Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 99 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19 +23
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.14% 1.19% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.13% 5.63% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £334 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.85% -13.31% +20.31%
10th Percentile £342 £224 £348
90th Percentile £425 £433 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £415 £385
% change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +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 261 355 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.67% 21.21% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 140 71
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.39% +3.33% +14.50%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £263
90th Percentile £547 £525 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £418 £388 £364
% change year-on-year +7.74% +6.53% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +9.09%

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 19 October 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 12 (75.00%) QA
3 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (62.50%) Android
4 10 (62.50%) Apple iOS
5 9 (56.25%) Selenium
5 9 (56.25%) Appium
5 9 (56.25%) SDLC
6 8 (50.00%) JIRA
6 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (43.75%) TDD
7 7 (43.75%) Spring Boot
7 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
7 7 (43.75%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (37.50%) Banking
8 6 (37.50%) Xcode
8 6 (37.50%) Internet
8 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 6 (37.50%) SOAP
8 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
8 6 (37.50%) REST
9 5 (31.25%) Open Source
9 5 (31.25%) Docker
10 4 (25.00%) Calabash
10 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing

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 (18.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (56.25%) Appium
2 9 (56.25%) Selenium
3 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 6 (37.50%) Xcode
5 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (25.00%) Calabash
5 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
7 1 (6.25%) Capybara
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Automation Tester
1 13 (81.25%) Tester
2 8 (50.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 6 (37.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 6 (37.50%) QA Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Spring Boot
2 6 (37.50%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) SOAP
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
1 7 (43.75%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Android
1 10 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) SDLC
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (43.75%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Android Development
8 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 3 (18.75%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) Kanban
9 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
10 1 (6.25%) OO
10 1 (6.25%) OOP
10 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) Apple Swift
4 3 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) VB
5 2 (12.50%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Xamarin