The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 59 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 1.87% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.45% 12.22% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.89%
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 90 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.27% 15.28% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 57
Average daily rate £350 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.87 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Glasgow region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) RSpec
3 7 (43.75%) Jasmine
3 7 (43.75%) CoffeeScript
4 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
5 5 (31.25%) Ember.js
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Apache
7 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
7 3 (18.75%) JSON
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Node.js
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Web Development

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) RSpec
1 7 (43.75%) Jasmine
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (12.50%) WinRunner
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Mockito
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
4 5 (31.25%) Ember.js
5 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.25%) JSP
7 1 (6.25%) Servlets
7 1 (6.25%) Struts
7 1 (6.25%) J2EE
7 1 (6.25%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby
2 7 (43.75%) CoffeeScript
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle