The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 77 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.48% 3.68% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £367 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
165 163 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.21% 12.76% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 99 38
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Edinburgh region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber.

1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) TDD
3 21 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 18 (64.29%) Java
5 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (50.00%) BDD
6 14 (50.00%) Selenium
7 13 (46.43%) Finance
8 12 (42.86%) Hudson
9 11 (39.29%) JSP
10 10 (35.71%) RESTful
11 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
11 9 (32.14%) SQL
11 9 (32.14%) J2EE
11 9 (32.14%) JSON
11 9 (32.14%) Maven
12 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 8 (28.57%) Scrum
12 8 (28.57%) HTML
12 8 (28.57%) Ant
12 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (28.57%) Open Source
13 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 7 (25.00%) Web Services
13 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (21.43%) XML
14 6 (21.43%) UNIX
14 6 (21.43%) OO
14 6 (21.43%) JBoss

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) JBoss
1 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Selenium
3 12 (42.86%) Hudson
4 9 (32.14%) Maven
4 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
5 8 (28.57%) Ant
6 6 (21.43%) JIRA
6 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 6 (21.43%) Gradle
7 5 (17.86%) Mockito
7 5 (17.86%) JUnit
7 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
8 4 (14.29%) Calabash
8 4 (14.29%) Appium
9 3 (10.71%) SonarQube
9 3 (10.71%) Xcode
10 2 (7.14%) Subversion
10 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
10 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
10 2 (7.14%) JBehave
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Coach
5 2 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) JSP
2 10 (35.71%) RESTful
3 9 (32.14%) JSON
3 9 (32.14%) J2EE
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) XML
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
7 5 (17.86%) HTML5
7 5 (17.86%) jQuery
7 5 (17.86%) Servlets
7 5 (17.86%) Struts
7 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
7 5 (17.86%) Spring
7 5 (17.86%) JSF
8 3 (10.71%) XSD
8 3 (10.71%) J2SE
8 3 (10.71%) REST
8 3 (10.71%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Android
3 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) TDD
3 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (50.00%) BDD
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Open Source
5 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
8 5 (17.86%) DevOps
9 4 (14.29%) CRM
10 3 (10.71%) SOA
10 3 (10.71%) Refactoring
10 3 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Sun Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter