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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 76 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 16 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.42% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.70% 3.38% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +20.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
184 148 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.91% 12.48% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 45
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £460 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.45 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.42% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) TDD
3 21 (75.00%) Java
4 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
5 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (50.00%) Selenium
6 14 (50.00%) BDD
7 12 (42.86%) Hudson
8 11 (39.29%) Maven
9 10 (35.71%) Finance
9 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 10 (35.71%) JSP
10 9 (32.14%) Web Services
10 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
10 9 (32.14%) JIRA
10 9 (32.14%) Open Source
10 9 (32.14%) Gradle
11 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 8 (28.57%) J2EE
11 8 (28.57%) HTML
11 8 (28.57%) Python
12 7 (25.00%) CSS
12 7 (25.00%) SQL
12 7 (25.00%) RESTful
12 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
13 6 (21.43%) REST
13 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (17.86%) JBoss
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Selenium
3 12 (42.86%) Hudson
4 11 (39.29%) Maven
5 9 (32.14%) JIRA
5 9 (32.14%) Gradle
6 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 6 (21.43%) Ant
8 5 (17.86%) JUnit
8 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
8 5 (17.86%) Mockito
9 4 (14.29%) JBehave
10 3 (10.71%) Calabash
10 3 (10.71%) Appium
10 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
10 3 (10.71%) Xcode
11 2 (7.14%) SonarQube
12 1 (3.57%) Subversion
12 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Python Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Coach
6 2 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) TIBCO Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) JSP
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) J2EE
4 7 (25.00%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) RESTful
5 6 (21.43%) REST
5 6 (21.43%) JSON
6 5 (17.86%) JSF
6 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
6 5 (17.86%) Servlets
6 5 (17.86%) Struts
6 5 (17.86%) XML
6 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
6 5 (17.86%) HTML5
6 5 (17.86%) jQuery
7 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (14.29%) XSD
7 4 (14.29%) JAXB
8 3 (10.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) TDD
3 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (50.00%) BDD
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) Open Source
7 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 6 (21.43%) OO
8 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
10 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (14.29%) DevOps
11 3 (10.71%) Android Development
11 3 (10.71%) iOS Development
11 3 (10.71%) ATDD
11 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
11 3 (10.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) Python
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Sun Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) ESRI
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) TIBCO