Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 457 441 670
Rank change year-on-year -16 +229 +149
Contract jobs citing Cypress.io 421 151 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% 2.11% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 120 57
10th Percentile £375 £311 £380
25th Percentile £425 £350 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £475
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +11.76%
75th Percentile £603 £500 £575
90th Percentile £654 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +10.12% -1.18% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 15,691 7,150 12,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.90% 17.40% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,985 4,945 8,301
10th Percentile £381 £320 £325
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% - -
75th Percentile £638 £563 £575
90th Percentile £715 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £434 £450
% change year-on-year +10.66% -3.61% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 158 157
10th Percentile £36.15 £30.00 £16.20
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate £52.82 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +17.37% - +2.27%
75th Percentile £64.16 £53.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £60.30 £68.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -3.41%

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -55 299 £525 +20.00% 131
London -79 203 £550 +22.22% 62
Work from Home -39 152 £513 +25.38% 27
UK excluding London -70 107 £463 +10.12% 72
Scotland -31 32 £433 +2.98% 7
North of England -40 23 £500 +48.81% 14
South East -69 19 £475 +23.38% 15
South West -31 16 £500 +42.86% 21
North West -43 9 £500 +48.81% 8
Yorkshire -35 8 £550 +15.79% 4
East of England -42 8 £475 +11.76% 7
West Midlands -50 6 £450 +18.03% 4
Midlands -60 6 £450 +18.03% 8
North East - 6 £470 - 2
Wales - 3 £513 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 265 (62.95%) JavaScript
2 216 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (48.22%) Test Automation
4 184 (43.71%) React
5 147 (34.92%) TypeScript
6 139 (33.02%) Node.js
7 130 (30.88%) CI/CD
8 123 (29.22%) Jest
9 118 (28.03%) DevOps
10 114 (27.08%) Java
11 103 (24.47%) CSS
12 101 (23.99%) Git (software)
13 98 (23.28%) Selenium
14 95 (22.57%) QA
15 92 (21.85%) HTML
16 87 (20.67%) Docker
16 87 (20.67%) Azure
17 85 (20.19%) Finance
18 81 (19.24%) Redux
19 80 (19.00%) Kubernetes
20 74 (17.58%) Front End Development
21 73 (17.34%) Microservices
22 71 (16.86%) Jenkins
23 69 (16.39%) JIRA
24 68 (16.15%) TDD
25 67 (15.91%) Social Skills
26 66 (15.68%) Cucumber
27 65 (15.44%) C#
28 61 (14.49%) REST
29 60 (14.25%) Software Engineering

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 17 (4.04%) CMS
2 16 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.09%) Appian
4 10 (2.38%) Confluence
5 6 (1.43%) Headless CMS
5 6 (1.43%) IBM Domino
6 4 (0.95%) Apache
6 4 (0.95%) WordPress
7 3 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.71%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.48%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.48%) nginx
9 1 (0.24%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (2.38%) Magento
2 9 (2.14%) Shopify
3 5 (1.19%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.71%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.24%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 87 (20.67%) Azure
2 58 (13.78%) AWS
3 50 (11.88%) GitHub
4 37 (8.79%) Serverless
5 33 (7.84%) SaaS
6 26 (6.18%) AWS Lambda
7 21 (4.99%) GitHub Actions
8 19 (4.51%) BrowserStack
9 16 (3.80%) npm
10 15 (3.56%) Azure Monitor
11 14 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (3.09%) GCP
13 12 (2.85%) Amazon S3
14 11 (2.61%) IaaS
15 9 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (1.90%) PaaS
17 7 (1.66%) Sauce Labs
18 5 (1.19%) Amazon Cognito
18 5 (1.19%) AWS CodePipeline
18 5 (1.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.19%) HTTP
2 2 (0.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.48%) RTSP
3 1 (0.24%) AMQP
3 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.24%) SMS
3 1 (0.24%) Telnet
3 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.13%) Relational Database
2 27 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (4.99%) MySQL
4 19 (4.51%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.85%) SQL Server
6 11 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.66%) Redis
8 6 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (0.95%) Big Data
9 4 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.71%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.71%) GIS
11 2 (0.48%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.48%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.24%) DB2
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 101 (23.99%) Git (software)
2 98 (23.28%) Selenium
3 71 (16.86%) Jenkins
4 69 (16.39%) JIRA
5 66 (15.68%) Cucumber
6 50 (11.88%) Postman
7 44 (10.45%) JMeter
8 43 (10.21%) Mocha
8 43 (10.21%) webpack
9 38 (9.03%) Protractor
10 32 (7.60%) SonarQube
11 27 (6.41%) REST Assured
12 26 (6.18%) Gatling
13 24 (5.70%) Sonatype Nexus
14 23 (5.46%) GitLab
14 23 (5.46%) JUnit
15 20 (4.75%) Maven
15 20 (4.75%) SoapUI
16 18 (4.28%) Gradle
16 18 (4.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 85 (20.19%) Finance
2 67 (15.91%) Social Skills
3 38 (9.03%) Public Sector
4 20 (4.75%) Retail
5 18 (4.28%) Banking
6 11 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.14%) Marketing
7 9 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.66%) Electronics
8 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (0.95%) Front Office
10 4 (0.95%) Games
10 4 (0.95%) Law
10 4 (0.95%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (0.95%) Publishing
11 3 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.48%) Automotive
12 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 188 (44.66%) Developer
2 74 (17.58%) React Developer
3 66 (15.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 52 (12.35%) Test Engineer
5 50 (11.88%) Tester
6 39 (9.26%) Automation Tester
7 25 (5.94%) Software Engineer
8 22 (5.23%) Test Automation Engineer
9 20 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 20 (4.75%) Node.js Developer
10 19 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (4.51%) Software Test Engineer
11 18 (4.28%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.80%) Analyst
12 16 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (3.80%) Senior Test Engineer
13 14 (3.33%) Angular Developer
13 14 (3.33%) QA Engineer
13 14 (3.33%) Test Analyst
14 13 (3.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (43.71%) React
2 139 (33.02%) Node.js
3 123 (29.22%) Jest
4 103 (24.47%) CSS
5 92 (21.85%) HTML
6 81 (19.24%) Redux
7 61 (14.49%) REST
8 58 (13.78%) GraphQL
9 49 (11.64%) AngularJS
10 32 (7.60%) Next.js
10 32 (7.60%) RESTful
11 26 (6.18%) Express
12 25 (5.94%) Chai
13 24 (5.70%) .NET
14 23 (5.46%) HTML5
15 22 (5.23%) Sass
15 22 (5.23%) Spring Boot
16 21 (4.99%) CSS3
16 21 (4.99%) WebdriverIO
17 19 (4.51%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.50%) User Experience
2 17 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (4.04%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.14%) Cloud Native
4 8 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.19%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.19%) Virtual Team
6 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
6 4 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (0.95%) Legacy Systems
6 4 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.48%) iPad
8 2 (0.48%) Replication
9 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.24%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.24%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.31%) Linux
2 13 (3.09%) Windows
3 10 (2.38%) Android
3 10 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.14%) Unix
5 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (48.22%) Test Automation
3 130 (30.88%) CI/CD
4 118 (28.03%) DevOps
5 74 (17.58%) Front End Development
6 73 (17.34%) Microservices
7 68 (16.15%) TDD
8 60 (14.25%) Software Engineering
9 59 (14.01%) BDD
10 49 (11.64%) Full Stack Development
10 49 (11.64%) Software Testing
11 42 (9.98%) Unit Testing
12 39 (9.26%) Scrum
13 36 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (8.31%) Fintech
15 33 (7.84%) API Testing
15 33 (7.84%) Regression Testing
15 33 (7.84%) Test Strategy
16 32 (7.60%) E-Commerce
17 30 (7.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 265 (62.95%) JavaScript
2 147 (34.92%) TypeScript
3 114 (27.08%) Java
4 65 (15.44%) C#
5 51 (12.11%) SQL
6 41 (9.74%) Python
7 35 (8.31%) ES6
8 27 (6.41%) PHP
9 16 (3.80%) Java 11
10 14 (3.33%) VB
11 11 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.38%) Bash
12 10 (2.38%) C++
13 8 (1.90%) VBA
13 8 (1.90%) VBScript
14 5 (1.19%) Ruby
15 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.95%) Scala
15 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.85%) Degree
4 8 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.90%) ISEB
5 7 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.71%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.48%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (22.57%) QA
2 45 (10.69%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.43%) WCAG
4 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (20.67%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 80 (19.00%) Kubernetes
2 37 (8.79%) Terraform
3 23 (5.46%) Grafana
4 22 (5.23%) Ansible
5 15 (3.56%) Argo
6 14 (3.33%) Kibana
6 14 (3.33%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.48%) Consul
8 1 (0.24%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
8 1 (0.24%) nmon
Vendors
1 17 (4.04%) Atlassian
1 17 (4.04%) MuleSoft
2 16 (3.80%) Perfecto Mobile
3 15 (3.56%) Oracle
4 9 (2.14%) hybris
4 9 (2.14%) SAP
5 8 (1.90%) Blue Prism
6 7 (1.66%) Splunk
7 6 (1.43%) Google
7 6 (1.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.43%) Xerox
8 4 (0.95%) Dynatrace
8 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.71%) Adobe
9 3 (0.71%) Databricks
9 3 (0.71%) Infor
9 3 (0.71%) Pega
9 3 (0.71%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.48%) Netlify
10 2 (0.48%) UiPath