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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 67 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 27 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.95% 0.85% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.30% 9.92% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Median daily rate £425 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +11.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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
203 121 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.63% 8.61% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 79 82
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +27.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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 31 May 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 44 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (97.73%) JIRA
3 42 (95.45%) Selenium
4 38 (86.36%) Java
5 37 (84.09%) JavaScript
5 37 (84.09%) Python
5 37 (84.09%) Maven
5 37 (84.09%) Gradle
6 35 (79.55%) PostGIS
6 35 (79.55%) Open Source
6 35 (79.55%) JBehave
6 35 (79.55%) GeoServer
7 34 (77.27%) Web Services
8 33 (75.00%) GIS
8 33 (75.00%) OpenLayers
8 33 (75.00%) Leaflet
8 33 (75.00%) REST
9 32 (72.73%) QA
10 30 (68.18%) ESRI
11 29 (65.91%) Scrum
12 24 (54.55%) BDD
13 23 (52.27%) AngularJS
14 22 (50.00%) TDD
15 21 (47.73%) SDLC
16 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
17 18 (40.91%) NoSQL
18 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (34.09%) WCAG
19 15 (34.09%) Microservices
20 14 (31.82%) Ansible

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 35 (79.55%) GeoServer
2 3 (6.82%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) LDAP
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (75.00%) GIS
2 18 (40.91%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) QGIS
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (97.73%) JIRA
2 42 (95.45%) Selenium
3 37 (84.09%) Gradle
3 37 (84.09%) Maven
4 35 (79.55%) JBehave
5 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 14 (31.82%) Artifactory
7 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.82%) JMeter
9 2 (4.55%) Ant
9 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (4.55%) ClearCase
9 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.55%) GitLab
9 2 (4.55%) Grunt
9 2 (4.55%) gulp
9 2 (4.55%) Hudson
9 2 (4.55%) Subversion
9 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 30 (68.18%) GIS Developer
3 9 (20.45%) GIS Web Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Open Source Developer
5 4 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) GIS Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) QA Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.27%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (2.27%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) PostGIS
2 34 (77.27%) Web Services
3 33 (75.00%) Leaflet
3 33 (75.00%) OpenLayers
3 33 (75.00%) REST
4 23 (52.27%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.64%) Gherkin
6 5 (11.36%) HTML
6 5 (11.36%) Spring
6 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
7 2 (4.55%) Backbone.js
7 2 (4.55%) Java EE
7 2 (4.55%) JDBC
7 2 (4.55%) JSP
7 2 (4.55%) Servlets
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) XML
8 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) AIX
1 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (79.55%) Open Source
3 29 (65.91%) Scrum
4 24 (54.55%) BDD
5 22 (50.00%) TDD
6 21 (47.73%) SDLC
7 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (34.09%) Microservices
9 9 (20.45%) Web Development
10 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
11 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Test Management
12 4 (9.09%) MVC
13 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
13 3 (6.82%) Compatibility Testing
13 3 (6.82%) Data Management
13 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
13 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
13 3 (6.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) Java
2 37 (84.09%) JavaScript
2 37 (84.09%) Python
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (72.73%) QA
2 15 (34.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.55%) logstash
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.55%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) ESRI
2 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.55%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.55%) Splunk
2 2 (4.55%) VMware