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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 51 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 37 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.15% 0.84% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.07% 8.09% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
Median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £338 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.65% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
194 173 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.52% 10.38% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 100 85
Median daily rate £353 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.25 £27.45 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.16% -35.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 30 August 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 62 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (98.41%) JIRA
2 56 (88.89%) Java
2 56 (88.89%) Python
3 55 (87.30%) PostGIS
4 53 (84.13%) Gradle
4 53 (84.13%) JavaScript
4 53 (84.13%) Maven
5 52 (82.54%) Scrum
6 51 (80.95%) GeoServer
6 51 (80.95%) JBehave
6 51 (80.95%) Open Source
7 49 (77.78%) OpenLayers
7 49 (77.78%) Leaflet
7 49 (77.78%) ESRI
8 45 (71.43%) Selenium
9 43 (68.25%) GIS
10 36 (57.14%) Web Services
10 36 (57.14%) TDD
10 36 (57.14%) REST
11 34 (53.97%) BDD
12 32 (50.79%) Jenkins
13 30 (47.62%) Ansible
14 28 (44.44%) AngularJS
15 27 (42.86%) SDLC
16 25 (39.68%) Artifactory
17 23 (36.51%) User Experience
17 23 (36.51%) QA
17 23 (36.51%) WCAG
18 22 (34.92%) 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 51 (80.95%) GeoServer
2 3 (4.76%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (68.25%) GIS
2 19 (30.16%) Spatial Data
3 13 (20.63%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.52%) QGIS
5 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (98.41%) JIRA
2 53 (84.13%) Gradle
2 53 (84.13%) Maven
3 51 (80.95%) JBehave
4 45 (71.43%) Selenium
5 32 (50.79%) Jenkins
6 25 (39.68%) Artifactory
7 7 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 4 (6.35%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.17%) Ant
9 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
9 2 (3.17%) GitLab
9 2 (3.17%) Grunt
9 2 (3.17%) gulp
9 2 (3.17%) Hudson
9 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.17%) Subversion
9 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 35 (55.56%) GIS Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 12 (19.05%) GIS Web Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Open Source Developer
6 6 (9.52%) QA Tester
6 6 (9.52%) Tester
7 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Python Web Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (87.30%) PostGIS
2 49 (77.78%) Leaflet
2 49 (77.78%) OpenLayers
3 36 (57.14%) REST
3 36 (57.14%) Web Services
4 28 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.52%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) Java EE
6 2 (3.17%) JDBC
6 2 (3.17%) JSP
6 2 (3.17%) Servlets
6 2 (3.17%) SOAP
6 2 (3.17%) Spring
6 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.17%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) AIX
2 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (82.54%) Scrum
3 51 (80.95%) Open Source
4 36 (57.14%) TDD
5 34 (53.97%) BDD
6 27 (42.86%) SDLC
7 22 (34.92%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (22.22%) Web Development
9 13 (20.63%) Microservices
10 5 (7.94%) Validation
11 4 (6.35%) Data Validation
11 4 (6.35%) DevOps
11 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.35%) MVC
12 3 (4.76%) Functional Testing
13 2 (3.17%) Automated Testing
13 2 (3.17%) Automation Testing
13 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
13 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
13 2 (3.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (88.89%) Java
1 56 (88.89%) Python
2 53 (84.13%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.46%) SQL
4 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby
4 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (36.51%) QA
1 23 (36.51%) WCAG
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (47.62%) Ansible
2 2 (3.17%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.17%) logstash
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) rkt
2 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 49 (77.78%) ESRI
2 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.17%) Google
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.17%) Splunk
2 2 (3.17%) VMware