Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 85 41
Rank change year-on-year +30 -44 +19
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 15 1 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.81% 0.083% 3.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.61% 0.52% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 32
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 - £450
10th Percentile £360 - £325
90th Percentile £645 - £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +1.22% -3.53% +9.68%
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 119 192 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.32% 15.85% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 147 130
South Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% - +41.67%
10th Percentile £309 £312 £310
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -0.60% +10.67% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 November 2017. 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 +29 13 £425 - 7
Cucumber
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 14 (93.33%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (26.67%) JUnit
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) REST
7 4 (26.67%) Maven
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 4 (26.67%) Apache Camel
7 4 (26.67%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (26.67%) API Development
7 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team
8 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (20.00%) User Stories
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) SOAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
1 2 (13.33%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
6 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.67%) RSpec
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Web Automation Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Web Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Camel
2 4 (26.67%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) BDD
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) API Development
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
8 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (13.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle