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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 35 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.09% - 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.79% - 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£288 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £352 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
29 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.92% 11.03% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 19
Average daily rate £300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 4 £288 -
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Management
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) Toad
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Content Management
6 1 (16.67%) Logistics
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) CMS
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) Kanban
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) BDD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Toad
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP