The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 42 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.50% 0.84% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.12% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
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 South Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
86 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.51% 7.56% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 16 21
Average daily rate £425 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £360 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the South Yorkshire region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -11 13 £400 +45.45% 1
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) PHP
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (29.41%) Symfony
5 5 (29.41%) Drupal
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Alfresco
5 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
5 5 (29.41%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
5 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
5 5 (29.41%) Percona
5 5 (29.41%) Node.js
5 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
5 5 (29.41%) Go
5 5 (29.41%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) Test Management
7 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (29.41%) Drupal
1 5 (29.41%) Alfresco
1 5 (29.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
4 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Capybara
5 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.88%) JBehave
5 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) Mockito
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) UX Designer
1 5 (29.41%) Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Development Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Software Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) Symfony
1 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Rapid Prototyping
2 5 (29.41%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) Test Management
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Go
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
2 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Percona
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft