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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 35 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.86% - 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.56% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 2
Median daily rate £560 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 - £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £371 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% -1.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 127 89 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 21.27% 15.27% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 68 51
Median daily rate £500 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £499 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 17 £580 - 2
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (89.80%) TDD
3 37 (75.51%) Scrum
4 36 (73.47%) Jenkins
5 35 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (71.43%) Java
6 33 (67.35%) JUnit
6 33 (67.35%) Pair Programming
7 32 (65.31%) DevOps
8 31 (63.27%) GitHub
8 31 (63.27%) Unit Testing
8 31 (63.27%) Mockito
8 31 (63.27%) Spring
8 31 (63.27%) Maven
8 31 (63.27%) WebSphere
8 31 (63.27%) Java EE
8 31 (63.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 31 (63.27%) SQL
8 31 (63.27%) JBoss
9 30 (61.22%) BPEL
10 29 (59.18%) BPMN
11 25 (51.02%) WebSphere Process Server
11 25 (51.02%) Migration
12 24 (48.98%) Selenium
13 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
14 15 (30.61%) BDD
15 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
15 12 (24.49%) PHP
16 11 (22.45%) QA
16 11 (22.45%) Jasmine

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 31 (63.27%) JBoss
1 31 (63.27%) WebSphere
1 31 (63.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 25 (51.02%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (16.33%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 31 (63.27%) GitHub
2 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (73.47%) Jenkins
2 33 (67.35%) JUnit
3 31 (63.27%) Maven
3 31 (63.27%) Mockito
4 24 (48.98%) Selenium
5 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
6 11 (22.45%) Jasmine
7 7 (14.29%) Protractor
8 5 (10.20%) JIRA
9 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.04%) Mocha
10 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (16.33%) Publishing
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 27 (55.10%) Java Developer
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Tester
5 9 (18.37%) Java Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Software Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) Automation Tester
7 7 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
8 6 (12.24%) QA Engineer
8 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Lead Tester
9 5 (10.20%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) Java EE
1 31 (63.27%) Spring
2 9 (18.37%) Node.js
2 9 (18.37%) Web Services
3 8 (16.33%) RESTful
4 7 (14.29%) Behat
4 7 (14.29%) SOAP
5 6 (12.24%) Apache Camel
5 6 (12.24%) EJB
5 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
5 6 (12.24%) JMS
6 4 (8.16%) Ajax
7 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.04%) Chai
8 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (89.80%) TDD
3 37 (75.51%) Scrum
4 35 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (67.35%) Pair Programming
6 32 (65.31%) DevOps
7 31 (63.27%) Unit Testing
8 30 (61.22%) BPEL
9 29 (59.18%) BPMN
10 25 (51.02%) Migration
11 15 (30.61%) BDD
12 10 (20.41%) API Testing
13 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
14 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
15 4 (8.16%) Functional Testing
15 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
15 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
16 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
16 3 (6.12%) Process Management
16 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) Java
2 31 (63.27%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.49%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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