Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 January 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 35 67
Rank change year-on-year -44 +32 +22
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 26 76 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.16% 6.19% 2.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.72% 23.38% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 69 32
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £403 £324 £368
90th Percentile £666 £600 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £388
% change year-on-year -2.86% +12.90% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 337 325 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.99% 26.49% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 237 183
Oxfordshire median daily rate £489 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.61% +9.09% +11.86%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £276
90th Percentile £625 £570 £520
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +9.24% +6.80% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +0.65% +59.38%
10th Percentile £32.50 £35.85 £23.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.35 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Oxfordshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Oxfordshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Oxfordshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Oxford -42 16 £500 +7.30% 6
Kidlington -7 8 £558 +23.89%
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 24 (92.31%) DevOps
2 23 (88.46%) Git (software)
3 22 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (84.62%) Docker
4 21 (80.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (80.77%) Terraform
4 21 (80.77%) Puppet
5 18 (69.23%) Maven
6 17 (65.38%) Configuration Management
6 17 (65.38%) Artifactory
6 17 (65.38%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (65.38%) Amazon S3
6 17 (65.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (65.38%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (65.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 17 (65.38%) Serverless
7 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
8 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (42.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
9 9 (34.62%) Scrum
9 9 (34.62%) Selenium
9 9 (34.62%) Kanban
10 8 (30.77%) Task Automation
11 7 (26.92%) git-flow
11 7 (26.92%) Open Source
11 7 (26.92%) BDD
11 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
12 6 (23.08%) Java

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 22 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (80.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (65.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 17 (65.38%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (65.38%) Amazon S3
3 17 (65.38%) AWS Lambda
3 17 (65.38%) Serverless
4 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (88.46%) Git (software)
2 18 (69.23%) Maven
3 17 (65.38%) Artifactory
3 17 (65.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
5 9 (34.62%) Selenium
6 7 (26.92%) git-flow
7 6 (23.08%) GitLab
8 5 (19.23%) SonarQube
8 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
9 2 (7.69%) JIRA
9 2 (7.69%) JUnit
10 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Hystrix
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) JSTL
3 1 (3.85%) React
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (15.38%) Grid Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) DevOps
2 17 (65.38%) Configuration Management
3 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
5 9 (34.62%) Kanban
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
6 8 (30.77%) Task Automation
7 7 (26.92%) BDD
7 7 (26.92%) Open Source
8 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (11.54%) Auto-Scaling
11 2 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
12 1 (3.85%) API Testing
12 1 (3.85%) Defect Tracking
12 1 (3.85%) IT Audit
12 1 (3.85%) Microservices
12 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) Puppet
1 21 (80.77%) Terraform
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Google
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Talend