Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 191 204
Rank change year-on-year +33 +13 -47
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 696 624 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.66% 1.37% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.78% 8.05% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 496 418
London median daily rate £460 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +8.82% -
10th Percentile £350 £331 £313
90th Percentile £596 £591 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7926 7752 6612
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.88% 17.08% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5845 5708 4708
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 25
London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +58.93% -39.18%
10th Percentile £20.29 £10.00 £19.90
90th Percentile £55.94 £51.03 £51.40
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -0.79%

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 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily 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 26 July 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
Central London +1 111 £450 - 22
South London +34 54 £538 +7.50% 2
West London -2 24 £489 -2.25% 9
East London -3 8 £438 - 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 485 (69.68%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (66.67%) Java
3 392 (56.32%) BDD
4 384 (55.17%) Test Automation
5 347 (49.86%) Selenium
6 325 (46.70%) TDD
7 233 (33.48%) Jenkins
8 229 (32.90%) Scrum
9 228 (32.76%) JIRA
10 175 (25.14%) JavaScript
11 171 (24.57%) Git (software)
12 164 (23.56%) QA
12 164 (23.56%) REST
13 153 (21.98%) WebDriver
14 151 (21.70%) Microservices
15 148 (21.26%) Spring
16 144 (20.69%) Finance
17 137 (19.68%) SQL
18 135 (19.40%) HTML
19 133 (19.11%) Docker
20 129 (18.53%) Confluence
21 125 (17.96%) AngularJS
22 121 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
23 113 (16.24%) Node.js
23 113 (16.24%) DevOps
24 110 (15.80%) JUnit
25 109 (15.66%) Gherkin
26 108 (15.52%) CSS
27 105 (15.09%) Linux
28 104 (14.94%) RESTful

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
1 129 (18.53%) Confluence
2 47 (6.75%) Apache Solr
3 44 (6.32%) Apache Spark
4 28 (4.02%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.73%) Apache
5 19 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.44%) Anypoint
9 6 (0.86%) JBoss
9 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.72%) CMS
10 5 (0.72%) nginx
11 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.43%) Mule
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.29%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.29%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.29%) Jetty
14 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.29%) Mingle
3 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (2.16%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) Endur
3 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 69 (9.91%) GitHub
2 64 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.73%) OpenShift
5 12 (1.72%) BrowserStack
5 12 (1.72%) PaaS
6 11 (1.58%) SaaS
7 8 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.57%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.57%) Sauce Labs
9 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.43%) Google Play
9 3 (0.43%) IaaS
9 3 (0.43%) Slack
10 2 (0.29%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.29%) Loggly
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.60%) Kerberos
2 16 (2.30%) HTTP
3 3 (0.43%) Internet
3 3 (0.43%) SMS
4 2 (0.29%) DSL
4 2 (0.29%) LDAP
5 1 (0.14%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.78%) HBase
2 73 (10.49%) Hadoop
3 72 (10.34%) Big Data
3 72 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (7.76%) MongoDB
5 44 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 31 (4.45%) NoSQL
7 28 (4.02%) DB2
8 26 (3.74%) MySQL
9 17 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.30%) Redis
10 16 (2.30%) SQL Server
11 15 (2.16%) DbVisualizer
12 12 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.44%) MarkLogic
14 9 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
16 7 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 4 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.57%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 347 (49.86%) Selenium
2 233 (33.48%) Jenkins
3 228 (32.76%) JIRA
4 171 (24.57%) Git (software)
5 153 (21.98%) WebDriver
6 110 (15.80%) JUnit
7 53 (7.61%) Subversion
8 51 (7.33%) Maven
9 48 (6.90%) JMeter
10 46 (6.61%) JBehave
11 43 (6.18%) TeamCity
12 42 (6.03%) IntelliJ
13 36 (5.17%) Calabash
14 34 (4.89%) GitLab
15 32 (4.60%) Mockito
16 31 (4.45%) SpecFlow
17 30 (4.31%) gulp
18 29 (4.17%) Appium
18 29 (4.17%) Jasmine
19 28 (4.02%) Capybara
General
1 144 (20.69%) Finance
2 102 (14.66%) Banking
3 46 (6.61%) Games
4 38 (5.46%) Retail
5 25 (3.59%) Marketing
6 20 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.16%) Back Office
9 14 (2.01%) Electronics
9 14 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.58%) Publishing
11 10 (1.44%) Advertising
12 8 (1.15%) Front Office
13 3 (0.43%) Automotive
13 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (45.69%) Developer
2 151 (21.70%) Java Developer
3 105 (15.09%) Tester
4 85 (12.21%) Test Engineer
5 84 (12.07%) Automation Tester
6 71 (10.20%) Analyst
7 63 (9.05%) Developer in Test
8 47 (6.75%) QA Engineer
8 47 (6.75%) Senior Developer
9 43 (6.18%) Test Automation Engineer
10 42 (6.03%) Test Analyst
11 38 (5.46%) Java Engineer
11 38 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
12 33 (4.74%) Agile Developer
13 32 (4.60%) Java Automation Tester
14 29 (4.17%) Data Engineer
15 28 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
16 25 (3.59%) Selenium Tester
17 24 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 23 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (23.56%) REST
2 148 (21.26%) Spring
3 135 (19.40%) HTML
4 125 (17.96%) AngularJS
5 113 (16.24%) Node.js
6 109 (15.66%) Gherkin
7 108 (15.52%) CSS
8 104 (14.94%) RESTful
9 97 (13.94%) Web Services
10 94 (13.51%) JSON
10 94 (13.51%) Spring Boot
11 89 (12.79%) HTML5
12 75 (10.78%) XML
13 74 (10.63%) React
14 70 (10.06%) CSS3
15 69 (9.91%) Apache Camel
16 60 (8.62%) SOAP
17 56 (8.05%) Kafka
18 53 (7.61%) Sass
19 49 (7.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.03%) Algorithms
4 26 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (3.30%) User Experience
6 20 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.30%) Video on Demand
8 15 (2.16%) Equities
9 13 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.86%) Online Games
12 5 (0.72%) Derivative
12 5 (0.72%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.72%) Wiki
13 4 (0.57%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.57%) Fintech
13 4 (0.57%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.43%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.43%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 105 (15.09%) Linux
2 66 (9.48%) Unix
3 33 (4.74%) Android
3 33 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.88%) Windows
5 10 (1.44%) Solaris
6 8 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.43%) Debian
9 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (69.68%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (56.32%) BDD
3 384 (55.17%) Test Automation
4 325 (46.70%) TDD
5 229 (32.90%) Scrum
6 151 (21.70%) Microservices
7 121 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 113 (16.24%) DevOps
9 92 (13.22%) Kanban
10 71 (10.20%) E-Commerce
11 65 (9.34%) Open Source
12 61 (8.76%) SDET
13 57 (8.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 57 (8.19%) Performance Testing
14 50 (7.18%) Test Strategy
15 49 (7.04%) OO
16 48 (6.90%) Functional Testing
17 46 (6.61%) Test Scripting
18 45 (6.47%) ATDD
19 42 (6.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 464 (66.67%) Java
2 175 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 137 (19.68%) SQL
4 100 (14.37%) Ruby
5 87 (12.50%) Python
6 51 (7.33%) Scala
7 44 (6.32%) C#
8 27 (3.88%) Perl
9 17 (2.44%) ES6
9 17 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.30%) C++
11 14 (2.01%) VBA
12 13 (1.87%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.58%) ActionScript
13 11 (1.58%) Apple Swift
14 10 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.01%) Groovy
16 6 (0.86%) R
17 5 (0.72%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.72%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 95 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 76 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.17%) Degree
4 21 (3.02%) ISEB
5 10 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) AAT
10 1 (0.14%) CFA
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (23.56%) QA
2 7 (1.01%) MiFID
3 4 (0.57%) EMIR
4 3 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.29%) WAI
5 2 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 133 (19.11%) Docker
2 40 (5.75%) HDFS
3 38 (5.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.29%) LXC
6 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 66 (9.48%) Kubernetes
2 50 (7.18%) Ansible
3 30 (4.31%) Terraform
4 28 (4.02%) Puppet
5 18 (2.59%) Grafana
5 18 (2.59%) Kibana
6 14 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.72%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.72%) logstash
9 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.57%) StatsD
10 3 (0.43%) Nagios
11 2 (0.29%) Ambari
11 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.29%) Graphite
11 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 48 (6.90%) Oracle
2 37 (5.32%) Splunk
3 34 (4.89%) IBM
4 23 (3.30%) MuleSoft
5 21 (3.02%) hybris
5 21 (3.02%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.87%) AppDynamics
7 18 (2.59%) TIBCO
8 16 (2.30%) New Relic
9 15 (2.16%) HP
9 15 (2.16%) SAP
10 13 (1.87%) Atlassian
11 12 (1.72%) Google
12 10 (1.44%) Hortonworks
13 9 (1.29%) Telerik
13 9 (1.29%) Xamarin
14 7 (1.01%) Sybase
15 6 (0.86%) Apple
15 6 (0.86%) SOASTA, Inc
16 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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