The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 83 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 22 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.32% 1.19% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.77% 9.23% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £340 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £575 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
325 130 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.44% 12.86% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 85 115
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Leeds region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber.

1 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (85.42%) Java
3 27 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 25 (52.08%) MongoDB
5 23 (47.92%) TDD
6 15 (31.25%) Spring
6 15 (31.25%) Spring MVC
6 15 (31.25%) MVC
6 15 (31.25%) JUnit
6 15 (31.25%) BDD
6 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 14 (29.17%) GitHub
7 14 (29.17%) Microservices
7 14 (29.17%) GitLab
7 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 14 (29.17%) C#
8 13 (27.08%) HTML
9 12 (25.00%) Ruby
9 12 (25.00%) Web Design
9 12 (25.00%) REST
9 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (22.92%) Selenium
11 10 (20.83%) QA
11 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
11 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
11 10 (20.83%) Mockito
12 9 (18.75%) Neo4j
12 9 (18.75%) ATDD
12 9 (18.75%) JAX-RS

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.75%) Neo4j
2 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.25%) JUnit
3 14 (29.17%) GitLab
4 11 (22.92%) Selenium
5 10 (20.83%) Mockito
6 9 (18.75%) Subversion
6 9 (18.75%) Maven
7 7 (14.58%) TeamCity
7 7 (14.58%) SpecFlow
8 6 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 3 (6.25%) Capybara
9 3 (6.25%) NUnit
9 3 (6.25%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.08%) Calabash
10 1 (2.08%) Appium
10 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 24 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Coach
4 6 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.08%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.08%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Spring
1 15 (31.25%) Spring MVC
2 13 (27.08%) HTML
3 12 (25.00%) REST
4 9 (18.75%) JAX-RS
5 6 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 6 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (6.25%) CSS
6 3 (6.25%) CSS3
6 3 (6.25%) HTML5
6 3 (6.25%) Sinatra
6 3 (6.25%) Sass
7 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.17%) SOAP
8 1 (2.08%) Web Services
8 1 (2.08%) XML
8 1 (2.08%) XSD
8 1 (2.08%) WSDL
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) NHS
1 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) UNIX
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
1 9 (18.75%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) TDD
3 15 (31.25%) MVC
3 15 (31.25%) BDD
4 14 (29.17%) Microservices
5 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (25.00%) Web Design
6 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.75%) ATDD
9 7 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (14.58%) Refactoring
9 7 (14.58%) Scrum
10 6 (12.50%) Web Development
10 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
12 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) C#
3 12 (25.00%) Ruby
4 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) ISEB
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Graylog
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) VMware
2 3 (6.25%) Akamai
2 3 (6.25%) New Relic
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) HP