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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Rank 60 81 62
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 26 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.56% 1.01% 2.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.48% 5.30% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 21
Median daily rate £375 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £522 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 248 264 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.41% 19.01% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 197 150
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Leeds

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 45 (80.36%) Selenium
2 40 (71.43%) Java
3 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 27 (48.21%) JIRA
6 26 (46.43%) Scala
7 24 (42.86%) BDD
7 24 (42.86%) HTML
8 23 (41.07%) Python
9 22 (39.29%) TDD
10 21 (37.50%) Confluence
10 21 (37.50%) WebDriver
10 21 (37.50%) MongoDB
11 20 (35.71%) Open Source
12 18 (32.14%) Ruby
12 18 (32.14%) JSON
13 17 (30.36%) RESTful
13 17 (30.36%) HTML5
13 17 (30.36%) Spring
13 17 (30.36%) Linux
13 17 (30.36%) NoSQL
14 16 (28.57%) Test Automation
15 15 (26.79%) Puppet
15 15 (26.79%) Django
15 15 (26.79%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (26.79%) Play Framework
16 12 (21.43%) Scrum
16 12 (21.43%) QA
17 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
18 9 (16.07%) JMeter

Cucumber
Top Related 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 21 (37.50%) Confluence
2 4 (7.14%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) GitHub
1 2 (3.57%) Slack
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 17 (30.36%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (80.36%) Selenium
2 32 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 27 (48.21%) JIRA
4 21 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 9 (16.07%) JMeter
6 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 6 (10.71%) JUnit
8 5 (8.93%) Gatling
8 5 (8.93%) LoadRunner
9 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
9 4 (7.14%) Hudson
9 4 (7.14%) Xcode
10 3 (5.36%) FitNesse
10 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
10 3 (5.36%) RSpec
11 2 (3.57%) JBehave
11 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.79%) Maven
12 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) German Language
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Automation Tester
1 15 (26.79%) Tester
2 12 (21.43%) Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (8.93%) Lead Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) HTML
2 18 (32.14%) JSON
3 17 (30.36%) HTML5
3 17 (30.36%) RESTful
3 17 (30.36%) Spring
4 15 (26.79%) Django
4 15 (26.79%) Play Framework
5 8 (14.29%) REST
6 7 (12.50%) Gherkin
6 7 (12.50%) Node.js
7 6 (10.71%) CSS
8 4 (7.14%) Spring Boot
8 4 (7.14%) TensorFlow
9 3 (5.36%) XML
10 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.57%) CSS3
10 2 (3.57%) LESS
10 2 (3.57%) React
10 2 (3.57%) Sass
10 2 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Social Media
3 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.93%) Tandem
4 5 (8.93%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Android
2 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) BDD
3 22 (39.29%) TDD
4 20 (35.71%) Open Source
5 16 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 12 (21.43%) Scrum
7 9 (16.07%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (16.07%) Kanban
7 9 (16.07%) Microservices
8 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 7 (12.50%) API Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.71%) Automation Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) Scala
3 23 (41.07%) Python
4 18 (32.14%) Ruby
5 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.14%) Apple Swift
7 4 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (3.57%) Groovy
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) ISEB
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) WCAG
3 1 (1.79%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (26.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Splunk
2 4 (7.14%) Tealium
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
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