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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 74 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 33 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.26% 1.69% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.54% 9.89% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 11
Median daily rate £358 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £600 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
313 273 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.42% 17.06% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 204 105
Median daily rate £400 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +146.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 July 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) Java
3 39 (65.00%) Selenium
4 32 (53.33%) BDD
5 25 (41.67%) Scrum
6 24 (40.00%) TDD
7 21 (35.00%) WebDriver
8 19 (31.67%) Git (software)
9 18 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 17 (28.33%) Ruby
11 15 (25.00%) Python
11 15 (25.00%) Automation Testing
12 14 (23.33%) JIRA
13 13 (21.67%) Spring
14 12 (20.00%) Linux
14 12 (20.00%) HTML
14 12 (20.00%) QA
14 12 (20.00%) Scala
15 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
15 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (18.33%) Maven
15 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
16 10 (16.67%) Oracle
16 10 (16.67%) Kanban
16 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
16 10 (16.67%) REST
16 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
17 8 (13.33%) JSON
17 8 (13.33%) Subversion
17 8 (13.33%) Software Testing

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 5 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.67%) Jetty
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) GitHub
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.67%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (65.00%) Selenium
2 21 (35.00%) WebDriver
3 19 (31.67%) Git (software)
4 18 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (23.33%) JIRA
6 11 (18.33%) Maven
7 8 (13.33%) JMeter
7 8 (13.33%) Subversion
8 7 (11.67%) JUnit
9 6 (10.00%) Mockito
9 6 (10.00%) SoapUI
10 5 (8.33%) Gradle
11 4 (6.67%) Gatling
11 4 (6.67%) Hudson
11 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
11 4 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
11 4 (6.67%) The Grinder
11 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
11 4 (6.67%) VisualVM
11 4 (6.67%) YourKit
General
1 3 (5.00%) Online Betting
1 3 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Games
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
1 15 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Tester
4 9 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Test Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Digital Developer
7 5 (8.33%) QA Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Android Developer
9 3 (5.00%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) Spring
2 12 (20.00%) HTML
3 10 (16.67%) REST
4 8 (13.33%) JSON
4 8 (13.33%) RESTful
5 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.67%) Gherkin
6 6 (10.00%) JAX-RS
7 5 (8.33%) Dropwizard
7 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 5 (8.33%) HTML5
7 5 (8.33%) Play Framework
8 4 (6.67%) CSS
8 4 (6.67%) Django
8 4 (6.67%) Web Services
8 4 (6.67%) XML
9 3 (5.00%) jQuery
9 3 (5.00%) SOAP
10 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) User Experience
1 4 (6.67%) Wiki
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Android
3 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) BDD
3 25 (41.67%) Scrum
4 24 (40.00%) TDD
5 15 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.67%) Kanban
8 8 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.67%) OO
9 7 (11.67%) Open Source
9 7 (11.67%) Web Development
10 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.33%) Microservices
10 5 (8.33%) SDLC
10 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
11 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) Java
2 17 (28.33%) Ruby
3 15 (25.00%) Python
4 12 (20.00%) Scala
5 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.67%) C#
7 6 (10.00%) SQL
8 4 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 4 (6.67%) VBA
8 4 (6.67%) VBScript
9 3 (5.00%) Groovy
10 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.67%) C
11 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.67%) ISEB
3 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Grafana
3 1 (1.67%) Kibana
3 1 (1.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 4 (6.67%) Dynatrace
3 4 (6.67%) IBM
3 4 (6.67%) New Relic
4 1 (1.67%) Splunk
4 1 (1.67%) VMware