Period
to 17 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 88 89
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 +38
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 70 117 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.70% 2.37% 2.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.37% 10.14% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 71 72
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £335 £353 £325
90th Percentile £554 £538 £509
England median daily rate £450 £463 £438
% change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 836 1,154 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.29% 23.33% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 765 618
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £310 £311 £300
90th Percentile £575 £541 £527
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +5.13% +194.34%
10th Percentile £27.15 £33.60 £21.50
90th Percentile £47.35 £43.25 £41.40
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.83%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 -9 60 £525 +23.53% 14
South Yorkshire -7 9 £395 -7.06% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 66 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (84.29%) Java
3 41 (58.57%) Test Automation
4 33 (47.14%) TDD
5 31 (44.29%) Selenium
6 30 (42.86%) Mockito
7 29 (41.43%) BDD
8 25 (35.71%) RESTful
8 25 (35.71%) Java 8
9 23 (32.86%) MongoDB
10 22 (31.43%) REST
10 22 (31.43%) Neo4j
10 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
10 22 (31.43%) Scrum
10 22 (31.43%) Web Services
11 20 (28.57%) SOAP
12 19 (27.14%) SQL
13 18 (25.71%) JIRA
14 17 (24.29%) API Testing
15 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
15 13 (18.57%) Spring
15 13 (18.57%) Microservices
15 13 (18.57%) WebDriver
15 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
16 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (17.14%) DevOps
16 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
17 11 (15.71%) FitNesse
17 11 (15.71%) GraphQL
18 10 (14.29%) GitHub

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 9 (12.86%) Confluence
2 7 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (4.29%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.29%) GitHub
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.86%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.86%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.86%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) SSL
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) MongoDB
2 22 (31.43%) Neo4j
3 9 (12.86%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.29%) MySQL
6 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.86%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.86%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.86%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.86%) Parquet
8 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Selenium
2 30 (42.86%) Mockito
3 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
4 18 (25.71%) JIRA
5 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
5 13 (18.57%) WebDriver
6 11 (15.71%) FitNesse
7 10 (14.29%) Maven
8 9 (12.86%) JUnit
9 8 (11.43%) Appium
9 8 (11.43%) JBehave
9 8 (11.43%) JMeter
9 8 (11.43%) SpecFlow
10 7 (10.00%) SoapUI
11 6 (8.57%) HP UFT
12 4 (5.71%) Gatling
12 4 (5.71%) Subversion
12 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (4.29%) Gradle
13 3 (4.29%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 29 (41.43%) Java Developer
3 22 (31.43%) Senior Developer
3 22 (31.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (21.43%) Tester
5 13 (18.57%) Automation Tester
6 9 (12.86%) Test Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Test Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) DBA
9 4 (5.71%) Java Automation Tester
9 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 3 (4.29%) Functional Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Functional Test Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) RESTful
2 22 (31.43%) REST
2 22 (31.43%) Web Services
3 20 (28.57%) SOAP
4 13 (18.57%) Spring
5 11 (15.71%) GraphQL
6 10 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 8 (11.43%) XML
8 7 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (10.00%) Apache Camel
8 7 (10.00%) Drools
8 7 (10.00%) OpenID
9 6 (8.57%) HTML
9 6 (8.57%) Spring MVC
10 5 (7.14%) .NET
10 5 (7.14%) Node.js
11 4 (5.71%) CSS
11 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
11 4 (5.71%) WSDL
11 4 (5.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) NHS
2 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Android
2 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Unix
5 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (58.57%) Test Automation
3 33 (47.14%) TDD
4 29 (41.43%) BDD
5 22 (31.43%) Scrum
6 17 (24.29%) API Testing
7 13 (18.57%) Microservices
8 12 (17.14%) DevOps
8 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
9 10 (14.29%) ATDD
9 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 9 (12.86%) OO
11 8 (11.43%) Kanban
11 8 (11.43%) Release Automation
11 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
11 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (84.29%) Java
2 25 (35.71%) Java 8
3 19 (27.14%) SQL
4 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 6 (8.57%) C#
7 3 (4.29%) C
7 3 (4.29%) Scala
8 2 (2.86%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.86%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.86%) VBScript
9 1 (1.43%) ES6
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ISEB
2 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) HL7
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
2 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (5.71%) Terraform
4 2 (2.86%) Grafana
4 2 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.86%) Kibana
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Splunk
3 7 (10.00%) ForgeRock
3 7 (10.00%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) Google
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle
6 2 (2.86%) Databricks
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Perfecto Mobile
7 1 (1.43%) webMethods