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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 77 64 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 1.10% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.65% 10.00% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate £438 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Cucumber
Scotland

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
185 150 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.04% 11.04% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 88 83
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £309 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (92.31%) Selenium
3 21 (80.77%) JIRA
3 21 (80.77%) QA
4 20 (76.92%) Java
5 18 (69.23%) JBehave
6 17 (65.38%) Maven
7 16 (61.54%) Open Source
7 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
7 16 (61.54%) Web Services
7 16 (61.54%) Python
7 16 (61.54%) GIS
7 16 (61.54%) REST
7 16 (61.54%) PostGIS
7 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
7 16 (61.54%) Gradle
7 16 (61.54%) Leaflet
8 15 (57.69%) BDD
9 13 (50.00%) ESRI
9 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
10 10 (38.46%) TDD
11 9 (34.62%) Service Delivery
12 7 (26.92%) Scrum
12 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
13 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
14 5 (19.23%) SDLC
14 5 (19.23%) Test Management
14 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
15 4 (15.38%) HTML

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (11.54%) ArcGIS
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) GIS
2 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (92.31%) Selenium
2 21 (80.77%) JIRA
3 18 (69.23%) JBehave
4 17 (65.38%) Maven
5 16 (61.54%) Gradle
6 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
7 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
8 3 (11.54%) JMeter
9 1 (3.85%) JUnit
9 1 (3.85%) Mockito
9 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) GIS Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Digital Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) GIS Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) QA Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Pensions Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
1 16 (61.54%) Leaflet
1 16 (61.54%) PostGIS
1 16 (61.54%) REST
1 16 (61.54%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) Spring
4 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) JAXB
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) JSF
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Open Source
3 15 (57.69%) BDD
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) Service Delivery
6 7 (26.92%) Scrum
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
8 5 (19.23%) SDLC
8 5 (19.23%) Test Management
9 4 (15.38%) Microservices
10 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Data Management
10 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) OWASP
10 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
10 3 (11.54%) UML
10 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (80.77%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) WCAG
3 2 (7.69%) SDET
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (3.85%) TIBCO