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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 27 60 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 -  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.44% 0.47% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 1.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 56 159 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 31.11% 37.15% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 12
Median daily rate £500 £415 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% -10.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £370 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 23 March 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 +31 5 £500 - 1
Cucumber
West Midlands

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) Selenium
3 13 (65.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (50.00%) Open Source
6 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (45.00%) Scrum
7 9 (45.00%) Scala
7 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (45.00%) Kibana
7 9 (45.00%) Grafana
8 8 (40.00%) Gatling
8 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
9 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 7 (35.00%) Python
9 7 (35.00%) Ant
9 7 (35.00%) JUnit
9 7 (35.00%) TDD
9 7 (35.00%) Ruby
9 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
9 7 (35.00%) Grunt
9 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (35.00%) gulp
10 6 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (30.00%) Sublime Text

Cucumber
Top Related 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 (30.00%) nginx
1 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (25.00%) Confluence
3 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (10.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) GitHub
1 6 (30.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
1 6 (30.00%) SSL
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Selenium
2 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (40.00%) Gatling
5 7 (35.00%) Ant
5 7 (35.00%) Grunt
5 7 (35.00%) gulp
5 7 (35.00%) JUnit
6 6 (30.00%) IntelliJ
6 6 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (30.00%) Sublime Text
7 5 (25.00%) JIRA
8 3 (15.00%) Mockito
8 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (10.00%) RSpec
9 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
9 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (10.00%) Travis CI
9 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Scala Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) Node.js
3 6 (30.00%) RESTful
3 6 (30.00%) Servlets
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (15.00%) OAuth2
5 3 (15.00%) OpenID
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) Play Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Open Source
5 9 (45.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) Analytics
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 5 (25.00%) Kanban
8 5 (25.00%) Microservices
8 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) User Stories
10 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (15.00%) Functional Programming
10 3 (15.00%) High Availability
10 3 (15.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Scala
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) Ruby
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Groovy
5 6 (30.00%) Haskell
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Grafana
1 9 (45.00%) Kibana
2 3 (15.00%) logstash
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) rkt
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft