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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 64 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 33 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.30% 1.71% 1.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.62% 9.35% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 19
Median daily rate £375 £463 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +54.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £331 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £535 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
284 353 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.83% 18.26% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 232 158
Median daily rate £400 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +10 33 £375 -14.77% 6
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 60 (82.19%) Selenium
2 53 (72.60%) Java
3 51 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (61.64%) Jenkins
5 34 (46.58%) JIRA
6 32 (43.84%) BDD
7 31 (42.47%) Scala
7 31 (42.47%) TDD
7 31 (42.47%) HTML
8 29 (39.73%) WebDriver
9 28 (38.36%) Python
9 28 (38.36%) JSON
10 26 (35.62%) Ruby
11 24 (32.88%) Linux
11 24 (32.88%) MongoDB
12 23 (31.51%) RESTful
12 23 (31.51%) Confluence
12 23 (31.51%) Open Source
13 22 (30.14%) HTML5
13 22 (30.14%) Puppet
13 22 (30.14%) Spring
14 20 (27.40%) Scrum
14 20 (27.40%) NoSQL
15 19 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (26.03%) Play Framework
15 19 (26.03%) Django
16 18 (24.66%) QA
17 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
18 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
18 13 (17.81%) Relational Database

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 23 (31.51%) Confluence
2 4 (5.48%) Mule
3 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.37%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) MongoDB
2 20 (27.40%) NoSQL
3 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (82.19%) Selenium
2 45 (61.64%) Jenkins
3 34 (46.58%) JIRA
4 29 (39.73%) WebDriver
5 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
6 12 (16.44%) JMeter
7 8 (10.96%) LoadRunner
8 7 (9.59%) Hudson
8 7 (9.59%) Maven
8 7 (9.59%) RSpec
9 6 (8.22%) HP UFT
9 6 (8.22%) JUnit
10 4 (5.48%) Gatling
10 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.48%) Xcode
11 3 (4.11%) Bitbucket
11 3 (4.11%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.11%) Grunt
11 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
12 2 (2.74%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Games
4 2 (2.74%) German Language
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Tester
2 18 (24.66%) Automation Tester
3 15 (20.55%) Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (9.59%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Java Automation Tester
8 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Lead Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.85%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Java Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Java Technical Architect
9 4 (5.48%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) HTML
2 28 (38.36%) JSON
3 23 (31.51%) RESTful
4 22 (30.14%) HTML5
4 22 (30.14%) Spring
5 19 (26.03%) Django
5 19 (26.03%) Play Framework
6 10 (13.70%) XML
7 7 (9.59%) CSS
7 7 (9.59%) Gherkin
7 7 (9.59%) REST
8 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.85%) Node.js
9 4 (5.48%) Spring Boot
9 4 (5.48%) TensorFlow
10 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.11%) Dropwizard
10 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (4.11%) RESTEasy
10 3 (4.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Social Media
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Driving Licence
2 8 (10.96%) Tandem
2 8 (10.96%) User Experience
3 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Unix
3 6 (8.22%) Android
3 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) BDD
3 31 (42.47%) TDD
4 23 (31.51%) Open Source
5 20 (27.40%) Scrum
6 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
7 12 (16.44%) Business Analysis
7 12 (16.44%) Kanban
8 11 (15.07%) Automation Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.07%) Microservices
8 11 (15.07%) Test Scripting
9 10 (13.70%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (13.70%) Performance Testing
10 9 (12.33%) Automated Testing
10 9 (12.33%) User Stories
11 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.96%) UML
12 7 (9.59%) API Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (72.60%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) Scala
3 28 (38.36%) Python
4 26 (35.62%) Ruby
5 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.96%) SQL
7 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.85%) Apple Swift
9 3 (4.11%) Groovy
9 3 (4.11%) PHP
10 2 (2.74%) C#
11 1 (1.37%) C++
11 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) ISEB
2 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.66%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) WCAG
3 2 (2.74%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (30.14%) Puppet
2 19 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Splunk
2 4 (5.48%) Tealium
3 2 (2.74%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.74%) HP
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.37%) Calypso
4 1 (1.37%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Temenos
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