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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 68 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 42 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.08% 0.98% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.32% 7.52% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 2
Average daily rate £485 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.44% -19.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +11.18%
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
371 226 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.40% 13.08% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 164 107
Average daily rate £425 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 30 £450 +63.63% 10
Bradford +12 9 £600 +96.72%
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 60 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (69.57%) Selenium
3 44 (63.77%) Java
4 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 28 (40.58%) Jenkins
6 25 (36.23%) Git (software)
7 23 (33.33%) JMeter
8 21 (30.43%) QA
8 21 (30.43%) REST
9 20 (28.99%) C#
9 20 (28.99%) JIRA
10 19 (27.54%) HTML
10 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
11 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
12 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
12 17 (24.64%) BDD
12 17 (24.64%) Oracle
12 17 (24.64%) Python
12 17 (24.64%) Ruby
13 16 (23.19%) LoadRunner
13 16 (23.19%) Oracle Database
14 15 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (21.74%) Microservices
14 15 (21.74%) Linux
14 15 (21.74%) .NET
14 15 (21.74%) JUnit
15 14 (20.29%) Scrum
15 14 (20.29%) SoapUI
16 13 (18.84%) Node.js
16 13 (18.84%) Swagger

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (18.84%) Node.js
2 12 (17.39%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) Lync
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.45%) InDesign
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.25%) GitHub
2 5 (7.25%) IaaS
2 5 (7.25%) PaaS
2 5 (7.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) SNMP
2 6 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.49%) MongoDB
4 9 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.35%) Neo4j
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (69.57%) Selenium
2 28 (40.58%) Jenkins
3 25 (36.23%) Git (software)
4 23 (33.33%) JMeter
5 20 (28.99%) JIRA
6 16 (23.19%) LoadRunner
7 15 (21.74%) JUnit
8 14 (20.29%) SoapUI
9 12 (17.39%) HP UFT
10 10 (14.49%) NUnit
11 9 (13.04%) Maven
12 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
13 7 (10.14%) Liquibase
13 7 (10.14%) SpecFlow
13 7 (10.14%) WebDriver
14 6 (8.70%) Gatling
14 6 (8.70%) Mockito
14 6 (8.70%) SilkPerformer
14 6 (8.70%) VisualVM
14 6 (8.70%) YourKit
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
1 5 (7.25%) Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Analyst
1 17 (24.64%) Test Analyst
1 17 (24.64%) Tester
2 12 (17.39%) Automation Tester
2 12 (17.39%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Architect
3 10 (14.49%) QA Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (14.49%) Test Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Test Leader
4 9 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.14%) QA Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Performance Test Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Performance Test Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) REST
2 19 (27.54%) HTML
3 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
4 15 (21.74%) .NET
5 13 (18.84%) Swagger
6 12 (17.39%) CSS
6 12 (17.39%) Spring
7 11 (15.94%) SOAP
8 10 (14.49%) PhoneGap
9 8 (11.59%) Web Services
10 7 (10.14%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.70%) RESTful
11 6 (8.70%) Spring MVC
12 5 (7.25%) Express
12 5 (7.25%) JSON
12 5 (7.25%) XML
13 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
14 3 (4.35%) JAX-RS
14 3 (4.35%) OAuth
14 3 (4.35%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) PKI
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) CESG
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.45%) RIA
2 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Mac OS X
3 11 (15.94%) Android
3 11 (15.94%) Windows
4 4 (5.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
3 17 (24.64%) BDD
4 15 (21.74%) Microservices
4 15 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (20.29%) Scrum
6 12 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 12 (17.39%) TDD
7 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
8 10 (14.49%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (10.14%) DevOps
9 7 (10.14%) Kanban
9 7 (10.14%) Open Source
10 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.70%) MVC
10 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (8.70%) SOA
10 6 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) Java
2 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.99%) C#
4 17 (24.64%) Python
4 17 (24.64%) Ruby
5 9 (13.04%) C
5 9 (13.04%) Perl
5 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 8 (11.59%) SQL
7 6 (8.70%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (8.70%) Scala
7 6 (8.70%) VBA
7 6 (8.70%) VBScript
8 2 (2.90%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.80%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.43%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) GPG13
3 1 (1.45%) WAI
3 1 (1.45%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) HP
3 10 (14.49%) Google
4 7 (10.14%) IBM
5 6 (8.70%) AppDynamics
5 6 (8.70%) Dynatrace
5 6 (8.70%) New Relic
6 2 (2.90%) Adobe
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft