Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 85 84
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +22
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 79 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.29% 2.37% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.72% 9.96% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 63 54
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +1.80% -1.76%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £310
90th Percentile £550 £578 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -3.49%
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 737 723 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.32% 23.78% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 532 364
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £300
90th Percentile £565 £538 £520
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £13.25
10th Percentile £17.67 - £10.69
90th Percentile £40.60 - £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year -5.14% +230.19% -63.19%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 0 63 £500 +17.65% 9
Bradford -14 7 £413 -1.49% 2
Huddersfield - 1 £390 - 1
Cucumber
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 62 (78.48%) Test Automation
2 56 (70.89%) Java
3 51 (64.56%) BDD
4 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
5 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (53.16%) Git (software)
6 40 (50.63%) Linux
7 36 (45.57%) JIRA
8 35 (44.30%) MongoDB
9 34 (43.04%) Node.js
9 34 (43.04%) Microservices
10 33 (41.77%) TDD
11 32 (40.51%) Confluence
11 32 (40.51%) Selenium
12 30 (37.97%) REST
13 26 (32.91%) NoSQL
14 25 (31.65%) SDLC
14 25 (31.65%) Slack
14 25 (31.65%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
15 23 (29.11%) SQL
16 22 (27.85%) MySQL
16 22 (27.85%) Mentoring
17 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (25.32%) Coaching
19 19 (24.05%) WebDriver
20 18 (22.78%) C#
21 15 (18.99%) HTML
22 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
22 14 (17.72%) Jenkins

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 32 (40.51%) Confluence
2 5 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.06%) nginx
3 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.65%) Slack
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Google Analytics
3 4 (5.06%) GitHub
3 4 (5.06%) Serverless
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) SSL
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) MongoDB
2 26 (32.91%) NoSQL
3 25 (31.65%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (27.85%) MySQL
5 5 (6.33%) Neo4j
6 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.06%) Big Data
6 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 42 (53.16%) Git (software)
2 36 (45.57%) JIRA
3 32 (40.51%) Selenium
4 19 (24.05%) WebDriver
5 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.86%) Gatling
6 7 (8.86%) IntelliJ
6 7 (8.86%) Maven
7 6 (7.59%) Subversion
8 5 (6.33%) Mockito
9 4 (5.06%) Ant
9 4 (5.06%) Artifactory
9 4 (5.06%) Jasmine
9 4 (5.06%) Protractor
10 3 (3.80%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.53%) git-flow
11 2 (2.53%) gulp
11 2 (2.53%) Sublime Text
11 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (2.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Software Engineer
3 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Test Automation Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Tester
6 8 (10.13%) Automation Tester
6 8 (10.13%) Java Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Scala Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (6.33%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (6.33%) HTML Developer
9 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (6.33%) React Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.04%) Node.js
2 30 (37.97%) REST
3 15 (18.99%) HTML
4 13 (16.46%) Gherkin
5 12 (15.19%) CSS
6 7 (8.86%) JAX-RS
6 7 (8.86%) XML
7 6 (7.59%) Dropwizard
7 6 (7.59%) JSON
7 6 (7.59%) Play Framework
7 6 (7.59%) React
8 5 (6.33%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
8 5 (6.33%) Web Services
9 4 (5.06%) .NET
9 4 (5.06%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (5.06%) Kafka
9 4 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (5.06%) Servlets
9 4 (5.06%) SOAP
10 3 (3.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.53%) PKI
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.63%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Unix
4 5 (6.33%) Windows
5 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (78.48%) Test Automation
2 51 (64.56%) BDD
3 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (43.04%) Microservices
5 33 (41.77%) TDD
6 25 (31.65%) SDLC
6 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
7 22 (27.85%) Mentoring
8 20 (25.32%) Coaching
9 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (16.46%) API Testing
11 12 (15.19%) Open Source
11 12 (15.19%) Scrum
11 12 (15.19%) Test Scripting
12 11 (13.92%) DevOps
12 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
12 11 (13.92%) User Stories
13 10 (12.66%) SDET
14 9 (11.39%) Exploratory Testing
14 9 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.89%) Java
2 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.11%) SQL
4 18 (22.78%) C#
5 8 (10.13%) Groovy
5 8 (10.13%) Python
6 7 (8.86%) Scala
7 6 (7.59%) Ruby
8 4 (5.06%) Haskell
8 4 (5.06%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) Go
9 2 (2.53%) Java 8
10 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
1 2 (2.53%) ISEB
1 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Grafana
2 8 (10.13%) Kibana
3 6 (7.59%) Puppet
4 4 (5.06%) Graylog
4 4 (5.06%) Terraform
5 2 (2.53%) Graphite
5 2 (2.53%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Google
2 4 (5.06%) Adobe
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Splunk
4 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat