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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 92 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 3 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 0.14% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.78% 1.17% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 20
Average daily rate
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£320 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 - £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
295 257 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.65% 12.16% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 156 207
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +89.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +14 14 £320 - 3
North Yorkshire - 4 £313 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £244 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (100.00%) Selenium
2 32 (91.43%) BDD
3 29 (82.86%) Java
4 27 (77.14%) TDD
5 15 (42.86%) Scrum
5 15 (42.86%) QA
6 13 (37.14%) Open Source
6 13 (37.14%) Linux
7 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
8 11 (31.43%) Spring MVC
8 11 (31.43%) Apache Flex
8 11 (31.43%) WebDriver
8 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
8 11 (31.43%) PHP
8 11 (31.43%) SQL
8 11 (31.43%) Spring
8 11 (31.43%) MVC
8 11 (31.43%) Hibernate
8 11 (31.43%) Spring Integration
8 11 (31.43%) User Stories
8 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (28.57%) C#
9 10 (28.57%) ISEB
9 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 10 (28.57%) Ruby
10 9 (25.71%) JBehave
10 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
10 9 (25.71%) HTML
10 9 (25.71%) Jenkins

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (31.43%) WebDriver
3 9 (25.71%) JBehave
3 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (22.86%) SoapUI
4 8 (22.86%) Maven
5 4 (11.43%) Hudson
5 4 (11.43%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) Behat
6 2 (5.71%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) Toad
7 1 (2.86%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Tester
2 15 (42.86%) Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Automated Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Spring MVC
1 11 (31.43%) Apache Flex
1 11 (31.43%) Hibernate
1 11 (31.43%) Spring
1 11 (31.43%) Spring Integration
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) HTML5
3 8 (22.86%) REST
3 8 (22.86%) Ajax
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Open Source
2 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Android
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) BDD
2 27 (77.14%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) Scrum
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) MVC
5 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
5 11 (31.43%) User Stories
6 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
8 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Android Development
10 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.86%) OO
12 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) PHP
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Ruby
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
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