The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 51 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 51 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.78% 1.87% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.07% 8.38% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 10
Median daily rate £406 £425 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £355 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
Cucumber
West Yorkshire

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
242 358 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.95% 22.31% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 250 92
Median daily rate £413 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 65 (75.58%) Selenium
2 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (70.93%) Java
4 41 (47.67%) Jenkins
5 37 (43.02%) BDD
6 36 (41.86%) TDD
7 35 (40.70%) Scrum
8 34 (39.53%) Ruby
9 32 (37.21%) JIRA
10 30 (34.88%) WebDriver
11 29 (33.72%) Python
12 28 (32.56%) Linux
12 28 (32.56%) Scala
13 27 (31.40%) NoSQL
13 27 (31.40%) JSON
14 26 (30.23%) RESTful
14 26 (30.23%) Spring
15 25 (29.07%) Git (software)
16 24 (27.91%) HTML
17 21 (24.42%) Puppet
17 21 (24.42%) Automation Testing
18 19 (22.09%) MongoDB
18 19 (22.09%) HTML5
18 19 (22.09%) Open Source
19 18 (20.93%) Kanban
20 17 (19.77%) QA
20 17 (19.77%) Confluence
20 17 (19.77%) Play Framework
21 16 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
21 16 (18.60%) Django

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 17 (19.77%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.16%) Jetty
2 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.16%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.16%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
1 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.40%) NoSQL
2 19 (22.09%) MongoDB
3 14 (16.28%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.49%) MySQL
7 2 (2.33%) DB2
8 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (75.58%) Selenium
2 41 (47.67%) Jenkins
3 32 (37.21%) JIRA
4 30 (34.88%) WebDriver
5 25 (29.07%) Git (software)
6 13 (15.12%) Maven
7 12 (13.95%) JMeter
7 12 (13.95%) RSpec
7 12 (13.95%) SoapUI
8 10 (11.63%) JUnit
9 9 (10.47%) LoadRunner
10 8 (9.30%) Hudson
11 7 (8.14%) Subversion
12 4 (4.65%) Capybara
12 4 (4.65%) Gradle
12 4 (4.65%) HP UFT
12 4 (4.65%) SilkPerformer
12 4 (4.65%) Vagrant
12 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
12 4 (4.65%) VisualVM
General
1 5 (5.81%) Games
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) Tester
3 14 (16.28%) Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Test Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Automation Tester
5 10 (11.63%) Technical Architect
6 9 (10.47%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Java Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Java Technical Architect
9 6 (6.98%) QA Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.81%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.65%) Performance Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) JSON
2 26 (30.23%) RESTful
2 26 (30.23%) Spring
3 24 (27.91%) HTML
4 19 (22.09%) HTML5
5 17 (19.77%) Play Framework
6 16 (18.60%) Django
7 10 (11.63%) Gherkin
8 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
9 8 (9.30%) XML
10 7 (8.14%) jQuery
11 6 (6.98%) CSS
11 6 (6.98%) Web Services
12 5 (5.81%) REST
12 5 (5.81%) SOAP
13 4 (4.65%) Backbone.js
13 4 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Social Media
2 8 (9.30%) User Experience
3 5 (5.81%) Tandem
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.49%) Wiki
5 2 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Linux
2 13 (15.12%) Unix
3 3 (3.49%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.02%) BDD
3 36 (41.86%) TDD
4 35 (40.70%) Scrum
5 21 (24.42%) Automation Testing
6 19 (22.09%) Open Source
7 18 (20.93%) Kanban
8 14 (16.28%) Test Automation
9 13 (15.12%) Microservices
10 12 (13.95%) Automated Testing
10 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (13.95%) OO
11 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
12 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
12 10 (11.63%) Software Testing
13 8 (9.30%) Software Delivery
14 7 (8.14%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (8.14%) User Stories
15 6 (6.98%) DevOps
15 6 (6.98%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.93%) Java
2 34 (39.53%) Ruby
3 29 (33.72%) Python
4 28 (32.56%) Scala
5 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
6 13 (15.12%) SQL
7 8 (9.30%) C#
8 6 (6.98%) VBScript
9 5 (5.81%) Groovy
10 4 (4.65%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (4.65%) PHP
10 4 (4.65%) VBA
11 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.49%) C
11 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.30%) ISEB
3 7 (8.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) Puppet
2 16 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.16%) Grafana
3 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.16%) Kibana
3 1 (1.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle
2 5 (5.81%) AppDynamics
2 5 (5.81%) IBM
3 4 (4.65%) Dynatrace
3 4 (4.65%) New Relic
4 3 (3.49%) VMware
5 2 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) Calypso
6 1 (1.16%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.16%) Rally
6 1 (1.16%) Splunk
6 1 (1.16%) Temenos
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