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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.60% - 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% - 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £239 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 156 58 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 20.77% 8.85% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 38 60
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 26 June 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
3 12 (70.59%) Selenium
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) REST
7 8 (47.06%) JIRA
7 8 (47.06%) Internet
7 8 (47.06%) Finance
8 7 (41.18%) SOAP
9 6 (35.29%) VB
9 6 (35.29%) TDD
9 6 (35.29%) Banking
9 6 (35.29%) QA
9 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
10 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
10 5 (29.41%) Docker
10 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (29.41%) Retail
11 4 (23.53%) C++
11 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
11 4 (23.53%) XML
11 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 4 (23.53%) BDD
11 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
11 4 (23.53%) SDLC
12 3 (17.65%) QA Automation
12 3 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 3 (17.65%) Marathon

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 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
5 3 (17.65%) Appium
6 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
6 2 (11.76%) Calabash
6 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
6 2 (11.76%) Protractor
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Spanish Language
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Automation Tester
1 6 (35.29%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) REST
2 7 (41.18%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) Kafka
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) QA Automation
7 1 (5.88%) API Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) MVVM
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VB
4 4 (23.53%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) Apple Swift
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Marathon
1 3 (17.65%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
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