Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cypress.io skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cypress.io over the 6 months to 24 September 2021 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.

Cypress.io
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 444 433 718
Rank change year-on-year -11 +285 +164
Contract jobs citing Cypress.io 398 88 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 1.67% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 66 90
10th Percentile £330 £266 £358
25th Percentile £400 £378 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £445 £450
Median % change year-on-year +12.36% -1.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £588 £488 £510
90th Percentile £688 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +23.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cypress.io is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 14,654 5,270 16,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.23% 17.73% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,058 3,683 10,649
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
25th Percentile £425 £409 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.21% +4.74% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £695 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 73 224
10th Percentile £25.40 £22.20 £24.00
25th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.15 £52.00 £51.00
90th Percentile £70.16 £57.20 £56.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Cypress.io
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cypress.io as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cypress.io in the UK

Cypress.io
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cypress.io.

Daily rate trend for Cypress.io in the UK

Cypress.io
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cypress.io over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cypress.io in the UK

Cypress.io
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cypress.io within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. 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
England -49 265 £500 +13.64% 131
London -69 191 £550 +31.34% 64
Work from Home -128 141 £525 +41.89% 37
UK excluding London -90 100 £425 -5.56% 77
Scotland -41 42 £425 -5.56% 7
North of England -69 18 £470 -1.05% 20
South East -80 14 £360 -21.74% 19
South West -33 11 £450 +12.50% 12
North West -43 10 £430 +59.26% 14
East of England -42 9 £310 -31.11% 5
North East - 5 £470 - 3
Midlands - 4 £450 - 10
West Midlands - 4 £450 - 4
Yorkshire -51 3 £375 -21.05% 3
Wales - 2 £375 - 3

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Cypress.io 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 with a requirement for Cypress.io.

1 238 (59.80%) JavaScript
2 189 (47.49%) React
3 174 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (43.72%) Test Automation
4 169 (42.46%) Jest
5 161 (40.45%) TypeScript
6 147 (36.93%) Node.js
7 131 (32.91%) Java
8 128 (32.16%) DevOps
9 114 (28.64%) HTML
10 112 (28.14%) CSS
11 110 (27.64%) Docker
12 91 (22.86%) Git (software)
13 85 (21.36%) Microservices
13 85 (21.36%) Front End Development
14 84 (21.11%) Kubernetes
14 84 (21.11%) TDD
15 79 (19.85%) Selenium
16 77 (19.35%) AWS
16 77 (19.35%) AngularJS
17 76 (19.10%) Redux
18 75 (18.84%) JIRA
19 74 (18.59%) Azure
19 74 (18.59%) Jenkins
20 72 (18.09%) Unit Testing
21 71 (17.84%) Serverless
22 67 (16.83%) GraphQL
23 64 (16.08%) Social Skills
24 60 (15.08%) Cucumber
24 60 (15.08%) QA

Cypress.io
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.77%) Confluence
3 15 (3.77%) CMS
4 14 (3.52%) nginx
5 10 (2.51%) Appian
6 7 (1.76%) Headless CMS
6 7 (1.76%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.50%) Apache
7 2 (0.50%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (2.26%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.01%) Magento
1 8 (2.01%) Shopify
2 6 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.50%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 77 (19.35%) AWS
2 74 (18.59%) Azure
3 71 (17.84%) Serverless
4 46 (11.56%) AWS Lambda
5 43 (10.80%) SaaS
6 37 (9.30%) npm
7 36 (9.05%) GitHub
8 29 (7.29%) Amazon S3
9 26 (6.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (4.52%) GitHub Actions
11 15 (3.77%) BrowserStack
11 15 (3.77%) GCP
11 15 (3.77%) Yarn
12 11 (2.76%) IaaS
12 11 (2.76%) OpenShift
13 8 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (2.01%) PaaS
14 7 (1.76%) AWS CodePipeline
14 7 (1.76%) Azure Functions
15 6 (1.51%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.51%) AMQP
2 6 (1.51%) Internet
3 4 (1.01%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) DMARC
4 1 (0.25%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) SMS
4 1 (0.25%) SMTP
4 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.55%) MongoDB
2 33 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (3.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 14 (3.52%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.51%) Amazon Aurora
5 9 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.26%) Redis
8 4 (1.01%) Big Data
8 4 (1.01%) BigQuery
8 4 (1.01%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.75%) GIS
10 2 (0.50%) Informix
11 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.25%) CockroachDB
11 1 (0.25%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.25%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 91 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 79 (19.85%) Selenium
3 75 (18.84%) JIRA
4 74 (18.59%) Jenkins
5 60 (15.08%) Cucumber
6 47 (11.81%) Jasmine
6 47 (11.81%) webpack
7 42 (10.55%) Mocha
8 33 (8.29%) SonarQube
9 32 (8.04%) GitLab
9 32 (8.04%) JMeter
10 27 (6.78%) Gatling
11 26 (6.53%) JUnit
12 25 (6.28%) TeamCity
13 23 (5.78%) Maven
14 22 (5.53%) Mockito
15 21 (5.28%) Bitbucket
15 21 (5.28%) Protractor
15 21 (5.28%) Sonatype Nexus
16 19 (4.77%) Storybook
General
1 64 (16.08%) Social Skills
2 51 (12.81%) Finance
3 36 (9.05%) Public Sector
4 26 (6.53%) Banking
5 21 (5.28%) Games
6 18 (4.52%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.77%) Retail
8 13 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.26%) Documentation Skills
10 6 (1.51%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.26%) Marketing
12 4 (1.01%) Front Office
13 3 (0.75%) Publishing
14 2 (0.50%) Electronics
14 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.50%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.25%) Advertising
15 1 (0.25%) Billing
15 1 (0.25%) Law
15 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 206 (51.76%) Developer
2 76 (19.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 70 (17.59%) React Developer
4 57 (14.32%) Test Engineer
5 36 (9.05%) Senior Developer
6 32 (8.04%) Test Automation Engineer
7 26 (6.53%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (6.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 21 (5.28%) Angular Developer
8 21 (5.28%) Tester
9 18 (4.52%) Node.js Developer
9 18 (4.52%) Senior Test Engineer
9 18 (4.52%) Software Engineer
10 16 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (3.77%) Analyst
11 15 (3.77%) Automation Tester
11 15 (3.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 13 (3.27%) QA Engineer
12 13 (3.27%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.76%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (47.49%) React
2 169 (42.46%) Jest
3 147 (36.93%) Node.js
4 114 (28.64%) HTML
5 112 (28.14%) CSS
6 77 (19.35%) AngularJS
7 76 (19.10%) Redux
8 67 (16.83%) GraphQL
9 44 (11.06%) REST
10 41 (10.30%) HTML5
11 40 (10.05%) Spring Boot
12 39 (9.80%) RESTful
13 38 (9.55%) Sass
14 34 (8.54%) Spring
15 29 (7.29%) CSS3
16 28 (7.04%) Vue.js
17 27 (6.78%) Kafka
18 26 (6.53%) WebdriverIO
19 23 (5.78%) Next.js
20 22 (5.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.55%) User Experience
2 21 (5.28%) Cloud Native
3 15 (3.77%) Legacy Systems
3 15 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.51%) Graphic Design
6 6 (1.51%) Legacy Code
7 5 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.01%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.01%) W3C
9 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.75%) RIA
10 2 (0.50%) Blog
10 2 (0.50%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.50%) IPTV
10 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.78%) Linux
2 10 (2.51%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.76%) Android
4 4 (1.01%) Windows
5 1 (0.25%) Tizen
5 1 (0.25%) Unix
5 1 (0.25%) webOS
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
1 174 (43.72%) Test Automation
2 128 (32.16%) DevOps
3 85 (21.36%) Front End Development
3 85 (21.36%) Microservices
4 84 (21.11%) TDD
5 72 (18.09%) Unit Testing
6 58 (14.57%) Software Engineering
7 56 (14.07%) Full Stack Development
8 50 (12.56%) BDD
9 37 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (8.54%) Performance Testing
11 32 (8.04%) Software Testing
12 31 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (7.29%) E-Commerce
13 29 (7.29%) Integration Testing
13 29 (7.29%) Test Strategy
14 28 (7.04%) Analytics
14 28 (7.04%) Mentoring
15 27 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 238 (59.80%) JavaScript
2 161 (40.45%) TypeScript
3 131 (32.91%) Java
4 46 (11.56%) ES6
5 41 (10.30%) C#
6 33 (8.29%) Python
7 27 (6.78%) SQL
8 21 (5.28%) PHP
9 18 (4.52%) Java 11
10 13 (3.27%) Java 8
11 10 (2.51%) VB
12 9 (2.26%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.76%) C++
13 7 (1.76%) Scala
13 7 (1.76%) VBA
13 7 (1.76%) VBScript
14 6 (1.51%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.51%) ES7
15 5 (1.26%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.01%) ISEB
6 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (15.08%) QA
2 53 (13.32%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.50%) WCAG
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 110 (27.64%) Docker
2 4 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 84 (21.11%) Kubernetes
2 33 (8.29%) Terraform
3 30 (7.54%) Grafana
4 16 (4.02%) Ansible
5 13 (3.27%) Kibana
6 11 (2.76%) Argo
6 11 (2.76%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.01%) Consul
8 3 (0.75%) logstash
8 3 (0.75%) Packer
9 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 19 (4.77%) MuleSoft
2 17 (4.27%) Atlassian
3 11 (2.76%) Perfecto Mobile
4 10 (2.51%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.26%) Adobe
6 8 (2.01%) hybris
7 7 (1.76%) Blue Prism
7 7 (1.76%) Xerox
8 6 (1.51%) Oracle
9 4 (1.01%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.01%) SAP
9 4 (1.01%) UiPath
10 3 (0.75%) Pega
11 2 (0.50%) Google
11 2 (0.50%) IBM
11 2 (0.50%) Infor
12 1 (0.25%) Acunetix
12 1 (0.25%) HP
12 1 (0.25%) Sony