The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 51 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.84% 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.94% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £499 - -
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 Shropshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 72 119 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 40.91% 33.81% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 5
Median daily rate £525 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +9.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Shropshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Telford +14 3 £499 - 1
Cucumber
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (69.23%) MongoDB
4 9 (69.23%) NoSQL
4 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 9 (69.23%) Kibana
4 9 (69.23%) Grafana
5 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
5 8 (61.54%) Linux
5 8 (61.54%) Selenium
6 7 (53.85%) JUnit
6 7 (53.85%) Scala
6 7 (53.85%) Gherkin
7 6 (46.15%) GitHub
7 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
7 6 (46.15%) Analytics
7 6 (46.15%) Node.js
7 6 (46.15%) Open Source
7 6 (46.15%) Groovy
7 6 (46.15%) nginx
7 6 (46.15%) DevOps
7 6 (46.15%) Gatling
7 6 (46.15%) Grunt
7 6 (46.15%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (46.15%) Sublime Text
7 6 (46.15%) gulp
7 6 (46.15%) Servlets
7 6 (46.15%) JavaScript

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 6 (46.15%) nginx
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (15.38%) Confluence
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) GitHub
1 6 (46.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MongoDB
1 9 (69.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) JUnit
4 6 (46.15%) Ant
4 6 (46.15%) Gatling
4 6 (46.15%) Grunt
4 6 (46.15%) gulp
4 6 (46.15%) IntelliJ
4 6 (46.15%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (46.15%) Sublime Text
5 3 (23.08%) Mockito
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) JMeter
7 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (7.69%) RSpec
7 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Scala Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Gherkin
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) Node.js
2 6 (46.15%) Servlets
3 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (23.08%) OAuth2
4 3 (23.08%) OpenID
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) EJB
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) J2SE
5 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Scala
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Groovy
3 6 (46.15%) Haskell
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Grafana
1 9 (69.23%) Kibana
2 3 (23.08%) logstash
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) rkt
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) AppDynamics
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) webMethods
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