Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 April 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 98 98
Rank change year-on-year -38 0 +24
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 57 115 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.22% 2.37% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.01% 10.27% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 90 51
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £328 £356 £319
90th Percentile £575 £543 £510
England median daily rate £463 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.47% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £115.25 -
% change year-on-year -69.63% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 948 1,120 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.27% 23.10% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 750 515
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +0.13% -3.61%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.85% +82.22% -43.75%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £10.69
90th Percentile £51.85 £44.63 £40.78
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +4.88% -3.19%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Yorkshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -12 54 £525 +22.09% 2
South Yorkshire -23 4 £475 +11.76% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (80.70%) Java
3 37 (64.91%) Test Automation
4 32 (56.14%) TDD
5 30 (52.63%) MongoDB
6 27 (47.37%) Neo4j
6 27 (47.37%) Mockito
7 26 (45.61%) BDD
8 20 (35.09%) RESTful
8 20 (35.09%) REST
9 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 19 (33.33%) Java 8
10 17 (29.82%) Relational Database
10 17 (29.82%) HTML
10 17 (29.82%) Selenium
11 16 (28.07%) JAX-RS
11 16 (28.07%) Maven
12 15 (26.32%) Subversion
12 15 (26.32%) Linux
12 15 (26.32%) HTTP
13 14 (24.56%) Scrum
14 13 (22.81%) Unix
14 13 (22.81%) Dropwizard
15 12 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (21.05%) Mac OS X
15 12 (21.05%) Web Design
15 12 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (21.05%) Web Development
16 11 (19.30%) API Testing
17 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (3.51%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (52.63%) MongoDB
2 27 (47.37%) Neo4j
3 17 (29.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) MySQL
4 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.75%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 27 (47.37%) Mockito
2 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 17 (29.82%) Selenium
4 16 (28.07%) Maven
5 15 (26.32%) Subversion
6 9 (15.79%) WebDriver
7 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
7 8 (14.04%) JIRA
8 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
8 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
9 3 (5.26%) HP UFT
10 2 (3.51%) Protractor
10 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.75%) CircleCI
11 1 (1.75%) Gatling
11 1 (1.75%) JMeter
11 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.75%) TestNG
11 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
11 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 30 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 19 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 19 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Tester
5 7 (12.28%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Java Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) REST
1 20 (35.09%) RESTful
2 17 (29.82%) HTML
3 16 (28.07%) JAX-RS
4 13 (22.81%) Dropwizard
5 8 (14.04%) Web Services
6 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
6 4 (7.02%) GraphQL
7 2 (3.51%) .NET
7 2 (3.51%) Spring
8 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.75%) CSS
8 1 (1.75%) Express
8 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.75%) HTML5
8 1 (1.75%) JAXB
8 1 (1.75%) jQuery
8 1 (1.75%) Node.js
8 1 (1.75%) SOAP
8 1 (1.75%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Unix
3 12 (21.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (64.91%) Test Automation
3 32 (56.14%) TDD
4 26 (45.61%) BDD
5 14 (24.56%) Scrum
6 12 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
6 12 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (21.05%) Web Design
6 12 (21.05%) Web Development
7 11 (19.30%) API Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.28%) Software Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Microservices
11 5 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.77%) System Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
12 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) Java 8
3 7 (12.28%) C#
4 5 (8.77%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Groovy
5 2 (3.51%) Scala
5 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) HL7
2 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.51%) Terraform
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.75%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) HP
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.75%) Databricks
3 1 (1.75%) Google
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (1.75%) Splunk