Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 91 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +106
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 21 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.38% 1.40% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.89% 6.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £239 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.30% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £239 £270
% change year-on-year +57.07% -11.57% -34.55%
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 305 333 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.05% 21.14% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 137 70
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £314 £300 £262
90th Percentile £543 £488 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.50 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year -17.27% +31.74% -1.76%

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) QA
2 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
3 12 (57.14%) Selenium
4 11 (52.38%) JIRA
4 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
5 10 (47.62%) Android
5 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
6 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 9 (42.86%) SDLC
7 8 (38.10%) Appium
7 8 (38.10%) Mobile App
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) TDD
8 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (33.33%) Spring Boot
8 7 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (28.57%) Docker
9 6 (28.57%) Ruby
9 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
9 6 (28.57%) REST
9 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Banking
9 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) SOAP
9 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 6 (28.57%) Internet
10 5 (23.81%) Xcode
10 5 (23.81%) SoapUI

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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 11 (52.38%) JIRA
3 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 8 (38.10%) Appium
5 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 5 (23.81%) Calabash
6 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
6 5 (23.81%) Xcode
7 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
8 2 (9.52%) Capybara
9 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
9 1 (4.76%) Gradle
9 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
9 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Tester
2 13 (61.90%) Automation Tester
3 8 (38.10%) Java Automation Tester
4 7 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
4 7 (33.33%) QA Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Mobile Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Android Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) iOS Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Junior Automation Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 6 (28.57%) REST
2 6 (28.57%) SOAP
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) RAML
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) WireMock
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Mobile App
2 7 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Android
1 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
3 9 (42.86%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) QA Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Android Development
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) SDET
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Microservices
9 1 (4.76%) API Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
9 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) Apple Swift
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Java 8
5 1 (4.76%) Java 9
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle