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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 80 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 27 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.73% 1.62% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.16% 9.78% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
242 184 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.51% 16.52% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 120 79
Average daily rate £330 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 7 July 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 50 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (71.70%) Java
3 30 (56.60%) TDD
4 23 (43.40%) Ruby
5 20 (37.74%) QA
6 19 (35.85%) C#
6 19 (35.85%) Selenium
6 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (35.85%) Git (software)
7 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
8 17 (32.08%) SQL
8 17 (32.08%) .NET
9 16 (30.19%) MongoDB
10 15 (28.30%) BDD
10 15 (28.30%) SpecFlow
11 14 (26.42%) Gherkin
12 13 (24.53%) Scrum
12 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
13 12 (22.64%) HTML
13 12 (22.64%) Oracle
13 12 (22.64%) MVC
14 11 (20.75%) TeamCity
14 11 (20.75%) Open Source
14 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
15 10 (18.87%) ATDD
15 10 (18.87%) Sass
15 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
15 10 (18.87%) Spring MVC
15 10 (18.87%) Spring
15 10 (18.87%) Automated Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (13.21%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (7.55%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) MongoDB
2 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Selenium
1 19 (35.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (28.30%) SpecFlow
3 11 (20.75%) TeamCity
4 10 (18.87%) JUnit
4 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
5 9 (16.98%) GitLab
5 9 (16.98%) HP UFT
6 8 (15.09%) WATIR
6 8 (15.09%) Sahi
7 7 (13.21%) IntelliJ
7 7 (13.21%) Capybara
8 5 (9.43%) NUnit
8 5 (9.43%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (3.77%) Mockito
9 2 (3.77%) Subversion
9 2 (3.77%) Maven
10 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Tester
3 11 (20.75%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Tester
4 9 (16.98%) Agile Coach
5 7 (13.21%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Software Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.89%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) Gherkin
3 12 (22.64%) HTML
4 10 (18.87%) Spring MVC
4 10 (18.87%) CSS
4 10 (18.87%) Spring
4 10 (18.87%) Sass
5 8 (15.09%) Web Services
5 8 (15.09%) XML
6 7 (13.21%) HTML5
6 7 (13.21%) Sinatra
6 7 (13.21%) CSS3
7 4 (7.55%) RESTful
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.66%) JSON
8 3 (5.66%) jQuery
8 3 (5.66%) REST
8 3 (5.66%) Mustache
8 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) NHS
1 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) TDD
3 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
5 15 (28.30%) BDD
6 13 (24.53%) Scrum
7 12 (22.64%) MVC
8 11 (20.75%) Open Source
9 10 (18.87%) ATDD
9 10 (18.87%) Automation Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Automated Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
10 9 (16.98%) Web Design
10 9 (16.98%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (16.98%) Microservices
11 7 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (13.21%) Refactoring
12 6 (11.32%) Pair Programming
12 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (9.43%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) Java
2 23 (43.40%) Ruby
3 19 (35.85%) C#
4 17 (32.08%) SQL
5 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) BC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Graylog
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) VMware
2 7 (13.21%) Akamai
2 7 (13.21%) New Relic
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) HP