Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 93 119
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 +15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 111 98 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.29% 2.32% 1.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.60% 11.44% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 59 57
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.86% +4.23%
10th Percentile £356 £318 £263
90th Percentile £588 £502 £565
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £115.25 - £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 1,156 857 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.81% 20.32% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 556 699
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £306 £305 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -43.75% +14.29%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -3 93 £430 +0.58% 24
South Yorkshire +3 17 £425 +13.33% 3
North Yorkshire -6 1 - - 2
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 88 (79.28%) BDD
2 82 (73.87%) Test Automation
3 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (68.47%) Java
5 62 (55.86%) Jenkins
6 58 (52.25%) Git (software)
7 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
8 52 (46.85%) TDD
9 50 (45.05%) Linux
10 47 (42.34%) JUnit
11 43 (38.74%) Scrum
11 43 (38.74%) Node.js
11 43 (38.74%) Microservices
12 42 (37.84%) JIRA
13 41 (36.94%) SQL
13 41 (36.94%) Red Hat
13 41 (36.94%) REST
13 41 (36.94%) Open Source
14 40 (36.04%) Software Engineering
15 39 (35.14%) Confluence
15 39 (35.14%) Slack
16 38 (34.23%) SFIA
17 36 (32.43%) MongoDB
17 36 (32.43%) NoSQL
17 36 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
17 36 (32.43%) MySQL
18 35 (31.53%) Mentoring
18 35 (31.53%) Coaching
19 34 (30.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 33 (29.73%) Kanban

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 39 (35.14%) Confluence
2 14 (12.61%) Apache
3 11 (9.91%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (5.41%) JBoss
5 5 (4.50%) Anypoint
5 5 (4.50%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 39 (35.14%) Slack
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.41%) GitHub
3 2 (1.80%) BrowserStack
3 2 (1.80%) npm
3 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.43%) MongoDB
1 36 (32.43%) MySQL
1 36 (32.43%) NoSQL
1 36 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (13.51%) Big Data
4 14 (12.61%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 62 (55.86%) Jenkins
2 58 (52.25%) Git (software)
3 47 (42.34%) JUnit
4 42 (37.84%) JIRA
5 32 (28.83%) Selenium
6 25 (22.52%) Jasmine
7 22 (19.82%) WebDriver
8 17 (15.32%) Maven
9 14 (12.61%) Artifactory
10 7 (6.31%) Appium
10 7 (6.31%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.50%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (3.60%) Gradle
13 3 (2.70%) Android Studio
13 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
13 3 (2.70%) IntelliJ
13 3 (2.70%) MSBuild
13 3 (2.70%) Protractor
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Advertising
2 2 (1.80%) Law
2 2 (1.80%) Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Games
3 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) Software Engineer
3 26 (23.42%) Java Developer
4 22 (19.82%) Tester
5 19 (17.12%) Automation Tester
6 17 (15.32%) JavaScript Engineer
7 14 (12.61%) Test Engineer
8 13 (11.71%) Java Engineer
8 13 (11.71%) Test Automation Engineer
9 10 (9.01%) Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) Software Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (7.21%) Java Software Developer
11 8 (7.21%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Agile Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Node.js Developer
12 3 (2.70%) QA Engineer
13 2 (1.80%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.74%) Node.js
2 41 (36.94%) REST
3 30 (27.03%) Spring
4 19 (17.12%) Spring Boot
5 15 (13.51%) Kafka
6 14 (12.61%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (12.61%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (12.61%) RESTful
7 13 (11.71%) Gherkin
8 11 (9.91%) Apache Camel
8 11 (9.91%) Spring Batch
8 11 (9.91%) Spring Security
9 6 (5.41%) Nightwatchjs
9 6 (5.41%) SOAP
10 4 (3.60%) .NET
10 4 (3.60%) WebdriverIO
10 4 (3.60%) XML
11 3 (2.70%) Angular 2
11 3 (2.70%) Dropwizard
11 3 (2.70%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Virtual Team
2 3 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.80%) User Experience
4 1 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.05%) Linux
2 34 (30.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.21%) Android
3 8 (7.21%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.80%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Windows
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (79.28%) BDD
2 82 (73.87%) Test Automation
3 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (46.85%) TDD
5 43 (38.74%) Microservices
5 43 (38.74%) Scrum
6 41 (36.94%) Open Source
7 40 (36.04%) Software Engineering
8 38 (34.23%) SFIA
9 35 (31.53%) Coaching
9 35 (31.53%) Mentoring
10 33 (29.73%) Kanban
11 24 (21.62%) User Stories
12 22 (19.82%) Integration Testing
13 20 (18.02%) API Testing
14 18 (16.22%) SDLC
15 16 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (10.81%) OO
17 11 (9.91%) API Development
18 10 (9.01%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (68.47%) Java
2 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
3 41 (36.94%) SQL
4 14 (12.61%) C#
5 5 (4.50%) Groovy
6 3 (2.70%) Java 8
6 3 (2.70%) Ruby
6 3 (2.70%) Scala
6 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.70%) VB
6 3 (2.70%) VB6
7 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) ISEB
2 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) Grafana
1 14 (12.61%) Graylog
1 14 (12.61%) Puppet
1 14 (12.61%) Terraform
2 5 (4.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 41 (36.94%) Red Hat
2 5 (4.50%) AppDynamics
2 5 (4.50%) MuleSoft
2 5 (4.50%) Splunk
3 2 (1.80%) Capita
4 1 (0.90%) HP
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft