Period
to 9 December 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 9 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 85 112
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 -9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 93 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.89% 2.46% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.75% 12.11% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 56
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% - -2.35%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £310
90th Percentile £550 £550 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £32.25

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 954 900 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.40% 20.34% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 655 564
Yorkshire median daily rate £422 £415 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% -1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £310 £299 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £547
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.14% +230.19% -58.59%
10th Percentile £19.86 £41.38 £10.69
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.13 £18.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 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
West Yorkshire -1 85 £450 +5.88% 12
South Yorkshire -22 9 £475 +19.50% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 9 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 73 (78.49%) Test Automation
2 64 (68.82%) Java
3 58 (62.37%) BDD
4 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
6 44 (47.31%) Git (software)
7 39 (41.94%) JIRA
7 39 (41.94%) Selenium
7 39 (41.94%) Linux
8 38 (40.86%) Microservices
9 36 (38.71%) MongoDB
9 36 (38.71%) Node.js
9 36 (38.71%) TDD
10 35 (37.63%) Confluence
11 32 (34.41%) SDLC
12 31 (33.33%) REST
13 29 (31.18%) NoSQL
14 28 (30.11%) Software Engineering
15 27 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (27.96%) Slack
17 24 (25.81%) WebDriver
17 24 (25.81%) SQL
18 23 (24.73%) MySQL
18 23 (24.73%) Mentoring
19 21 (22.58%) Coaching
19 21 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (21.51%) C#
21 19 (20.43%) Docker
22 18 (19.35%) Gherkin

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 35 (37.63%) Confluence
2 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.30%) nginx
3 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.96%) Slack
2 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.45%) Google Analytics
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.30%) GitHub
4 4 (4.30%) Serverless
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.08%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) HTTP
2 4 (4.30%) SSL
2 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) SSH
4 1 (1.08%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.71%) MongoDB
2 29 (31.18%) NoSQL
3 27 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (24.73%) MySQL
5 5 (5.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (5.38%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.38%) Big Data
6 4 (4.30%) Neo4j
7 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.15%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.15%) Redis
9 1 (1.08%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 44 (47.31%) Git (software)
2 39 (41.94%) JIRA
2 39 (41.94%) Selenium
3 24 (25.81%) WebDriver
4 16 (17.20%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.75%) Gatling
6 8 (8.60%) IntelliJ
6 8 (8.60%) Protractor
7 7 (7.53%) Maven
8 6 (6.45%) Artifactory
8 6 (6.45%) Bitbucket
8 6 (6.45%) Subversion
9 4 (4.30%) Ant
9 4 (4.30%) Jasmine
9 4 (4.30%) Mockito
10 3 (3.23%) JMeter
10 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.15%) NeoLoad
11 2 (2.15%) Sublime Text
11 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (2.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Banking
2 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Developer
2 18 (19.35%) Software Engineer
2 18 (19.35%) Test Automation Engineer
2 18 (19.35%) Test Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Java Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Tester
6 8 (8.60%) Automation Tester
6 8 (8.60%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.53%) React Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (6.45%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.71%) Node.js
2 31 (33.33%) REST
3 18 (19.35%) Gherkin
4 15 (16.13%) HTML
5 12 (12.90%) CSS
6 7 (7.53%) Kafka
6 7 (7.53%) React
6 7 (7.53%) XML
7 6 (6.45%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
7 6 (6.45%) Dropwizard
7 6 (6.45%) JAX-RS
7 6 (6.45%) JSON
7 6 (6.45%) Play Framework
7 6 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (5.38%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (5.38%) RESTful
8 5 (5.38%) Web Services
9 4 (4.30%) .NET
9 4 (4.30%) Servlets
10 3 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.15%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.15%) PKI
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.94%) Linux
2 21 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.60%) Unix
4 5 (5.38%) Windows
5 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (78.49%) Test Automation
2 58 (62.37%) BDD
3 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (40.86%) Microservices
5 36 (38.71%) TDD
6 32 (34.41%) SDLC
7 28 (30.11%) Software Engineering
8 23 (24.73%) Mentoring
9 21 (22.58%) Coaching
10 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (19.35%) Scrum
12 16 (17.20%) DevOps
13 15 (16.13%) API Testing
13 15 (16.13%) SDET
14 13 (13.98%) Open Source
15 12 (12.90%) Test Scripting
16 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
16 11 (11.83%) User Stories
17 9 (9.68%) Exploratory Testing
17 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (68.82%) Java
2 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.81%) SQL
4 20 (21.51%) C#
5 12 (12.90%) Python
6 10 (10.75%) Groovy
7 7 (7.53%) Ruby
7 7 (7.53%) Scala
8 4 (4.30%) Haskell
8 4 (4.30%) Perl
8 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.15%) Go
9 2 (2.15%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.15%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.15%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) ISEB
2 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Grafana
2 9 (9.68%) Puppet
3 8 (8.60%) Kibana
4 7 (7.53%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.38%) Graylog
5 5 (5.38%) Terraform
6 2 (2.15%) Ansible
6 2 (2.15%) Graphite
6 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.15%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.08%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.08%) OpenView
7 1 (1.08%) SCOM
7 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Google
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.15%) Splunk
5 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) Informatica
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.08%) TIBCO