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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 106 97 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 40 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.27% 1.00% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.42% 8.33% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 10
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£400 £350 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £578 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
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
539 288 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.14% 12.02% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 184 211
Average daily rate £350 £340 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 15
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £31.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 23 £413 +8.19% 6
South Yorkshire -6 13 £400 +45.45% 1
North Yorkshire -9 2 - - 3
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 78 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (71.43%) Java
3 37 (44.05%) Git (software)
4 36 (42.86%) TDD
5 30 (35.71%) MongoDB
6 27 (32.14%) HTML
6 27 (32.14%) Selenium
7 26 (30.95%) BDD
8 24 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 22 (26.19%) QA
9 22 (26.19%) Ruby
10 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 19 (22.62%) JUnit
11 19 (22.62%) MVC
12 18 (21.43%) Web Design
12 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 18 (21.43%) Spring
12 18 (21.43%) Spring MVC
12 18 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (20.24%) CSS
14 16 (19.05%) C#
14 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (19.05%) TeamCity
14 16 (19.05%) Gherkin
14 16 (19.05%) GitHub
14 16 (19.05%) Microservices
14 16 (19.05%) GitLab
15 15 (17.86%) Open Source
15 15 (17.86%) Degree
16 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (13.10%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.95%) Alfresco
2 5 (5.95%) Node.js
2 5 (5.95%) Drupal
3 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) GitHub
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (44.05%) Git (software)
2 27 (32.14%) Selenium
3 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 19 (22.62%) JUnit
5 16 (19.05%) TeamCity
5 16 (19.05%) GitLab
6 13 (15.48%) SpecFlow
7 12 (14.29%) Capybara
7 12 (14.29%) IntelliJ
8 11 (13.10%) WebDriver
9 9 (10.71%) Mockito
9 9 (10.71%) Maven
10 8 (9.52%) Subversion
11 5 (5.95%) JIRA
11 5 (5.95%) HP UFT
12 4 (4.76%) NUnit
13 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
13 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
13 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.19%) JBehave
General
1 4 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (51.19%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) Ruby Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Agile Coach
7 8 (9.52%) Tester
8 5 (5.95%) UX Designer
8 5 (5.95%) Designer
9 4 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Agile Tester
10 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Consultant
11 2 (2.38%) QA Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Automation Tester
11 2 (2.38%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) AWS Developer
12 1 (1.19%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 1 (1.19%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) HTML
2 18 (21.43%) Spring
2 18 (21.43%) Spring MVC
3 17 (20.24%) CSS
4 16 (19.05%) Gherkin
5 13 (15.48%) HTML5
6 12 (14.29%) REST
6 12 (14.29%) CSS3
7 11 (13.10%) Sinatra
7 11 (13.10%) Sass
8 9 (10.71%) .NET
9 7 (8.33%) JAX-RS
10 6 (7.14%) Web Services
11 5 (5.95%) Symfony
12 3 (3.57%) SOAP
13 2 (2.38%) XML
13 2 (2.38%) Ajax
13 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
14 1 (1.19%) Kafka
14 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.95%) User Experience
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) New Media
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 7 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.86%) TDD
3 26 (30.95%) BDD
4 19 (22.62%) MVC
5 18 (21.43%) Web Design
5 18 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (19.05%) Microservices
6 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.86%) Open Source
8 14 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 13 (15.48%) Automated Testing
9 13 (15.48%) Mentoring
10 11 (13.10%) Pair Programming
11 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
11 10 (11.90%) Scrum
11 10 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (11.90%) ATDD
12 9 (10.71%) Refactoring
12 9 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) Java
2 22 (26.19%) Ruby
3 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.05%) C#
5 12 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (5.95%) PHP
6 5 (5.95%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.86%) Degree
3 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.14%) BC Cleared
4 6 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) ISEB
6 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Graylog
2 5 (5.95%) ZABBIX
3 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.19%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) Ansible
4 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) VMware
1 11 (13.10%) Akamai
1 11 (13.10%) New Relic
2 5 (5.95%) Percona
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) HP
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