Period
to 20 March 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 20 March 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 67 60
Rank change year-on-year +33 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 65 26 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.88% 2.75% 4.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.99% 14.44% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 49
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £368 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.53% +25.00% -36.45%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £300
90th Percentile £507 £599 £355
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £425 £340
% change year-on-year -11.76% +25.00% -36.45%
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 271 180 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 28.68% 19.03% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 147 218
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% -6.91%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £275
90th Percentile £549 £647 £494
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 - £24.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - £24.00

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 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 60 (92.31%) Selenium
2 51 (78.46%) Test Automation
3 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (66.15%) JIRA
5 41 (63.08%) Java
6 32 (49.23%) QA
6 32 (49.23%) Confluence
6 32 (49.23%) Jenkins
7 31 (47.69%) Scrum
8 28 (43.08%) SQL
9 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 24 (36.92%) BDD
11 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
11 22 (33.85%) DevOps
12 20 (30.77%) Gherkin
13 19 (29.23%) Open Source
13 19 (29.23%) XML
14 18 (27.69%) TDD
14 18 (27.69%) Kanban
14 18 (27.69%) REST
14 18 (27.69%) Gatling
15 17 (26.15%) Scala
15 17 (26.15%) Web Services
15 17 (26.15%) JUnit
16 15 (23.08%) ISEB
16 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
16 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (23.08%) ISTQB
16 15 (23.08%) Microservices
17 14 (21.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 32 (49.23%) Confluence
2 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 4 (6.15%) Documentum
4 4 (6.15%) JBoss
4 4 (6.15%) nginx
4 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) GitHub
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Google Analytics
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Slack
3 3 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
1 4 (6.15%) SSL
1 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) MongoDB
1 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.69%) Big Data
2 5 (7.69%) Sqoop
3 3 (4.62%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (4.62%) HSQLDB
3 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.62%) Redis
3 3 (4.62%) ZAP BI
4 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 60 (92.31%) Selenium
2 43 (66.15%) JIRA
3 32 (49.23%) Jenkins
4 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
5 18 (27.69%) Gatling
6 17 (26.15%) JUnit
7 12 (18.46%) JMeter
7 12 (18.46%) Maven
8 9 (13.85%) SoapUI
9 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
10 4 (6.15%) Ant
10 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
10 4 (6.15%) GitLab
10 4 (6.15%) Grunt
10 4 (6.15%) gulp
10 4 (6.15%) IntelliJ
10 4 (6.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (6.15%) Sublime Text
10 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.62%) git-flow
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Test Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Tester
3 11 (16.92%) Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Test Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 9 (13.85%) QA Tester
6 7 (10.77%) QA Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.15%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (6.15%) QA Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) Gherkin
2 19 (29.23%) XML
3 18 (27.69%) REST
4 17 (26.15%) Web Services
5 12 (18.46%) SOAP
6 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
6 11 (16.92%) CSS
7 10 (15.38%) JSON
7 10 (15.38%) Node.js
8 9 (13.85%) Hibernate
8 9 (13.85%) jQuery
8 9 (13.85%) RESTful
9 8 (12.31%) HTML
9 8 (12.31%) HTML5
10 7 (10.77%) Spring
11 5 (7.69%) J2EE
11 5 (7.69%) Spring Boot
12 4 (6.15%) EJB
12 4 (6.15%) Play Framework
12 4 (6.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Unix
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (78.46%) Test Automation
2 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (47.69%) Scrum
4 24 (36.92%) BDD
5 22 (33.85%) DevOps
6 19 (29.23%) Open Source
7 18 (27.69%) Kanban
7 18 (27.69%) TDD
8 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (23.08%) Microservices
8 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 14 (21.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 12 (18.46%) API Testing
12 11 (16.92%) Performance Testing
12 11 (16.92%) User Stories
13 10 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
13 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) Java
2 28 (43.08%) SQL
3 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.15%) Scala
5 14 (21.54%) Groovy
6 8 (12.31%) Ruby
7 6 (9.23%) Perl
7 6 (9.23%) Python
8 4 (6.15%) C#
8 4 (6.15%) Haskell
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) Java 8
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) ISEB
1 15 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 14 (21.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (49.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
2 5 (7.69%) Apache Flume
2 5 (7.69%) HDFS
3 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 5 (7.69%) Grafana
3 4 (6.15%) Kibana
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.54%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.54%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Atlassian
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) Adobe
4 4 (6.15%) Google
4 4 (6.15%) Pega
4 4 (6.15%) webMethods
5 3 (4.62%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat