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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 67 65 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 34 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.35% 2.34% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.53% 12.99% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 11
Median daily rate £425 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £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
234 354 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.19% 17.97% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 208 156
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +8 32 £438 +5.42% 8
Bradford +10 2 £400 -33.29%
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 67 (80.72%) Selenium
2 62 (74.70%) Java
3 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (66.27%) Jenkins
4 39 (46.99%) HTML
5 37 (44.58%) TDD
5 37 (44.58%) JSON
5 37 (44.58%) JIRA
5 37 (44.58%) Scala
6 36 (43.37%) Ruby
7 35 (42.17%) Python
7 35 (42.17%) BDD
8 34 (40.96%) RESTful
8 34 (40.96%) Linux
9 31 (37.35%) WebDriver
9 31 (37.35%) MongoDB
9 31 (37.35%) NoSQL
10 30 (36.14%) HTML5
11 29 (34.94%) Open Source
11 29 (34.94%) Spring
12 28 (33.73%) Puppet
13 26 (31.33%) Confluence
13 26 (31.33%) Scrum
14 25 (30.12%) Django
14 25 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (30.12%) Play Framework
15 19 (22.89%) Test Automation
15 19 (22.89%) QA
16 17 (20.48%) Kanban
17 16 (19.28%) Git (software)

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 26 (31.33%) Confluence
2 4 (4.82%) Mule
3 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.20%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.20%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.35%) MongoDB
1 31 (37.35%) NoSQL
2 15 (18.07%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 67 (80.72%) Selenium
2 55 (66.27%) Jenkins
3 37 (44.58%) JIRA
4 31 (37.35%) WebDriver
5 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
6 14 (16.87%) RSpec
7 10 (12.05%) Hudson
8 9 (10.84%) JUnit
9 8 (9.64%) JMeter
9 8 (9.64%) SoapUI
10 7 (8.43%) Maven
11 6 (7.23%) LoadRunner
12 5 (6.02%) Appium
12 5 (6.02%) Capybara
12 5 (6.02%) HP UFT
13 4 (4.82%) Subversion
13 4 (4.82%) Xcode
14 3 (3.61%) Calabash
14 3 (3.61%) Grunt
14 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Games
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 4 (4.82%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) Architect
3 16 (19.28%) Tester
4 15 (18.07%) Automation Tester
4 15 (18.07%) Test Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Technical Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (8.43%) Java Architect
8 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Java Technical Architect
8 7 (8.43%) QA Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) QA Test Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 7 (8.43%) Technical Leader
9 5 (6.02%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (6.02%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.99%) HTML
2 37 (44.58%) JSON
3 34 (40.96%) RESTful
4 30 (36.14%) HTML5
5 29 (34.94%) Spring
6 25 (30.12%) Django
6 25 (30.12%) Play Framework
7 10 (12.05%) XML
8 9 (10.84%) CSS
9 7 (8.43%) jQuery
9 7 (8.43%) Node.js
9 7 (8.43%) REST
10 6 (7.23%) Gherkin
10 6 (7.23%) Velocity
10 6 (7.23%) Web Services
11 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.02%) SOAP
12 4 (4.82%) CSS3
12 4 (4.82%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (4.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Social Media
2 10 (12.05%) Tandem
3 9 (10.84%) Driving Licence
4 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.41%) NHS
6 2 (2.41%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) Linux
2 11 (13.25%) Unix
3 6 (7.23%) Android
3 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.58%) TDD
3 35 (42.17%) BDD
4 29 (34.94%) Open Source
5 26 (31.33%) Scrum
6 19 (22.89%) Test Automation
7 17 (20.48%) Kanban
8 16 (19.28%) Test Scripting
9 15 (18.07%) Business Analysis
10 14 (16.87%) Microservices
11 13 (15.66%) Automation Testing
12 12 (14.46%) Automated Testing
13 11 (13.25%) Defect Tracking
14 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
14 10 (12.05%) UML
14 10 (12.05%) User Stories
15 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (9.64%) Performance Testing
17 7 (8.43%) SDLC
17 7 (8.43%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (74.70%) Java
2 37 (44.58%) Scala
3 36 (43.37%) Ruby
4 35 (42.17%) Python
5 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.25%) SQL
7 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.02%) Apple Swift
8 5 (6.02%) C#
9 4 (4.82%) PHP
10 3 (3.61%) Groovy
11 2 (2.41%) C
11 2 (2.41%) VBScript
12 1 (1.20%) C++
12 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) ISEB
2 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) WCAG
3 1 (1.20%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (33.73%) Puppet
2 25 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) Splunk
1 4 (4.82%) Tealium
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.41%) HP
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Calypso
4 1 (1.20%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) Temenos