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 29 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.

Cucumber
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 30 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 14 52 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.49% 9.39% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.89% 36.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 37 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
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 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 94 141 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.70% 25.45% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 102 57
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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
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 29 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
Cardiff 0 14 £400 +6.66% 3
Cucumber
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 26 (92.86%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) JSON
3 20 (71.43%) Scrum
4 19 (67.86%) Spring
5 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (60.71%) MongoDB
5 17 (60.71%) Kafka
6 16 (57.14%) RESTful
6 16 (57.14%) Microservices
6 16 (57.14%) Spring Boot
7 15 (53.57%) iXBRL
7 15 (53.57%) Go
7 15 (53.57%) HTML
8 14 (50.00%) Hibernate
8 14 (50.00%) Dropwizard
9 13 (46.43%) Linux
9 13 (46.43%) HTTP
10 12 (42.86%) Unix
11 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
11 11 (39.29%) Web Design
11 11 (39.29%) JAX-RS
11 11 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (39.29%) REST
11 11 (39.29%) Neo4j
11 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
11 11 (39.29%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
12 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
13 9 (32.14%) Selenium
14 8 (28.57%) Finance

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 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Jetty
3 1 (3.57%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Route 53
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) DSL
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) MongoDB
2 11 (39.29%) Neo4j
3 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) JUnit
3 4 (14.29%) JBehave
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Babel
6 1 (3.57%) gulp
6 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.57%) Mocha
6 1 (3.57%) Travis CI
6 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
1 21 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Java Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Lead Tester
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
4 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) JSON
2 19 (67.86%) Spring
3 17 (60.71%) Kafka
4 16 (57.14%) RESTful
4 16 (57.14%) Spring Boot
5 15 (53.57%) HTML
5 15 (53.57%) iXBRL
6 14 (50.00%) Dropwizard
6 14 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 11 (39.29%) JAX-RS
7 11 (39.29%) REST
8 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 5 (17.86%) XML
9 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
10 1 (3.57%) Django
10 1 (3.57%) Handlebars
10 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (3.57%) Sass
10 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
10 1 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Unix
3 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Scrum
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Microservices
4 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
4 11 (39.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 11 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 11 (39.29%) Web Design
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) Mobile First
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Go
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Rundeck
1 2 (7.14%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) Fluentd
2 1 (3.57%) Grafana
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) Marathon
2 1 (3.57%) Mesos
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
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