Period
to 24 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 24 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cucumber
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 40 56
Rank change year-on-year +18 +16 -10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 4.04% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% 3.03% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Bradford median daily rate £425 £401 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +33.50% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -20.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 20 33 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 10.10% 10.15% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 38
Bradford median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £322 £313 £276
90th Percentile £500 £438 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -0.61% +17.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -64.00% +169.15%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Bradford

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cucumber in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (75.00%) Dropwizard
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Docker
2 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (75.00%) XSD
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) JAXB
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 4 (50.00%) Swagger
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Scala
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Spring

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Dropwizard
1 6 (75.00%) REST
1 6 (75.00%) XSD
2 5 (62.50%) JAXB
3 4 (50.00%) Swagger
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 3 (37.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Business Development
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Docker