The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 80 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.098% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.66% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
164 88 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.81% 8.61% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 38 44
Average daily rate £375 £343 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £195 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £28.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
Scotland

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Java SE
4 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) AspectJ
4 1 (16.67%) AOP

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Java SE
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) AOP
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) AspectJ
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP