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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 23 58 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.23% 8.87% -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.56% 34.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 0
Median daily rate £386 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year - -1.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 131 169 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.37% 25.84% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 123 79
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -5 21 £381 +1.66% 2
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 48 (84.21%) Java
2 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (71.93%) Scrum
4 40 (70.18%) JSON
5 35 (61.40%) HTML
6 33 (57.89%) Selenium
7 32 (56.14%) Dropwizard
8 30 (52.63%) Linux
9 28 (49.12%) Unix
10 26 (45.61%) SQL
11 25 (43.86%) QA
12 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
13 23 (40.35%) CSS
14 22 (38.60%) Spring
15 21 (36.84%) JUnit
15 21 (36.84%) WebLogic
15 21 (36.84%) XML
15 21 (36.84%) MongoDB
16 20 (35.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (35.09%) Kafka
16 20 (35.09%) Microservices
16 20 (35.09%) Automated Testing
17 19 (33.33%) RESTful
17 19 (33.33%) JBehave
17 19 (33.33%) Spring Boot
18 18 (31.58%) Mentoring
18 18 (31.58%) Go
18 18 (31.58%) iXBRL
19 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
20 16 (28.07%) Hibernate

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 21 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.51%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Jetty
3 1 (1.75%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Route 53
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) DHCP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) DSL
2 1 (1.75%) FTP
2 1 (1.75%) IPsec
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) MongoDB
2 13 (22.81%) Neo4j
3 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) MySQL
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (57.89%) Selenium
2 21 (36.84%) JUnit
3 19 (33.33%) JBehave
4 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.28%) JIRA
5 4 (7.02%) Subversion
6 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.51%) Capybara
7 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.75%) Babel
8 1 (1.75%) Gatling
8 1 (1.75%) gulp
8 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.75%) Mocha
8 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
1 40 (70.18%) Java Developer
2 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Agile Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) JSON
2 35 (61.40%) HTML
3 32 (56.14%) Dropwizard
4 23 (40.35%) CSS
5 22 (38.60%) Spring
6 21 (36.84%) XML
7 20 (35.09%) Kafka
8 19 (33.33%) RESTful
8 19 (33.33%) Spring Boot
9 18 (31.58%) iXBRL
10 16 (28.07%) Hibernate
11 13 (22.81%) JAX-RS
11 13 (22.81%) REST
12 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
13 2 (3.51%) Web Services
14 1 (1.75%) .NET
14 1 (1.75%) J2EE
14 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
14 1 (1.75%) Servlets
14 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 28 (49.12%) Unix
3 16 (28.07%) Windows
4 12 (21.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (71.93%) Scrum
3 20 (35.09%) Automated Testing
3 20 (35.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (35.09%) Microservices
4 18 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
6 13 (22.81%) Continuous Deployment
6 13 (22.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (22.81%) Web Design
7 11 (19.30%) Software Delivery
8 7 (12.28%) Test Management
9 6 (10.53%) BDD
9 6 (10.53%) SDLC
9 6 (10.53%) TDD
10 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) Java
2 26 (45.61%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) Go
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) Korn
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Ansible
1 2 (3.51%) Rundeck
1 2 (3.51%) Terraform
2 1 (1.75%) Fluentd
2 1 (1.75%) Grafana
2 1 (1.75%) Kibana
2 1 (1.75%) Marathon
2 1 (1.75%) Mesos
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (1.75%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) HP
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) SAP
2 1 (1.75%) VMware
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