Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 89 127
Rank change year-on-year +1 +38 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 117 103 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.37% 2.43% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.14% 11.87% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 61
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £263
90th Percentile £538 £509 £513
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 - £36.00

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 1,154 868 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.33% 20.52% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 618 741
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £310
90th Percentile £541 £527 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +194.34% -62.14%
10th Percentile £33.60 £21.50 £12.83
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.40 £13.48
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +13.20%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
West Yorkshire +10 108 £425 - 17
South Yorkshire -7 9 £425 +13.33% 2
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 91 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 79 (67.52%) BDD
3 76 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (63.25%) Java
5 58 (49.57%) JavaScript
6 54 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 53 (45.30%) Selenium
8 49 (41.88%) Linux
9 40 (34.19%) Jenkins
9 40 (34.19%) Microservices
10 38 (32.48%) Node.js
11 36 (30.77%) TDD
12 34 (29.06%) JIRA
12 34 (29.06%) WebDriver
12 34 (29.06%) API Testing
13 33 (28.21%) Open Source
14 31 (26.50%) Confluence
14 31 (26.50%) Scrum
15 29 (24.79%) NoSQL
16 28 (23.93%) MongoDB
17 27 (23.08%) Software Engineering
17 27 (23.08%) REST
17 27 (23.08%) Slack
18 25 (21.37%) C#
18 25 (21.37%) PostgreSQL
19 24 (20.51%) Gherkin
19 24 (20.51%) Mentoring
19 24 (20.51%) Coaching
20 23 (19.66%) SFIA
20 23 (19.66%) SQL

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 31 (26.50%) Confluence
2 9 (7.69%) Apache
3 6 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (5.13%) nginx
3 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.27%) Anypoint
4 5 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.08%) Slack
2 15 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.13%) GitHub
3 6 (5.13%) Google Analytics
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.56%) Serverless
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.71%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.71%) npm
5 2 (1.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.85%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) HTTP
2 6 (5.13%) SSL
2 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
3 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.79%) NoSQL
2 28 (23.93%) MongoDB
3 25 (21.37%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (18.80%) MySQL
5 11 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (9.40%) Apache Hive
5 11 (9.40%) Big Data
6 4 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 53 (45.30%) Selenium
3 40 (34.19%) Jenkins
4 34 (29.06%) JIRA
4 34 (29.06%) WebDriver
5 19 (16.24%) JUnit
6 14 (11.97%) Jasmine
7 11 (9.40%) IntelliJ
8 10 (8.55%) Artifactory
8 10 (8.55%) Gatling
9 8 (6.84%) Appium
10 7 (5.98%) Bitbucket
10 7 (5.98%) Protractor
11 6 (5.13%) Ant
11 6 (5.13%) Maven
12 5 (4.27%) JMeter
12 5 (4.27%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
14 3 (2.56%) Gradle
General
1 4 (3.42%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Advertising
2 2 (1.71%) Banking
2 2 (1.71%) Law
2 2 (1.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Test Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
3 22 (18.80%) Tester
4 19 (16.24%) Automation Tester
5 17 (14.53%) Software Engineer
6 15 (12.82%) Java Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Java Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Analyst
9 10 (8.55%) JavaScript Engineer
10 9 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
10 9 (7.69%) Test Analyst
11 8 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (5.13%) HTML Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) Scala Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.48%) Node.js
2 27 (23.08%) REST
3 24 (20.51%) Gherkin
4 13 (11.11%) Kafka
5 11 (9.40%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (9.40%) CSS
5 11 (9.40%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (9.40%) Spring
5 11 (9.40%) Spring Boot
6 7 (5.98%) React
7 6 (5.13%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
7 6 (5.13%) HTML
7 6 (5.13%) JSON
7 6 (5.13%) Nightwatchjs
7 6 (5.13%) RESTful
7 6 (5.13%) Servlets
7 6 (5.13%) Spring Batch
7 6 (5.13%) Spring Security
7 6 (5.13%) XML
8 5 (4.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.85%) NHS
3 1 (0.85%) PKI
3 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.88%) Linux
2 21 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.98%) Android
3 7 (5.98%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.98%) Windows
4 6 (5.13%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.56%) Unix
6 2 (1.71%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 79 (67.52%) BDD
3 76 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (34.19%) Microservices
5 36 (30.77%) TDD
6 34 (29.06%) API Testing
7 33 (28.21%) Open Source
8 31 (26.50%) Scrum
9 27 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 24 (20.51%) Coaching
10 24 (20.51%) Mentoring
11 23 (19.66%) SFIA
12 22 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (18.80%) Kanban
13 21 (17.95%) DevOps
14 20 (17.09%) SDLC
14 20 (17.09%) User Stories
15 19 (16.24%) SDET
16 14 (11.97%) Exploratory Testing
17 13 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (63.25%) Java
2 58 (49.57%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.37%) C#
4 23 (19.66%) SQL
5 14 (11.97%) Groovy
6 13 (11.11%) Python
7 8 (6.84%) Scala
8 7 (5.98%) Ruby
9 6 (5.13%) Haskell
9 6 (5.13%) Perl
10 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.71%) Go
11 2 (1.71%) Java 8
11 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) ISEB
2 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (18.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) Grafana
2 16 (13.68%) Puppet
3 11 (9.40%) Graylog
3 11 (9.40%) Terraform
4 8 (6.84%) Kibana
5 7 (5.98%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.13%) Ansible
7 2 (1.71%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.85%) OpenView
8 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.85%) SCOM
8 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.84%) Google
3 5 (4.27%) Adobe
3 5 (4.27%) AppDynamics
3 5 (4.27%) MuleSoft
3 5 (4.27%) Splunk
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.71%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Capita