Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 140 158
Rank change year-on-year -82 +18 +26
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 422 958 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.16% 2.07% 1.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.40% 9.14% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 711 632
London median daily rate £496 £500 £477
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.75% +4.93% +3.03%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £360
90th Percentile £631 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £54.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +55.56% - -

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 6,595 10,478 9,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.17% 22.67% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,745 7,785 7,039
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £368 £368 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 29
London median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20.37 £16.63 £22.64
90th Percentile £87.38 £62.89 £48.66
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -35 94 £500 +2.56% 20
South London -5 43 £450 -5.26% 4
West London -10 22 £413 -17.50% 8
East London +20 12 £550 +10.00% 2
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 302 (71.56%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (64.69%) Test Automation
3 262 (62.09%) Selenium
4 252 (59.72%) Java
5 168 (39.81%) Jenkins
6 163 (38.63%) BDD
7 137 (32.46%) JavaScript
8 116 (27.49%) Scrum
9 113 (26.78%) DevOps
10 110 (26.07%) QA
11 109 (25.83%) TDD
12 103 (24.41%) JIRA
13 90 (21.33%) Docker
14 89 (21.09%) Git (software)
15 78 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
16 77 (18.25%) Gherkin
17 76 (18.01%) Maven
18 75 (17.77%) AngularJS
19 74 (17.54%) Spring
19 74 (17.54%) SQL
20 69 (16.35%) AWS
21 67 (15.88%) Microservices
22 60 (14.22%) Banking
23 59 (13.98%) WebDriver
24 57 (13.51%) Finance
24 57 (13.51%) HTML
25 56 (13.27%) JUnit
26 55 (13.03%) RESTful
27 53 (12.56%) Confluence
27 53 (12.56%) Azure

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 53 (12.56%) Confluence
2 29 (6.87%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.55%) Apache
4 8 (1.90%) JBoss
4 8 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.66%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.66%) Jetty
5 7 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.95%) Mule
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.71%) CMS
8 3 (0.71%) nginx
8 3 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Drupal
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Magento
1 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 69 (16.35%) AWS
2 53 (12.56%) Azure
2 53 (12.56%) GitHub
3 19 (4.50%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (4.27%) Serverless
5 13 (3.08%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.84%) npm
7 11 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.61%) Amazon ECS
8 9 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.90%) OpenShift
9 8 (1.90%) Sauce Labs
10 6 (1.42%) GCP
10 6 (1.42%) PaaS
11 5 (1.18%) SaaS
12 4 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.95%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.95%) ZenHub
13 3 (0.71%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.37%) HTTP
2 6 (1.42%) SSH
3 3 (0.71%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.71%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.47%) DSL
4 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.66%) MongoDB
2 34 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.45%) MySQL
4 22 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (4.98%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.50%) Big Data
7 16 (3.79%) SQL Server
8 13 (3.08%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.66%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.42%) Redis
12 5 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (0.95%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.71%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.71%) InfluxDB
14 3 (0.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 262 (62.09%) Selenium
2 168 (39.81%) Jenkins
3 103 (24.41%) JIRA
4 89 (21.09%) Git (software)
5 76 (18.01%) Maven
6 59 (13.98%) WebDriver
7 56 (13.27%) JUnit
8 43 (10.19%) JMeter
9 36 (8.53%) SoapUI
10 35 (8.29%) Mockito
11 31 (7.35%) TeamCity
12 28 (6.64%) Protractor
13 25 (5.92%) Mocha
13 25 (5.92%) Subversion
14 23 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (5.21%) Gradle
15 22 (5.21%) Karma Test Runner
16 18 (4.27%) Bitbucket
16 18 (4.27%) Jasmine
17 16 (3.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 60 (14.22%) Banking
2 57 (13.51%) Finance
3 26 (6.16%) Front Office
4 19 (4.50%) Retail
5 13 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.90%) Marketing
6 8 (1.90%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.42%) Advertising
7 6 (1.42%) Games
8 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Police
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (38.86%) Developer
2 71 (16.82%) Java Developer
2 71 (16.82%) Tester
3 59 (13.98%) Automation Tester
4 51 (12.09%) Test Engineer
5 37 (8.77%) Developer in Test
6 35 (8.29%) Analyst
7 31 (7.35%) Test Automation Engineer
8 25 (5.92%) Java Engineer
9 24 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 24 (5.69%) Test Analyst
10 20 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (4.74%) QA Engineer
10 20 (4.74%) Test Automation Developer
10 20 (4.74%) Test Leader
11 19 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.27%) Software Developer
13 16 (3.79%) Java Developer in Test
14 15 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
14 15 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (18.25%) Gherkin
2 75 (17.77%) AngularJS
3 74 (17.54%) Spring
4 57 (13.51%) HTML
5 55 (13.03%) RESTful
6 49 (11.61%) Web Services
7 46 (10.90%) Node.js
8 45 (10.66%) React
9 38 (9.00%) CSS
9 38 (9.00%) HTML5
9 38 (9.00%) REST
9 38 (9.00%) Spring Boot
10 32 (7.58%) Redux
11 27 (6.40%) SOAP
12 22 (5.21%) Hibernate
13 20 (4.74%) Kafka
14 19 (4.50%) CSS3
15 18 (4.27%) JSON
15 18 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (3.32%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.06%) User Experience
2 28 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.03%) Derivative
4 12 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (1.66%) iPad
7 5 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.95%) EPoS
8 4 (0.95%) Equities
8 4 (0.95%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.95%) NHS
8 4 (0.95%) Video on Demand
8 4 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.71%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.71%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.71%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.35%) Android
2 28 (6.64%) Linux
3 23 (5.45%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.03%) Unix
5 15 (3.55%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.84%) Windows
7 8 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.66%) CentOS
8 7 (1.66%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.95%) Debian
10 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.47%) Solaris
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (71.56%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (64.69%) Test Automation
3 163 (38.63%) BDD
4 116 (27.49%) Scrum
5 113 (26.78%) DevOps
6 109 (25.83%) TDD
7 78 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (15.88%) Microservices
9 52 (12.32%) Kanban
10 50 (11.85%) SDET
11 43 (10.19%) API Testing
11 43 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (9.72%) E-Commerce
13 33 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 33 (7.82%) Unit Testing
14 32 (7.58%) Manual Testing
14 32 (7.58%) Regression Testing
15 31 (7.35%) OO
15 31 (7.35%) Performance Testing
15 31 (7.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 252 (59.72%) Java
2 137 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 74 (17.54%) SQL
4 53 (12.56%) Java 8
5 31 (7.35%) Python
5 31 (7.35%) Ruby
5 31 (7.35%) TypeScript
6 28 (6.64%) C#
7 23 (5.45%) Scala
8 21 (4.98%) Kotlin
9 19 (4.50%) ES6
10 18 (4.27%) Groovy
11 9 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.13%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.66%) Clojure
13 7 (1.66%) ES7
13 7 (1.66%) VBA
14 6 (1.42%) Perl
14 6 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (11.61%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.98%) ISTQB
4 18 (4.27%) Degree
4 18 (4.27%) ISEB
5 8 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.18%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.71%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (26.07%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) GDPR
3 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.24%) EMIR
4 1 (0.24%) MiFID
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) PMO
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 90 (21.33%) Docker
2 3 (0.71%) KVM
2 3 (0.71%) oVirt
2 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (9.00%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.98%) Ansible
3 20 (4.74%) Terraform
4 14 (3.32%) Puppet
5 11 (2.61%) Kibana
6 9 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.42%) logstash
8 4 (0.95%) Salt
9 3 (0.71%) Graphite
9 3 (0.71%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.71%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.24%) Grafana
10 1 (0.24%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.24%) Nagios
10 1 (0.24%) rkt
Vendors
1 21 (4.98%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 17 (4.03%) Oracle
3 13 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.84%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.13%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.90%) Google
6 8 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.42%) Adobe
7 6 (1.42%) Demandware
7 6 (1.42%) Elastic Path
8 5 (1.18%) hybris
8 5 (1.18%) IBM
9 4 (0.95%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.95%) Hortonworks
9 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.95%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.95%) Sybase
10 3 (0.71%) New Relic
10 3 (0.71%) Perfecto Mobile
10 3 (0.71%) Samsung