Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 25 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 63 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 -32 +40
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 35 31 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.39% 2.35% 6.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.84% 12.81% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 59
Wales median daily rate £360 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £269 £313
90th Percentile £536 £438 £400
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -54.02% -
UK median hourly rate £32.75 £20.00 £42.90
% change year-on-year +63.75% -53.37% -

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 323 242 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.05% 18.32% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 190 190
Wales median daily rate £409 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% +4.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £281
90th Percentile £575 £526 £489
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Wales median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.55% +17.02% +7.43%
10th Percentile £28.45 £24.40 £40.57
90th Percentile £72.55 £77.50 £70.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Wales

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Wales

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Wales over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Wales

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 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
South Wales -6 35 £360 - 5
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (94.29%) Test Automation
2 32 (91.43%) Selenium
3 25 (71.43%) QA
4 21 (60.00%) JIRA
4 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 21 (60.00%) MySQL
4 21 (60.00%) Oracle
4 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (57.14%) SDLC
6 19 (54.29%) Subversion
7 18 (51.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (48.57%) Regression Testing
9 16 (45.71%) Test Management
10 13 (37.14%) Java
11 10 (28.57%) Project Management
11 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (28.57%) Product Management
12 7 (20.00%) Scrum
12 7 (20.00%) Python
13 6 (17.14%) Microservices
13 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
13 6 (17.14%) JMeter
14 5 (14.29%) Scala
14 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (14.29%) TDD
14 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
15 4 (11.43%) ATDD

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Slack
2 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) AMQP
1 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) MySQL
1 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) HBase
3 1 (2.86%) Impala
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (91.43%) Selenium
2 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (60.00%) JIRA
3 19 (54.29%) Subversion
4 6 (17.14%) JMeter
4 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
5 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.57%) Capybara
6 3 (8.57%) JUnit
6 3 (8.57%) Mockito
7 1 (2.86%) Gatling
7 1 (2.86%) GitLab
7 1 (2.86%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Quality Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) JIRA Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Python Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Scala Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Spring
1 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
2 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (5.71%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Flask
4 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.86%) React
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.86%) SQLAlchemy
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (94.29%) Test Automation
2 20 (57.14%) SDLC
3 18 (51.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (48.57%) Regression Testing
5 16 (45.71%) Test Management
6 10 (28.57%) Product Management
6 10 (28.57%) Project Management
6 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Scrum
8 6 (17.14%) Microservices
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (11.43%) Agile Testing
10 4 (11.43%) ATDD
10 4 (11.43%) Open Source
10 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
11 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Scala
4 3 (8.57%) Java 8
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (71.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.86%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Cloudera