Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 74 55
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19 +20
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 66 20 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.95% 1.62% 3.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.51% 6.90% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 12 38
Wales median daily rate £360 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% - +18.06%
10th Percentile £285 £240 £323
90th Percentile £475 £484 £513
UK median daily rate £463 £446 £425
% change year-on-year +3.70% +4.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 - £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 455 290 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.25% 23.48% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 213 249
Wales median daily rate £425 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% -7.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £300
90th Percentile £575 £537 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -57.93% +58.27%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +24 63 £360 -15.29% 8
West Wales +5 1 - -
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 59 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (86.36%) Test Automation
3 47 (71.21%) Selenium
4 42 (63.64%) JIRA
5 34 (51.52%) QA
6 31 (46.97%) MySQL
6 31 (46.97%) Oracle
6 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
6 31 (46.97%) SDLC
7 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
8 28 (42.42%) Jenkins
9 27 (40.91%) Subversion
10 26 (39.39%) Regression Testing
11 24 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (36.36%) Test Management
12 22 (33.33%) API Testing
13 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (28.79%) Product Management
13 19 (28.79%) Project Management
13 19 (28.79%) Java
14 18 (27.27%) Scrum
15 17 (25.76%) SQL
15 17 (25.76%) BDD
16 16 (24.24%) TDD
17 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (22.73%) Docker
18 14 (21.21%) SoapUI
18 14 (21.21%) REST
19 13 (19.70%) WebDriver

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 11 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.03%) Gunicorn
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) GitHub
3 3 (4.55%) npm
3 3 (4.55%) PaaS
3 3 (4.55%) Slack
3 3 (4.55%) Trello
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) VPN
2 4 (6.06%) AMQP
3 2 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.97%) MySQL
1 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (71.21%) Selenium
2 42 (63.64%) JIRA
3 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 28 (42.42%) Jenkins
5 27 (40.91%) Subversion
6 14 (21.21%) SoapUI
7 13 (19.70%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.55%) Liquibase
8 3 (4.55%) Maven
9 2 (3.03%) Appium
9 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.03%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.03%) JUnit
9 2 (3.03%) TestNG
10 1 (1.52%) Capybara
10 1 (1.52%) JMeter
10 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.52%) TestRail
General
1 8 (12.12%) Publishing
2 1 (1.52%) Legal
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Test Engineer
2 30 (45.45%) Test Automation Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Quality Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) QA Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Tester
5 9 (13.64%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Developer
6 8 (12.12%) JIRA Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Automation Tester
7 7 (10.61%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) QA Specialist
8 6 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
8 6 (9.09%) Test Specialist
9 5 (7.58%) QA Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) REST
2 8 (12.12%) SOAP
3 6 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 6 (9.09%) Nightwatchjs
4 3 (4.55%) Node.js
4 3 (4.55%) Spring
4 3 (4.55%) Spring Boot
4 3 (4.55%) Spring Cloud
4 3 (4.55%) Spring Integration
5 2 (3.03%) Flask
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) SQLAlchemy
5 2 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) Behat
6 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) Media Streaming
2 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (86.36%) Test Automation
3 31 (46.97%) SDLC
4 26 (39.39%) Regression Testing
5 24 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (36.36%) Test Management
6 22 (33.33%) API Testing
7 19 (28.79%) Product Management
7 19 (28.79%) Project Management
7 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (27.27%) Scrum
9 17 (25.76%) BDD
10 16 (24.24%) TDD
11 12 (18.18%) Performance Testing
12 11 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (15.15%) Analytics
14 8 (12.12%) Exploratory Testing
14 8 (12.12%) Migration
15 5 (7.58%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 12 (18.18%) Ruby
4 11 (16.67%) Groovy
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) ES6
6 4 (6.06%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) C#
7 2 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) Go
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (51.52%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Docker
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Oracle
2 2 (3.03%) Micro Focus