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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 75 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 0.21% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.78% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
167 129 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.41% 13.56% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 74 59
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) TDD
5 13 (35.14%) Scrum
5 13 (35.14%) Oracle
5 13 (35.14%) SpecFlow
5 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
6 12 (32.43%) Automation Testing
6 12 (32.43%) ATDD
6 12 (32.43%) Refactoring
6 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
6 12 (32.43%) Ruby
7 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Test Management
8 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
9 7 (18.92%) SQL
10 6 (16.22%) User Stories
10 6 (16.22%) Selenium
10 6 (16.22%) Product Management
11 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
11 5 (13.51%) .NET
11 5 (13.51%) Law
11 5 (13.51%) MVC
12 4 (10.81%) OO
12 4 (10.81%) DSDM
13 3 (8.11%) CSS

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) SpecFlow
2 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (5.41%) NUnit
General
1 5 (13.51%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Tester
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Coach
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Tester
4 9 (24.32%) Software Tester
5 8 (21.62%) Head of Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) SOAP
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) JSON
3 3 (8.11%) jQuery
3 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (8.11%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) TDD
3 13 (35.14%) Scrum
4 12 (32.43%) Automation Testing
4 12 (32.43%) ATDD
4 12 (32.43%) Refactoring
4 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
6 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Test Management
7 6 (16.22%) User Stories
7 6 (16.22%) Product Management
8 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
8 5 (13.51%) MVC
9 4 (10.81%) OO
9 4 (10.81%) DSDM
10 3 (8.11%) Migration
10 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 12 (32.43%) Ruby
4 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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