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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 75 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 30 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.74% 0.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.10% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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
248 178 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.40% 11.41% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 118 75
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +15 24 £288 -17.85% 7
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) Java
3 23 (45.10%) TDD
4 19 (37.25%) Selenium
5 18 (35.29%) Ruby
6 16 (31.37%) Automation Testing
7 15 (29.41%) SpecFlow
7 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (29.41%) Scrum
7 15 (29.41%) QA
8 14 (27.45%) C#
8 14 (27.45%) SQL
9 13 (25.49%) Oracle
9 13 (25.49%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (25.49%) Test Automation
9 13 (25.49%) Gherkin
10 12 (23.53%) Open Source
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
12 10 (19.61%) .NET
12 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
13 9 (17.65%) BDD
14 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
14 8 (15.69%) Test Management
14 8 (15.69%) HTML
14 8 (15.69%) CSS
14 8 (15.69%) Sass
15 7 (13.73%) User Stories
15 7 (13.73%) ATDD
15 7 (13.73%) Sahi

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (9.80%) Node.js
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Selenium
2 15 (29.41%) SpecFlow
3 13 (25.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
5 7 (13.73%) WATIR
5 7 (13.73%) Sahi
6 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
6 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
6 5 (9.80%) IntelliJ
6 5 (9.80%) Capybara
7 3 (5.88%) Subversion
7 3 (5.88%) Hudson
8 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.92%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (3.92%) JIRA
8 2 (3.92%) NUnit
8 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.96%) JUnit
9 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.80%) Law
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Tester
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Tester
3 11 (21.57%) Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Software Tester
5 8 (15.69%) Head of Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Coach
6 6 (11.76%) Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Automation Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) QA Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) QA Test Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Gherkin
2 10 (19.61%) .NET
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) HTML
3 8 (15.69%) Sass
4 7 (13.73%) Web Services
5 6 (11.76%) XML
6 5 (9.80%) HTML5
6 5 (9.80%) Sinatra
6 5 (9.80%) CSS3
7 4 (7.84%) RESTful
8 3 (5.88%) jQuery
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.88%) JSON
8 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.88%) Mustache
9 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.92%) REST
9 2 (3.92%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Open Source
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) TDD
3 16 (31.37%) Automation Testing
4 15 (29.41%) Scrum
4 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (25.49%) Test Automation
6 9 (17.65%) BDD
7 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Test Management
8 7 (13.73%) ATDD
8 7 (13.73%) User Stories
9 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.76%) Refactoring
10 5 (9.80%) Web Design
10 5 (9.80%) Pair Programming
10 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
10 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.80%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) Ruby
3 14 (27.45%) C#
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Graylog
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
2 5 (9.80%) Akamai
2 5 (9.80%) New Relic
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) HP
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago