The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / Yorkshire
Rank 85 93 107
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 42 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.91% 1.49% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.27% 8.88% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 18
Median daily rate £390 £463 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +57.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £335 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
409 473 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.62% 16.73% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 302 192
Median daily rate £400 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
West Yorkshire +15 34 £408 -15.10% 10
South Yorkshire +2 6 £394 +14.96% 3
North Yorkshire +12 1 - - 6
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 72 (82.76%) Selenium
2 62 (71.26%) Java
3 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (56.32%) Jenkins
5 40 (45.98%) BDD
5 40 (45.98%) JIRA
6 36 (41.38%) TDD
6 36 (41.38%) WebDriver
7 33 (37.93%) HTML
8 32 (36.78%) Scala
9 31 (35.63%) Ruby
10 29 (33.33%) JSON
10 29 (33.33%) Python
11 26 (29.89%) Linux
12 25 (28.74%) RESTful
12 25 (28.74%) MongoDB
13 24 (27.59%) Test Automation
13 24 (27.59%) Confluence
14 23 (26.44%) Open Source
14 23 (26.44%) Spring
14 23 (26.44%) QA
15 22 (25.29%) Scrum
15 22 (25.29%) HTML5
15 22 (25.29%) Puppet
16 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
17 19 (21.84%) Opscode Chef
17 19 (21.84%) Play Framework
17 19 (21.84%) Django
18 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
19 16 (18.39%) Test Scripting

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in 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 24 (27.59%) Confluence
2 4 (4.60%) Mule
3 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.15%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) GitHub
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) MongoDB
2 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
3 13 (14.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 72 (82.76%) Selenium
2 49 (56.32%) Jenkins
3 40 (45.98%) JIRA
4 36 (41.38%) WebDriver
5 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
6 12 (13.79%) JMeter
7 9 (10.34%) Hudson
8 8 (9.20%) LoadRunner
9 7 (8.05%) Maven
9 7 (8.05%) RSpec
10 6 (6.90%) Calabash
10 6 (6.90%) JUnit
11 5 (5.75%) Capybara
11 5 (5.75%) HP UFT
11 5 (5.75%) Xcode
12 4 (4.60%) Fiddler
12 4 (4.60%) Gatling
12 4 (4.60%) SoapUI
13 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
13 3 (3.45%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Games
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) German Language
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Tester
2 22 (25.29%) Automation Tester
3 16 (18.39%) Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Architect
5 12 (13.79%) Selenium Tester
6 11 (12.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 11 (12.64%) Test Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Java Automation Tester
8 8 (9.20%) QA Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
10 6 (6.90%) Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.75%) Lead Architect
11 5 (5.75%) Technical Leader
12 4 (4.60%) Java Architect
12 4 (4.60%) Java Technical Architect
12 4 (4.60%) Quality Engineer
12 4 (4.60%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.93%) HTML
2 29 (33.33%) JSON
3 25 (28.74%) RESTful
4 23 (26.44%) Spring
5 22 (25.29%) HTML5
6 19 (21.84%) Django
6 19 (21.84%) Play Framework
7 13 (14.94%) Gherkin
8 11 (12.64%) XML
9 8 (9.20%) CSS
10 7 (8.05%) REST
11 6 (6.90%) Node.js
12 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.75%) Spring Boot
12 5 (5.75%) TensorFlow
13 3 (3.45%) Backbone.js
13 3 (3.45%) jQuery
13 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (3.45%) RESTEasy
13 3 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Social Media
2 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.20%) Driving Licence
3 8 (9.20%) Tandem
3 8 (9.20%) User Experience
4 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.45%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Unix
3 8 (9.20%) Android
4 7 (8.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.98%) BDD
3 36 (41.38%) TDD
4 24 (27.59%) Test Automation
5 23 (26.44%) Open Source
6 22 (25.29%) Scrum
7 16 (18.39%) Test Scripting
8 13 (14.94%) Automated Testing
8 13 (14.94%) Automation Testing
8 13 (14.94%) Kanban
9 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
10 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (12.64%) Defect Tracking
10 11 (12.64%) Microservices
11 10 (11.49%) Performance Testing
11 10 (11.49%) SDLC
11 10 (11.49%) User Stories
12 9 (10.34%) API Testing
13 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
13 8 (9.20%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (71.26%) Java
2 32 (36.78%) Scala
3 31 (35.63%) Ruby
4 29 (33.33%) Python
5 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.34%) SQL
7 8 (9.20%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.90%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.60%) C#
9 4 (4.60%) Groovy
9 4 (4.60%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) C++
10 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) ISEB
1 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.44%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) WCAG
3 2 (2.30%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) Puppet
2 19 (21.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) Splunk
2 5 (5.75%) Tealium
3 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.30%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.30%) HP
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.15%) Calypso
4 1 (1.15%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.15%) IBM
4 1 (1.15%) Temenos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
RP International
Posted: 4 days ago