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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 55 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 0.65% 1.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 5.00% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate £285 £388 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.45% +63.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
70 100 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.29% 13.04% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 66
Average daily rate £288 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +42.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

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 14 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) FitNesse
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Data Mart
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) JBehave
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) MuleSoft
4 4 (40.00%) API Design
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) JMS
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Mart
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 4 (40.00%) JBehave
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 2 (20.00%) DOM
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) JNDI
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) API Design
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) MuleSoft