Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 24 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 104 124
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20 -9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 73 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.41% 2.10% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.18% 12.50% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 47 40
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -25.58%
10th Percentile £350 £310 £274
90th Percentile £538 £488 £465
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £401 £413
% change year-on-year +3.62% -2.91% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 717 600 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.63% 16.77% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 390 527
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £406 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +14.44% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £271
90th Percentile £538 £500 £508
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £414 £370
% change year-on-year -0.30% +11.82% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in West Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in West Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in West Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Leeds +3 62 £415 +0.30% 7
Bradford +18 6 £425 +6.18%
Halifax - 1 - -
Cucumber
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 70 (95.89%) Java
2 55 (75.34%) BDD
3 54 (73.97%) Test Automation
4 48 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (56.16%) Microservices
6 40 (54.79%) TDD
7 39 (53.42%) REST
8 36 (49.32%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (49.32%) JIRA
9 34 (46.58%) Jenkins
10 33 (45.21%) Selenium
10 33 (45.21%) JavaScript
11 29 (39.73%) Git (software)
11 29 (39.73%) Node.js
11 29 (39.73%) MongoDB
12 27 (36.99%) NoSQL
12 27 (36.99%) SQL
13 26 (35.62%) Confluence
14 25 (34.25%) Open Source
15 23 (31.51%) Software Engineering
15 23 (31.51%) MySQL
16 21 (28.77%) Docker
16 21 (28.77%) Slack
17 20 (27.40%) Apache Cassandra
18 19 (26.03%) SFIA
18 19 (26.03%) Python
19 18 (24.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (24.66%) Scrum
19 18 (24.66%) Linux
20 17 (23.29%) JUnit

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 26 (35.62%) Confluence
2 7 (9.59%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.22%) Apache
4 5 (6.85%) Apache Solr
4 5 (6.85%) Apache Spark
4 5 (6.85%) JBoss
4 5 (6.85%) Jetty
4 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.85%) Tornado
5 2 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) Slack
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Heroku
3 2 (2.74%) npm
4 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) AMQP
1 5 (6.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (49.32%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (39.73%) MongoDB
3 27 (36.99%) NoSQL
4 23 (31.51%) MySQL
5 20 (27.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (13.70%) Hadoop
7 8 (10.96%) Big Data
8 5 (6.85%) Couchbase
8 5 (6.85%) HBase
8 5 (6.85%) Redis
8 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.85%) Riak
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 36 (49.32%) JIRA
2 34 (46.58%) Jenkins
3 33 (45.21%) Selenium
4 29 (39.73%) Git (software)
5 17 (23.29%) JUnit
5 17 (23.29%) WebDriver
6 15 (20.55%) Jasmine
7 9 (12.33%) Hudson
8 7 (9.59%) Maven
9 6 (8.22%) JBehave
10 5 (6.85%) FitNesse
10 5 (6.85%) IntelliJ
10 5 (6.85%) JMeter
10 5 (6.85%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.85%) Vagrant
11 4 (5.48%) HP UFT
12 3 (4.11%) Gatling
13 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
14 1 (1.37%) RSpec
14 1 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 8 (10.96%) Retail
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Electronics
3 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Developer
2 27 (36.99%) Java Developer
3 19 (26.03%) Automation Tester
3 19 (26.03%) Tester
4 15 (20.55%) Software Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) Java Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Agile Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Data Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (53.42%) REST
2 29 (39.73%) Node.js
3 15 (20.55%) Spring
4 13 (17.81%) Spring Boot
5 11 (15.07%) Kafka
6 10 (13.70%) Apache Camel
7 9 (12.33%) Dropwizard
7 9 (12.33%) Hibernate
8 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.96%) HTML
8 8 (10.96%) XSD
9 7 (9.59%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (9.59%) Gherkin
9 7 (9.59%) JAXB
9 7 (9.59%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (9.59%) XML
10 6 (8.22%) Swagger
11 5 (6.85%) Drools
11 5 (6.85%) Flask
11 5 (6.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.59%) Minimum Viable Product
2 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Linux
1 18 (24.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (75.34%) BDD
2 54 (73.97%) Test Automation
3 48 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (56.16%) Microservices
5 40 (54.79%) TDD
6 25 (34.25%) Open Source
7 23 (31.51%) Software Engineering
8 19 (26.03%) SFIA
9 18 (24.66%) Scrum
10 17 (23.29%) SDLC
11 15 (20.55%) Test Scripting
12 14 (19.18%) Integration Testing
12 14 (19.18%) User Stories
13 13 (17.81%) Coaching
13 13 (17.81%) Mentoring
14 12 (16.44%) Kanban
15 10 (13.70%) OO
16 8 (10.96%) OOD
17 7 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
17 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (95.89%) Java
2 33 (45.21%) JavaScript
3 27 (36.99%) SQL
4 19 (26.03%) Python
5 14 (19.18%) Bash Shell
6 9 (12.33%) Ruby
7 8 (10.96%) C#
8 7 (9.59%) PHP
9 4 (5.48%) VBScript
10 3 (4.11%) Scala
11 2 (2.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) WCAG
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Docker
2 5 (6.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (6.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Ansible
2 6 (8.22%) Puppet
2 6 (8.22%) Terraform
3 5 (6.85%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.37%) Grafana
4 1 (1.37%) Graylog
4 1 (1.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.37%) New Relic
4 1 (1.37%) Telerik