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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 47 82 68
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 27 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.68% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.43% 5.64% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £338 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
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
175 195 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.40% 11.51% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 106 95
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £277 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

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 1 October 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 69 (98.57%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (92.86%) JIRA
3 62 (88.57%) Java
4 59 (84.29%) Python
4 59 (84.29%) PostGIS
5 57 (81.43%) JavaScript
5 57 (81.43%) Scrum
6 56 (80.00%) Maven
6 56 (80.00%) Gradle
7 55 (78.57%) JBehave
7 55 (78.57%) Open Source
7 55 (78.57%) GeoServer
8 54 (77.14%) OpenLayers
8 54 (77.14%) Leaflet
8 54 (77.14%) ESRI
9 46 (65.71%) Selenium
10 43 (61.43%) TDD
11 42 (60.00%) GIS
12 40 (57.14%) BDD
13 35 (50.00%) REST
13 35 (50.00%) Web Services
14 32 (45.71%) AngularJS
15 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
16 29 (41.43%) Ansible
17 26 (37.14%) SDLC
18 24 (34.29%) Artifactory
19 23 (32.86%) User Experience
19 23 (32.86%) WCAG
19 23 (32.86%) QA
20 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration

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 55 (78.57%) GeoServer
2 3 (4.29%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (60.00%) GIS
2 18 (25.71%) Spatial Data
3 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.14%) QGIS
5 1 (1.43%) DB2
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (92.86%) JIRA
2 56 (80.00%) Gradle
2 56 (80.00%) Maven
3 55 (78.57%) JBehave
4 46 (65.71%) Selenium
5 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 24 (34.29%) Artifactory
7 7 (10.00%) WebDriver
8 6 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.86%) Protractor
9 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.43%) Ant
10 1 (1.43%) GitLab
10 1 (1.43%) Grunt
10 1 (1.43%) gulp
10 1 (1.43%) Hudson
10 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (80.00%) Developer
2 34 (48.57%) GIS Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 12 (17.14%) GIS Web Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Open Source Developer
6 6 (8.57%) QA Tester
6 6 (8.57%) Tester
7 4 (5.71%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.71%) QA Automation Tester
8 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Python Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (84.29%) PostGIS
2 54 (77.14%) Leaflet
2 54 (77.14%) OpenLayers
3 35 (50.00%) REST
3 35 (50.00%) Web Services
4 32 (45.71%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.43%) CSS
7 1 (1.43%) JDBC
7 1 (1.43%) JSP
7 1 (1.43%) Servlets
7 1 (1.43%) SOAP
7 1 (1.43%) Spring
7 1 (1.43%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) User Experience
2 2 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) AIX
2 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (98.57%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (81.43%) Scrum
3 55 (78.57%) Open Source
4 43 (61.43%) TDD
5 40 (57.14%) BDD
6 26 (37.14%) SDLC
7 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (20.00%) Web Development
9 12 (17.14%) Microservices
10 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 5 (7.14%) Migration
10 5 (7.14%) MVC
10 5 (7.14%) Validation
11 4 (5.71%) Data Validation
12 3 (4.29%) Automated Testing
12 3 (4.29%) DevOps
12 3 (4.29%) Functional Testing
12 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.29%) Test Automation
13 2 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (88.57%) Java
2 59 (84.29%) Python
3 57 (81.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
5 1 (1.43%) Scala
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.86%) QA
1 23 (32.86%) WCAG
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (41.43%) Ansible
2 1 (1.43%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.43%) logstash
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) rkt
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 54 (77.14%) ESRI
2 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.43%) Google
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
2 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.43%) Splunk
2 1 (1.43%) VMware