Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 82 118
Rank change year-on-year +7 +36 -17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 104 71 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.08% 2.56% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.30% 11.68% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 34
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.30% -7.99%
10th Percentile £355 £320 £263
90th Percentile £570 £500 £516
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £338
% change year-on-year +3.03% +22.22% -4.93%
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 920 608 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.24% 21.89% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 423 489
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £309 £300 £302
90th Percentile £538 £500 £521
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +49.09% -31.25% +14.29%

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 June 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 June 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 -3 88 £428 +8.23% 26
Bradford -4 4 £395 -21.00%
Halifax - 2 £550 -
Huddersfield - 1 £400 - 1
Cucumber
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 82 (78.85%) Test Automation
2 76 (73.08%) BDD
3 75 (72.12%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (63.46%) Java
5 59 (56.73%) Git (software)
6 54 (51.92%) JavaScript
7 50 (48.08%) Linux
8 49 (47.12%) Jenkins
9 44 (42.31%) TDD
10 41 (39.42%) Selenium
11 38 (36.54%) Scrum
11 38 (36.54%) Microservices
11 38 (36.54%) Node.js
12 37 (35.58%) Open Source
13 35 (33.65%) JIRA
14 32 (30.77%) Software Engineering
14 32 (30.77%) Confluence
14 32 (30.77%) REST
15 31 (29.81%) NoSQL
15 31 (29.81%) JUnit
16 30 (28.85%) SQL
16 30 (28.85%) Kanban
16 30 (28.85%) MongoDB
16 30 (28.85%) Slack
17 29 (27.88%) API Testing
18 28 (26.92%) SFIA
18 28 (26.92%) WebDriver
18 28 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
19 27 (25.96%) MySQL
20 26 (25.00%) Red Hat

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 (30.77%) Confluence
2 14 (13.46%) Apache
3 6 (5.77%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (4.81%) Anypoint
5 3 (2.88%) nginx
5 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 30 (28.85%) Slack
2 10 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.77%) GitHub
4 3 (2.88%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.92%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.92%) npm
5 2 (1.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.96%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) HTTP
2 3 (2.88%) SSL
2 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.81%) NoSQL
2 30 (28.85%) MongoDB
3 28 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (25.96%) MySQL
5 20 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (13.46%) Apache Hive
6 14 (13.46%) Big Data
7 2 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.96%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.96%) Redis
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 59 (56.73%) Git (software)
2 49 (47.12%) Jenkins
3 41 (39.42%) Selenium
4 35 (33.65%) JIRA
5 31 (29.81%) JUnit
6 28 (26.92%) WebDriver
7 20 (19.23%) Jasmine
8 15 (14.42%) Artifactory
9 8 (7.69%) Appium
10 7 (6.73%) IntelliJ
10 7 (6.73%) Maven
11 5 (4.81%) Bitbucket
11 5 (4.81%) Protractor
11 5 (4.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (4.81%) SpecFlow
12 4 (3.85%) Gatling
12 4 (3.85%) Gradle
12 4 (3.85%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.88%) Android Studio
13 3 (2.88%) fastlane
General
1 3 (2.88%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Advertising
2 2 (1.92%) Law
2 2 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Games
3 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Developer
2 21 (20.19%) Software Engineer
2 21 (20.19%) Tester
3 20 (19.23%) Test Engineer
4 19 (18.27%) Automation Tester
4 19 (18.27%) Test Automation Engineer
5 15 (14.42%) Java Developer
5 15 (14.42%) Java Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) JavaScript Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Developer in Test
10 4 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Scala Developer
11 3 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.54%) Node.js
2 32 (30.77%) REST
3 19 (18.27%) Spring
3 19 (18.27%) Spring Boot
4 17 (16.35%) Gherkin
5 16 (15.38%) Kafka
6 14 (13.46%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (13.46%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (10.58%) Spring Batch
7 11 (10.58%) Spring Security
8 6 (5.77%) Nightwatchjs
8 6 (5.77%) SOAP
9 5 (4.81%) RESTful
10 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.85%) CSS
10 4 (3.85%) Dropwizard
10 4 (3.85%) WebdriverIO
10 4 (3.85%) XML
11 3 (2.88%) Angular 2
11 3 (2.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.96%) NHS
2 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
2 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.08%) Linux
2 25 (24.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.69%) Android
3 8 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.81%) Windows
5 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.92%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.92%) Unix
7 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (78.85%) Test Automation
2 76 (73.08%) BDD
3 75 (72.12%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (42.31%) TDD
5 38 (36.54%) Microservices
5 38 (36.54%) Scrum
6 37 (35.58%) Open Source
7 32 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 30 (28.85%) Kanban
9 29 (27.88%) API Testing
10 28 (26.92%) SFIA
11 26 (25.00%) Coaching
11 26 (25.00%) Mentoring
12 19 (18.27%) User Stories
13 17 (16.35%) Integration Testing
14 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (13.46%) SDET
16 13 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
16 13 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 66 (63.46%) Java
2 54 (51.92%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.85%) SQL
4 21 (20.19%) C#
5 10 (9.62%) Groovy
6 6 (5.77%) Python
6 6 (5.77%) Scala
7 5 (4.81%) Ruby
8 4 (3.85%) Java 8
9 3 (2.88%) Haskell
9 3 (2.88%) Perl
9 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.88%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.96%) C
11 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.96%) VB
11 1 (0.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) ISEB
2 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) Puppet
2 17 (16.35%) Grafana
3 14 (13.46%) Graylog
3 14 (13.46%) Terraform
4 6 (5.77%) Ansible
5 3 (2.88%) Kibana
5 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.96%) OpenView
6 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.96%) SCOM
6 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (4.81%) AppDynamics
2 5 (4.81%) Google
2 5 (4.81%) MuleSoft
2 5 (4.81%) Splunk
3 2 (1.92%) Adobe
3 2 (1.92%) Capita
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) HP