Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 85 107
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 +7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 102 106 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.07% 2.50% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.33% 12.30% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 61
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £343 £340 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 - £34.00

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 1,093 862 973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.17% 20.31% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 620 645
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £304
90th Percentile £543 £525 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £29.38 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.28% +117.59% -61.43%
10th Percentile £19.98 £19.59 £12.98
90th Percentile £49.63 £39.46 £20.85
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 October 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 October 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 94 £450 +7.14% 19
South Yorkshire -10 8 £425 +13.33% 7
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 78 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 68 (66.67%) Java
3 65 (63.73%) BDD
4 56 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (52.94%) JavaScript
6 53 (51.96%) Selenium
7 49 (48.04%) Git (software)
8 45 (44.12%) Linux
9 38 (37.25%) Node.js
9 38 (37.25%) Microservices
10 37 (36.27%) JIRA
11 34 (33.33%) TDD
12 33 (32.35%) WebDriver
12 33 (32.35%) Confluence
13 31 (30.39%) MongoDB
14 30 (29.41%) NoSQL
15 29 (28.43%) SDLC
16 26 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (25.49%) Software Engineering
16 26 (25.49%) API Testing
17 25 (24.51%) C#
17 25 (24.51%) Slack
18 24 (23.53%) SQL
18 24 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (23.53%) Docker
18 24 (23.53%) Jenkins
18 24 (23.53%) REST
19 22 (21.57%) MySQL
20 21 (20.59%) Gherkin
20 21 (20.59%) DevOps

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 33 (32.35%) Confluence
2 6 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.88%) nginx
2 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.90%) Anypoint
3 5 (4.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.51%) Slack
2 16 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.84%) GitHub
3 8 (7.84%) Google Analytics
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.92%) Serverless
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.96%) npm
7 1 (0.98%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.98%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) HTTP
1 6 (5.88%) SSL
1 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.96%) SSH
3 1 (0.98%) AMQP
3 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.39%) MongoDB
2 30 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 26 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (21.57%) MySQL
5 7 (6.86%) Apache Hive
5 7 (6.86%) Big Data
6 5 (4.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.96%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.96%) Redis
9 1 (0.98%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.98%) Riak
Development Applications
1 53 (51.96%) Selenium
2 49 (48.04%) Git (software)
3 37 (36.27%) JIRA
4 33 (32.35%) WebDriver
5 24 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 12 (11.76%) Gatling
7 10 (9.80%) IntelliJ
8 8 (7.84%) Artifactory
8 8 (7.84%) Protractor
9 6 (5.88%) Ant
9 6 (5.88%) Bitbucket
9 6 (5.88%) Maven
10 5 (4.90%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (3.92%) JMeter
12 3 (2.94%) Appium
12 3 (2.94%) gulp
12 3 (2.94%) Sublime Text
13 2 (1.96%) git-flow
13 2 (1.96%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (26.47%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Java Engineer
5 13 (12.75%) Tester
6 12 (11.76%) Automation Tester
7 9 (8.82%) Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Scala Developer
9 7 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (6.86%) React Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (5.88%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.25%) Node.js
2 24 (23.53%) REST
3 21 (20.59%) Gherkin
4 13 (12.75%) CSS
5 10 (9.80%) Kafka
6 9 (8.82%) HTML
6 9 (8.82%) Spring
7 8 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (7.84%) React
7 8 (7.84%) Spring Boot
7 8 (7.84%) XML
8 7 (6.86%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (6.86%) JSON
8 7 (6.86%) Play Framework
9 6 (5.88%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
9 6 (5.88%) Servlets
10 5 (4.90%) RESTful
11 4 (3.92%) SOAP
11 4 (3.92%) WebdriverIO
12 3 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.96%) PKI
3 2 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.98%) NHS
4 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (44.12%) Linux
2 19 (18.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.84%) Windows
4 6 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.92%) Unix
6 2 (1.96%) Android
6 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 65 (63.73%) BDD
3 56 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (37.25%) Microservices
5 34 (33.33%) TDD
6 29 (28.43%) SDLC
7 26 (25.49%) API Testing
7 26 (25.49%) Software Engineering
8 24 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (20.59%) DevOps
9 21 (20.59%) Mentoring
10 19 (18.63%) Coaching
10 19 (18.63%) Open Source
11 17 (16.67%) Scrum
11 17 (16.67%) SDET
12 14 (13.73%) Software Testing
12 14 (13.73%) Test Scripting
12 14 (13.73%) User Stories
13 13 (12.75%) E-Commerce
13 13 (12.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (66.67%) Java
2 54 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 25 (24.51%) C#
4 24 (23.53%) SQL
5 16 (15.69%) Groovy
6 14 (13.73%) Python
7 9 (8.82%) Ruby
8 8 (7.84%) Scala
9 6 (5.88%) Haskell
9 6 (5.88%) Perl
10 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.96%) Go
11 2 (1.96%) Java 8
11 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) ISEB
1 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
2 2 (1.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) Grafana
2 13 (12.75%) Puppet
3 10 (9.80%) Kibana
4 7 (6.86%) Ansible
4 7 (6.86%) Graylog
4 7 (6.86%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.86%) Terraform
5 2 (1.96%) Graphite
5 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.96%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.98%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.98%) OpenView
6 1 (0.98%) SCOM
6 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (9.80%) Google
2 7 (6.86%) Splunk
3 5 (4.90%) Adobe
3 5 (4.90%) AppDynamics
3 5 (4.90%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.98%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Informatica
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) TIBCO