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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 90 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 28 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.40% 0.46% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.21% 2.82% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 0
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £383
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
304 284 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.22% 16.16% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 166 76
Average daily rate £375 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -5 19 £400 -3.61%
Bradford - 1 - -
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) Java
3 28 (62.22%) TDD
4 23 (51.11%) Ruby
4 23 (51.11%) QA
5 21 (46.67%) Open Source
6 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
6 19 (42.22%) HTML
7 17 (37.78%) CSS
7 17 (37.78%) Sass
8 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
8 16 (35.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (35.56%) Selenium
8 16 (35.56%) Web Design
9 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
10 14 (31.11%) CSS3
10 14 (31.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (31.11%) HTML5
10 14 (31.11%) Akamai
10 14 (31.11%) Sinatra
10 14 (31.11%) Capybara
10 14 (31.11%) Automation Testing
10 14 (31.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 14 (31.11%) New Relic
10 14 (31.11%) Graylog
10 14 (31.11%) Pair Programming
10 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (31.11%) TeamCity
10 14 (31.11%) VMware
10 14 (31.11%) IntelliJ

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (31.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (8.89%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 14 (31.11%) Capybara
3 14 (31.11%) TeamCity
3 14 (31.11%) IntelliJ
4 10 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (17.78%) WATIR
5 8 (17.78%) Sahi
6 4 (8.89%) Subversion
7 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.44%) Maven
7 2 (4.44%) NUnit
7 2 (4.44%) JIRA
7 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (4.44%) Mockito
7 2 (4.44%) Hudson
8 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Tester
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Tester
4 10 (22.22%) Analyst
5 9 (20.00%) Software Tester
6 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) QA Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Coach
10 1 (2.22%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Automation Test Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.22%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) HTML
2 17 (37.78%) CSS
2 17 (37.78%) Sass
3 14 (31.11%) CSS3
3 14 (31.11%) HTML5
3 14 (31.11%) Sinatra
4 13 (28.89%) Gherkin
5 11 (24.44%) .NET
6 7 (15.56%) Web Services
6 7 (15.56%) XML
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.89%) RESTful
8 3 (6.67%) Mustache
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.67%) jQuery
8 3 (6.67%) JSON
9 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.44%) JAX-RS
9 2 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) TDD
3 16 (35.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (35.56%) Web Design
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (31.11%) Automation Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Pair Programming
5 13 (28.89%) Scrum
6 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.22%) BDD
7 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.67%) Project Management
11 2 (4.44%) MVC
11 2 (4.44%) User Stories
11 2 (4.44%) ATDD
12 1 (2.22%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) Ruby
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.89%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Graylog
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Akamai
1 14 (31.11%) New Relic
1 14 (31.11%) VMware
2 13 (28.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) HP