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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 58 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.04% 0.49% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.68% 4.60% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.70%
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 87 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.76% 10.64% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 30
Average daily rate £325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) JUnit
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) FitNesse
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) Drools
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (33.33%) JMS
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Mockito
6 3 (33.33%) Ext JS
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) JDBC
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (22.22%) JNDI

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) FitNesse
3 3 (33.33%) Mockito
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) RSpec
5 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
1 7 (77.78%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Drools
4 3 (33.33%) Ext JS
4 3 (33.33%) JMS
5 2 (22.22%) JDBC
5 2 (22.22%) JNDI
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
6 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
6 1 (11.11%) JPA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle