Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 54 85
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31 -2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.68% 3.88% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.35% 16.42% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 34
Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.06% +10.77%
10th Percentile £240 £323 £303
90th Percentile £484 £513 £425
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £32.25 -

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 272 335 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.90% 23.62% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 246 298
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86% +5.71%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £296
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £19.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £61.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -4 17 £425 +6.25% 1
West Wales -5 2 - -
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (50.00%) Unix
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Microservices
5 8 (40.00%) Spring Boot
5 8 (40.00%) Kafka
5 8 (40.00%) Go
5 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (40.00%) Mac OS X
5 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) HTTP
5 8 (40.00%) Perl
5 8 (40.00%) Spring
6 7 (35.00%) Selenium
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Banking
10 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (15.00%) HTML
10 3 (15.00%) DevOps
10 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (10.00%) BrowserStack
1 2 (10.00%) Route 53
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) DSL
3 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) JBehave
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Kafka
1 8 (40.00%) Spring
1 8 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (15.00%) Dropwizard
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Microservices
3 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Coaching
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Kanban
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Go
2 8 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Grafana
1 2 (10.00%) Kibana
1 2 (10.00%) Marathon
1 2 (10.00%) Mesos
1 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
1 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
1 2 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle