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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 98 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 31 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.22% 0.31% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.10% 2.70% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 0
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£300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
307 259 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.12% 11.30% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 167 127
Average daily rate £330 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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 30 £300 -14.28% 8
South Yorkshire - - - - 6
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) TDD
4 20 (36.36%) Selenium
5 18 (32.73%) Ruby
5 18 (32.73%) Automation Testing
6 17 (30.91%) Gherkin
6 17 (30.91%) Scrum
7 16 (29.09%) QA
7 16 (29.09%) SQL
7 16 (29.09%) SpecFlow
8 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
9 14 (25.45%) Oracle
9 14 (25.45%) C#
9 14 (25.45%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
11 12 (21.82%) Open Source
12 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.18%) .NET
13 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
14 9 (16.36%) BDD
14 9 (16.36%) Performance Testing
15 8 (14.55%) Test Management
15 8 (14.55%) Sass
15 8 (14.55%) HTML
15 8 (14.55%) CSS
16 7 (12.73%) Web Services
16 7 (12.73%) WATIR
16 7 (12.73%) ATDD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (9.09%) Node.js
1 5 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Selenium
2 16 (29.09%) SpecFlow
3 14 (25.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.73%) WATIR
5 7 (12.73%) Sahi
6 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 5 (9.09%) IntelliJ
6 5 (9.09%) Capybara
7 4 (7.27%) JIRA
8 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.45%) Hudson
8 3 (5.45%) Subversion
9 2 (3.64%) NUnit
9 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 5 (9.09%) Law
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Tester
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) Agile Tester
4 12 (21.82%) Test Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Software Tester
6 8 (14.55%) Head of Testing
6 8 (14.55%) Agile Coach
7 6 (10.91%) Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Automation Tester
10 3 (5.45%) QA Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) QA Tester
12 1 (1.82%) QA Engineer
12 1 (1.82%) QA Test Analyst
12 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
12 1 (1.82%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) Gherkin
2 10 (18.18%) .NET
3 8 (14.55%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) HTML
3 8 (14.55%) Sass
4 7 (12.73%) Web Services
5 6 (10.91%) XML
6 5 (9.09%) HTML5
6 5 (9.09%) Sinatra
6 5 (9.09%) CSS3
7 4 (7.27%) RESTful
8 3 (5.45%) jQuery
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.45%) JSON
8 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.45%) Mustache
9 2 (3.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.64%) REST
9 2 (3.64%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Open Source
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) User Experience
2 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) TDD
3 18 (32.73%) Automation Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Scrum
5 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.36%) BDD
7 9 (16.36%) Performance Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Test Management
9 7 (12.73%) ATDD
9 7 (12.73%) User Stories
10 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.91%) Refactoring
11 5 (9.09%) Web Design
11 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
11 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.09%) Product Management
11 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) Ruby
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 14 (25.45%) C#
5 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Graylog
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Akamai
2 5 (9.09%) New Relic
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) HP
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