Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 September 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 71 118
Rank change year-on-year -18 +47 -26
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 17 23 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.41% 1.91% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.78% 12.71% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 32
North East median daily rate £445 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.06% -3.03% -26.67%
10th Percentile £323 £263 £225
90th Percentile £600 £445 £474
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 - £36.00

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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 294 181 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.34% 15.03% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 122 325
North East median daily rate £400 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.00%
10th Percentile £299 £273 £246
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
North East median hourly rate £35.50 £45.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.54% +63.68% +107.41%
10th Percentile £28.20 £39.75 £26.35
90th Percentile £42.40 £49.00 £32.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the North East

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cucumber in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in the North East

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the North East over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in the North East

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -12 16 £445 +39.06% 5
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 15 (88.24%) Selenium
2 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
3 12 (70.59%) Scrum
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) Java
5 10 (58.82%) DevOps
6 8 (47.06%) BDD
7 7 (41.18%) JUnit
7 7 (41.18%) JMeter
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
9 5 (29.41%) TDD
10 4 (23.53%) JIRA
10 4 (23.53%) Docker
10 4 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
10 4 (23.53%) GitLab
10 4 (23.53%) SonarQube
10 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (17.65%) OWASP
11 3 (17.65%) System Testing
11 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
11 3 (17.65%) hapi
11 3 (17.65%) Node.js
11 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
11 3 (17.65%) CSS
11 3 (17.65%) SQL

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) JMeter
2 7 (41.18%) JUnit
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (23.53%) GitLab
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (23.53%) SonarQube
4 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (17.65%) Maven
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.88%) Burp Suite
7 1 (5.88%) Protractor
7 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Azure DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Test Project Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) hapi
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) DevOps
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
6 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) OWASP
9 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
9 3 (17.65%) System Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Web Operations
10 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Case Management
10 2 (11.76%) CRM
10 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
10 2 (11.76%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP ALM
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) HP