Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 55 69
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 -6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 25 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.90% 1.16% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.08% 6.78% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 3
Northamptonshire median daily rate £380 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% -13.16% -
10th Percentile £330 £301 £453
90th Percentile £422 £464 £528
East Midlands median daily rate £389 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +0.32% -8.82% -
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 207 118 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.99% 17.10% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 70 93
Northamptonshire median daily rate £393 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.55% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £297 £313
90th Percentile £525 £500 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +84.44%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 November 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 +4 19 £380 -10.59% 2
Corby - 1 - -
Cucumber
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 19 (76.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Java
3 16 (64.00%) Selenium
4 14 (56.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (56.00%) JUnit
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
5 12 (48.00%) BDD
6 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (36.00%) Pair Programming
7 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (36.00%) Bitbucket
8 8 (32.00%) LoadUI
8 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
8 8 (32.00%) Kanban
8 8 (32.00%) Subversion
8 8 (32.00%) Maven
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 8 (32.00%) Java 8
9 7 (28.00%) Docker
9 7 (28.00%) Spring
9 7 (28.00%) TDD
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) Node.js
10 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (24.00%) Gradle
10 6 (24.00%) DevOps
10 6 (24.00%) RAML
10 6 (24.00%) Microservices
10 6 (24.00%) Spring Boot

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 5 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
2 14 (56.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (56.00%) JUnit
3 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (36.00%) Bitbucket
5 8 (32.00%) LoadUI
5 8 (32.00%) Maven
5 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (32.00%) Subversion
6 6 (24.00%) Gradle
7 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.00%) Appium
8 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (4.00%) JIRA
8 1 (4.00%) Protractor
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SOA Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Backend Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Spring
2 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (24.00%) Node.js
2 6 (24.00%) RAML
2 6 (24.00%) Spring Boot
2 6 (24.00%) WireMock
3 5 (20.00%) Ajax
3 5 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) BDD
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (36.00%) Pair Programming
5 8 (32.00%) Kanban
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) Microservices
8 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (12.00%) User Stories
9 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.00%) SOA
11 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
11 1 (4.00%) OO
11 1 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) Java 8
3 5 (20.00%) Java 9
4 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) CA Agile Central