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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 96 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 49 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.69% 0.74% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.56% 4.96% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 0
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£400 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
464 383 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.96% 14.96% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 224 100
Average daily rate £348 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £16.90 £38.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 41 £425 +37.09% 2
South Yorkshire -13 4 £388 +58.97% 2
North Yorkshire -1 1 £375 +21.35%
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 72 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (66.25%) Java
3 45 (56.25%) TDD
4 35 (43.75%) Ruby
5 31 (38.75%) QA
6 29 (36.25%) Selenium
7 28 (35.00%) Git (software)
8 26 (32.50%) SpecFlow
8 26 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (31.25%) Gherkin
10 24 (30.00%) C#
10 24 (30.00%) HTML
10 24 (30.00%) Open Source
11 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
12 22 (27.50%) BDD
12 22 (27.50%) TeamCity
13 21 (26.25%) CSS
14 20 (25.00%) Scrum
14 20 (25.00%) Sass
14 20 (25.00%) Automation Testing
15 19 (23.75%) Web Design
15 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
15 19 (23.75%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
16 18 (22.50%) HTML5
16 18 (22.50%) CSS3
16 18 (22.50%) SQL
16 18 (22.50%) .NET
16 18 (22.50%) Oracle
16 18 (22.50%) IntelliJ

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (21.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.50%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (36.25%) Selenium
2 28 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 26 (32.50%) SpecFlow
4 22 (27.50%) TeamCity
5 18 (22.50%) IntelliJ
5 18 (22.50%) Capybara
6 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
7 10 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (11.25%) JUnit
8 9 (11.25%) WebDriver
9 8 (10.00%) WATIR
9 8 (10.00%) Sahi
10 7 (8.75%) GitLab
11 6 (7.50%) NUnit
12 5 (6.25%) Subversion
13 4 (5.00%) Maven
14 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
14 3 (3.75%) Hudson
14 3 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
15 2 (2.50%) Mockito
General
1 3 (3.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Back Office
3 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Developer
2 25 (31.25%) Tester
3 17 (21.25%) Agile Tester
3 17 (21.25%) Ruby Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Test Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Agile Coach
6 10 (12.50%) Software Tester
7 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.00%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Consultant
10 2 (2.50%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.50%) QA Test Analyst
11 1 (1.25%) Software Consultant
11 1 (1.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) Gherkin
2 24 (30.00%) HTML
3 21 (26.25%) CSS
4 20 (25.00%) Sass
5 18 (22.50%) HTML5
5 18 (22.50%) CSS3
5 18 (22.50%) .NET
6 17 (21.25%) Sinatra
7 9 (11.25%) Web Services
8 8 (10.00%) Spring MVC
8 8 (10.00%) Spring
8 8 (10.00%) XML
9 5 (6.25%) RESTful
10 4 (5.00%) jQuery
10 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.75%) NHibernate
11 3 (3.75%) JSON
11 3 (3.75%) REST
11 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.75%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) NHS
2 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) UNIX
2 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (56.25%) TDD
3 26 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (30.00%) Open Source
5 22 (27.50%) BDD
6 20 (25.00%) Scrum
6 20 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 19 (23.75%) Web Design
7 19 (23.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
8 17 (21.25%) Pair Programming
9 16 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
11 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
12 11 (13.75%) Automated Testing
12 11 (13.75%) MVC
12 11 (13.75%) ATDD
13 9 (11.25%) Refactoring
13 9 (11.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) Java
2 35 (43.75%) Ruby
3 24 (30.00%) C#
4 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
5 18 (22.50%) SQL
6 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (38.75%) QA
System Software
1 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Graylog
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle
2 17 (21.25%) New Relic
2 17 (21.25%) VMware
2 17 (21.25%) Akamai
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) HP
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago