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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 56 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 39 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.94% 0.84% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.31% 9.38% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Median daily rate £425 £381 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +3.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
213 128 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.08% 8.91% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 80 99
Median daily rate £375 £375 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +27.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 25 June 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 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (98.21%) JIRA
3 51 (91.07%) Selenium
4 49 (87.50%) Java
5 48 (85.71%) JavaScript
5 48 (85.71%) Python
5 48 (85.71%) Maven
5 48 (85.71%) Gradle
6 46 (82.14%) PostGIS
6 46 (82.14%) JBehave
6 46 (82.14%) Open Source
6 46 (82.14%) GeoServer
7 44 (78.57%) OpenLayers
7 44 (78.57%) Leaflet
8 42 (75.00%) GIS
8 42 (75.00%) ESRI
8 42 (75.00%) Scrum
9 41 (73.21%) Web Services
10 40 (71.43%) REST
11 31 (55.36%) QA
12 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
13 28 (50.00%) BDD
13 28 (50.00%) TDD
14 26 (46.43%) SDLC
15 25 (44.64%) AngularJS
16 24 (42.86%) Ansible
16 24 (42.86%) WCAG
17 23 (41.07%) Artifactory
17 23 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (37.50%) User Experience

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 46 (82.14%) GeoServer
2 4 (7.14%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
1 2 (3.57%) LDAP
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (75.00%) GIS
2 17 (30.36%) NoSQL
3 16 (28.57%) Spatial Data
4 2 (3.57%) DB2
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) QGIS
4 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (98.21%) JIRA
2 51 (91.07%) Selenium
3 48 (85.71%) Gradle
3 48 (85.71%) Maven
4 46 (82.14%) JBehave
5 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
6 23 (41.07%) Artifactory
7 7 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.36%) JMeter
9 2 (3.57%) Ant
9 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
9 2 (3.57%) GitLab
9 2 (3.57%) Grunt
9 2 (3.57%) gulp
9 2 (3.57%) Hudson
9 2 (3.57%) Subversion
9 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) Developer
2 36 (64.29%) GIS Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 12 (21.43%) GIS Web Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Open Source Developer
6 5 (8.93%) QA Tester
6 5 (8.93%) Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) GIS Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Python Web Developer
8 2 (3.57%) QA Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.79%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (82.14%) PostGIS
2 44 (78.57%) Leaflet
2 44 (78.57%) OpenLayers
3 41 (73.21%) Web Services
4 40 (71.43%) REST
5 25 (44.64%) AngularJS
6 7 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 4 (7.14%) HTML
7 4 (7.14%) Spring
7 4 (7.14%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.57%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.57%) Java EE
8 2 (3.57%) JDBC
8 2 (3.57%) JSP
8 2 (3.57%) Servlets
8 2 (3.57%) SOAP
8 2 (3.57%) XML
9 1 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) AIX
1 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (82.14%) Open Source
3 42 (75.00%) Scrum
4 28 (50.00%) BDD
4 28 (50.00%) TDD
5 26 (46.43%) SDLC
6 23 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (25.00%) Microservices
7 14 (25.00%) Web Development
8 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.71%) Test Management
9 4 (7.14%) MVC
9 4 (7.14%) User Stories
10 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) Java
2 48 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 48 (85.71%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) Ruby
4 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (55.36%) QA
2 24 (42.86%) WCAG
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (42.86%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.57%) logstash
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) rkt
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) ESRI
2 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.57%) Google
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.57%) Splunk
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
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