Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 90 126
Rank change year-on-year -16 +36 -12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 39 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.32% 2.03% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.60% 13.36% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 13
Manchester median daily rate £460 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.71% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £622 £475 £458
North West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 513 539 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.38% 15.18% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 376 294
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £292 £306 £266
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +10.29%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Manchester

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Manchester

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Manchester

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Stockport +6 5 - -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 32 (82.05%) BDD
2 31 (79.49%) Git (software)
2 31 (79.49%) TDD
3 26 (66.67%) JIRA
4 25 (64.10%) Java
4 25 (64.10%) Open Source
5 24 (61.54%) Linux
6 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (48.72%) Docker
8 18 (46.15%) Scrum
8 18 (46.15%) SQL
9 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
10 14 (35.90%) TeamCity
10 14 (35.90%) Akka
10 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (33.33%) Programme Management
11 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 13 (33.33%) Marketing
11 13 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 13 (33.33%) SAP
11 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (33.33%) Electronics
11 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
11 13 (33.33%) Finance
11 13 (33.33%) Manufacturing
11 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 13 (33.33%) Python
11 13 (33.33%) Big Data
11 13 (33.33%) Node.js

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (30.77%) Confluence
2 8 (20.51%) Apache Spark
3 4 (10.26%) NServiceBus
4 3 (7.69%) Drupal
4 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Slack
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) GitHub
3 3 (7.69%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.13%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Big Data
2 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 12 (30.77%) MySQL
2 12 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 12 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (20.51%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (79.49%) Git (software)
2 26 (66.67%) JIRA
3 14 (35.90%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium
4 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) JMeter
6 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.13%) Maven
6 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.56%) GitLab
7 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.56%) Mocha
7 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (33.33%) Electronics
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
1 13 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 13 (33.33%) Marketing
1 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Java Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Software Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Scala Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Apache Spark Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Hadoop Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Linux Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Akka
2 13 (33.33%) Node.js
3 12 (30.77%) REST
4 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
5 5 (12.82%) .NET
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.26%) CSS3
6 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.26%) HTML5
6 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
6 4 (10.26%) WCF
7 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (2.56%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.56%) React
8 1 (2.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Home
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) BDD
2 31 (79.49%) TDD
3 25 (64.10%) Open Source
4 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (46.15%) Scrum
6 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
7 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (33.33%) Programme Management
8 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 12 (30.77%) Coaching
9 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 12 (30.77%) Microservices
10 10 (25.64%) SDLC
11 8 (20.51%) SFIA
12 6 (15.38%) MVC
13 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
13 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (12.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) Python
3 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 10 (25.64%) Clojure
5 7 (17.95%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Kibana
2 3 (7.69%) logstash
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) Google
2 3 (7.69%) Splunk
3 2 (5.13%) Pega
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian