Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 79 109
Rank change year-on-year 0 +30 -16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 62 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.73% 2.71% 1.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.79% 15.04% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 43 34
Leeds median daily rate £414 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +5.10% -28.64%
10th Percentile £350 £310 £266
90th Percentile £538 £488 £449
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +2.09% +1.63% -25.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds 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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 633 472 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 27.91% 18.03% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 311 454
Leeds median daily rate £420 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +13.79% +3.57%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £270
90th Percentile £538 £500 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £355
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.68% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.45% +66.50%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Leeds

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Leeds

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 59 (95.16%) Java
2 51 (82.26%) Test Automation
3 44 (70.97%) BDD
4 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (59.68%) TDD
5 33 (53.23%) Selenium
5 33 (53.23%) Jenkins
6 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
7 30 (48.39%) Microservices
8 28 (45.16%) JIRA
8 28 (45.16%) REST
9 27 (43.55%) Node.js
9 27 (43.55%) MongoDB
9 27 (43.55%) Git (software)
10 26 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (40.32%) NoSQL
11 25 (40.32%) Confluence
12 24 (38.71%) Open Source
12 24 (38.71%) SQL
13 21 (33.87%) MySQL
13 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
14 20 (32.26%) Python
15 19 (30.65%) Slack
16 18 (29.03%) WebDriver
16 18 (29.03%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (27.42%) Linux
17 17 (27.42%) SDLC
17 17 (27.42%) SFIA
18 16 (25.81%) Scrum
18 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (40.32%) Confluence
2 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.68%) Apache
4 5 (8.06%) Apache Solr
4 5 (8.06%) Apache Spark
4 5 (8.06%) JBoss
4 5 (8.06%) Jetty
4 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.06%) Tornado
5 2 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) Slack
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Heroku
3 2 (3.23%) npm
4 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) AMQP
1 5 (8.06%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) MongoDB
2 26 (41.94%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (40.32%) NoSQL
4 21 (33.87%) MySQL
5 18 (29.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (16.13%) Hadoop
7 8 (12.90%) Big Data
8 5 (8.06%) Couchbase
8 5 (8.06%) HBase
8 5 (8.06%) Redis
8 5 (8.06%) Riak
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 33 (53.23%) Jenkins
1 33 (53.23%) Selenium
2 28 (45.16%) JIRA
3 27 (43.55%) Git (software)
4 18 (29.03%) WebDriver
5 13 (20.97%) Jasmine
5 13 (20.97%) JUnit
6 10 (16.13%) Hudson
7 6 (9.68%) JBehave
7 6 (9.68%) Maven
8 5 (8.06%) FitNesse
8 5 (8.06%) Vagrant
9 4 (6.45%) JMeter
9 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.84%) HP UFT
11 2 (3.23%) Gatling
11 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.61%) Appium
12 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
12 1 (1.61%) git-flow
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Electronics
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Automation Tester
1 20 (32.26%) Tester
2 19 (30.65%) Developer
3 17 (27.42%) Java Developer
4 14 (22.58%) Software Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) Java Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 6 (9.68%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Data Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) REST
2 27 (43.55%) Node.js
3 15 (24.19%) Spring
4 13 (20.97%) Spring Boot
5 11 (17.74%) Kafka
6 10 (16.13%) Apache Camel
6 10 (16.13%) HTML
7 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
7 8 (12.90%) XML
8 7 (11.29%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (11.29%) Gherkin
8 7 (11.29%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (8.06%) Drools
9 5 (8.06%) Flask
9 5 (8.06%) JMS
10 2 (3.23%) Angular 2
10 2 (3.23%) HTML5
10 2 (3.23%) JSON
11 1 (1.61%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (12.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (82.26%) Test Automation
2 44 (70.97%) BDD
3 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (59.68%) TDD
4 30 (48.39%) Microservices
5 24 (38.71%) Open Source
6 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
7 17 (27.42%) SDLC
7 17 (27.42%) SFIA
8 16 (25.81%) Scrum
9 15 (24.19%) Test Scripting
10 13 (20.97%) Integration Testing
11 12 (19.35%) Coaching
11 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
12 10 (16.13%) Kanban
13 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (11.29%) User Stories
15 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
16 5 (8.06%) Data Architecture
16 5 (8.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 59 (95.16%) Java
2 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.71%) SQL
4 20 (32.26%) Python
5 15 (24.19%) Bash Shell
6 9 (14.52%) Ruby
7 8 (12.90%) PHP
8 7 (11.29%) C#
9 3 (4.84%) Scala
9 3 (4.84%) VBScript
10 2 (3.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) WCAG
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Docker
2 5 (8.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (8.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Ansible
2 7 (11.29%) Puppet
3 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.68%) Terraform
4 5 (8.06%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.61%) Grafana
5 1 (1.61%) Graylog
5 1 (1.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.61%) New Relic