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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank - 42 35
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 3.41% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category - 18.10% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 4
Median daily rate - £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
94 105 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.28% 18.82% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 80 18
Median daily rate £441 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) Kentico
1 1 (100.00%) Sitefinity
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Kentico
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitefinity
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore