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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 92 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
216 181 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.01% 11.73% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 104 88
Average daily rate £328 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
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 29 January 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 -8 5 £275 -21.42% 2
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) C#
4 14 (36.84%) TDD
4 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (31.58%) ATDD
5 12 (31.58%) Ruby
5 12 (31.58%) Refactoring
5 12 (31.58%) Selenium
5 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
7 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
7 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
8 9 (23.68%) Scrum
9 8 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Test Management
9 8 (21.05%) User Stories
10 7 (18.42%) SpecFlow
11 6 (15.79%) Product Management
11 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
12 5 (13.16%) Gherkin
12 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
12 5 (13.16%) QA
12 5 (13.16%) Law
12 5 (13.16%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) Oracle
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
13 4 (10.53%) DSDM
14 3 (7.89%) Hudson

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (2.63%) Node.js
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Selenium
2 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 8 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (18.42%) SpecFlow
5 3 (7.89%) Hudson
5 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.89%) Subversion
6 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.63%) JUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Coach
2 9 (23.68%) Tester
3 8 (21.05%) Head of Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Test Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.63%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Gherkin
2 3 (7.89%) REST
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.63%) Spring Security
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) TDD
2 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (31.58%) ATDD
3 12 (31.58%) Refactoring
3 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
5 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Test Management
7 8 (21.05%) User Stories
8 6 (15.79%) Product Management
8 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.53%) DSDM
11 3 (7.89%) Migration
11 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
11 3 (7.89%) OO
11 3 (7.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) Ruby
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) HP
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