Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 July 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 54 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 26 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.25% 0.54% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.13% 4.30% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £334 £363 £250
90th Percentile £429 £388 £531
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 184 93 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.00% 12.60% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 62 80
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £285
90th Percentile £480 £500 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £31.25
90th Percentile £47.50 - £33.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £42.75
% change year-on-year -0.58% - +15.54%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Northamptonshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Northamptonshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Northampton +13 22 £400 +6.67% 4
Kettering - 1 £410 -
Cucumber
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) Selenium
2 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 13 (50.00%) JUnit
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
6 9 (34.62%) Gradle
6 9 (34.62%) Docker
7 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (26.92%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 6 (23.08%) Spring
9 6 (23.08%) Microservices
9 6 (23.08%) Spring Boot
9 6 (23.08%) RAML
9 6 (23.08%) WireMock
9 6 (23.08%) Java 9
9 6 (23.08%) Java 8
10 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
10 5 (19.23%) LoadUI
10 5 (19.23%) Maven
10 5 (19.23%) Subversion
10 5 (19.23%) BDD
10 5 (19.23%) Kanban
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
11 3 (11.54%) Banking
11 3 (11.54%) Finance

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Chatbot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Selenium
2 13 (50.00%) JUnit
3 9 (34.62%) Gradle
3 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
4 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
6 5 (19.23%) LoadUI
6 5 (19.23%) Maven
6 5 (19.23%) Subversion
7 3 (11.54%) JIRA
7 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
8 2 (7.69%) TestNG
8 2 (7.69%) TestRail
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
1 9 (34.62%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Automation Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.85%) Backend Developer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) RAML
1 6 (23.08%) Spring
1 6 (23.08%) Spring Boot
1 6 (23.08%) WireMock
2 2 (7.69%) Ajax
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) IVR
2 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Solaris
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
2 14 (53.85%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Microservices
7 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) Kanban
7 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
8 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
8 3 (11.54%) DevOps
8 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.69%) Conflict Management
9 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 2 (7.69%) OO
9 2 (7.69%) OOP
9 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Java 8
2 6 (23.08%) Java 9
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Talend
2 3 (11.54%) WSO2
3 2 (7.69%) Google