The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 85 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 11 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.95% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.95% 9.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
185 148 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.22% 10.07% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 98 79
Median daily rate £360 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (100.00%) Selenium
2 26 (92.86%) JIRA
3 25 (89.29%) QA
4 22 (78.57%) Java
5 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 20 (71.43%) Python
5 20 (71.43%) Maven
5 20 (71.43%) Gradle
6 19 (67.86%) JBehave
6 19 (67.86%) Web Services
7 18 (64.29%) GIS
7 18 (64.29%) Open Source
7 18 (64.29%) BDD
7 18 (64.29%) PostGIS
7 18 (64.29%) AngularJS
7 18 (64.29%) REST
7 18 (64.29%) GeoServer
8 16 (57.14%) OpenLayers
8 16 (57.14%) Leaflet
9 15 (53.57%) NoSQL
10 13 (46.43%) ESRI
11 10 (35.71%) Scrum
11 10 (35.71%) TDD
11 10 (35.71%) Microservices
12 9 (32.14%) Service Delivery
13 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
13 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
14 7 (25.00%) SDLC

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 18 (64.29%) GeoServer
2 3 (10.71%) ArcGIS
3 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) GIS
2 15 (53.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) DB2
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) QGIS
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Selenium
2 26 (92.86%) JIRA
3 20 (71.43%) Gradle
3 20 (71.43%) Maven
4 19 (67.86%) JBehave
5 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.71%) JMeter
7 2 (7.14%) Ant
7 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
7 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.14%) GitLab
7 2 (7.14%) Grunt
7 2 (7.14%) gulp
7 2 (7.14%) Hudson
7 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (7.14%) Subversion
7 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
1 15 (53.57%) GIS Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Tester
3 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) GIS Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) QA Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Web Services
2 18 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 18 (64.29%) PostGIS
2 18 (64.29%) REST
3 16 (57.14%) Leaflet
3 16 (57.14%) OpenLayers
4 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
5 5 (17.86%) HTML
5 5 (17.86%) Spring
5 5 (17.86%) Spring Boot
6 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.14%) Java EE
6 2 (7.14%) JDBC
6 2 (7.14%) JSP
6 2 (7.14%) Servlets
6 2 (7.14%) SOAP
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) AIX
1 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) BDD
2 18 (64.29%) Open Source
3 10 (35.71%) Microservices
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) Service Delivery
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
7 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Test Management
8 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Data Management
8 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) OWASP
8 3 (10.71%) UML
8 3 (10.71%) User Stories
8 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 20 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (89.29%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) WCAG
3 1 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
1 2 (7.14%) logstash
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.14%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) ESRI
2 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.14%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.14%) Splunk
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
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