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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 80 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 43 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.98% 0.89% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.04% 6.79% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 1
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£413 £320 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% +31.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.70%
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
357 221 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.43% 13.05% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 139 127
Average daily rate £335 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -62.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £13.00 £29.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 34 £406 +26.95% 5
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (93.67%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (79.75%) Java
3 49 (62.03%) TDD
4 38 (48.10%) Git (software)
5 37 (46.84%) Ruby
6 32 (40.51%) QA
7 30 (37.97%) HTML
8 26 (32.91%) Web Design
8 26 (32.91%) Responsive Web Design
9 25 (31.65%) MongoDB
10 23 (29.11%) BDD
10 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (27.85%) TeamCity
11 22 (27.85%) Open Source
12 21 (26.58%) Sass
12 21 (26.58%) Selenium
12 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
12 21 (26.58%) C#
12 21 (26.58%) CSS
13 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
14 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (22.78%) Capybara
14 18 (22.78%) CSS3
14 18 (22.78%) HTML5
14 18 (22.78%) Akamai
14 18 (22.78%) Sinatra
14 18 (22.78%) VMware
14 18 (22.78%) IntelliJ
14 18 (22.78%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (22.78%) New Relic

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (22.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.06%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) MongoDB
2 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.13%) Neo4j
3 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (48.10%) Git (software)
2 22 (27.85%) TeamCity
3 21 (26.58%) Selenium
4 18 (22.78%) IntelliJ
4 18 (22.78%) Capybara
5 15 (18.99%) SpecFlow
6 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
7 12 (15.19%) JUnit
8 11 (13.92%) GitLab
9 9 (11.39%) Mockito
9 9 (11.39%) HP UFT
10 8 (10.13%) Subversion
10 8 (10.13%) Maven
10 8 (10.13%) WATIR
10 8 (10.13%) Sahi
10 8 (10.13%) WebDriver
11 5 (6.33%) NUnit
12 2 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (2.53%) Calabash
12 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (49.37%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Java Developer
3 18 (22.78%) Ruby Developer
4 16 (20.25%) Tester
5 11 (13.92%) Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Agile Tester
5 11 (13.92%) Agile Coach
6 9 (11.39%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Software Tester
8 5 (6.33%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.53%) QA Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Test Engineer
11 1 (1.27%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.27%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.27%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.97%) HTML
2 21 (26.58%) CSS
2 21 (26.58%) Sass
3 18 (22.78%) CSS3
3 18 (22.78%) HTML5
3 18 (22.78%) Sinatra
4 17 (21.52%) .NET
5 16 (20.25%) Gherkin
6 12 (15.19%) Spring
6 12 (15.19%) Spring MVC
7 10 (12.66%) REST
8 9 (11.39%) Web Services
9 8 (10.13%) XML
9 8 (10.13%) JAX-RS
10 4 (5.06%) RESTful
10 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.80%) JSON
11 3 (3.80%) jQuery
11 3 (3.80%) Mustache
11 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) UNIX
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
1 8 (10.13%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (93.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (62.03%) TDD
3 26 (32.91%) Web Design
3 26 (32.91%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (29.11%) BDD
4 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (27.85%) Open Source
6 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
7 17 (21.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (21.52%) Pair Programming
8 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
9 14 (17.72%) MVC
10 13 (16.46%) Scrum
11 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.19%) ATDD
11 12 (15.19%) Automation Testing
12 11 (13.92%) Microservices
13 10 (12.66%) Automated Testing
14 9 (11.39%) Refactoring
14 9 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (79.75%) Java
2 37 (46.84%) Ruby
3 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
3 21 (26.58%) C#
4 17 (21.52%) SQL
5 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
1 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) BC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) ISEB
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.51%) QA
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) Graylog
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) VMware
1 18 (22.78%) Akamai
1 18 (22.78%) New Relic
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) HP