Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 50 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.55% 1.73% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.58% 7.86% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Northamptonshire median daily rate £360 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.71% +6.06% +50.00%
10th Percentile £324 £414 £371
90th Percentile £407 £471 £444
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -1.94% +10.00% +13.64%
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 233 140 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 29.72% 21.98% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 81 71
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £313
90th Percentile £554 £488 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.84% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.37 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -65.84% - -

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 February 2019. 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 -2 8 £360 -17.71% 1
Corby - 2 - - 1
Cucumber
East Midlands

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

1 19 (95.00%) Selenium
1 19 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) Java
4 14 (70.00%) BDD
5 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (40.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (30.00%) Node.js
7 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
7 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (30.00%) JUnit
7 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (25.00%) LoadUI
8 5 (25.00%) Terraform
8 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) JBoss
8 5 (25.00%) Retail
8 5 (25.00%) Subversion
8 5 (25.00%) Java EE
8 5 (25.00%) Maven
8 5 (25.00%) Ajax
8 5 (25.00%) Kanban
8 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
9 4 (20.00%) Gherkin

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 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (30.00%) JUnit
4 5 (25.00%) LoadUI
4 5 (25.00%) Maven
4 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.00%) Appium
6 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.00%) Gradle
6 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.00%) Protractor
6 1 (5.00%) TestRail
6 1 (5.00%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Automation Tester
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) SOA Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (30.00%) Node.js
2 5 (25.00%) Ajax
2 5 (25.00%) Java EE
3 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) RAML
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 5 (25.00%) Kanban
7 4 (20.00%) Sprint Planning
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) SDLC
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
9 2 (10.00%) Microservices
9 2 (10.00%) SOA
9 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
10 1 (5.00%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Java 8
3 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) CA Agile Central