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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 96 92 118
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 45 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.57% 1.19% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.63% 8.23% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 0
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£388 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
387 328 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.53% 14.46% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 190 134
Average daily rate £330 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £16.90 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -1 40 £400 +25.00% 11
North Yorkshire -7 1 £375 +20.00%
South Yorkshire -9 1 £425 +74.35% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 76 (91.57%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (71.08%) Java
3 47 (56.63%) TDD
4 36 (43.37%) Ruby
5 35 (42.17%) QA
6 33 (39.76%) Git (software)
7 31 (37.35%) Selenium
8 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (30.12%) BDD
8 25 (30.12%) HTML
9 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
9 24 (28.92%) Open Source
10 23 (27.71%) TeamCity
10 23 (27.71%) C#
11 22 (26.51%) CSS
11 22 (26.51%) Test Automation
11 22 (26.51%) SpecFlow
11 22 (26.51%) Gherkin
12 21 (25.30%) Sass
13 20 (24.10%) Responsive Web Design
13 20 (24.10%) .NET
13 20 (24.10%) Web Design
14 19 (22.89%) SQL
14 19 (22.89%) IntelliJ
14 19 (22.89%) HTML5
14 19 (22.89%) CSS3
14 19 (22.89%) Capybara
15 18 (21.69%) Cloud Foundry
15 18 (21.69%) New Relic
15 18 (21.69%) Sinatra

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (21.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) MongoDB
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (39.76%) Git (software)
2 31 (37.35%) Selenium
3 23 (27.71%) TeamCity
4 22 (26.51%) SpecFlow
5 19 (22.89%) Capybara
5 19 (22.89%) IntelliJ
6 16 (19.28%) Jenkins
7 13 (15.66%) JUnit
8 11 (13.25%) GitLab
9 10 (12.05%) HP UFT
9 10 (12.05%) WebDriver
10 8 (9.64%) Sahi
10 8 (9.64%) WATIR
11 6 (7.23%) NUnit
12 4 (4.82%) Subversion
12 4 (4.82%) Maven
13 3 (3.61%) Rhino Mocks
14 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
14 2 (2.41%) Mockito
14 2 (2.41%) Hudson
General
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Developer
2 20 (24.10%) Tester
3 18 (21.69%) Ruby Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) Java Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Agile Tester
6 12 (14.46%) Test Analyst
7 11 (13.25%) Agile Coach
8 7 (8.43%) Software Tester
9 4 (4.82%) QA Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.61%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.41%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) QA Test Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Consultant
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) HTML
2 22 (26.51%) CSS
2 22 (26.51%) Gherkin
3 21 (25.30%) Sass
4 20 (24.10%) .NET
5 19 (22.89%) CSS3
5 19 (22.89%) HTML5
6 18 (21.69%) Sinatra
7 12 (14.46%) Spring
7 12 (14.46%) Spring MVC
8 10 (12.05%) Web Services
9 9 (10.84%) XML
10 5 (6.02%) RESTful
11 4 (4.82%) REST
11 4 (4.82%) jQuery
11 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.61%) JSON
12 3 (3.61%) NHibernate
12 3 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.41%) UNIX
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (91.57%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (56.63%) TDD
3 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (30.12%) BDD
4 24 (28.92%) Open Source
5 22 (26.51%) Test Automation
6 20 (24.10%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (24.10%) Web Design
7 18 (21.69%) Pair Programming
8 17 (20.48%) Scrum
8 17 (20.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (19.28%) Automation Testing
10 15 (18.07%) Mentoring
10 15 (18.07%) MVC
11 12 (14.46%) Automated Testing
11 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
11 12 (14.46%) ATDD
12 11 (13.25%) Microservices
13 9 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (10.84%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.08%) Java
2 36 (43.37%) Ruby
3 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.71%) C#
5 19 (22.89%) SQL
6 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Degree
2 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) BC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) ISEB
5 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (42.17%) QA
System Software
1 18 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (21.69%) Graylog
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) VMware
1 18 (21.69%) Akamai
1 18 (21.69%) New Relic
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.41%) HP
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