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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Rank 54 65 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 32 34 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.89% 2.37% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.46% 12.41% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 5
Median daily rate £438 £415 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +50.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £523 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
207 274 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.70% 19.13% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 168 120
Median daily rate £410 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 67 (82.72%) Selenium
2 61 (75.31%) Java
3 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (65.43%) Jenkins
5 38 (46.91%) HTML
6 37 (45.68%) JIRA
6 37 (45.68%) Scala
7 36 (44.44%) JSON
7 36 (44.44%) TDD
8 35 (43.21%) Ruby
8 35 (43.21%) Python
9 34 (41.98%) Linux
10 33 (40.74%) RESTful
10 33 (40.74%) BDD
11 31 (38.27%) WebDriver
11 31 (38.27%) MongoDB
11 31 (38.27%) NoSQL
12 29 (35.80%) Open Source
12 29 (35.80%) HTML5
12 29 (35.80%) Spring
13 28 (34.57%) Puppet
14 26 (32.10%) Confluence
15 25 (30.86%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (30.86%) Play Framework
15 25 (30.86%) Django
15 25 (30.86%) Scrum
16 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
17 18 (22.22%) QA
18 17 (20.99%) Kanban
19 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting

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 26 (32.10%) Confluence
2 4 (4.94%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.23%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.23%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.27%) MongoDB
1 31 (38.27%) NoSQL
2 15 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.47%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 67 (82.72%) Selenium
2 53 (65.43%) Jenkins
3 37 (45.68%) JIRA
4 31 (38.27%) WebDriver
5 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
6 14 (17.28%) RSpec
7 10 (12.35%) Hudson
8 9 (11.11%) JUnit
9 8 (9.88%) JMeter
9 8 (9.88%) SoapUI
10 7 (8.64%) Maven
11 6 (7.41%) LoadRunner
12 5 (6.17%) Capybara
12 5 (6.17%) HP UFT
13 4 (4.94%) Appium
13 4 (4.94%) Subversion
13 4 (4.94%) Xcode
14 3 (3.70%) Grunt
14 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
14 3 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Games
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Architect
3 16 (19.75%) Tester
4 15 (18.52%) Automation Tester
4 15 (18.52%) Test Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Technical Architect
6 9 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (8.64%) Java Architect
8 7 (8.64%) Java Technical Architect
8 7 (8.64%) QA Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) QA Test Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 7 (8.64%) Technical Leader
9 6 (7.41%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (6.17%) Lead Architect
11 3 (3.70%) Developer in Test
11 3 (3.70%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.91%) HTML
2 36 (44.44%) JSON
3 33 (40.74%) RESTful
4 29 (35.80%) HTML5
4 29 (35.80%) Spring
5 25 (30.86%) Django
5 25 (30.86%) Play Framework
6 8 (9.88%) CSS
6 8 (9.88%) XML
7 7 (8.64%) Node.js
8 6 (7.41%) Gherkin
8 6 (7.41%) jQuery
8 6 (7.41%) REST
8 6 (7.41%) Velocity
9 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.17%) SOAP
9 5 (6.17%) Web Services
10 4 (4.94%) CSS3
10 4 (4.94%) Spring Boot
10 4 (4.94%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Social Media
2 10 (12.35%) Tandem
3 9 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.47%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.47%) NHS
6 2 (2.47%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.98%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Unix
3 5 (6.17%) Android
3 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (44.44%) TDD
3 33 (40.74%) BDD
4 29 (35.80%) Open Source
5 25 (30.86%) Scrum
6 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
7 17 (20.99%) Kanban
8 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
9 15 (18.52%) Business Analysis
10 14 (17.28%) Microservices
11 13 (16.05%) Automation Testing
12 12 (14.81%) Automated Testing
13 11 (13.58%) Defect Tracking
14 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
14 10 (12.35%) UML
14 10 (12.35%) User Stories
15 8 (9.88%) Performance Testing
16 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (8.64%) SDLC
16 7 (8.64%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (75.31%) Java
2 37 (45.68%) Scala
3 35 (43.21%) Python
3 35 (43.21%) Ruby
4 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.58%) SQL
6 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.94%) Apple Swift
7 4 (4.94%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) Groovy
9 2 (2.47%) C
9 2 (2.47%) VBScript
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) ISEB
2 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.22%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (34.57%) Puppet
2 25 (30.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Splunk
1 4 (4.94%) Tealium
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (2.47%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.47%) HP
3 2 (2.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.23%) Calypso
4 1 (1.23%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) Temenos