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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 92 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.02% 0.064% -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.22% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +12.00%
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
206 199 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.03% 12.64% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 111 96
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £241 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.87 £20.50 £4.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.48% +412.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 +9 18 £550 +57.14% 2
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (63.16%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) TDD
4 14 (36.84%) Selenium
5 13 (34.21%) C#
6 12 (31.58%) Automation Testing
6 12 (31.58%) ATDD
6 12 (31.58%) Ruby
6 12 (31.58%) Refactoring
6 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
7 11 (28.95%) Scrum
8 10 (26.32%) User Stories
9 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
9 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Test Management
9 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
10 6 (15.79%) QA
10 6 (15.79%) Product Management
10 6 (15.79%) BDD
10 6 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
11 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
11 5 (13.16%) Law
11 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
12 4 (10.53%) Software Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
4 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 5 (13.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Coach
2 10 (26.32%) Tester
3 8 (21.05%) Head of Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
1 3 (7.89%) REST
1 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) NHS
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) TDD
3 12 (31.58%) Automation Testing
3 12 (31.58%) ATDD
3 12 (31.58%) Refactoring
3 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
4 11 (28.95%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) User Stories
6 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Test Management
6 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 6 (15.79%) Product Management
7 6 (15.79%) BDD
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
8 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle