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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 65 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 11 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.09% 1.16% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.02% 6.25% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 18
Average daily rate
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£453 £271 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.82% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £241 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £308 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
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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
122 176 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.08% 18.60% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 119 134
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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 2 September 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (80.00%) Java
1 20 (80.00%) TDD
2 19 (76.00%) Selenium
3 18 (72.00%) BDD
4 15 (60.00%) C#
4 15 (60.00%) Ruby
4 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (44.00%) QA
5 11 (44.00%) User Stories
6 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 10 (40.00%) ISEB
7 9 (36.00%) PHP
7 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (36.00%) JBehave
8 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
8 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (28.00%) Scrum
10 6 (24.00%) Refactoring
10 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (24.00%) ATDD
11 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
12 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
12 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
12 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
12 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
12 4 (16.00%) Software Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (36.00%) JBehave
4 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (16.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.00%) Behat
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Tester
2 8 (32.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Coach
4 4 (16.00%) Automated Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) TDD
2 18 (72.00%) BDD
3 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) User Stories
5 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Refactoring
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) ATDD
9 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
10 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
12 1 (4.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) Ruby
3 9 (36.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
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