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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 68 94 79
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 27 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.02% 0.98% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.28% 5.86% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 24
Median daily rate £375 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 291 324 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 21.81% 16.74% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 231 185
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Leeds +21 23 £375 +9.09% 8
Bradford +6 4 £425 +54.54%
Cucumber
Yorkshire

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (70.49%) Selenium
2 40 (65.57%) Java
3 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (55.74%) Jenkins
5 31 (50.82%) JIRA
6 30 (49.18%) BDD
7 24 (39.34%) Scala
7 24 (39.34%) TDD
7 24 (39.34%) HTML
8 23 (37.70%) Open Source
9 22 (36.07%) Python
10 21 (34.43%) Confluence
10 21 (34.43%) MongoDB
11 20 (32.79%) WebDriver
12 18 (29.51%) JSON
12 18 (29.51%) Ruby
13 17 (27.87%) Linux
13 17 (27.87%) HTML5
13 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
14 16 (26.23%) RESTful
14 16 (26.23%) Spring
14 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
15 14 (22.95%) Django
15 14 (22.95%) Scrum
15 14 (22.95%) Puppet
15 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (22.95%) Play Framework
16 13 (21.31%) QA
17 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
18 10 (16.39%) REST

Cucumber
Top Related 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 21 (34.43%) Confluence
2 4 (6.56%) Mule
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Slack
2 2 (3.28%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) MongoDB
2 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.92%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (70.49%) Selenium
2 34 (55.74%) Jenkins
3 31 (50.82%) JIRA
4 20 (32.79%) WebDriver
5 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
5 9 (14.75%) JMeter
6 7 (11.48%) JUnit
7 5 (8.20%) Gatling
7 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
8 4 (6.56%) HP UFT
8 4 (6.56%) Hudson
8 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
8 4 (6.56%) Xcode
9 3 (4.92%) FitNesse
9 3 (4.92%) RSpec
10 2 (3.28%) Appium
10 2 (3.28%) Calabash
10 2 (3.28%) JBehave
11 1 (1.64%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (1.64%) VersionOne
General
1 8 (13.11%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) German Language
4 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Automation Tester
1 14 (22.95%) Tester
2 11 (18.03%) Architect
3 10 (16.39%) Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (8.20%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) HTML
2 18 (29.51%) JSON
3 17 (27.87%) HTML5
4 16 (26.23%) RESTful
4 16 (26.23%) Spring
5 14 (22.95%) Django
5 14 (22.95%) Play Framework
6 10 (16.39%) REST
7 8 (13.11%) Node.js
8 7 (11.48%) CSS
9 6 (9.84%) Gherkin
10 5 (8.20%) XML
11 4 (6.56%) Spring Boot
11 4 (6.56%) TensorFlow
12 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.28%) CSS3
12 2 (3.28%) LESS
12 2 (3.28%) React
12 2 (3.28%) Sass
12 2 (3.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Driving Licence
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) User Experience
3 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.84%) Social Media
4 5 (8.20%) Tandem
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Android
2 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) BDD
3 24 (39.34%) TDD
4 23 (37.70%) Open Source
5 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
6 14 (22.95%) Scrum
7 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.75%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (14.75%) Microservices
7 9 (14.75%) User Stories
8 8 (13.11%) Kanban
8 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.48%) SDLC
9 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
9 7 (11.48%) UML
10 6 (9.84%) API Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) Scala
3 22 (36.07%) Python
4 18 (29.51%) Ruby
5 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.20%) Apple Swift
7 5 (8.20%) SQL
8 2 (3.28%) C#
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (1.64%) ISEB
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SDET
2 2 (3.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (22.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Splunk
2 4 (6.56%) Tealium
3 3 (4.92%) Google
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
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