Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 162 175
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 +18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 642 781 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.60% 1.74% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.88% 8.37% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 603 444
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -4.26%
10th Percentile £358 £350 £341
90th Percentile £650 £623 £592
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £160.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.13% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 8,149 9,328 7,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.32% 20.76% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,757 6,941 5,374
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 32
London median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £22.65 £24.20 £20.84
90th Percentile £55.30 £165.00 £57.19
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% -2.35%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in London

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in London

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in London

Cucumber
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cucumber in London

Cucumber
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 June 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
Central London +12 159 £500 -2.44% 7
South London +24 54 £475 +2.07% 4
West London -11 27 £470 -6.00% 11
East London -9 9 £450 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 416 (64.80%) Test Automation
2 415 (64.64%) Agile Software Development
3 411 (64.02%) Java
4 374 (58.26%) Selenium
5 303 (47.20%) Jenkins
6 279 (43.46%) BDD
7 194 (30.22%) JavaScript
7 194 (30.22%) Git (software)
8 192 (29.91%) TDD
8 192 (29.91%) Scrum
9 189 (29.44%) Docker
10 170 (26.48%) JIRA
11 160 (24.92%) Maven
12 154 (23.99%) QA
13 132 (20.56%) SQL
14 124 (19.31%) Gherkin
15 123 (19.16%) Spring
16 121 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
17 118 (18.38%) DevOps
18 117 (18.22%) HTML
19 114 (17.76%) REST
20 105 (16.36%) AngularJS
21 102 (15.89%) WebDriver
22 99 (15.42%) JUnit
23 89 (13.86%) Microservices
23 89 (13.86%) SDET
24 87 (13.55%) Confluence
25 82 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
25 82 (12.77%) Web Services
25 82 (12.77%) Python

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 87 (13.55%) Confluence
2 70 (10.90%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (3.58%) Apache
4 13 (2.02%) Apache Solr
4 13 (2.02%) JBoss
5 9 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (1.40%) nginx
5 9 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.93%) CMS
7 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.47%) IIS
9 2 (0.31%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.31%) CoreMedia CMS
9 2 (0.31%) Drupal
9 2 (0.31%) Jetty
9 2 (0.31%) Mule
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.16%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 82 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (11.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (9.97%) GitHub
4 29 (4.52%) npm
5 23 (3.58%) Sauce Labs
6 21 (3.27%) Serverless
7 19 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (2.96%) BrowserStack
8 17 (2.65%) Amazon ECS
8 17 (2.65%) Amazon S3
9 14 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (2.18%) OpenShift
10 13 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.93%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.93%) IaaS
12 6 (0.93%) PaaS
13 4 (0.62%) Apigee
13 4 (0.62%) SaaS
14 3 (0.47%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.94%) HTTP
2 9 (1.40%) Internet
3 7 (1.09%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.93%) SSL
4 6 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.47%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) NGN
6 1 (0.16%) Skype
6 1 (0.16%) SMTP
6 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.62%) MongoDB
2 51 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 50 (7.79%) MySQL
4 41 (6.39%) Relational Database
5 27 (4.21%) NoSQL
6 24 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (3.43%) Neo4j
8 19 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.02%) Big Data
9 13 (2.02%) Redis
10 12 (1.87%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.56%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.25%) Blockchain
12 8 (1.25%) HBase
13 7 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
16 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
17 2 (0.31%) Apache Kudu
17 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 374 (58.26%) Selenium
2 303 (47.20%) Jenkins
3 194 (30.22%) Git (software)
4 170 (26.48%) JIRA
5 160 (24.92%) Maven
6 102 (15.89%) WebDriver
7 99 (15.42%) JUnit
8 71 (11.06%) Mockito
9 57 (8.88%) Protractor
10 53 (8.26%) Subversion
11 49 (7.63%) TeamCity
12 48 (7.48%) Appium
12 48 (7.48%) Jasmine
13 46 (7.17%) JMeter
13 46 (7.17%) Karma Test Runner
14 45 (7.01%) SoapUI
15 40 (6.23%) SpecFlow
16 39 (6.07%) gulp
17 36 (5.61%) Grunt
18 32 (4.98%) Bitbucket
General
1 80 (12.46%) Finance
2 69 (10.75%) Banking
3 23 (3.58%) Front Office
4 21 (3.27%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.65%) Retail
6 14 (2.18%) Games
7 12 (1.87%) Marketing
8 9 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.09%) Advertising
10 6 (0.93%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 251 (39.10%) Developer
2 124 (19.31%) Tester
3 119 (18.54%) Java Developer
4 100 (15.58%) Automation Tester
5 78 (12.15%) Test Engineer
6 49 (7.63%) Developer in Test
7 48 (7.48%) Senior Developer
8 47 (7.32%) Analyst
8 47 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
9 38 (5.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 38 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 38 (5.92%) Test Analyst
10 36 (5.61%) QA Engineer
11 29 (4.52%) Angular Developer
11 29 (4.52%) Java Automation Tester
11 29 (4.52%) Java Engineer
12 26 (4.05%) Test Automation Developer
13 22 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
14 19 (2.96%) QA Leader
14 19 (2.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (19.31%) Gherkin
2 123 (19.16%) Spring
3 117 (18.22%) HTML
4 114 (17.76%) REST
5 105 (16.36%) AngularJS
6 82 (12.77%) Web Services
7 76 (11.84%) CSS
7 76 (11.84%) RESTful
8 64 (9.97%) Spring Boot
9 58 (9.03%) HTML5
10 51 (7.94%) Node.js
11 40 (6.23%) React
12 37 (5.76%) SOAP
13 36 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (5.30%) Hibernate
14 34 (5.30%) jQuery
14 34 (5.30%) JSON
15 30 (4.67%) CSS3
16 29 (4.52%) Spring MVC
16 29 (4.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.03%) User Experience
2 41 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.58%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.34%) NHS
6 11 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.25%) Derivative
8 8 (1.25%) Online Games
8 8 (1.25%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (0.93%) Video on Demand
10 5 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
10 5 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.47%) Bitcoin
11 3 (0.47%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.47%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.99%) Unix
2 66 (10.28%) Linux
3 33 (5.14%) Apple iOS
4 32 (4.98%) Android
5 24 (3.74%) Mac OS X
6 20 (3.12%) Ubuntu
7 19 (2.96%) Windows
8 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (64.80%) Test Automation
2 415 (64.64%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (43.46%) BDD
4 192 (29.91%) Scrum
4 192 (29.91%) TDD
5 121 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (18.38%) DevOps
7 89 (13.86%) Microservices
7 89 (13.86%) SDET
8 80 (12.46%) Test Strategy
9 70 (10.90%) Test Scripting
10 63 (9.81%) Front End Development
11 58 (9.03%) API Testing
12 57 (8.88%) Kanban
13 53 (8.26%) E-Commerce
14 52 (8.10%) Manual Testing
15 48 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
16 46 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
16 46 (7.17%) Regression Testing
17 45 (7.01%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 411 (64.02%) Java
2 194 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 132 (20.56%) SQL
4 82 (12.77%) Python
5 63 (9.81%) Java 8
6 53 (8.26%) ES6
7 47 (7.32%) C#
8 42 (6.54%) Scala
9 37 (5.76%) TypeScript
10 31 (4.83%) Groovy
10 31 (4.83%) Ruby
11 16 (2.49%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.18%) Kotlin
13 12 (1.87%) ES7
14 10 (1.56%) Perl
14 10 (1.56%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.40%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.25%) Ada
17 6 (0.93%) Apple Swift
17 6 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.83%) ISTQB
3 29 (4.52%) Degree
4 24 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.34%) ISEB
7 14 (2.18%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (23.99%) QA
2 8 (1.25%) SEPA
3 4 (0.62%) GDPR
4 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.47%) WCAG
5 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.31%) EMIR
5 2 (0.31%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 189 (29.44%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.31%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 69 (10.75%) Kubernetes
2 65 (10.12%) Ansible
3 26 (4.05%) Kibana
4 22 (3.43%) Puppet
5 17 (2.65%) Terraform
6 13 (2.02%) Grafana
7 12 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (1.25%) Marathon
8 8 (1.25%) Mesos
8 8 (1.25%) Rundeck
9 7 (1.09%) logstash
9 7 (1.09%) Rancher
10 6 (0.93%) Nagios
11 3 (0.47%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.47%) SCCM
12 2 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.31%) rkt
13 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.16%) Icinga
Vendors
1 37 (5.76%) Oracle
2 34 (5.30%) Splunk
3 20 (3.12%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 18 (2.80%) IBM
5 16 (2.49%) Google
5 16 (2.49%) Microsoft
6 15 (2.34%) MuleSoft
7 14 (2.18%) Adobe
7 14 (2.18%) Netezza
8 11 (1.71%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.56%) Perfecto Mobile
9 10 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.25%) Elastic Path
10 8 (1.25%) HP
10 8 (1.25%) New Relic
11 7 (1.09%) Demandware
11 7 (1.09%) Dynatrace
12 5 (0.78%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.78%) Perforce
12 5 (0.78%) webMethods