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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 97 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 49 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.69% 0.70% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.88% 6.34% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 3
Average daily rate £485 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.44% -19.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
496 284 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.07% 11.07% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 193 161
Average daily rate £425 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 12 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
West Yorkshire +15 42 £485 +72.44% 3
South Yorkshire - 3 £343 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Humberside 0 1 - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 95 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (68.42%) Selenium
3 61 (53.51%) Java
4 45 (39.47%) JavaScript
5 43 (37.72%) JIRA
6 42 (36.84%) Jenkins
7 39 (34.21%) JMeter
8 34 (29.82%) Linux
8 34 (29.82%) Git (software)
9 33 (28.95%) HTML
10 32 (28.07%) QA
11 31 (27.19%) LoadRunner
12 30 (26.32%) Mac OS X
12 30 (26.32%) Test Automation
12 30 (26.32%) REST
13 28 (24.56%) HP UFT
14 27 (23.68%) TDD
14 27 (23.68%) BDD
15 25 (21.93%) Security Cleared
15 25 (21.93%) Non-Functional Testing
16 24 (21.05%) Functional Testing
16 24 (21.05%) Confluence
16 24 (21.05%) C#
17 23 (20.18%) CSS
17 23 (20.18%) HP
17 23 (20.18%) Microservices
18 22 (19.30%) Node.js
19 21 (18.42%) MongoDB
19 21 (18.42%) Ruby
19 21 (18.42%) Windows

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 24 (21.05%) Confluence
2 22 (19.30%) Node.js
3 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.75%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.75%) Drupal
4 2 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Jetty
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.88%) InDesign
1 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.26%) GitHub
4 5 (4.39%) IaaS
4 5 (4.39%) PaaS
4 5 (4.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) Office 365
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.42%) SNMP
2 14 (12.28%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) IMAP
4 1 (0.88%) IPsec
4 1 (0.88%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.88%) SMTP
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 16 (14.04%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.65%) Neo4j
5 10 (8.77%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.75%) MySQL
9 1 (0.88%) Big Data
9 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 78 (68.42%) Selenium
2 43 (37.72%) JIRA
3 42 (36.84%) Jenkins
4 39 (34.21%) JMeter
5 34 (29.82%) Git (software)
6 31 (27.19%) LoadRunner
7 28 (24.56%) HP UFT
8 17 (14.91%) Maven
9 15 (13.16%) JUnit
9 15 (13.16%) SoapUI
10 14 (12.28%) Mockito
10 14 (12.28%) WebDriver
11 11 (9.65%) Subversion
12 10 (8.77%) NUnit
12 10 (8.77%) SpecFlow
13 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
14 7 (6.14%) Liquibase
14 7 (6.14%) VisualVM
14 7 (6.14%) YourKit
15 6 (5.26%) Gatling
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Analyst
1 28 (24.56%) Test Analyst
2 25 (21.93%) Test Leader
3 24 (21.05%) Developer
4 21 (18.42%) Tester
5 18 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 14 (12.28%) Automation Tester
7 11 (9.65%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) Architect
8 10 (8.77%) QA Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.89%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.02%) Automation Analyst
10 8 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (7.02%) Digital Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Performance Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) Performance Test Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) QA Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) QA Test Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) HTML
2 30 (26.32%) REST
3 23 (20.18%) CSS
4 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 17 (14.91%) .NET
6 15 (13.16%) Hibernate
7 13 (11.40%) Gherkin
7 13 (11.40%) Swagger
8 12 (10.53%) SOAP
8 12 (10.53%) Spring
8 12 (10.53%) Web Services
9 11 (9.65%) JAX-RS
10 10 (8.77%) HTML5
10 10 (8.77%) PhoneGap
11 9 (7.89%) jQuery
12 8 (7.02%) CSS3
12 8 (7.02%) XML
13 7 (6.14%) RESTful
14 6 (5.26%) Spring MVC
15 5 (4.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) PKI
2 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.51%) User Experience
3 2 (1.75%) New Media
4 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) CESG
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.82%) Linux
2 30 (26.32%) Mac OS X
3 21 (18.42%) Windows
4 12 (10.53%) Unix
5 11 (9.65%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) Debian
6 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 27 (23.68%) BDD
3 27 (23.68%) TDD
4 25 (21.93%) Non-Functional Testing
5 24 (21.05%) Functional Testing
6 23 (20.18%) Microservices
7 21 (18.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 20 (17.54%) Network Monitoring
9 16 (14.04%) Scrum
10 15 (13.16%) Automated Testing
11 14 (12.28%) Integration Testing
11 14 (12.28%) Kanban
12 13 (11.40%) Test Strategy
13 12 (10.53%) Open Source
14 11 (9.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 11 (9.65%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (9.65%) Web Design
15 10 (8.77%) Web Development
16 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.51%) Java
2 45 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.05%) C#
4 21 (18.42%) Ruby
5 20 (17.54%) Python
6 18 (15.79%) SQL
7 12 (10.53%) Perl
8 11 (9.65%) C
8 11 (9.65%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
9 6 (5.26%) Scala
9 6 (5.26%) VBA
9 6 (5.26%) VBScript
10 4 (3.51%) PHP
11 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (21.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.39%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.51%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.63%) Degree
6 3 (2.63%) ISEB
6 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.07%) QA
2 7 (6.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) GPG13
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) WAI
3 1 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
1 1 (0.88%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (0.88%) NFS
1 1 (0.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) Puppet
2 4 (3.51%) Ansible
3 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.75%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.88%) Cacti
4 1 (0.88%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.88%) logstash
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) HP
2 19 (16.67%) Oracle
3 10 (8.77%) Google
4 7 (6.14%) IBM
5 6 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 6 (5.26%) Dynatrace
5 6 (5.26%) New Relic
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.75%) Percona
7 1 (0.88%) Dell
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.88%) Telerik
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