Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 103 113
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +25
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 98 91 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.13% 1.97% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.81% 11.35% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 50 64
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £411 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% -12.27% +44.23%
10th Percentile £356 £318 £281
90th Percentile £538 £489 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.50 £32.25 -
% change year-on-year +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 999 802 974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.73% 17.33% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 501 647
Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +3.13% +16.79%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £280
90th Percentile £538 £538 £540
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -43.75% +14.51%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -10 68 £428 +5.17% 15
South Yorkshire +25 20 £394 +8.62%
North Yorkshire -1 7 £400 -4.19% 2
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 85 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (83.67%) Java
2 82 (83.67%) BDD
3 68 (69.39%) Test Automation
4 64 (65.31%) Jenkins
5 58 (59.18%) TDD
6 48 (48.98%) Git (software)
7 47 (47.96%) REST
8 46 (46.94%) JavaScript
9 45 (45.92%) JUnit
9 45 (45.92%) JIRA
9 45 (45.92%) Node.js
10 44 (44.90%) Open Source
11 42 (42.86%) Red Hat
11 42 (42.86%) SQL
11 42 (42.86%) Microservices
12 41 (41.84%) Software Engineering
13 40 (40.82%) MongoDB
14 38 (38.78%) NoSQL
14 38 (38.78%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (36.73%) MySQL
15 36 (36.73%) Confluence
16 35 (35.71%) Scrum
17 34 (34.69%) SFIA
17 34 (34.69%) Slack
18 33 (33.67%) Linux
18 33 (33.67%) Spring
19 32 (32.65%) Selenium
20 31 (31.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 29 (29.59%) Apache Cassandra

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 36 (36.73%) Confluence
2 15 (15.31%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (10.20%) JBoss
4 6 (6.12%) Apache
4 6 (6.12%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.08%) Jetty
5 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.08%) Tornado
6 2 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.04%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.69%) Slack
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Heroku
3 2 (2.04%) npm
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) AMQP
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.82%) MongoDB
2 38 (38.78%) NoSQL
2 38 (38.78%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (36.73%) MySQL
4 29 (29.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (11.22%) Big Data
6 6 (6.12%) Apache Hive
7 4 (4.08%) Couchbase
7 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.08%) Redis
7 4 (4.08%) Riak
7 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 64 (65.31%) Jenkins
2 48 (48.98%) Git (software)
3 45 (45.92%) JIRA
3 45 (45.92%) JUnit
4 32 (32.65%) Selenium
5 25 (25.51%) Jasmine
6 22 (22.45%) Maven
7 17 (17.35%) WebDriver
8 10 (10.20%) Capybara
9 9 (9.18%) Calabash
10 6 (6.12%) Artifactory
10 6 (6.12%) SpecFlow
11 5 (5.10%) FitNesse
12 4 (4.08%) JBehave
12 4 (4.08%) Vagrant
13 3 (3.06%) Gatling
13 3 (3.06%) IBM UrbanCode
13 3 (3.06%) JMeter
13 3 (3.06%) MSBuild
14 2 (2.04%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Developer
2 37 (37.76%) Java Developer
3 27 (27.55%) Software Engineer
4 18 (18.37%) Automation Tester
4 18 (18.37%) Tester
5 14 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 14 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) JavaScript Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (5.10%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.08%) QA Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Lead Software Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.96%) REST
2 45 (45.92%) Node.js
3 33 (33.67%) Spring
4 19 (19.39%) Apache Camel
5 18 (18.37%) RESTful
6 15 (15.31%) Spring Boot
7 10 (10.20%) ActiveMQ
7 10 (10.20%) Gherkin
7 10 (10.20%) Kafka
7 10 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.16%) Dropwizard
10 7 (7.14%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.14%) XSD
11 6 (6.12%) SOAP
11 6 (6.12%) Spring Batch
11 6 (6.12%) Spring Security
12 5 (5.10%) Angular 2
13 4 (4.08%) Flask
13 4 (4.08%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Virtual Team
2 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.67%) Linux
2 31 (31.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (83.67%) BDD
3 68 (69.39%) Test Automation
4 58 (59.18%) TDD
5 44 (44.90%) Open Source
6 42 (42.86%) Microservices
7 41 (41.84%) Software Engineering
8 35 (35.71%) Scrum
9 34 (34.69%) SFIA
10 27 (27.55%) Kanban
11 26 (26.53%) Coaching
11 26 (26.53%) Mentoring
12 24 (24.49%) Integration Testing
12 24 (24.49%) User Stories
13 21 (21.43%) OO
14 17 (17.35%) SDLC
15 16 (16.33%) API Development
16 14 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (11.22%) Test Scripting
18 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 82 (83.67%) Java
2 46 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 42 (42.86%) SQL
4 15 (15.31%) Ruby
5 8 (8.16%) Python
6 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.10%) C#
8 4 (4.08%) Scala
9 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.06%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.06%) VB
9 3 (3.06%) VB6
10 2 (2.04%) Go
10 2 (2.04%) Groovy
11 1 (1.02%) C
11 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.10%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Puppet
2 6 (6.12%) Grafana
2 6 (6.12%) Graylog
2 6 (6.12%) Terraform
3 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.02%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.04%) Capita
4 1 (1.02%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.02%) HP
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.02%) New Relic
4 1 (1.02%) Virgin Media