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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 84 100 117
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 56 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.88% 0.85% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.79% 6.73% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 2
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£400 £320 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £352 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
475 297 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.91% 12.67% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 175 157
Average daily rate £335 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 August 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 August 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 +8 44 £413 +28.90% 9
South Yorkshire -6 6 £350 +43.58% 8
North Yorkshire -6 2 - - 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 80 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (77.78%) Java
3 53 (58.89%) TDD
4 40 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 38 (42.22%) Ruby
6 36 (40.00%) QA
7 33 (36.67%) BDD
8 32 (35.56%) Selenium
8 32 (35.56%) HTML
9 28 (31.11%) MongoDB
10 26 (28.89%) Open Source
10 26 (28.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (28.89%) Web Design
11 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (25.56%) TeamCity
12 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
13 22 (24.44%) Test Automation
14 21 (23.33%) CSS
14 21 (23.33%) Sass
15 20 (22.22%) HTML5
15 20 (22.22%) Security Cleared
16 19 (21.11%) IntelliJ
16 19 (21.11%) Capybara
16 19 (21.11%) CSS3
17 18 (20.00%) Akamai
17 18 (20.00%) Sinatra
17 18 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
17 18 (20.00%) New Relic
17 18 (20.00%) Graylog
17 18 (20.00%) C#

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (7.78%) Node.js
3 3 (3.33%) Alfresco
3 3 (3.33%) Drupal
4 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.11%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.89%) Neo4j
2 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 32 (35.56%) Selenium
3 23 (25.56%) TeamCity
4 19 (21.11%) Capybara
4 19 (21.11%) IntelliJ
5 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
6 14 (15.56%) JUnit
7 13 (14.44%) SpecFlow
8 11 (12.22%) GitLab
8 11 (12.22%) HP UFT
8 11 (12.22%) WebDriver
9 10 (11.11%) Maven
9 10 (11.11%) Mockito
10 9 (10.00%) Subversion
11 8 (8.89%) WATIR
11 8 (8.89%) Sahi
12 4 (4.44%) NUnit
13 3 (3.33%) JIRA
14 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
14 2 (2.22%) Calabash
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (48.89%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.00%) Analyst
3 18 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Agile Coach
6 10 (11.11%) Tester
7 6 (6.67%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Agile Tester
9 3 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.22%) Consultant
10 2 (2.22%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.22%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.22%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.56%) HTML
2 21 (23.33%) CSS
2 21 (23.33%) Sass
3 20 (22.22%) HTML5
4 19 (21.11%) CSS3
5 18 (20.00%) Sinatra
6 15 (16.67%) .NET
7 14 (15.56%) Gherkin
8 13 (14.44%) REST
8 13 (14.44%) Spring
8 13 (14.44%) Spring MVC
9 11 (12.22%) Web Services
10 9 (10.00%) XML
11 8 (8.89%) JAX-RS
12 5 (5.56%) RESTful
13 3 (3.33%) Symfony
13 3 (3.33%) Mustache
13 3 (3.33%) SOAP
13 3 (3.33%) Hibernate
14 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.22%) NHS
2 2 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.11%) New Media
3 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Mac OS X
2 8 (8.89%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (58.89%) TDD
3 33 (36.67%) BDD
4 26 (28.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 26 (28.89%) Web Design
4 26 (28.89%) Open Source
5 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (24.44%) Test Automation
7 18 (20.00%) Pair Programming
8 17 (18.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 14 (15.56%) MVC
11 13 (14.44%) Automated Testing
12 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 12 (13.33%) ATDD
13 11 (12.22%) Microservices
14 10 (11.11%) Scrum
15 9 (10.00%) Refactoring
15 9 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (7.78%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (77.78%) Java
2 38 (42.22%) Ruby
3 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.00%) C#
5 17 (18.89%) SQL
6 3 (3.33%) Go
6 3 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.89%) Degree
3 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) BC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) ISEB
6 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (20.00%) Graylog
2 3 (3.33%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Ansible
4 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) VMware
1 18 (20.00%) Akamai
1 18 (20.00%) New Relic
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.33%) Percona
4 1 (1.11%) HP
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Testing Circle Ltd
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LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TRG
Rate: 300-360 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago