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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 110 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.088% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.31% 0.74% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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
272 270 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.17% 11.95% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 149 153
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
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 January 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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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 +8 9 £275 -21.42% 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) C#
4 15 (34.09%) TDD
4 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
6 13 (29.55%) Selenium
6 13 (29.55%) Refactoring
6 13 (29.55%) Ruby
6 13 (29.55%) ATDD
7 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (25.00%) Scrum
8 11 (25.00%) Automation Testing
9 10 (22.73%) Gherkin
9 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
9 10 (22.73%) Test Management
10 9 (20.45%) SQL
10 9 (20.45%) User Stories
10 9 (20.45%) Performance Testing
11 8 (18.18%) QA
12 7 (15.91%) Product Management
12 7 (15.91%) SpecFlow
12 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
13 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
13 6 (13.64%) JIRA
14 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
14 5 (11.36%) Oracle
14 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
14 5 (11.36%) HP

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Selenium
2 11 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 7 (15.91%) SpecFlow
5 6 (13.64%) JIRA
6 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.82%) Subversion
7 3 (6.82%) Hudson
8 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.27%) JUnit
9 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 5 (11.36%) Law
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Coach
2 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Tester
4 8 (18.18%) Head of Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.82%) SOAP
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) Spring Security
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) TDD
2 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 13 (29.55%) Refactoring
4 13 (29.55%) ATDD
5 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 11 (25.00%) Scrum
6 11 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Test Management
8 9 (20.45%) User Stories
8 9 (20.45%) Performance Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Product Management
9 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
12 4 (9.09%) DSDM
13 3 (6.82%) Migration
13 3 (6.82%) MVC
13 3 (6.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) C#
3 13 (29.55%) Ruby
4 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
1 5 (11.36%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
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