Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 75 94
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 +26
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 98 77 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.79% 2.68% 2.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.32% 12.01% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 56
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +14.86% -12.94%
10th Percentile £360 £325 £293
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +3.53% +17.24% -9.38%
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 866 641 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.69% 22.27% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 465 473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £306
90th Percentile £538 £525 £507
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.60 £28.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +113.21% -64.67%
10th Percentile £16.96 £19.38 £12.83
90th Percentile £21.56 £37.33 £13.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +6.41% +194.34% -62.14%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 -9 75 £450 +8.43% 13
Bradford -13 5 £425 - 3
Halifax - 2 £550 -
Huddersfield - 2 £395 -
Cucumber
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 69 (70.41%) Test Automation
2 63 (64.29%) Java
3 62 (63.27%) BDD
4 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (51.02%) Selenium
6 48 (48.98%) Git (software)
7 46 (46.94%) JavaScript
8 41 (41.84%) Linux
9 34 (34.69%) Microservices
10 33 (33.67%) Node.js
11 32 (32.65%) WebDriver
11 32 (32.65%) JIRA
12 30 (30.61%) Jenkins
13 29 (29.59%) Confluence
13 29 (29.59%) API Testing
14 28 (28.57%) TDD
15 26 (26.53%) C#
16 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (23.47%) MongoDB
17 22 (22.45%) NoSQL
18 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
18 21 (21.43%) Open Source
18 21 (21.43%) Docker
18 21 (21.43%) DevOps
18 21 (21.43%) Slack
19 20 (20.41%) REST
20 19 (19.39%) Gherkin
20 19 (19.39%) PostgreSQL
21 17 (17.35%) Scrum
21 17 (17.35%) SQL

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 29 (29.59%) Confluence
2 7 (7.14%) Apache
3 6 (6.12%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.12%) nginx
3 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.10%) Anypoint
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.43%) Slack
2 16 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.16%) GitHub
3 8 (8.16%) Google Analytics
4 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.08%) Serverless
6 2 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.04%) BrowserStack
6 2 (2.04%) npm
7 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.02%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) HTTP
1 6 (6.12%) SSL
1 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.04%) SSH
3 1 (1.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) MongoDB
2 22 (22.45%) NoSQL
3 19 (19.39%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (15.31%) MySQL
5 9 (9.18%) Apache Hive
5 9 (9.18%) Big Data
6 5 (5.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (51.02%) Selenium
2 48 (48.98%) Git (software)
3 32 (32.65%) JIRA
3 32 (32.65%) WebDriver
4 30 (30.61%) Jenkins
5 13 (13.27%) IntelliJ
6 10 (10.20%) Artifactory
7 9 (9.18%) Gatling
7 9 (9.18%) JUnit
8 8 (8.16%) Appium
8 8 (8.16%) Bitbucket
9 6 (6.12%) Ant
9 6 (6.12%) Jasmine
9 6 (6.12%) Maven
9 6 (6.12%) Protractor
10 5 (5.10%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.06%) fastlane
11 3 (3.06%) gulp
11 3 (3.06%) Xcode
General
1 4 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Advertising
2 2 (2.04%) Banking
2 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Developer
2 22 (22.45%) Test Automation Engineer
2 22 (22.45%) Test Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Tester
4 13 (13.27%) Automation Tester
4 13 (13.27%) Software Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Java Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Java Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Analyst
8 9 (9.18%) Node.js Developer
9 8 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Scala Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
10 7 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (6.12%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (6.12%) HTML Developer
11 6 (6.12%) React Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) Node.js
2 20 (20.41%) REST
3 19 (19.39%) Gherkin
4 13 (13.27%) CSS
5 11 (11.22%) Kafka
6 9 (9.18%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (9.18%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (8.16%) HTML
7 8 (8.16%) Spring
7 8 (8.16%) Spring Boot
7 8 (8.16%) XML
8 7 (7.14%) JSON
8 7 (7.14%) Play Framework
8 7 (7.14%) React
9 6 (6.12%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
9 6 (6.12%) RESTful
9 6 (6.12%) Servlets
10 5 (5.10%) SOAP
11 4 (4.08%) WebdriverIO
12 3 (3.06%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.04%) PKI
3 1 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.02%) NHS
3 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.84%) Linux
2 14 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.16%) Windows
4 7 (7.14%) Android
4 7 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.08%) Unix
7 2 (2.04%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (70.41%) Test Automation
2 62 (63.27%) BDD
3 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (34.69%) Microservices
5 29 (29.59%) API Testing
6 28 (28.57%) TDD
7 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (21.43%) DevOps
8 21 (21.43%) Open Source
8 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 17 (17.35%) Scrum
10 16 (16.33%) Coaching
10 16 (16.33%) Mentoring
10 16 (16.33%) SDET
11 15 (15.31%) Software Testing
11 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
12 14 (14.29%) SDLC
13 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
13 13 (13.27%) User Stories
14 12 (12.24%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.29%) Java
2 46 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.53%) C#
4 17 (17.35%) SQL
5 16 (16.33%) Groovy
6 13 (13.27%) Python
7 8 (8.16%) Ruby
7 8 (8.16%) Scala
8 6 (6.12%) Haskell
8 6 (6.12%) Perl
9 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.04%) Go
10 2 (2.04%) Java 8
10 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.06%) ISEB
3 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.04%) Degree
3 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) Grafana
2 14 (14.29%) Puppet
3 10 (10.20%) Kibana
4 9 (9.18%) Graylog
4 9 (9.18%) Terraform
5 6 (6.12%) Ansible
6 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.04%) Graphite
7 2 (2.04%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.02%) OpenView
8 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.02%) SCOM
8 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Google
2 7 (7.14%) Splunk
3 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.10%) Adobe
4 5 (5.10%) AppDynamics
4 5 (5.10%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.02%) Capita
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle