The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 116 108 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.049% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.49% 0.48% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate £332 - £296
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 - £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
372 207 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.48% 10.08% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 108 132
Average daily rate £320 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Cucumber
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -14 6 £488 - 6
North Yorkshire - 5 £322 - 7
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) BDD
4 10 (66.67%) Open Source
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Spring
5 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
5 7 (46.67%) Spring MVC
5 7 (46.67%) Apache Flex
5 7 (46.67%) Spring Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) PHP
7 5 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 4 (26.67%) HTML5
8 4 (26.67%) Ajax
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) REST
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) OO
9 3 (20.00%) JMeter
9 3 (20.00%) Maven
9 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (20.00%) JBehave

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) JMeter
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) JBehave
5 2 (13.33%) Hudson
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
1 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
1 7 (46.67%) Spring MVC
1 7 (46.67%) Apache Flex
1 7 (46.67%) Spring Integration
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Open Source
2 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) BDD
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Android Development
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Zend
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