Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 134 132
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.98% 0.16% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.41% 0.76% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 4 13
Surrey median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £400 £336 £375
90th Percentile £529 £473 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +17.24%
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 726 524 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.30% 20.87% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 396 377
Surrey median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £314 £313
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 22
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £38.75 £14.40 £31.25
90th Percentile £50.88 £47.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 - 10 £500 -
Guildford - 3 £425 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £400 -
Redhill +19 2 £494 +49.62%
Reigate - 2 £513 -
Staines - 1 £438 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £375 -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 21 (65.63%) BDD
4 19 (59.38%) Scrum
5 18 (56.25%) Java
6 17 (53.13%) Finance
7 13 (40.63%) TDD
7 13 (40.63%) ATDD
8 12 (37.50%) GitHub
8 12 (37.50%) HBase
8 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
8 12 (37.50%) HDFS
8 12 (37.50%) RESTful
9 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
10 9 (28.13%) GemFire
10 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (28.13%) Spring
10 9 (28.13%) OO
10 9 (28.13%) Unix
10 9 (28.13%) Linux
10 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
10 9 (28.13%) Scenario Testing
11 8 (25.00%) Protractor
11 8 (25.00%) SDET
11 8 (25.00%) OOP
11 8 (25.00%) JSON
11 8 (25.00%) QA
11 8 (25.00%) Selenium
11 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (25.00%) Kafka

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 9 (28.13%) GemFire
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (15.63%) Apache Spark
4 3 (9.38%) Confluence
4 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) GitHub
2 7 (21.88%) PaaS
3 3 (9.38%) BrowserStack
4 2 (6.25%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) HBase
2 7 (21.88%) Apache Hive
3 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.00%) Protractor
2 8 (25.00%) Selenium
3 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
3 7 (21.88%) IntelliJ
3 7 (21.88%) JIRA
3 7 (21.88%) JUnit
4 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
4 5 (15.63%) JBehave
5 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
6 3 (9.38%) Travis CI
7 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.25%) JMeter
7 2 (6.25%) Mockito
8 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.13%) Gatling
8 1 (3.13%) GitLab
8 1 (3.13%) Katalon Studio
8 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
1 8 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
1 12 (37.50%) RESTful
2 9 (28.13%) Spring
3 8 (25.00%) JSON
3 8 (25.00%) Kafka
4 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.88%) Middleware
4 7 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (21.88%) Spring Cloud
5 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) Node.js
6 4 (12.50%) .NET
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (12.50%) REST
6 4 (12.50%) Sass
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 2 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (21.88%) Linux Command Line
1 7 (21.88%) Virtual Team
2 5 (15.63%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
1 9 (28.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 21 (65.63%) BDD
4 19 (59.38%) Scrum
5 13 (40.63%) ATDD
5 13 (40.63%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) OO
6 9 (28.13%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (25.00%) OOP
7 8 (25.00%) SDET
7 8 (25.00%) User Stories
8 7 (21.88%) Microservices
8 7 (21.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Test Management
8 7 (21.88%) Validation
9 6 (18.75%) API Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Java 8
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) HND
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) HDFS
2 7 (21.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Apple
1 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Wrike