The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 79 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 40 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.89% 0.95% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.03% 6.32% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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 West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
307 253 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.50% 14.94% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 153 105
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -11 28 £375 +20.96% 10
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 69 (94.52%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (76.71%) Java
3 44 (60.27%) TDD
4 36 (49.32%) Ruby
5 32 (43.84%) QA
5 32 (43.84%) Git (software)
6 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (31.51%) Selenium
7 23 (31.51%) Open Source
7 23 (31.51%) HTML
8 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
8 22 (30.14%) C#
8 22 (30.14%) TeamCity
9 21 (28.77%) Sass
9 21 (28.77%) CSS
10 20 (27.40%) Web Design
10 20 (27.40%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (27.40%) Test Automation
11 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (24.66%) CSS3
11 18 (24.66%) Capybara
11 18 (24.66%) HTML5
11 18 (24.66%) BDD
11 18 (24.66%) Akamai
11 18 (24.66%) MongoDB
11 18 (24.66%) Sinatra
11 18 (24.66%) VMware
11 18 (24.66%) SQL
11 18 (24.66%) IntelliJ
11 18 (24.66%) Cloud Foundry

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 18 (24.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.48%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) MongoDB
2 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (43.84%) Git (software)
2 23 (31.51%) Selenium
3 22 (30.14%) TeamCity
4 18 (24.66%) IntelliJ
4 18 (24.66%) Capybara
5 16 (21.92%) SpecFlow
6 14 (19.18%) Jenkins
7 12 (16.44%) JUnit
8 11 (15.07%) GitLab
9 10 (13.70%) HP UFT
10 8 (10.96%) WATIR
10 8 (10.96%) Sahi
11 7 (9.59%) WebDriver
12 5 (6.85%) NUnit
13 3 (4.11%) Subversion
14 2 (2.74%) Maven
14 2 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
14 2 (2.74%) Mockito
14 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
14 2 (2.74%) Calabash
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) Ruby Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Tester
4 13 (17.81%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Agile Tester
5 11 (15.07%) Agile Coach
6 9 (12.33%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.48%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.74%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.74%) QA Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
11 1 (1.37%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) HTML
2 21 (28.77%) CSS
2 21 (28.77%) Sass
3 18 (24.66%) HTML5
3 18 (24.66%) Sinatra
3 18 (24.66%) CSS3
4 17 (23.29%) .NET
5 16 (21.92%) Gherkin
6 12 (16.44%) Spring
6 12 (16.44%) Spring MVC
7 9 (12.33%) Web Services
8 8 (10.96%) XML
9 4 (5.48%) RESTful
9 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.11%) JSON
10 3 (4.11%) jQuery
10 3 (4.11%) Mustache
10 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) UNIX
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
1 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
1 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (94.52%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (60.27%) TDD
3 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (31.51%) Open Source
5 20 (27.40%) Test Automation
5 20 (27.40%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (27.40%) Web Design
6 18 (24.66%) BDD
7 17 (23.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (23.29%) Pair Programming
8 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
9 14 (19.18%) MVC
9 14 (19.18%) Scrum
10 13 (17.81%) Automation Testing
11 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
11 12 (16.44%) ATDD
12 11 (15.07%) Microservices
13 10 (13.70%) Automated Testing
14 9 (12.33%) Refactoring
14 9 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) Java
2 36 (49.32%) Ruby
3 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (30.14%) C#
4 18 (24.66%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Degree
2 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) BC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (43.84%) QA
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) Graylog
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) VMware
1 18 (24.66%) Akamai
1 18 (24.66%) New Relic
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) HP
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