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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 64 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 25 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.11% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.79% 0.63% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
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
212 160 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.86% 15.11% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 92 48
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 30 March 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) TDD
3 23 (51.11%) Java
4 20 (44.44%) Ruby
5 15 (33.33%) QA
6 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
7 13 (28.89%) SpecFlow
7 13 (28.89%) Gherkin
7 13 (28.89%) C#
7 13 (28.89%) Oracle
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (26.67%) Scrum
8 12 (26.67%) Automation Testing
9 11 (24.44%) SQL
9 11 (24.44%) .NET
9 11 (24.44%) Selenium
10 10 (22.22%) HTML
10 10 (22.22%) Open Source
11 9 (20.00%) BDD
12 8 (17.78%) WATIR
12 8 (17.78%) Performance Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Test Management
12 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.78%) CSS
12 8 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (17.78%) Sass
12 8 (17.78%) ATDD
12 8 (17.78%) Sahi
12 8 (17.78%) Jenkins

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (8.89%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Neo4j
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) SpecFlow
2 11 (24.44%) Selenium
3 8 (17.78%) WATIR
3 8 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (17.78%) Sahi
3 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
4 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.11%) Capybara
5 5 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 5 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.44%) NUnit
6 2 (4.44%) Subversion
6 2 (4.44%) Maven
6 2 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (4.44%) Mockito
General
1 5 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Tester
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Tester
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Coach
3 9 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 8 (17.78%) Head of Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (8.89%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.22%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Gherkin
2 11 (24.44%) .NET
3 10 (22.22%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) CSS
4 8 (17.78%) Sass
5 7 (15.56%) Web Services
5 7 (15.56%) XML
6 5 (11.11%) CSS3
6 5 (11.11%) HTML5
6 5 (11.11%) Sinatra
7 4 (8.89%) RESTful
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.67%) JSON
8 3 (6.67%) jQuery
8 3 (6.67%) Mustache
8 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.44%) JAX-RS
9 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) TDD
3 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) BDD
6 8 (17.78%) ATDD
6 8 (17.78%) Performance Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Test Management
7 7 (15.56%) Web Design
7 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (13.33%) Refactoring
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (11.11%) User Stories
9 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 5 (11.11%) Product Management
9 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) Ruby
3 13 (28.89%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) SQL
5 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Graylog
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Akamai
2 5 (11.11%) New Relic
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft