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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.13% 0.69% -
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12 12 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 12.50% 8.33% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 20
Median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 22 June 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Google
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Wireframes
4 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
4 3 (42.86%) Domain Models
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC

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 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Java Scala Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Scala Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Dropwizard
2 1 (14.29%) JAXB
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Swagger
2 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Domain Models
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Wireframes
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google