Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 86 98
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.97% 7.84% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
Reading median daily rate £400 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% - -32.38%
10th Percentile £263 £289 £291
90th Percentile £538 £475 £403
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £358 £360
% change year-on-year +11.89% -0.69% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 161 153 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.64% 10.32% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 84 146
Reading median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £303 £258 £271
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -1.25% +10.34% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £25.75
90th Percentile £29.00 - £27.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -9.68%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
1 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) PyCharm
4 2 (25.00%) Robot Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Sahi
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) DSL

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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DSL
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) PyCharm
3 2 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Sahi
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (12.50%) Appium
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 1 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) TMap
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apigee
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter