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 3 months to 29 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.76% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.71% 1.18% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £375 - £425
10th Percentile £319 - £413
90th Percentile £463 - £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £338 £388
% change year-on-year +25.92% -12.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 56 85 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 16.42% 19.23% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 166 114
South Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
10th Percentile £313 £335 £305
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.38 - £35.00

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +14 5 £375 - 2
Cucumber
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (33.33%) JBehave
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) NUnit
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Sahi
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) WATIR
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
7 1 (11.11%) Zephyr

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 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 3 (33.33%) JBehave
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) NUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Sahi
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) WATIR
4 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
4 1 (11.11%) RSpec
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) QA Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Apache CXF
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Service Design
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP