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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / Yorkshire
Rank 88 115 102
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 38 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.78% 0.95% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.60% 5.84% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 26
Median daily rate £375 £339 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.70% +0.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year - -2.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 442 462 364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.76% 16.27% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 331 239
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +23 27 £375 +11.11% 9
North Yorkshire +8 3 - - 4
South Yorkshire -3 3 £363 +6.61%
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 55 (69.62%) Selenium
2 51 (64.56%) Java
3 45 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (48.10%) BDD
5 37 (46.84%) Jenkins
5 37 (46.84%) JIRA
6 29 (36.71%) TDD
7 26 (32.91%) Scala
7 26 (32.91%) WebDriver
8 25 (31.65%) Test Automation
8 25 (31.65%) HTML
9 24 (30.38%) Open Source
10 23 (29.11%) Confluence
11 22 (27.85%) MongoDB
11 22 (27.85%) Python
12 21 (26.58%) Ruby
13 20 (25.32%) RESTful
13 20 (25.32%) Spring
14 19 (24.05%) JSON
14 19 (24.05%) QA
14 19 (24.05%) Linux
15 17 (21.52%) HTML5
15 17 (21.52%) NoSQL
16 16 (20.25%) Scrum
17 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
17 14 (17.72%) Django
17 14 (17.72%) Puppet
17 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (17.72%) Play Framework
18 13 (16.46%) Gherkin

Cucumber
Top Related 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 23 (29.11%) Confluence
2 4 (5.06%) Mule
3 2 (2.53%) Jetty
3 2 (2.53%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Slack
2 2 (2.53%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) MongoDB
2 17 (21.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (69.62%) Selenium
2 37 (46.84%) Jenkins
2 37 (46.84%) JIRA
3 26 (32.91%) WebDriver
4 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
5 10 (12.66%) JMeter
6 8 (10.13%) JUnit
7 6 (7.59%) Calabash
8 5 (6.33%) Gatling
8 5 (6.33%) LoadRunner
8 5 (6.33%) Xcode
9 4 (5.06%) Capybara
9 4 (5.06%) HP UFT
9 4 (5.06%) Hudson
9 4 (5.06%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.80%) Fiddler
10 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.80%) RSpec
11 2 (2.53%) Appium
11 2 (2.53%) JBehave
General
1 8 (10.13%) Retail
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Marketing
5 3 (3.80%) Games
6 2 (2.53%) German Language
6 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Tester
2 21 (26.58%) Automation Tester
3 13 (16.46%) Architect
4 12 (15.19%) Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (11.39%) Selenium Tester
6 8 (10.13%) Java Automation Tester
6 8 (10.13%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.59%) QA Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Java Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Lead Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Scala Developer
11 3 (3.80%) JavaScript Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) QA Test Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) HTML
2 20 (25.32%) RESTful
2 20 (25.32%) Spring
3 19 (24.05%) JSON
4 17 (21.52%) HTML5
5 14 (17.72%) Django
5 14 (17.72%) Play Framework
6 13 (16.46%) Gherkin
7 10 (12.66%) REST
8 9 (11.39%) Node.js
9 8 (10.13%) CSS
10 6 (7.59%) Spring Boot
10 6 (7.59%) XML
11 5 (6.33%) TensorFlow
11 5 (6.33%) Web Services
12 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.80%) Apache CXF
13 2 (2.53%) LESS
13 2 (2.53%) React
13 2 (2.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Driving Licence
1 8 (10.13%) User Experience
2 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.59%) Social Media
4 5 (6.33%) Tandem
5 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.80%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.53%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.27%) NHS
8 1 (1.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Android
3 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.10%) BDD
3 29 (36.71%) TDD
4 25 (31.65%) Test Automation
5 24 (30.38%) Open Source
6 16 (20.25%) Scrum
7 12 (15.19%) Automated Testing
8 11 (13.92%) SDLC
8 11 (13.92%) Test Scripting
8 11 (13.92%) User Stories
9 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.66%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (12.66%) Kanban
9 10 (12.66%) Microservices
10 8 (10.13%) API Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Automation Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.13%) Performance Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
11 7 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (64.56%) Java
2 26 (32.91%) Scala
3 22 (27.85%) Python
4 21 (26.58%) Ruby
5 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.59%) Apple Swift
6 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.59%) SQL
7 3 (3.80%) C#
7 3 (3.80%) Groovy
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) ISEB
2 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SDET
2 2 (2.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (17.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Splunk
2 5 (6.33%) Tealium
3 3 (3.80%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.80%) Google
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
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