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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 94 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 23 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.97% 0.49% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.74% 3.43% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 22
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£340 £271 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.34% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £308 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
297 321 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.57% 14.19% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 209 221
Average daily rate £328 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £236 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 7
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
West Yorkshire +10 16 £375 +38.24% 4
North Yorkshire - 4 £313 - 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 2
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 33 (78.57%) Java
2 32 (76.19%) Selenium
3 30 (71.43%) TDD
4 28 (66.67%) BDD
5 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (42.86%) QA
7 17 (40.48%) Ruby
7 17 (40.48%) C#
8 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
9 15 (35.71%) Scrum
10 13 (30.95%) Test Scripting
10 13 (30.95%) User Stories
11 11 (26.19%) WebDriver
11 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
11 11 (26.19%) ISEB
12 10 (23.81%) PHP
12 10 (23.81%) SQL
12 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
13 9 (21.43%) Linux
13 9 (21.43%) JBehave
14 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
14 8 (19.05%) Open Source
14 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
14 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (19.05%) MVC
14 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (16.67%) Spring MVC
15 7 (16.67%) Apache Flex
15 7 (16.67%) Refactoring
15 7 (16.67%) Spring

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) Selenium
2 11 (26.19%) WebDriver
3 9 (21.43%) JBehave
4 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
4 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 7 (16.67%) Maven
6 4 (9.52%) JIRA
6 4 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (7.14%) Subversion
7 3 (7.14%) Hudson
8 2 (4.76%) Behat
9 1 (2.38%) Toad
9 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Tester
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Automation Tester
4 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Coach
5 4 (9.52%) Automated Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
1 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 7 (16.67%) Spring
1 7 (16.67%) Spring MVC
1 7 (16.67%) Apache Flex
1 7 (16.67%) REST
1 7 (16.67%) Spring Integration
2 6 (14.29%) HTML5
2 6 (14.29%) Ajax
3 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) LAMP
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Open Source
1 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Android
2 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) TDD
2 28 (66.67%) BDD
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 15 (35.71%) Scrum
6 13 (30.95%) Test Scripting
6 13 (30.95%) User Stories
7 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
8 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.05%) MVC
9 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 7 (16.67%) ATDD
10 7 (16.67%) Refactoring
11 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
13 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
14 3 (7.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) C#
2 17 (40.48%) Ruby
3 10 (23.81%) PHP
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) HP
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