Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 65 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.78% 1.93% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.30% 8.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Shropshire median daily rate £510 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £363 £276
% change year-on-year +24.14% +31.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.25 -

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 Shropshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 132 174 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 33.59% 22.42% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 74 14
Shropshire median daily rate £515 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.85% +1.85% -3.91%
10th Percentile £395 £314 £335
90th Percentile £605 £504 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +3.13% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.16%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Telford +12 5 £510 +2.00% 1
Cucumber
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) Scala
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) IntelliJ
5 3 (42.86%) HTTP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) SSL
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Servlets
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 3 (42.86%) Ant
5 3 (42.86%) JUnit
5 3 (42.86%) Google
5 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management

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 3 (42.86%) nginx
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
1 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Ant
3 3 (42.86%) Gatling
3 3 (42.86%) Grunt
3 3 (42.86%) gulp
3 3 (42.86%) IntelliJ
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (42.86%) Sublime Text
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) RSpec
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Scala Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) Node.js
1 3 (42.86%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) J2SE
3 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (28.57%) BDD
6 2 (28.57%) Microservices
6 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 2 (28.57%) User Stories
7 1 (14.29%) API Development
7 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Groovy
3 3 (42.86%) Haskell
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG
2 1 (14.29%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Grafana
1 3 (42.86%) Kibana
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) webMethods