JUnit
5 60 (18.93%) Maven
6 53 (16.72%) Git (software)
7 48 (15.14%) WebDriver
8 29 (9.15%) Postman
9 28 (8.83%) Mocha
10 25 (7.89%) REST Assured
11 22 (6.94%) Mockito
12 20 (6.31%) GitLab
13 19 (5.99%) Artifactory
13 19 (5.99%) JMeter
13 19 (5.99%) SoapUI
14 17 (5.36%) Zephyr
15 16 (5.05%) Cypress.io
16 15 (4.73%) Gradle
16 15 (4.73%) SpecFlow
17 14 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (20.19%) Finance
2 42 (13.25%) Banking
3 26 (8.20%) Retail
4 20 (6.31%) Public Sector
5 12 (3.79%) Front Office
6 3 (0.95%) Police
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) International Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (41.32%) Developer
2 58 (18.30%) Java Developer
3 54 (17.03%) Tester
4 47 (14.83%) Automation Tester
5 28 (8.83%) Java Engineer
5 28 (8.83%) Test Engineer
6 26 (8.20%) Analyst
7 25 (7.89%) QA Engineer
8 23 (7.26%) Developer in Test
9 19 (5.99%) Senior Developer
9 19 (5.99%) Test Analyst
10 18 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (5.68%) Test Automation Engineer
11 16 (5.05%) React Developer
12 13 (4.10%) Node.js Developer
13 12 (3.79%) JavaScript Engineer
13 12 (3.79%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 12 (3.79%) Software Developer
14 11 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
15 10 (3.15%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (22.08%) Spring
2 55 (17.35%) RESTful
3 50 (15.77%) REST
4 48 (15.14%) Node.js
5 36 (11.36%) Gherkin
6 31 (9.78%) JSON
7 30 (9.46%) Spring Boot
8 28 (8.83%) React
9 26 (8.20%) HTML
10 25 (7.89%) CSS
10 25 (7.89%) Web Services
11 23 (7.26%) AngularJS
11 23 (7.26%) Chai
12 22 (6.94%) Hibernate
12 22 (6.94%) Redux
13 21 (6.62%) SOAP
14 20 (6.31%) Express
15 19 (5.99%) Kafka
15 19 (5.99%) XML
16 18 (5.68%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.46%) Mobile App
2 24 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.42%) User Experience
4 5 (1.58%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (1.58%) Virtual Team
4 5 (1.58%) Xbox
5 4 (1.26%) Derivative
5 4 (1.26%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.95%) Digital Wallet
6 3 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (0.95%) Mobile Wallet
6 3 (0.95%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.57%) Linux
1 24 (7.57%) Windows
2 23 (7.26%) Android
3 16 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.79%) Unix
5 4 (1.26%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.95%) Solaris
7 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Debian
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (68.14%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (59.31%) Test Automation
3 113 (35.65%) BDD
4 92 (29.02%) DevOps
5 81 (25.55%) TDD
6 72 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (20.82%) Scrum
8 58 (18.30%) Microservices
9 42 (13.25%) API Testing
10 38 (11.99%) Scenario Testing
11 34 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (10.73%) Test Scripting
12 30 (9.46%) Kanban
13 28 (8.83%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (8.83%) Integration Testing
14 27 (8.52%) SDET
15 25 (7.89%) Open Source
16 22 (6.94%) SDLC
17 21 (6.62%) Manual Testing
17 21 (6.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 195 (61.51%) Java
2 83 (26.18%) JavaScript
3 75 (23.66%) SQL
4 38 (11.99%) Java 8
5 35 (11.04%) C#
6 34 (10.73%) TypeScript
7 21 (6.62%) Python
8 19 (5.99%) Groovy
9 16 (5.05%) Scala
10 12 (3.79%) Ruby
11 11 (3.47%) Kotlin
12 9 (2.84%) ES6
13 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.26%) PHP
16 2 (0.63%) Go
16 2 (0.63%) Haskell
16 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (22.40%) Security Cleared
2 55 (17.35%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.68%) ISTQB
4 15 (4.73%) ISEB
5 8 (2.52%) Degree
6 7 (2.21%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.58%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.32%) CSPO
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (22.08%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) WCAG
3 2 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) PSD2
4 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 54 (17.03%) Docker
2 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 48 (15.14%) Kubernetes
2 24 (7.57%) Terraform
3 11 (3.47%) Ansible
4 8 (2.52%) Grafana
4 8 (2.52%) Kibana
5 7 (2.21%) Puppet
6 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.95%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.95%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.63%) Istio
8 2 (0.63%) Marathon
8 2 (0.63%) Mesos
9 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (4.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.79%) Atlassian
2 12 (3.79%) Oracle
3 10 (3.15%) Google
4 9 (2.84%) hybris
4 9 (2.84%) Splunk
5 6 (1.89%) Perforce
6 5 (1.58%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.58%) Samsung
6 5 (1.58%) SAP
7 4 (1.26%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.26%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.95%) Apple
8 3 (0.95%) Demandware
8 3 (0.95%) Elastic Path
8 3 (0.95%) HP
8 3 (0.95%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.63%) Databricks
10 1 (0.32%) StreamSets