Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 140 154
Rank change year-on-year -77 +14 +12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 356 917 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.20% 2.09% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.42% 9.07% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 663 685
London median daily rate £500 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.63% +7.22%
10th Percentile £382 £364 £369
90th Percentile £638 £635 £619
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £73.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.57% - -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £70.50
% change year-on-year +38.57% -50.35% +118.60%

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 5,549 10,114 9,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.65% 23.10% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,963 7,444 7,001
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £369 £356
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 35 16
London median hourly rate £48.68 £36.00 £39.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.21% -9.19% -15.65%
10th Percentile £32.75 £30.30 £24.38
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.25 £57.67
England median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £44.12
% change year-on-year -2.35% -3.66% +8.93%

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 27 January 2020.

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
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 27 January 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 -39 64 £500 +1.01% 29
South London +7 46 £475 -5.00% 3
West London +12 12 £550 +17.02% 7
East London +36 9 £550 +10.00% 8
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 259 (72.75%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (60.11%) Java
3 202 (56.74%) Test Automation
4 197 (55.34%) Selenium
5 120 (33.71%) BDD
6 115 (32.30%) Jenkins
7 111 (31.18%) JavaScript
8 106 (29.78%) DevOps
9 90 (25.28%) TDD
10 86 (24.16%) Scrum
11 77 (21.63%) JIRA
11 77 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
12 76 (21.35%) QA
12 76 (21.35%) SQL
13 71 (19.94%) JUnit
14 68 (19.10%) Spring
14 68 (19.10%) Security Cleared
15 65 (18.26%) RESTful
16 60 (16.85%) Docker
17 59 (16.57%) AWS
18 58 (16.29%) Git (software)
18 58 (16.29%) Finance
19 56 (15.73%) Microservices
20 53 (14.89%) WebDriver
21 52 (14.61%) SC Cleared
22 50 (14.04%) Maven
23 49 (13.76%) Banking
23 49 (13.76%) GitHub
23 49 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
24 48 (13.48%) Java 8

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 41 (11.52%) Confluence
2 16 (4.49%) Apache
3 13 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.69%) Mule
6 4 (1.12%) IIS
7 3 (0.84%) CMS
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.56%) JBoss
8 2 (0.56%) Jetty
8 2 (0.56%) nginx
8 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.28%) Documentum
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 59 (16.57%) AWS
2 49 (13.76%) GitHub
3 29 (8.15%) Azure
4 8 (2.25%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.25%) Serverless
5 7 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (1.97%) GCP
6 6 (1.69%) ZenHub
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.40%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.12%) PaaS
8 4 (1.12%) Slack
9 3 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.84%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.84%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.81%) HTTP
2 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.40%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.12%) SSL
4 3 (0.84%) Firewall
4 3 (0.84%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) DHCP
5 2 (0.56%) DSL
5 2 (0.56%) LAN
5 2 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.55%) MongoDB
2 33 (9.27%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.90%) RDBMS
4 19 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.93%) SQL Server
7 11 (3.09%) Big Data
8 7 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.97%) MySQL
9 6 (1.69%) Redis
10 4 (1.12%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.84%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.84%) DB2
11 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.84%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.84%) Power BI
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 197 (55.34%) Selenium
2 115 (32.30%) Jenkins
3 77 (21.63%) JIRA
4 71 (19.94%) JUnit
5 58 (16.29%) Git (software)
6 53 (14.89%) WebDriver
7 50 (14.04%) Maven
8 40 (11.24%) Mocha
8 40 (11.24%) Mockito
9 29 (8.15%) JMeter
10 24 (6.74%) REST Assured
11 23 (6.46%) Postman
12 20 (5.62%) Cypress.io
13 19 (5.34%) SoapUI
13 19 (5.34%) TeamCity
14 18 (5.06%) Gradle
15 17 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (4.78%) Bitbucket
16 15 (4.21%) Gatling
17 14 (3.93%) GitLab
General
1 58 (16.29%) Finance
2 49 (13.76%) Banking
3 23 (6.46%) Retail
4 13 (3.65%) Front Office
4 13 (3.65%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.12%) Advertising
6 4 (1.12%) Games
7 3 (0.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Police
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (43.54%) Developer
2 72 (20.22%) Java Developer
3 55 (15.45%) Tester
4 48 (13.48%) Automation Tester
5 31 (8.71%) Test Engineer
6 30 (8.43%) Java Engineer
7 28 (7.87%) Developer in Test
8 26 (7.30%) Senior Developer
9 23 (6.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 21 (5.90%) Analyst
11 20 (5.62%) QA Engineer
12 18 (5.06%) Test Automation Engineer
13 17 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (4.78%) Test Analyst
14 15 (4.21%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 14 (3.93%) AWS Developer
16 13 (3.65%) JavaScript Engineer
16 13 (3.65%) Software Developer
17 12 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
17 12 (3.37%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (19.10%) Spring
2 65 (18.26%) RESTful
3 47 (13.20%) Gherkin
4 46 (12.92%) Node.js
4 46 (12.92%) React
5 45 (12.64%) REST
6 43 (12.08%) AngularJS
7 41 (11.52%) HTML
8 40 (11.24%) Web Services
9 36 (10.11%) CSS
10 26 (7.30%) Redux
11 25 (7.02%) Chai
11 25 (7.02%) JSON
11 25 (7.02%) Kafka
11 25 (7.02%) Spring Boot
12 20 (5.62%) Express
13 19 (5.34%) HTML5
14 18 (5.06%) Hibernate
15 15 (4.21%) CSS3
15 15 (4.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.18%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.93%) User Experience
4 7 (1.97%) Fixed Income
4 7 (1.97%) iPad
4 7 (1.97%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (1.97%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.69%) Derivative
5 6 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.40%) Xbox
7 3 (0.84%) EPoS
7 3 (0.84%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Wallet
8 2 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.56%) Mobile Wallet
8 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.18%) Android
1 22 (6.18%) Linux
2 13 (3.65%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.37%) Windows
4 10 (2.81%) Unix
5 5 (1.40%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.56%) CentOS
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (72.75%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (56.74%) Test Automation
3 120 (33.71%) BDD
4 106 (29.78%) DevOps
5 90 (25.28%) TDD
6 86 (24.16%) Scrum
7 77 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (15.73%) Microservices
9 49 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (11.80%) Kanban
11 39 (10.96%) API Testing
12 34 (9.55%) SDET
13 33 (9.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (8.99%) Functional Programming
14 32 (8.99%) Software Engineering
15 31 (8.71%) Scenario Testing
16 28 (7.87%) E-Commerce
16 28 (7.87%) Test Scripting
17 27 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (7.30%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 214 (60.11%) Java
2 111 (31.18%) JavaScript
3 76 (21.35%) SQL
4 48 (13.48%) Java 8
5 34 (9.55%) TypeScript
6 28 (7.87%) C#
7 24 (6.74%) Scala
8 20 (5.62%) Kotlin
8 20 (5.62%) Python
9 18 (5.06%) Groovy
10 16 (4.49%) Ruby
11 10 (2.81%) ES6
12 7 (1.97%) ES7
13 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.12%) Go
14 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.84%) PHP
16 2 (0.56%) Clojure
16 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (19.10%) Security Cleared
2 52 (14.61%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.62%) ISTQB
4 19 (5.34%) ISEB
5 13 (3.65%) Degree
6 8 (2.25%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.28%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (21.35%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) WCAG
3 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (16.85%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) KVM
2 2 (0.56%) oVirt
2 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (11.80%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.62%) Terraform
3 9 (2.53%) Kibana
3 9 (2.53%) Puppet
4 8 (2.25%) Ansible
5 7 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.40%) Grafana
7 4 (1.12%) logstash
8 3 (0.84%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.56%) Graphite
9 2 (0.56%) Istio
9 2 (0.56%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.56%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (3.93%) Atlassian
2 11 (3.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.81%) Oracle
4 9 (2.53%) Google
5 8 (2.25%) Perforce
6 7 (1.97%) hybris
6 7 (1.97%) Splunk
7 6 (1.69%) MuleSoft
7 6 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.40%) Demandware
8 5 (1.40%) Elastic Path
8 5 (1.40%) Samsung
9 4 (1.12%) Adobe
9 4 (1.12%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.84%) IBM
11 2 (0.56%) Cognos
11 2 (0.56%) Micro Focus
11 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.56%) VMware