Period
to 18 June 2018

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 6 months to 18 June 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 133 125
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 28 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.92% 0.086% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.81% 0.46% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 14
Surrey median daily rate £488 £378 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.14% -16.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £380 £334 £363
90th Percentile £540 £427 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -12.95% +22.06% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.25 - -

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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 735 437 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 24.17% 18.69% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 302 357
Surrey median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £314
90th Percentile £588 £562 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 32
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £38.75 £14.35 £31.63
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £49.88
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year +4.65% -2.82% +10.63%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Camberley - 11 £500 -
Guildford - 4 £419 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £400 -
Weybridge - 1 £375 -
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Staines - 1 - -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (67.86%) BDD
4 18 (64.29%) Scrum
5 17 (60.71%) Finance
6 14 (50.00%) TDD
7 13 (46.43%) RESTful
7 13 (46.43%) HBase
7 13 (46.43%) ATDD
7 13 (46.43%) GitHub
7 13 (46.43%) HDFS
8 12 (42.86%) Gherkin
9 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
9 10 (35.71%) GemFire
9 10 (35.71%) Spring
9 10 (35.71%) JSON
9 10 (35.71%) Unix
9 10 (35.71%) Linux
9 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
10 9 (32.14%) OOP
10 9 (32.14%) OO
10 9 (32.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (28.57%) Kafka
11 8 (28.57%) Microservices
11 8 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (25.00%) Virtual Team
12 7 (25.00%) Spring Cloud

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 10 (35.71%) GemFire
2 8 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (25.00%) Apache
4 6 (21.43%) Apache Spark
5 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) GitHub
2 7 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) HBase
2 7 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 7 (25.00%) JUnit
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) JBehave
4 5 (17.86%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) Mockito
5 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.14%) Gatling
6 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 2 (7.14%) JMeter
6 2 (7.14%) Protractor
6 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) RESTful
2 12 (42.86%) Gherkin
3 10 (35.71%) JSON
3 10 (35.71%) Spring
4 8 (28.57%) Kafka
5 7 (25.00%) Middleware
5 7 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (25.00%) Spring Cloud
6 5 (17.86%) REST
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
8 3 (10.71%) JMS
8 3 (10.71%) JSP
8 3 (10.71%) PrimeFaces
8 3 (10.71%) Web Services
8 3 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Fintech
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
1 10 (35.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (67.86%) BDD
4 18 (64.29%) Scrum
5 14 (50.00%) TDD
6 13 (46.43%) ATDD
7 9 (32.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (32.14%) OO
7 9 (32.14%) OOP
8 8 (28.57%) Microservices
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 7 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (25.00%) SDET
9 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (25.00%) User Stories
9 7 (25.00%) Validation
10 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (21.43%) DevOps
10 6 (21.43%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Java 8
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) HDFS
2 7 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Apple
1 3 (10.71%) ArcSight
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle