Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 47 79
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32 -27
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 11 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.17% 2.92% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.51% 18.05% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% +2.07% -19.44%
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -1.16%
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 169 133 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 18.04% 16.18% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 93 140
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.29% -0.28%
10th Percentile £320 £340 £312
90th Percentile £588 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.35% +136.11% -55.00%

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
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 21 January 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 -13 7 £475 +28.38% 3
Cucumber
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
6 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 3 (27.27%) Release Management
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) SDET
6 3 (27.27%) Protractor
6 3 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
6 3 (27.27%) Docker
6 3 (27.27%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
7 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
7 2 (18.18%) JMeter
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) Kafka

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Blockchain
3 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Protractor
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Gatling
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
4 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Test Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) React Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Site Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Kafka
2 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (9.09%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) JAX-RS
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) JPA
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) Spring Batch
3 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
3 1 (9.09%) Spring Security
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 3 (27.27%) Release Management
5 3 (27.27%) SDET
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
2 1 (9.09%) Grafana
2 1 (9.09%) Graylog
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Informatica
1 1 (9.09%) TIBCO