The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 110 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 37 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.26% 1.43% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.21% 9.50% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 9
Average daily rate £338 £375 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
Cucumber
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
513 442 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.53% 15.10% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 293 224
Average daily rate £425 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Yorkshire region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
West Yorkshire -10 31 £338 -10.00% 10
North Yorkshire +7 2 £345 -8.00%
South Yorkshire -11 2 £275 -29.03%
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 72 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (79.55%) Selenium
3 55 (62.50%) Java
4 34 (38.64%) JavaScript
5 29 (32.95%) JIRA
5 29 (32.95%) BDD
6 27 (30.68%) QA
6 27 (30.68%) HTML
7 25 (28.41%) C#
7 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
7 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
8 24 (27.27%) Ruby
9 23 (26.14%) JMeter
9 23 (26.14%) Python
9 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
9 23 (26.14%) WebDriver
10 22 (25.00%) Scrum
11 21 (23.86%) Oracle
11 21 (23.86%) REST
12 20 (22.73%) TDD
13 17 (19.32%) Linux
14 16 (18.18%) LoadRunner
14 16 (18.18%) Oracle Database
14 16 (18.18%) Functional Testing
14 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
15 15 (17.05%) Non-Functional Testing
16 14 (15.91%) Puppet
16 14 (15.91%) .NET
17 13 (14.77%) JUnit
17 13 (14.77%) Mac OS X

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (14.77%) Confluence
2 10 (11.36%) Node.js
3 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.55%) IaaS
2 4 (4.55%) PaaS
2 4 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) SNMP
2 5 (5.68%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.23%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (10.23%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.68%) Neo4j
5 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 70 (79.55%) Selenium
2 29 (32.95%) JIRA
3 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
3 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
4 23 (26.14%) JMeter
4 23 (26.14%) WebDriver
5 16 (18.18%) LoadRunner
6 13 (14.77%) JUnit
7 12 (13.64%) HP UFT
7 12 (13.64%) SoapUI
8 11 (12.50%) Maven
9 10 (11.36%) NUnit
10 9 (10.23%) SpecFlow
11 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
12 6 (6.82%) Liquibase
12 6 (6.82%) Mockito
12 6 (6.82%) SilkPerformer
12 6 (6.82%) Subversion
12 6 (6.82%) VisualVM
12 6 (6.82%) YourKit
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Analyst
2 23 (26.14%) Test Analyst
3 19 (21.59%) Tester
4 13 (14.77%) Test Engineer
5 12 (13.64%) Architect
5 12 (13.64%) Automation Tester
6 11 (12.50%) Test Leader
7 10 (11.36%) Developer
7 10 (11.36%) QA Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (9.09%) QA Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) Performance Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) Performance Test Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) QA Test Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) QA Test Engineer
11 6 (6.82%) Performance Engineer
11 6 (6.82%) Performance Test Engineer
11 6 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.68%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) HTML
2 21 (23.86%) REST
3 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.91%) .NET
5 12 (13.64%) CSS
6 11 (12.50%) Spring
7 10 (11.36%) XML
8 9 (10.23%) PhoneGap
8 9 (10.23%) Swagger
9 8 (9.09%) SOAP
10 7 (7.95%) Hibernate
11 6 (6.82%) Gherkin
11 6 (6.82%) JSON
11 6 (6.82%) Web Services
12 5 (5.68%) Express
12 5 (5.68%) HTML5
12 5 (5.68%) JAX-RS
12 5 (5.68%) RESTful
13 3 (3.41%) Django
13 3 (3.41%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) PKI
2 5 (5.68%) User Experience
3 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Wiki
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) New Media
5 2 (2.27%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.32%) Linux
2 13 (14.77%) Android
2 13 (14.77%) Mac OS X
3 10 (11.36%) Windows
4 7 (7.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.95%) BDD
3 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
4 22 (25.00%) Scrum
5 20 (22.73%) TDD
6 16 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 15 (17.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (14.77%) Open Source
9 12 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 12 (13.64%) Automation Testing
10 11 (12.50%) Microservices
10 11 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 10 (11.36%) Kanban
12 9 (10.23%) Integration Testing
12 9 (10.23%) Regression Testing
13 8 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (9.09%) Software Testing
13 8 (9.09%) Test Strategy
13 8 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (7.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 55 (62.50%) Java
2 34 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 25 (28.41%) C#
4 24 (27.27%) Ruby
5 23 (26.14%) Python
6 10 (11.36%) Scala
7 8 (9.09%) C
7 8 (9.09%) Perl
7 8 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.82%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (6.82%) PHP
8 6 (6.82%) SQL
8 6 (6.82%) VBA
8 6 (6.82%) VBScript
9 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) ISEB
4 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (30.68%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 14 (15.91%) Puppet
2 4 (4.55%) Ansible
3 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Oracle
2 9 (10.23%) Google
2 9 (10.23%) HP
3 7 (7.95%) IBM
4 6 (6.82%) AppDynamics
4 6 (6.82%) Dynatrace
4 6 (6.82%) New Relic
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.14%) Telerik
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