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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / Yorkshire
Rank 86 87 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +35
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 37 52 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.71% 1.83% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.28% 10.86% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 9
Median daily rate £425 £463 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +68.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
360 479 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.67% 16.81% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 287 184
Median daily rate £410 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +7 31 £438 -8.85% 8
South Yorkshire -2 6 £394 +14.96% 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 80 (83.33%) Selenium
2 70 (72.92%) Java
3 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (59.38%) Jenkins
5 42 (43.75%) TDD
6 41 (42.71%) JIRA
6 41 (42.71%) HTML
6 41 (42.71%) BDD
7 39 (40.63%) Ruby
8 38 (39.58%) JSON
8 38 (39.58%) Scala
9 37 (38.54%) WebDriver
10 36 (37.50%) Linux
11 35 (36.46%) Python
11 35 (36.46%) RESTful
12 31 (32.29%) MongoDB
12 31 (32.29%) NoSQL
13 30 (31.25%) HTML5
13 30 (31.25%) Spring
14 29 (30.21%) Open Source
15 28 (29.17%) Puppet
15 28 (29.17%) Scrum
16 27 (28.13%) Confluence
17 26 (27.08%) Test Automation
18 25 (26.04%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (26.04%) Play Framework
18 25 (26.04%) Django
19 23 (23.96%) QA
20 20 (20.83%) Test Scripting
21 19 (19.79%) Git (software)

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 27 (28.13%) Confluence
2 4 (4.17%) Mule
3 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.04%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.04%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) GitHub
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.29%) MongoDB
1 31 (32.29%) NoSQL
2 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.08%) DB2
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 80 (83.33%) Selenium
2 57 (59.38%) Jenkins
3 41 (42.71%) JIRA
4 37 (38.54%) WebDriver
5 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
6 14 (14.58%) RSpec
7 10 (10.42%) Hudson
8 9 (9.38%) JUnit
9 8 (8.33%) Capybara
9 8 (8.33%) JMeter
9 8 (8.33%) SoapUI
10 7 (7.29%) Maven
11 6 (6.25%) Calabash
11 6 (6.25%) LoadRunner
12 5 (5.21%) Appium
12 5 (5.21%) HP UFT
13 4 (4.17%) Subversion
13 4 (4.17%) Xcode
14 3 (3.13%) Grunt
14 3 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
1 7 (7.29%) Games
2 5 (5.21%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Tester
2 21 (21.88%) Automation Tester
3 20 (20.83%) Developer
4 17 (17.71%) Architect
5 16 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 12 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
7 11 (11.46%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 11 (11.46%) Technical Architect
8 10 (10.42%) QA Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (9.38%) Java Automation Tester
10 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
11 7 (7.29%) Java Architect
11 7 (7.29%) Java Technical Architect
11 7 (7.29%) QA Test Engineer
11 7 (7.29%) Quality Engineer
11 7 (7.29%) Technical Leader
12 5 (5.21%) Lead Architect
13 3 (3.13%) Test Analyst
13 3 (3.13%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.71%) HTML
2 38 (39.58%) JSON
3 35 (36.46%) RESTful
4 30 (31.25%) HTML5
4 30 (31.25%) Spring
5 25 (26.04%) Django
5 25 (26.04%) Play Framework
6 12 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 11 (11.46%) XML
8 10 (10.42%) CSS
9 8 (8.33%) REST
10 7 (7.29%) jQuery
10 7 (7.29%) Node.js
11 6 (6.25%) Velocity
11 6 (6.25%) Web Services
12 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.21%) SOAP
13 4 (4.17%) CSS3
13 4 (4.17%) Spring Boot
13 4 (4.17%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Social Media
2 10 (10.42%) Tandem
3 9 (9.38%) Driving Licence
4 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.25%) User Experience
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.08%) NHS
6 2 (2.08%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (11.46%) Unix
3 7 (7.29%) Android
4 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (43.75%) TDD
3 41 (42.71%) BDD
4 29 (30.21%) Open Source
5 28 (29.17%) Scrum
6 26 (27.08%) Test Automation
7 20 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 18 (18.75%) Kanban
9 17 (17.71%) Automated Testing
10 15 (15.63%) Automation Testing
10 15 (15.63%) Business Analysis
11 14 (14.58%) Microservices
12 12 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (11.46%) SDLC
13 11 (11.46%) User Stories
14 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (10.42%) Mentoring
14 10 (10.42%) UML
15 8 (8.33%) Performance Testing
15 8 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (72.92%) Java
2 39 (40.63%) Ruby
3 38 (39.58%) Scala
4 35 (36.46%) Python
5 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.46%) SQL
7 7 (7.29%) C#
8 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.21%) Apple Swift
10 4 (4.17%) Groovy
10 4 (4.17%) PHP
11 2 (2.08%) C
11 2 (2.08%) VBScript
12 1 (1.04%) C++
12 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) ISEB
2 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.96%) QA
2 5 (5.21%) WCAG
3 1 (1.04%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (29.17%) Puppet
2 25 (26.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.17%) Splunk
1 4 (4.17%) Tealium
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.08%) HP
3 2 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.04%) Calypso
4 1 (1.04%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.04%) IBM
4 1 (1.04%) Temenos