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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 43 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.58% 0.59% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.93% 3.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £363 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
101 82 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.85% 16.08% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 54 19
Median daily rate £425 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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
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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 6 £394 +14.96% 1
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Gherkin
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
6 1 (14.29%) NUnit
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Tester
3 4 (57.14%) Java Automation Tester
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Gherkin
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA