Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 13 December 2019 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 68 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 +36
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 9 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.29% 0.98% 2.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.92% 5.63% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 18
South Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £475 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.11% +19.50% -
10th Percentile £362 £395 £356
90th Percentile £394 £475 £645
Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -17.89% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 152 160 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.75% 17.39% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 95 88
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% -6.67%
10th Percentile £361 £316 £321
90th Percentile £583 £588 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -15.66% -5.14% +230.19%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in South Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in South Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +5 6 £370 -22.11%
Cucumber
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
3 7 (77.78%) Appium
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) JBehave
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
3 7 (77.78%) REST Assured
4 6 (66.67%) Kanban
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) FitNesse
4 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) OOP
4 6 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) JUnit
4 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 6 (66.67%) Android
4 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) ATDD
5 5 (55.56%) GitHub
5 5 (55.56%) Microservices
5 5 (55.56%) REST
5 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
5 5 (55.56%) JMeter

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Appium
2 7 (77.78%) JBehave
2 7 (77.78%) REST Assured
3 6 (66.67%) FitNesse
3 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) JUnit
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (55.56%) JIRA
4 5 (55.56%) JMeter
5 3 (33.33%) GitLab
5 3 (33.33%) Gradle
5 3 (33.33%) SonarQube
5 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
7 1 (11.11%) Postman
7 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Development Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Development Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Android
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
3 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) ATDD
4 6 (66.67%) Kanban
4 6 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) OOP
4 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) API Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Microservices
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
6 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
7 3 (33.33%) Bug Management
7 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Kotlin
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle