The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.90% 6.90% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £380 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £335 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £380 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 77 87 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 13.23% 9.92% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 66
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £339 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Reading

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Ehcache
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) SAML
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) Google
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Ehcache
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) OSGi
2 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) SAML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) TMap
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apigee
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter