Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 121 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 -31 +15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 39 78 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.23% 1.63% 2.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 8.44% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 62 80
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £312 £315 £356
90th Percentile £538 £573 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £70.50
% change year-on-year +38.57% -50.35% +118.60%

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 546 924 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.29% 19.26% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 609 647
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -0.61%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £300
90th Percentile £585 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £488 £470
% change year-on-year -2.56% +3.72% +8.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% -2.35% +136.11%
England median hourly rate £41.50 £42.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year -2.92% -2.29% +6.71%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 +8 31 £375 -21.05% 17
North Yorkshire - 5 £335 - 5
South Yorkshire +16 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 32 (82.05%) Selenium
2 31 (79.49%) Test Automation
3 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (56.41%) Jenkins
5 19 (48.72%) BDD
6 18 (46.15%) JIRA
7 16 (41.03%) Java
8 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
8 14 (35.90%) Confluence
9 13 (33.33%) QA
10 12 (30.77%) SQL
10 12 (30.77%) XML
11 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
12 10 (25.64%) Microservices
12 10 (25.64%) Usability Testing
12 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
12 10 (25.64%) Node.js
12 10 (25.64%) TDD
13 9 (23.08%) Maven
13 9 (23.08%) ISEB
13 9 (23.08%) Azure
13 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
13 9 (23.08%) DevOps
13 9 (23.08%) Gatling
14 8 (20.51%) GitHub
14 8 (20.51%) Test Management
14 8 (20.51%) Open Source
14 8 (20.51%) SpecFlow
14 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing

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 14 (35.90%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Azure
2 8 (20.51%) GitHub
3 5 (12.82%) AWS
3 5 (12.82%) BrowserStack
4 3 (7.69%) IaaS
4 3 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.56%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (2.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (82.05%) Selenium
2 22 (56.41%) Jenkins
3 18 (46.15%) JIRA
4 9 (23.08%) Gatling
4 9 (23.08%) Maven
5 8 (20.51%) SpecFlow
6 6 (15.38%) FitNesse
6 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.38%) HP UFT
6 6 (15.38%) JUnit
6 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.69%) JMeter
7 3 (7.69%) NUnit
8 2 (5.13%) Mockito
9 1 (2.56%) Cypress.io
9 1 (2.56%) Sahi
9 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.56%) WATIR
9 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Tester
2 9 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 5 (12.82%) QA Tester
5 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Development Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) XML
2 10 (25.64%) Node.js
3 7 (17.95%) REST
4 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) .NET
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) hapi
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) RESTful
6 4 (10.26%) Dropwizard
6 4 (10.26%) Gherkin
6 4 (10.26%) SOAP
6 4 (10.26%) Spring Boot
6 4 (10.26%) WSDL
6 4 (10.26%) XSD
7 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.69%) Express
7 3 (7.69%) PhoneGap
7 3 (7.69%) Spring
7 3 (7.69%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Test Automation
2 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) BDD
4 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
5 10 (25.64%) Microservices
5 10 (25.64%) TDD
5 10 (25.64%) Usability Testing
6 9 (23.08%) DevOps
6 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Open Source
7 8 (20.51%) Test Management
8 6 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Scrum
8 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.82%) ATDD
9 5 (12.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) Scala
6 4 (10.26%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) C
7 2 (5.13%) Java 8
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
2 9 (23.08%) ISEB
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) WCAG
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Kibana
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Grafana
3 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Google
2 5 (12.82%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Databricks
3 1 (2.56%) Informatica