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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 40 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 35 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.18% 1.10% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.49% 9.64% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 8
Median daily rate £405 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £450 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
149 166 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.78% 11.38% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 80 94
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £271 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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
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 25 February 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 57 (89.06%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (84.38%) Java
3 46 (71.88%) Selenium
3 46 (71.88%) BDD
4 38 (59.38%) Scrum
5 33 (51.56%) TDD
5 33 (51.56%) AngularJS
6 30 (46.88%) Python
7 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
8 24 (37.50%) Maven
8 24 (37.50%) JIRA
9 23 (35.94%) PostGIS
10 21 (32.81%) Gradle
11 20 (31.25%) GeoServer
11 20 (31.25%) QA
11 20 (31.25%) Open Source
11 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
11 20 (31.25%) JBehave
12 19 (29.69%) ESRI
12 19 (29.69%) OpenLayers
12 19 (29.69%) Leaflet
13 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
14 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (21.88%) Spring
15 14 (21.88%) SQL
16 13 (20.31%) Migration
16 13 (20.31%) GIS
16 13 (20.31%) Data Migration
17 12 (18.75%) Degree
18 11 (17.19%) WebDriver

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 20 (31.25%) GeoServer
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) GIS
2 11 (17.19%) NoSQL
3 10 (15.63%) Spatial Data
4 6 (9.38%) QGIS
5 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.25%) MySQL
7 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (71.88%) Selenium
2 24 (37.50%) JIRA
2 24 (37.50%) Maven
3 21 (32.81%) Gradle
4 20 (31.25%) JBehave
5 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
6 11 (17.19%) WebDriver
7 6 (9.38%) Protractor
8 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
8 5 (7.81%) Mockito
9 4 (6.25%) DbUnit
9 4 (6.25%) JUnit
9 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.69%) Ant
10 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (3.13%) GitLab
11 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.13%) JMeter
12 1 (1.56%) gulp
12 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Tester
4 11 (17.19%) Automation Tester
4 11 (17.19%) Python Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Angular Developer
5 7 (10.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Open Source Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Developer in Test
6 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (51.56%) AngularJS
2 23 (35.94%) PostGIS
3 19 (29.69%) Leaflet
3 19 (29.69%) OpenLayers
4 14 (21.88%) Spring
5 9 (14.06%) Web Services
6 8 (12.50%) REST
7 6 (9.38%) Gherkin
8 4 (6.25%) Backbone.js
8 4 (6.25%) J2EE
8 4 (6.25%) jQuery
9 3 (4.69%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.69%) React
10 2 (3.13%) CSS
10 2 (3.13%) HTML
11 1 (1.56%) .NET
11 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Fintech
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
1 2 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Debian
2 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (89.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (71.88%) BDD
3 38 (59.38%) Scrum
4 33 (51.56%) TDD
5 20 (31.25%) Open Source
5 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (20.31%) Data Migration
7 13 (20.31%) Migration
8 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Kanban
9 7 (10.94%) Microservices
9 7 (10.94%) Open Source Development
9 7 (10.94%) SDLC
10 5 (7.81%) Automation Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
11 4 (6.25%) Agile Testing
11 4 (6.25%) OO
11 4 (6.25%) User Stories
11 4 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) Java
2 30 (46.88%) Python
3 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.88%) SQL
5 2 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.56%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) ISEB
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.13%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Puppet
2 4 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) ESRI
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Splunk