The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 61 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.03% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £413 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 123 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.89% 13.59% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 64
Average daily rate £373 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Cucumber
Scotland

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 18 April 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) MySQL
3 12 (75.00%) BDD
4 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 11 (68.75%) Scrum
5 10 (62.50%) Subversion
6 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (56.25%) RSpec
6 9 (56.25%) Linux
7 7 (43.75%) PHP
7 7 (43.75%) PHPUnit
7 7 (43.75%) Symfony
7 7 (43.75%) Zend
7 7 (43.75%) CakePHP
7 7 (43.75%) Drupal
7 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
7 7 (43.75%) Behat
8 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (37.50%) Ruby
8 6 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (37.50%) jQuery
9 5 (31.25%) Capistrano
9 5 (31.25%) Web Development
9 5 (31.25%) Pair Programming
9 5 (31.25%) MVC
9 5 (31.25%) AIX
9 5 (31.25%) Solaris
9 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Subversion
2 9 (56.25%) RSpec
3 7 (43.75%) PHPUnit
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Behat
4 5 (31.25%) Jasmine
5 4 (25.00%) Gradle
5 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (25.00%) JUnit
5 4 (25.00%) WATIR
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Maven
5 4 (25.00%) JBehave
5 4 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Drupal Developer
1 7 (43.75%) PHP Drupal Developer
1 7 (43.75%) PHP Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) Symfony
3 7 (43.75%) CakePHP
4 6 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) Backbone.js
5 5 (31.25%) Ember.js
6 4 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
2 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) BDD
3 11 (68.75%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 5 (31.25%) Pair Programming
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (25.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (25.00%) User Stories
6 4 (25.00%) ATDD
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) Data Management
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Capistrano
2 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Zend
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) VMware