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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 69 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.081% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.74% 0.72% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£363 £330 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +127.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
155 139 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.22% 11.20% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 81 31
Average daily rate £363 £361 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £180.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 23 (85.19%) TDD
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) Selenium
4 14 (51.85%) Java
5 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) Spring
7 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
7 10 (37.04%) SQL
7 10 (37.04%) HTML
7 10 (37.04%) BDD
8 9 (33.33%) Gherkin
8 9 (33.33%) JSP
9 8 (29.63%) Maven
9 8 (29.63%) Scrum
9 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
9 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
9 8 (29.63%) jQuery
9 8 (29.63%) JSON
9 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
9 8 (29.63%) RESTful
10 7 (25.93%) QA
10 7 (25.93%) JUnit
10 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
10 7 (25.93%) MVC
11 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (22.22%) JSF
11 6 (22.22%) Subversion
11 6 (22.22%) EJB
11 6 (22.22%) CSS

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (22.22%) JBoss
1 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
2 8 (29.63%) Maven
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.93%) JUnit
4 6 (22.22%) Ant
4 6 (22.22%) Subversion
4 6 (22.22%) Mockito
5 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
5 5 (18.52%) FitNesse
6 4 (14.81%) RSpec
6 4 (14.81%) NUnit
6 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
7 3 (11.11%) Calabash
8 2 (7.41%) Appium
8 2 (7.41%) Gradle
8 2 (7.41%) Hudson
8 2 (7.41%) JIRA
8 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (7.41%) JBehave
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Spring
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) JSP
3 9 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 8 (29.63%) jQuery
4 8 (29.63%) JSON
4 8 (29.63%) RESTful
5 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
6 6 (22.22%) EJB 3.0
6 6 (22.22%) Servlets
6 6 (22.22%) Struts
6 6 (22.22%) J2EE
6 6 (22.22%) JSF
6 6 (22.22%) Ajax
6 6 (22.22%) EJB
6 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) XML
7 4 (14.81%) XML Schema
7 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (14.81%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) TDD
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) MVC
6 6 (22.22%) CRM
6 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
7 4 (14.81%) UML
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.81%) User Stories
8 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
8 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Kanban
9 1 (3.70%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) XPath
4 4 (14.81%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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