The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 77 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 1.04% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £525 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
202 96 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.22% 12.55% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 53 56
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Cucumber
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) JBehave
5 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Zend
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) LAMP
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Maven
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) JBehave
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Zend
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