The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 30 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 97 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.084% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.57% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £330 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year - -1.96%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 233 254 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.48% 19.29% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 186 127
Median daily rate £413 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.70%  
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Surrey

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 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
Redhill - 1 £330 - 1
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Product Management
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) SDET
5 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (16.67%) GitLab
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer in Test
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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