Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 122 114
Rank change year-on-year +31 -8 +12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 102 89 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.34% 1.64% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.51% 9.82% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 82
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £350 £307 £282
90th Percentile £544 £488 £540
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
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 886 906 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.37% 16.65% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 590 699
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.01% +7.35%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £270
90th Percentile £536 £535 £521
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%
10th Percentile £40.75 £12.98 £21.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £20.85 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +21 73 £415 +3.62% 11
South Yorkshire +29 11 £545 - 3
North Yorkshire +12 10 £413 +17.86% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 89 (87.25%) Java
2 75 (73.53%) Test Automation
3 70 (68.63%) BDD
4 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (53.92%) Selenium
6 50 (49.02%) TDD
7 45 (44.12%) JIRA
8 40 (39.22%) Jenkins
9 39 (38.24%) Microservices
9 39 (38.24%) REST
10 36 (35.29%) JavaScript
11 34 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (32.35%) Git (software)
13 32 (31.37%) Open Source
14 31 (30.39%) WebDriver
15 30 (29.41%) Node.js
16 29 (28.43%) SQL
16 29 (28.43%) Confluence
17 28 (27.45%) MongoDB
18 27 (26.47%) Test Scripting
18 27 (26.47%) Software Engineering
19 26 (25.49%) NoSQL
20 23 (22.55%) Spring
20 23 (22.55%) Python
21 22 (21.57%) Scrum
22 21 (20.59%) MySQL
22 21 (20.59%) Docker
22 21 (20.59%) SDLC
23 19 (18.63%) User Stories
23 19 (18.63%) Ruby

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 29 (28.43%) Confluence
2 7 (6.86%) Jetty
2 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.88%) Apache
4 5 (4.90%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.90%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.90%) JBoss
4 5 (4.90%) Tornado
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.96%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.63%) Slack
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.94%) GitHub
3 2 (1.96%) Heroku
3 2 (1.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) AMQP
1 5 (4.90%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (27.45%) MongoDB
3 26 (25.49%) NoSQL
4 21 (20.59%) MySQL
5 18 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (11.76%) Big Data
7 10 (9.80%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.90%) Couchbase
8 5 (4.90%) HBase
8 5 (4.90%) Redis
8 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.90%) Riak
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (53.92%) Selenium
2 45 (44.12%) JIRA
3 40 (39.22%) Jenkins
4 33 (32.35%) Git (software)
5 31 (30.39%) WebDriver
6 14 (13.73%) JUnit
7 13 (12.75%) Jasmine
8 11 (10.78%) Hudson
9 10 (9.80%) Maven
9 10 (9.80%) SoapUI
10 9 (8.82%) JMeter
11 8 (7.84%) Calabash
11 8 (7.84%) Capybara
12 7 (6.86%) Gatling
13 6 (5.88%) FitNesse
13 6 (5.88%) JBehave
13 6 (5.88%) LoadRunner
14 5 (4.90%) HP UFT
14 5 (4.90%) IntelliJ
14 5 (4.90%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
1 8 (7.84%) Retail
2 6 (5.88%) Marketing
2 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.90%) Electronics
3 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Tester
2 34 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 30 (29.41%) Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Java Developer
5 14 (13.73%) Software Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Java Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 11 (10.78%) Selenium Tester
7 10 (9.80%) Java Automation Tester
8 7 (6.86%) QA Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Data Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Agile Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.24%) REST
2 30 (29.41%) Node.js
3 23 (22.55%) Spring
4 14 (13.73%) Hibernate
5 13 (12.75%) Gherkin
5 13 (12.75%) Spring Boot
6 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 11 (10.78%) HTML
7 11 (10.78%) Kafka
8 10 (9.80%) Apache Camel
9 9 (8.82%) Dropwizard
9 9 (8.82%) XML
10 8 (7.84%) XSD
11 7 (6.86%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (6.86%) JAXB
11 7 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (6.86%) SOAP
12 6 (5.88%) RESTful
12 6 (5.88%) Swagger
13 5 (4.90%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Minimum Viable Product
3 5 (4.90%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) User Experience
6 2 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Linux
2 16 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (73.53%) Test Automation
2 70 (68.63%) BDD
3 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (49.02%) TDD
5 39 (38.24%) Microservices
6 32 (31.37%) Open Source
7 27 (26.47%) Software Engineering
7 27 (26.47%) Test Scripting
8 22 (21.57%) Scrum
9 21 (20.59%) SDLC
10 19 (18.63%) User Stories
11 17 (16.67%) SFIA
12 15 (14.71%) Integration Testing
12 15 (14.71%) Kanban
13 12 (11.76%) Coaching
13 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
14 11 (10.78%) OO
15 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (8.82%) Test Strategy
17 8 (7.84%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 89 (87.25%) Java
2 36 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.43%) SQL
4 23 (22.55%) Python
5 19 (18.63%) Ruby
6 16 (15.69%) Bash Shell
7 10 (9.80%) PHP
8 8 (7.84%) C#
8 8 (7.84%) Scala
9 4 (3.92%) Groovy
9 4 (3.92%) VBScript
10 2 (1.96%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) WCAG
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (20.59%) Docker
2 5 (4.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (4.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Ansible
2 7 (6.86%) Puppet
3 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.88%) Terraform
4 5 (4.90%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.98%) Grafana
5 1 (0.98%) Graylog
5 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.98%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) SAP
4 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.98%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.98%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.98%) New Relic
5 1 (0.98%) Telerik
5 1 (0.98%) Virgin Media