Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 53 100
Rank change year-on-year -2 +47 -30
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 49 43 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.12% 3.68% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.91% 18.61% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +13.43% +24.07%
10th Percentile £325 £316 £405
90th Percentile £580 £588 £439
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 308 231 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 25.93% 19.79% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 169 161
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +10.76% +21.54%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £250
90th Percentile £580 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.13% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £40.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.00% -29.41%
South East median hourly rate £44.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.67% +12.50% -5.88%

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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 +3 24 £580 +22.11% 4
Kidlington -1 1 £408 -14.21%
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (87.76%) TDD
3 40 (81.63%) Java
4 38 (77.55%) Scrum
5 37 (75.51%) JUnit
6 36 (73.47%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (67.35%) Jenkins
8 32 (65.31%) DevOps
8 32 (65.31%) SQL
8 32 (65.31%) JBoss
8 32 (65.31%) WebSphere
9 31 (63.27%) Java EE
9 31 (63.27%) Unit Testing
9 31 (63.27%) Pair Programming
9 31 (63.27%) Spring
9 31 (63.27%) Maven
9 31 (63.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 31 (63.27%) GitHub
9 31 (63.27%) Mockito
10 30 (61.22%) BPEL
11 29 (59.18%) BPMN
12 25 (51.02%) Migration
12 25 (51.02%) WebSphere Process Server
13 24 (48.98%) Selenium
14 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
14 15 (30.61%) BDD
15 13 (26.53%) QA
16 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
16 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
17 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS

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 32 (65.31%) JBoss
1 32 (65.31%) WebSphere
2 31 (63.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 25 (51.02%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (8.16%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 31 (63.27%) GitHub
2 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (75.51%) JUnit
2 33 (67.35%) Jenkins
3 31 (63.27%) Maven
3 31 (63.27%) Mockito
4 24 (48.98%) Selenium
5 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
6 6 (12.24%) Jasmine
7 5 (10.20%) JIRA
8 4 (8.16%) JMeter
8 4 (8.16%) LoadRunner
9 3 (6.12%) Protractor
10 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.08%) Banking
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) Java Developer
3 17 (34.69%) SQL Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Cloud Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Tester
5 9 (18.37%) Automation Tester
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Core Java Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Automation Test Lead
8 5 (10.20%) Lead Tester
8 5 (10.20%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) QA Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) Test Leader
9 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Consultant
10 3 (6.12%) Java Automation Tester
10 3 (6.12%) QA Test Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) Java EE
1 31 (63.27%) Spring
2 7 (14.29%) Behat
2 7 (14.29%) RESTful
2 7 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (12.24%) Apache Camel
3 6 (12.24%) EJB
3 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
3 6 (12.24%) JMS
3 6 (12.24%) Node.js
3 6 (12.24%) SOAP
4 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
5 4 (8.16%) Ajax
6 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
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 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (87.76%) TDD
3 38 (77.55%) Scrum
4 36 (73.47%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (65.31%) DevOps
6 31 (63.27%) Pair Programming
6 31 (63.27%) Unit Testing
7 30 (61.22%) BPEL
8 29 (59.18%) BPMN
9 25 (51.02%) Migration
10 15 (30.61%) BDD
10 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
11 9 (18.37%) API Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
13 5 (10.20%) Process Management
13 5 (10.20%) SOA
13 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
14 4 (8.16%) Functional Testing
14 4 (8.16%) SDLC
14 4 (8.16%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Java
2 32 (65.31%) SQL
3 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) HND
1 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
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