Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 213 185 189
Rank change year-on-year -28 +4 -26
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 376 227 606
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.40% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.53% 6.72% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 168 416
10th Percentile £358 £334 £359
25th Percentile £417 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -1.04%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £563
90th Percentile £668 £625 £643
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £25.25 " £11.25
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £11.50
75th Percentile £25.75 " £11.75
90th Percentile " " "
England median hourly rate £65.54 £58.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +13.00% +404.35% -48.89%

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 5,758 3,380 8,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.34% 20.82% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,037 2,488 5,786
10th Percentile £399 £375 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 27
10th Percentile £29.33 £32.75 £20.45
25th Percentile £39.94 £45.25 £24.13
Median hourly rate £59.50 £51.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +6.63% +9.33%
75th Percentile £67.25 £63.75 £53.75
90th Percentile £68.94 £65.25 £55.90
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 55 £550 +7.06% 16
West London +11 9 £600 +33.33% 7
South London -12 9 £413 -8.33% 2
East London +5 4 £650 +18.51% 10
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 253 (67.29%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (62.50%) Java
3 222 (59.04%) Test Automation
4 184 (48.94%) BDD
5 161 (42.82%) Selenium
6 157 (41.76%) TDD
7 136 (36.17%) DevOps
8 129 (34.31%) Spring
9 122 (32.45%) Jenkins
10 111 (29.52%) Microservices
11 110 (29.26%) Scrum
12 107 (28.46%) Git (software)
13 103 (27.39%) QA
14 99 (26.33%) REST
15 96 (25.53%) JIRA
16 94 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 83 (22.07%) Banking
18 82 (21.81%) Maven
19 81 (21.54%) Social Skills
20 79 (21.01%) JUnit
20 79 (21.01%) SQL
20 79 (21.01%) Gherkin
21 74 (19.68%) Finance
22 72 (19.15%) AWS
23 70 (18.62%) RESTful
24 68 (18.09%) Azure
25 66 (17.55%) Kubernetes
26 62 (16.49%) Docker
27 59 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
28 58 (15.43%) AngularJS

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 39 (10.37%) Confluence
2 20 (5.32%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.19%) JBoss
5 9 (2.39%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.13%) Jetty
6 8 (2.13%) Mule
7 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Fuse
8 4 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.06%) CMS
8 4 (1.06%) Drupal
9 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.53%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.53%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.27%) Endur
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 72 (19.15%) AWS
2 68 (18.09%) Azure
3 27 (7.18%) GitHub
4 14 (3.72%) GCP
5 11 (2.93%) npm
5 11 (2.93%) PaaS
6 10 (2.66%) IaaS
6 10 (2.66%) OpenShift
6 10 (2.66%) Serverless
7 8 (2.13%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.86%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.33%) SaaS
11 4 (1.06%) Sauce Labs
11 4 (1.06%) Slack
12 3 (0.80%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.19%) HTTP
2 7 (1.86%) DNS
3 6 (1.60%) Internet
4 5 (1.33%) DMARC
4 5 (1.33%) SMS
4 5 (1.33%) SMTP
5 3 (0.80%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.53%) DSL
6 2 (0.53%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.91%) NoSQL
2 14 (3.72%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.46%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.66%) Big Data
7 9 (2.39%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.33%) CockroachDB
9 5 (1.33%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.33%) MySQL
10 4 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.80%) Power BI
12 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon Athena
13 1 (0.27%) Cloud Spanner
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 161 (42.82%) Selenium
2 122 (32.45%) Jenkins
3 107 (28.46%) Git (software)
4 96 (25.53%) JIRA
5 82 (21.81%) Maven
6 79 (21.01%) JUnit
7 37 (9.84%) Cypress.io
8 35 (9.31%) Mockito
8 35 (9.31%) Postman
9 31 (8.24%) REST Assured
10 29 (7.71%) Protractor
10 29 (7.71%) WebDriver
11 28 (7.45%) SpecFlow
12 26 (6.91%) JMeter
13 23 (6.12%) Jasmine
14 20 (5.32%) Appium
15 19 (5.05%) GitLab
16 17 (4.52%) SoapUI
17 15 (3.99%) IntelliJ
18 14 (3.72%) Eclipse
General
1 83 (22.07%) Banking
2 81 (21.54%) Social Skills
3 74 (19.68%) Finance
4 31 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.79%) Retail
6 10 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.39%) Documentation Skills
7 9 (2.39%) Games
8 8 (2.13%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (1.60%) Marketing
11 5 (1.33%) Front Office
11 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.80%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (0.80%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.53%) Back Office
14 1 (0.27%) Advertising
14 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (40.43%) Developer
2 88 (23.40%) Java Developer
3 51 (13.56%) Tester
4 46 (12.23%) Test Engineer
5 40 (10.64%) Analyst
6 39 (10.37%) Automation Tester
7 32 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 27 (7.18%) Test Automation Engineer
9 26 (6.91%) Test Analyst
10 24 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (6.12%) Java Engineer
12 22 (5.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 19 (5.05%) AWS Developer
13 19 (5.05%) QA Engineer
14 15 (3.99%) Automation Test Analyst
14 15 (3.99%) Senior Test Engineer
15 14 (3.72%) Developer in Test
15 14 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
16 13 (3.46%) Software Engineer
17 12 (3.19%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (34.31%) Spring
2 99 (26.33%) REST
3 79 (21.01%) Gherkin
4 70 (18.62%) RESTful
5 58 (15.43%) AngularJS
6 55 (14.63%) Spring Boot
7 42 (11.17%) React
8 38 (10.11%) Node.js
9 37 (9.84%) Web Services
10 31 (8.24%) Hibernate
10 31 (8.24%) HTML
11 25 (6.65%) Jest
12 23 (6.12%) CSS
12 23 (6.12%) Kafka
13 22 (5.85%) SOAP
14 21 (5.59%) Redux
15 20 (5.32%) HTML5
15 20 (5.32%) Vert.x
16 19 (5.05%) Middleware
17 18 (4.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.18%) User Experience
2 24 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.52%) Fixed Income
4 10 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.86%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.33%) Marketing Technology
8 5 (1.33%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.06%) Derivative
9 4 (1.06%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.06%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.06%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.80%) Media Streaming
10 3 (0.80%) RIA
10 3 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.32%) Unix
2 15 (3.99%) Android
2 15 (3.99%) Linux
3 12 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (67.29%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (59.04%) Test Automation
3 184 (48.94%) BDD
4 157 (41.76%) TDD
5 136 (36.17%) DevOps
6 111 (29.52%) Microservices
7 110 (29.26%) Scrum
8 59 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (13.83%) Test Strategy
10 48 (12.77%) Software Engineering
11 45 (11.97%) Software Testing
12 40 (10.64%) Unit Testing
13 39 (10.37%) Acceptance Criteria
13 39 (10.37%) SDET
14 34 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (8.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
17 30 (7.98%) API Testing
18 29 (7.71%) Integration Testing
18 29 (7.71%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 235 (62.50%) Java
2 94 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 79 (21.01%) SQL
4 56 (14.89%) Python
5 43 (11.44%) Java 8
6 36 (9.57%) TypeScript
7 35 (9.31%) C#
8 26 (6.91%) ES6
9 17 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 16 (4.26%) C
10 16 (4.26%) Scala
11 11 (2.93%) Ruby
12 9 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.13%) C++
14 7 (1.86%) Kotlin
15 6 (1.60%) Java 11
16 5 (1.33%) Groovy
17 4 (1.06%) Java 9
18 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
19 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.71%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.12%) Degree
4 12 (3.19%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.93%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.13%) ISEB
7 7 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.33%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.53%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (27.39%) QA
2 11 (2.93%) Accessibility
3 5 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.33%) GDPR
4 4 (1.06%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.53%) ISO 15022
5 2 (0.53%) MiFID
5 2 (0.53%) PSD2
5 2 (0.53%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (16.49%) Docker
2 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 66 (17.55%) Kubernetes
2 31 (8.24%) Terraform
3 12 (3.19%) Ansible
3 12 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.86%) Kibana
5 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.33%) Puppet
6 3 (0.80%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.53%) Nagios
7 2 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.27%) Istio
8 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (4.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.26%) MuleSoft
3 14 (3.72%) Oracle
4 13 (3.46%) HP
5 10 (2.66%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.13%) Splunk
7 6 (1.60%) Google
8 5 (1.33%) Adobe
8 5 (1.33%) Murex
8 5 (1.33%) Sybase
9 4 (1.06%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.80%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.53%) Automation Anywhere
11 2 (0.53%) Databricks
11 2 (0.53%) Dell
11 2 (0.53%) NetCracker
11 2 (0.53%) OutSystems
11 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.27%) Perfecto Mobile