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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 79 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 28 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.81% 1.98% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.12% 11.64% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 4
Median daily rate £338 £338 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £457 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
307 232 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.82% 17.00% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 170 115
Median daily rate £420 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

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 2 May 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (71.19%) Selenium
3 35 (59.32%) Java
4 24 (40.68%) BDD
5 22 (37.29%) JIRA
6 20 (33.90%) QA
6 20 (33.90%) Ruby
6 20 (33.90%) Scrum
6 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
7 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
7 19 (32.20%) JMeter
8 18 (30.51%) Python
8 18 (30.51%) Test Automation
9 15 (25.42%) Linux
9 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
10 14 (23.73%) TDD
11 13 (22.03%) LoadRunner
11 13 (22.03%) WebDriver
11 13 (22.03%) Functional Testing
11 13 (22.03%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (20.34%) Automation Testing
12 12 (20.34%) REST
13 11 (18.64%) SoapUI
13 11 (18.64%) Mac OS X
13 11 (18.64%) Oracle
13 11 (18.64%) HTML
13 11 (18.64%) Spring
13 11 (18.64%) Maven
13 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
14 10 (16.95%) C#

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 10 (16.95%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) Node.js
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) SNMP
2 4 (6.78%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) Neo4j
3 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (71.19%) Selenium
2 22 (37.29%) JIRA
3 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
4 19 (32.20%) JMeter
5 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
6 13 (22.03%) LoadRunner
6 13 (22.03%) WebDriver
7 11 (18.64%) Maven
7 11 (18.64%) SoapUI
8 9 (15.25%) HP UFT
9 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
10 6 (10.17%) Gatling
10 6 (10.17%) SilkPerformer
10 6 (10.17%) The Grinder
10 6 (10.17%) VisualVM
10 6 (10.17%) YourKit
11 5 (8.47%) Liquibase
11 5 (8.47%) Mockito
11 5 (8.47%) Subversion
12 3 (5.08%) JUnit
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Online Betting
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
1 16 (27.12%) Tester
2 15 (25.42%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Automation Tester
3 11 (18.64%) Test Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Developer
5 8 (13.56%) QA Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) QA Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Test Leader
6 7 (11.86%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Performance Test Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Manual Test Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) REST
2 11 (18.64%) HTML
2 11 (18.64%) Spring
3 8 (13.56%) .NET
3 8 (13.56%) SOAP
4 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
5 6 (10.17%) Web Services
6 5 (8.47%) JAX-RS
6 5 (8.47%) XML
7 4 (6.78%) JSON
8 3 (5.08%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.08%) HTML5
8 3 (5.08%) Play Framework
8 3 (5.08%) RESTful
9 2 (3.39%) CSS
9 2 (3.39%) Django
9 2 (3.39%) WSDL
9 2 (3.39%) XSD
10 1 (1.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) PKI
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Wiki
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) RIA
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Mac OS X
3 8 (13.56%) Windows
4 5 (8.47%) Unix
5 4 (6.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) BDD
3 20 (33.90%) Scrum
4 18 (30.51%) Test Automation
5 14 (23.73%) TDD
6 13 (22.03%) Functional Testing
6 13 (22.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (20.34%) Automation Testing
8 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Open Source
10 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.86%) DevOps
10 7 (11.86%) Kanban
10 7 (11.86%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (10.17%) Test Management
11 6 (10.17%) Test Strategy
11 6 (10.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) Ruby
3 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.51%) Python
5 10 (16.95%) C#
5 10 (16.95%) Scala
6 8 (13.56%) C
7 7 (11.86%) Perl
7 7 (11.86%) Shell Script
8 6 (10.17%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (10.17%) SQL
8 6 (10.17%) VBA
8 6 (10.17%) VBScript
9 4 (6.78%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.90%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) HP
3 7 (11.86%) IBM
4 6 (10.17%) AppDynamics
4 6 (10.17%) Dynatrace
4 6 (10.17%) New Relic
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago