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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 68 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 27 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.02% 0.60% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.74% 3.48% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -10.38%
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
230 201 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.20% 17.24% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 111 52
Average daily rate £350 £321 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 28 April 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) TDD
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) Ruby
4 14 (43.75%) QA
5 13 (40.63%) Oracle
5 13 (40.63%) SpecFlow
5 13 (40.63%) Gherkin
6 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 12 (37.50%) Selenium
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) .NET
7 11 (34.38%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) HTML
7 11 (34.38%) Open Source
8 9 (28.13%) BDD
8 9 (28.13%) Sass
8 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 9 (28.13%) CSS
9 8 (25.00%) WATIR
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (25.00%) Web Design
9 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (25.00%) Sahi
10 7 (21.88%) Web Services
10 7 (21.88%) XML

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (18.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) SpecFlow
2 12 (37.50%) Selenium
3 8 (25.00%) WATIR
3 8 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.00%) Sahi
4 6 (18.75%) Capybara
4 6 (18.75%) IntelliJ
4 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.25%) NUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 2 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (6.25%) Mockito
General
1 1 (3.13%) Back Office
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Tester
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Tester
3 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Software Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Coach
9 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Gherkin
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) .NET
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 9 (28.13%) Sass
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) Sinatra
5 6 (18.75%) CSS3
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) JSON
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) Mustache
7 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.25%) JAX-RS
8 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) BDD
6 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (25.00%) Web Design
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
8 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) MVC
10 2 (6.25%) ATDD
11 1 (3.13%) Agile Testing
11 1 (3.13%) OO
11 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) Ruby
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Graylog
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
2 6 (18.75%) Akamai
2 6 (18.75%) New Relic
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft