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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 63 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 30 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.11% 1.23% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.49% 8.14% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 3
Average daily rate £463 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +15.90%
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
286 172 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.08% 15.11% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 135 86
Average daily rate £425 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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 13 February 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (69.23%) Selenium
3 28 (53.85%) Java
4 22 (42.31%) JMeter
5 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
5 21 (40.38%) JIRA
6 20 (38.46%) QA
7 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
8 17 (32.69%) Ruby
8 17 (32.69%) Python
9 16 (30.77%) LoadRunner
9 16 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 15 (28.85%) BDD
10 15 (28.85%) Non-Functional Testing
10 15 (28.85%) Linux
11 14 (26.92%) Scrum
11 14 (26.92%) SoapUI
11 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
12 13 (25.00%) Functional Testing
12 13 (25.00%) Mac OS X
13 12 (23.08%) HP UFT
13 12 (23.08%) Confluence
14 11 (21.15%) REST
14 11 (21.15%) HP
14 11 (21.15%) Windows
14 11 (21.15%) SOAP
15 10 (19.23%) .NET
15 10 (19.23%) C#
15 10 (19.23%) HTML
15 10 (19.23%) SNMP

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (23.08%) Confluence
2 3 (5.77%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.92%) InDesign
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) SNMP
2 6 (11.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) Neo4j
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (69.23%) Selenium
2 22 (42.31%) JMeter
3 21 (40.38%) JIRA
4 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
5 16 (30.77%) LoadRunner
6 14 (26.92%) SoapUI
7 12 (23.08%) HP UFT
8 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
9 9 (17.31%) Maven
10 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 6 (11.54%) Gatling
11 6 (11.54%) Liquibase
11 6 (11.54%) Mockito
11 6 (11.54%) SilkPerformer
11 6 (11.54%) The Grinder
11 6 (11.54%) VisualVM
11 6 (11.54%) WebDriver
11 6 (11.54%) YourKit
12 4 (7.69%) WATIR
13 3 (5.77%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
1 17 (32.69%) Test Analyst
1 17 (32.69%) Tester
2 12 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 11 (21.15%) Test Leader
4 10 (19.23%) Test Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) QA Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Developer
6 7 (13.46%) QA Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Performance Test Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) QA Tester
9 4 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) REST
1 11 (21.15%) SOAP
2 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.38%) Web Services
4 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
4 7 (13.46%) Spring
5 6 (11.54%) RESTful
5 6 (11.54%) XML
6 5 (9.62%) JSON
7 4 (7.69%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.77%) HTML5
8 3 (5.77%) JAX-RS
8 3 (5.77%) OAuth
8 3 (5.77%) OAuth2
8 3 (5.77%) Swagger
9 2 (3.85%) CSS
9 2 (3.85%) WSDL
9 2 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) PKI
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) CESG
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) RIA
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 11 (21.15%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 15 (28.85%) BDD
3 15 (28.85%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Scrum
5 13 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 10 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Kanban
8 6 (11.54%) DevOps
8 6 (11.54%) Open Source
8 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) Python
3 17 (32.69%) Ruby
4 10 (19.23%) C#
5 9 (17.31%) C
5 9 (17.31%) Perl
5 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
6 8 (15.38%) SQL
7 6 (11.54%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (11.54%) Scala
7 6 (11.54%) VBA
7 6 (11.54%) VBScript
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) GPG13
3 1 (1.92%) WAI
3 1 (1.92%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) HP
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) IBM
4 6 (11.54%) AppDynamics
4 6 (11.54%) Dynatrace
4 6 (11.54%) New Relic
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft