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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 95 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 47 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.61% 1.74% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.64% 11.50% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 16
Median daily rate £350 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £297 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £600 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
544 452 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.63% 15.14% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 305 173
Median daily rate £400 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 40 £365 -11.51% 4
North Yorkshire -1 2 £350 - 2
South Yorkshire -13 1 - -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (67.86%) Selenium
3 56 (66.67%) Java
4 38 (45.24%) BDD
5 31 (36.90%) Scrum
6 30 (35.71%) TDD
7 28 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 26 (30.95%) Ruby
9 25 (29.76%) JIRA
9 25 (29.76%) HTML
10 24 (28.57%) Python
10 24 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
12 20 (23.81%) Spring
13 19 (22.62%) QA
13 19 (22.62%) Linux
13 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
14 18 (21.43%) Automation Testing
15 17 (20.24%) Scala
15 17 (20.24%) NoSQL
16 15 (17.86%) MongoDB
16 15 (17.86%) RESTful
16 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
17 14 (16.67%) Kanban
18 13 (15.48%) JSON
18 13 (15.48%) Maven
18 13 (15.48%) Open Source
18 13 (15.48%) REST
19 12 (14.29%) Oracle
19 12 (14.29%) Unix

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 10 (11.90%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) Jetty
3 1 (1.19%) Kentico
3 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) NoSQL
2 15 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.14%) MySQL
4 5 (5.95%) Neo4j
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 57 (67.86%) Selenium
2 28 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 25 (29.76%) JIRA
4 24 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
6 13 (15.48%) Maven
7 9 (10.71%) JMeter
7 9 (10.71%) Subversion
8 8 (9.52%) JUnit
8 8 (9.52%) SoapUI
9 7 (8.33%) Mockito
10 5 (5.95%) Gatling
10 5 (5.95%) Gradle
10 5 (5.95%) Hudson
10 5 (5.95%) LoadRunner
10 5 (5.95%) RSpec
10 5 (5.95%) SilkPerformer
10 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
10 5 (5.95%) VisualVM
10 5 (5.95%) YourKit
General
1 3 (3.57%) Online Betting
1 3 (3.57%) Retail
1 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Analyst
2 19 (22.62%) Developer
3 17 (20.24%) Test Analyst
4 14 (16.67%) Tester
5 11 (13.10%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Automation Tester
7 9 (10.71%) Test Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Architect
8 8 (9.52%) Technical Architect
9 7 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (7.14%) Digital Developer
10 6 (7.14%) QA Tester
10 6 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
12 4 (4.76%) QA Analyst
12 4 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
13 3 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) HTML
2 20 (23.81%) Spring
3 15 (17.86%) RESTful
4 13 (15.48%) JSON
4 13 (15.48%) REST
5 11 (13.10%) Gherkin
5 11 (13.10%) HTML5
6 9 (10.71%) Play Framework
6 9 (10.71%) XML
7 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 8 (9.52%) Django
7 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.33%) CSS
8 7 (8.33%) JAX-RS
9 6 (7.14%) Dropwizard
9 6 (7.14%) Web Services
10 5 (5.95%) jQuery
11 3 (3.57%) Ajax
11 3 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) User Experience
2 6 (7.14%) Social Media
3 4 (4.76%) Wiki
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Linux
2 12 (14.29%) Unix
3 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (45.24%) BDD
3 31 (36.90%) Scrum
4 30 (35.71%) TDD
5 18 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 14 (16.67%) Kanban
7 13 (15.48%) Open Source
8 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.90%) Software Testing
9 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
10 9 (10.71%) Microservices
11 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 8 (9.52%) Web Development
12 7 (8.33%) OO
12 7 (8.33%) SDLC
13 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
13 6 (7.14%) Functional Testing
13 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing
13 6 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (66.67%) Java
2 26 (30.95%) Ruby
3 24 (28.57%) Python
4 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
5 17 (20.24%) Scala
6 10 (11.90%) C#
7 7 (8.33%) PHP
8 6 (7.14%) SQL
9 5 (5.95%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (4.76%) VBA
10 4 (4.76%) VBScript
11 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.57%) Groovy
12 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.19%) C
13 1 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) ISTQB
2 10 (11.90%) ISEB
3 8 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.62%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Puppet
2 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Grafana
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.19%) Kibana
3 1 (1.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 5 (5.95%) Dynatrace
3 5 (5.95%) IBM
3 5 (5.95%) New Relic
4 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.19%) Splunk
4 1 (1.19%) VMware