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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 72 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.60% 2.48% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
125 121 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.64% 9.97% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 79 37
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +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 27 May 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) TDD
2 21 (80.77%) Java
3 18 (69.23%) Selenium
4 16 (61.54%) BDD
5 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
5 15 (57.69%) Finance
6 14 (53.85%) JSP
7 12 (46.15%) SQL
7 12 (46.15%) Spring
7 12 (46.15%) Maven
7 12 (46.15%) RESTful
8 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
8 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (42.31%) JSON
9 10 (38.46%) UNIX
9 10 (38.46%) Ant
9 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
9 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (34.62%) Hudson
10 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
11 8 (30.77%) HTML
11 8 (30.77%) Web Services
11 8 (30.77%) J2EE
11 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
11 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
11 8 (30.77%) Open Source
11 8 (30.77%) Gradle
12 7 (26.92%) SDLC

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
2 7 (26.92%) JBoss
3 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Selenium
2 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
3 12 (46.15%) Maven
4 10 (38.46%) Ant
4 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 9 (34.62%) Hudson
6 8 (30.77%) Gradle
6 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
7 7 (26.92%) JIRA
8 6 (23.08%) JUnit
8 6 (23.08%) Mockito
8 6 (23.08%) Subversion
9 5 (19.23%) Calabash
9 5 (19.23%) Appium
9 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
10 3 (11.54%) Xcode
10 3 (11.54%) NUnit
10 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
11 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
11 2 (7.69%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Coach
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) JSP
2 12 (46.15%) Spring
2 12 (46.15%) RESTful
3 11 (42.31%) JSON
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) J2EE
4 8 (30.77%) Web Services
5 7 (26.92%) Gherkin
6 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 6 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
6 6 (23.08%) EJB
6 6 (23.08%) JSF
6 6 (23.08%) Ajax
6 6 (23.08%) Servlets
6 6 (23.08%) Struts
7 5 (19.23%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) LINQ
8 3 (11.54%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) HTML5
8 3 (11.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Android
2 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) TDD
3 16 (61.54%) BDD
4 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
5 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) Open Source
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (26.92%) SDLC
8 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (23.08%) CRM
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) DevOps
10 3 (11.54%) ATDD
10 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
10 3 (11.54%) Android Development
10 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
10 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) XPath
6 1 (3.85%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter