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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 78 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.96% 0.71% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 5.12% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £271 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.24% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £241 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £308 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
216 215 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.93% 13.92% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 148 182
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 4
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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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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 +1 12 £375 +38.24% 3
Halifax - - - -
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 24 (80.00%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) Selenium
3 22 (73.33%) TDD
4 20 (66.67%) BDD
5 16 (53.33%) C#
5 16 (53.33%) Ruby
5 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (43.33%) QA
8 12 (40.00%) User Stories
9 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
9 11 (36.67%) ISEB
10 10 (33.33%) PHP
10 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
10 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
11 9 (30.00%) JBehave
11 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (30.00%) Scrum
12 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
13 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
14 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (20.00%) Refactoring
14 6 (20.00%) ATDD
14 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
15 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
16 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
16 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
16 4 (13.33%) Windows 7

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 9 (30.00%) JBehave
4 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (13.33%) Maven
7 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (6.67%) Behat
8 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Automation Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Coach
4 4 (13.33%) Automated Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
1 1 (3.33%) RIA
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) TDD
2 20 (66.67%) BDD
3 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (40.00%) User Stories
6 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
7 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (30.00%) Scrum
9 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Refactoring
10 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (20.00%) ATDD
11 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
12 1 (3.33%) OO
12 1 (3.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) Ruby
3 10 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) QA
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