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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 70 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 15 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.77% 3.07% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£375 £313 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +115.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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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
193 163 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.23% 13.72% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 104 41
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) TDD
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Selenium
4 11 (50.00%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 9 (40.91%) BDD
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) JSP
7 7 (31.82%) MVC
7 7 (31.82%) Scrum
7 7 (31.82%) Spring
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 6 (27.27%) RESTful
8 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
8 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Ruby
8 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
8 6 (27.27%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 6 (27.27%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) JUnit
9 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 5 (22.73%) JBoss
9 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
9 5 (22.73%) JSON

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (22.73%) JBoss
2 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 5 (22.73%) JUnit
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 4 (18.18%) Mockito
4 4 (18.18%) FitNesse
4 4 (18.18%) NUnit
4 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 4 (18.18%) Maven
4 4 (18.18%) RSpec
4 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Ant
5 2 (9.09%) Calabash
5 2 (9.09%) Gradle
5 2 (9.09%) JBehave
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.09%) Hudson
6 1 (4.55%) Concordion
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Programmer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Programmer
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) JSP
2 7 (31.82%) Spring
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) RESTful
3 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
4 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
4 5 (22.73%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) J2EE
5 4 (18.18%) Servlets
5 4 (18.18%) Struts
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) EJB
5 4 (18.18%) JSF
5 4 (18.18%) Ajax
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (18.18%) LINQ
5 4 (18.18%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (18.18%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) TDD
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 4 (18.18%) UML
7 4 (18.18%) CRM
8 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
9 2 (9.09%) SOA
9 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Kanban
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) User Stories
10 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.55%) AOP
10 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Ruby
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (9.09%) XPath
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) AspectJ
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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