Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 19 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 79 108
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 30 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.73% 1.18% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.38% 11.63% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £300 £385 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.08% +20.31% -
10th Percentile £251 £348 £307
90th Percentile £433 £530 £344
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £301 £385 £320
% change year-on-year -21.75% +20.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 358 129 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.63% 10.11% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 66 81
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% -14.83%
10th Percentile £309 £281 £256
90th Percentile £527 £503 £463
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.90% +7.41% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £50.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +207.69% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £31.13
% change year-on-year -35.56% +44.58% -26.76%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Milton Keynes

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Milton Keynes

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 28 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 26 (86.67%) Selenium
3 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (80.00%) Java
4 21 (70.00%) JIRA
5 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
5 18 (60.00%) TDD
6 17 (56.67%) QA
6 17 (56.67%) SOAP
6 17 (56.67%) SQL
7 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (53.33%) REST
7 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
8 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (43.33%) Web Services
10 12 (40.00%) Internet
10 12 (40.00%) Banking
10 12 (40.00%) Confluence
10 12 (40.00%) Apple iOS
10 12 (40.00%) Bitbucket
10 12 (40.00%) Mobile App
10 12 (40.00%) Appium
10 12 (40.00%) Apple Swift
11 11 (36.67%) Docker
11 11 (36.67%) BDD
11 11 (36.67%) Android
11 11 (36.67%) Finance
12 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (33.33%) Mac OS X
12 10 (33.33%) Windows

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (40.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Sauce Labs
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Redis
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (86.67%) Selenium
2 21 (70.00%) JIRA
3 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
5 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (40.00%) Appium
6 12 (40.00%) Bitbucket
7 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (20.00%) Calabash
9 5 (16.67%) Jasmine
9 5 (16.67%) Protractor
10 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (10.00%) IntelliJ
10 3 (10.00%) NUnit
10 3 (10.00%) PhantomJS
10 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 12 (40.00%) Banking
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Tester
2 20 (66.67%) Automation Tester
3 11 (36.67%) QA Tester
4 10 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
5 7 (23.33%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Tester
7 4 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 2 (6.67%) Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) Agile Tester
10 1 (3.33%) Banking Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) SOAP
2 16 (53.33%) REST
3 13 (43.33%) Web Services
4 5 (16.67%) Node.js
5 4 (13.33%) RESTful
6 3 (10.00%) .NET
6 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.00%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
7 2 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) HTML
8 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
8 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (36.67%) Android
3 10 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (60.00%) TDD
4 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (36.67%) BDD
6 9 (30.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Open Source
8 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
8 7 (23.33%) SDLC
9 5 (16.67%) QA Automation
10 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Scrum
11 3 (10.00%) API Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Data Entry
11 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
12 2 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) Apple Swift
4 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) Ruby
6 5 (16.67%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Apple