Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 69 43
Rank change year-on-year +24 -26 +39
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 72 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.65% 1.82% 3.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.06% 7.92% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 17 37
Wales median daily rate £360 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -17.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £225 £325
90th Percentile £499 £498 £475
UK median daily rate £460 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +6.98% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -44.44% -

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 422 265 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.28% 22.92% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 196 167
Wales median daily rate £413 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% -1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £299 £288
90th Percentile £575 £533 £530
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £21.57 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.81% - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +16 70 £360 +9.09% 3
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 63 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 54 (75.00%) Selenium
3 47 (65.28%) JIRA
4 44 (61.11%) QA
5 40 (55.56%) MySQL
5 40 (55.56%) Oracle
5 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 38 (52.78%) Git (software)
6 38 (52.78%) SDLC
7 35 (48.61%) Subversion
8 33 (45.83%) Regression Testing
9 31 (43.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (41.67%) Test Management
11 24 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 23 (31.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (31.94%) Product Management
12 23 (31.94%) Project Management
13 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (22.22%) Java
14 16 (22.22%) Scrum
15 15 (20.83%) SQL
15 15 (20.83%) API Testing
16 12 (16.67%) Analytics
16 12 (16.67%) SoapUI
16 12 (16.67%) Docker
17 11 (15.28%) REST
17 11 (15.28%) BDD
17 11 (15.28%) WebDriver
17 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL

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 7 (9.72%) Confluence
2 4 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.78%) Gunicorn
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) GitHub
3 3 (4.17%) npm
4 2 (2.78%) PaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Slack
4 2 (2.78%) Trello
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) VPN
2 3 (4.17%) AMQP
3 2 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (55.56%) MySQL
1 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) HBase
4 1 (1.39%) Impala
Development Applications
1 54 (75.00%) Selenium
2 47 (65.28%) JIRA
3 38 (52.78%) Git (software)
4 35 (48.61%) Subversion
5 24 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 12 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 11 (15.28%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.17%) JMeter
9 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.78%) Liquibase
9 2 (2.78%) Maven
10 1 (1.39%) Capybara
10 1 (1.39%) Gatling
10 1 (1.39%) GitLab
10 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.39%) TestRail
General
1 10 (13.89%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Test Engineer
2 25 (34.72%) Test Automation Engineer
3 16 (22.22%) Quality Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) QA Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) Tester
6 10 (13.89%) JIRA Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) Automation Tester
8 8 (11.11%) Analyst
8 8 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) Test Analyst
9 7 (9.72%) Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 4 (5.56%) Agile Tester
12 4 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
12 4 (5.56%) QA Tester
12 4 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) REST
2 6 (8.33%) Nightwatchjs
3 5 (6.94%) SOAP
4 4 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.17%) Node.js
6 2 (2.78%) Flask
6 2 (2.78%) HTML
6 2 (2.78%) Spring
6 2 (2.78%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.78%) Spring Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Spring Integration
6 2 (2.78%) SQLAlchemy
6 2 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (1.39%) Behat
7 1 (1.39%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.39%) React
7 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.39%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 38 (52.78%) SDLC
3 33 (45.83%) Regression Testing
4 31 (43.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (41.67%) Test Management
6 23 (31.94%) Product Management
6 23 (31.94%) Project Management
6 23 (31.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (22.22%) Scrum
9 15 (20.83%) API Testing
10 12 (16.67%) Analytics
11 11 (15.28%) BDD
11 11 (15.28%) TDD
12 9 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Migration
13 8 (11.11%) Performance Testing
14 6 (8.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) Java
2 15 (20.83%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) Groovy
3 8 (11.11%) Ruby
4 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.33%) Python
5 4 (5.56%) ES6
6 3 (4.17%) PHP
6 3 (4.17%) Scala
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (61.11%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 40 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (1.39%) Cloudera