Period
to 22 September 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 22 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 57 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.89% 0.29% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.33% 2.30% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 4
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £344 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -29.49% +39.29%
10th Percentile £350 £279 £454
90th Percentile £433 £413 £534
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +20.00%
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 196 87 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.84% 12.59% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 61 93
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £313
90th Percentile £525 £500 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +13.10% +86.67%

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 22 September 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 22 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
Northampton +11 28 £400 +39.13% 2
Corby - 1 - -
Kettering - 1 £410 -
Cucumber
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
3 18 (56.25%) Selenium
3 18 (56.25%) JUnit
4 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
5 14 (43.75%) BDD
6 13 (40.63%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
7 11 (34.38%) Gradle
7 11 (34.38%) Docker
8 10 (31.25%) Java 8
8 10 (31.25%) SoapUI
8 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 9 (28.13%) Spring
10 8 (25.00%) Maven
10 8 (25.00%) Subversion
10 8 (25.00%) Kanban
10 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle
10 8 (25.00%) WireMock
10 8 (25.00%) RAML
10 8 (25.00%) Microservices
10 8 (25.00%) Spring Boot
10 8 (25.00%) Bitbucket
10 8 (25.00%) LoadUI
11 7 (21.88%) Java 9
11 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) DevOps

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 (15.63%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) JUnit
1 18 (56.25%) Selenium
2 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
3 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (34.38%) Gradle
4 10 (31.25%) SoapUI
5 8 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 8 (25.00%) LoadUI
5 8 (25.00%) Maven
5 8 (25.00%) Subversion
6 3 (9.38%) JIRA
7 2 (6.25%) TestNG
7 2 (6.25%) TestRail
7 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.25%) SOA Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Backend Developer
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Spring
2 8 (25.00%) RAML
2 8 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 8 (25.00%) WireMock
3 5 (15.63%) Ajax
3 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
3 5 (15.63%) Java EE
4 4 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Solaris
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
2 14 (43.75%) BDD
3 13 (40.63%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) Kanban
5 8 (25.00%) Microservices
5 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 6 (18.75%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
7 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.38%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
8 3 (9.38%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) User Stories
9 2 (6.25%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) Java 8
3 7 (21.88%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Talend
2 3 (9.38%) WSO2
3 2 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (6.25%) Google