Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 23 September 2019 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 80 66
Rank change year-on-year +54 -14 +59
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 40 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.29% 1.78% 2.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.81% 7.18% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 14
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £360 £448 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +39.84% -8.57%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £263
90th Percentile £500 £600 £438
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £358 £445 £320
% change year-on-year -19.66% +39.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 155 209 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.37% 24.73% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 156 102
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £416 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +9.54% +3.40%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £273
90th Percentile £509 £563 £575
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £52.00 - £45.83
10th Percentile £51.00 - £39.75
90th Percentile £53.00 - £49.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £35.50 £45.83
% change year-on-year +46.48% -22.54% +63.68%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Newcastle upon Tyne

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Newcastle upon Tyne

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 37 (92.50%) Test Automation
2 34 (85.00%) Selenium
3 28 (70.00%) Jenkins
4 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 19 (47.50%) JUnit
7 18 (45.00%) Open Source
7 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
8 16 (40.00%) Scala
8 16 (40.00%) XML
8 16 (40.00%) Microservices
8 16 (40.00%) Gatling
9 15 (37.50%) SQL
9 15 (37.50%) GitHub
9 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (37.50%) JIRA
10 14 (35.00%) CSS
11 12 (30.00%) HTML
11 12 (30.00%) Java
11 12 (30.00%) Scrum
11 12 (30.00%) QA
11 12 (30.00%) REST
11 12 (30.00%) Gherkin
12 11 (27.50%) Node.js
13 10 (25.00%) Confluence
13 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
13 10 (25.00%) ISEB
14 9 (22.50%) Maven
14 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
14 9 (22.50%) Play Framework

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 10 (25.00%) Confluence
2 4 (10.00%) Jetty
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) GitHub
2 8 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 6 (15.00%) BrowserStack
4 3 (7.50%) Slack
5 1 (2.50%) AWS
5 1 (2.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) HTTP
1 8 (20.00%) SSL
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 34 (85.00%) Selenium
2 28 (70.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (47.50%) JUnit
4 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (40.00%) Gatling
6 15 (37.50%) JIRA
7 9 (22.50%) Maven
8 7 (17.50%) JMeter
9 4 (10.00%) Gradle
9 4 (10.00%) Mockito
10 3 (7.50%) Appium
10 3 (7.50%) HP UFT
10 3 (7.50%) Hudson
10 3 (7.50%) SonarQube
10 3 (7.50%) TestNG
10 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
11 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
11 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
1 5 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (17.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) XML
2 14 (35.00%) CSS
3 12 (30.00%) Gherkin
3 12 (30.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) REST
4 11 (27.50%) Node.js
5 9 (22.50%) Play Framework
6 8 (20.00%) CSS3
6 8 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (20.00%) JSON
6 8 (20.00%) Sass
7 5 (12.50%) Spring MVC
8 4 (10.00%) Dropwizard
8 4 (10.00%) Spring Boot
8 4 (10.00%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) SOAP
10 2 (5.00%) Spring
11 1 (2.50%) .NET
11 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.50%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) Test Automation
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) Open Source
4 16 (40.00%) Microservices
5 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (30.00%) Scrum
7 9 (22.50%) DevOps
7 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
8 8 (20.00%) Analytics
8 8 (20.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 8 (20.00%) Lean Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (17.50%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (17.50%) Line Management
9 7 (17.50%) Regression Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Web Development
10 6 (15.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) Scala
3 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.00%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.00%) Python
6 5 (12.50%) Ruby
7 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 3 (7.50%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) ISEB
1 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (22.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
2 8 (20.00%) WCAG
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Kibana
2 8 (20.00%) Grafana
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Google
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Guidewire
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat