The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 31 42
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.43% 4.41% 4.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.75% 22.11% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 22
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 102 95 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 19.10% 19.96% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 64 130
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £290 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in South Wales

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in South Wales

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South Wales 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
Cardiff -6 10 £330 -8.96% 1
Bridgend - 2 £250 -
Cucumber
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
2 16 (59.26%) Selenium
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) QA
5 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 9 (33.33%) Spring
5 9 (33.33%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) Kafka
6 8 (29.63%) JSON
6 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.93%) JIRA
7 7 (25.93%) RESTful
7 7 (25.93%) Subversion
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle
7 7 (25.93%) Microservices
7 7 (25.93%) Spring Boot
8 6 (22.22%) Go
8 6 (22.22%) SDLC
8 6 (22.22%) HTML
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 6 (22.22%) iXBRL
8 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
9 5 (18.52%) REST
9 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) HTTP

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Jetty
3 1 (3.70%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (7.41%) Route 53
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) BrowserStack
4 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) DSL
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Neo4j
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.93%) JIRA
3 7 (25.93%) Subversion
4 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.41%) JUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Babel
7 1 (3.70%) gulp
7 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.70%) JBehave
7 1 (3.70%) Mocha
7 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
7 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
1 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Tester
4 2 (7.41%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Spring
2 8 (29.63%) JSON
2 8 (29.63%) Kafka
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
3 7 (25.93%) Spring Boot
4 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) iXBRL
5 5 (18.52%) Dropwizard
5 5 (18.52%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) JAX-RS
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) CSS
7 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
7 2 (7.41%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) Django
8 1 (3.70%) Express
8 1 (3.70%) Node.js
8 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Microservices
5 6 (22.22%) SDLC
6 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) BDD
7 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Test Management
7 4 (14.81%) Web Design
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (11.11%) Product Management
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Go
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Korn
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
1 3 (11.11%) Rundeck
1 3 (11.11%) Terraform
2 2 (7.41%) Grafana
2 2 (7.41%) Kibana
2 2 (7.41%) Marathon
2 2 (7.41%) Mesos
2 2 (7.41%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.70%) Fluentd
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) VMware