The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 103 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 35 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.87% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.02% 7.43% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
388 323 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.77% 11.71% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 180 113
Average daily rate £365 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 8
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 16 £375 -11.76% 1
Glasgow +8 11 £340 -2.85% 3
West Lothian -9 6 £375 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (79.59%) Java
3 38 (77.55%) TDD
4 29 (59.18%) Jenkins
5 25 (51.02%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (40.82%) Maven
7 19 (38.78%) Selenium
8 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
9 16 (32.65%) SQL
9 16 (32.65%) J2EE
9 16 (32.65%) Scrum
9 16 (32.65%) Spring
9 16 (32.65%) BDD
9 16 (32.65%) Hudson
10 15 (30.61%) REST
10 15 (30.61%) Web Services
11 14 (28.57%) Finance
12 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
12 13 (26.53%) JUnit
12 13 (26.53%) JIRA
13 12 (24.49%) RESTful
13 12 (24.49%) Python
13 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
14 11 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (20.41%) Open Source
15 10 (20.41%) JSON
15 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
15 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
15 10 (20.41%) XML
15 10 (20.41%) UNIX

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.20%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Jenkins
2 20 (40.82%) Maven
3 19 (38.78%) Selenium
4 16 (32.65%) Hudson
5 13 (26.53%) JIRA
5 13 (26.53%) JUnit
6 9 (18.37%) Gradle
7 8 (16.33%) FitNesse
7 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
7 8 (16.33%) Mockito
8 7 (14.29%) Ant
9 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
10 4 (8.16%) JBehave
10 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
11 3 (6.12%) Xcode
11 3 (6.12%) Calabash
11 3 (6.12%) Appium
12 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
13 1 (2.04%) Subversion
13 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Python Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Coach
8 1 (2.04%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) J2EE
1 16 (32.65%) Spring
2 15 (30.61%) Web Services
2 15 (30.61%) REST
3 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
4 12 (24.49%) RESTful
5 10 (20.41%) JSON
5 10 (20.41%) XML
5 10 (20.41%) JSP
6 9 (18.37%) HTML
6 9 (18.37%) jQuery
7 8 (16.33%) CSS
8 5 (10.20%) Servlets
8 5 (10.20%) Struts
8 5 (10.20%) JMS
8 5 (10.20%) JSF
8 5 (10.20%) HTML5
8 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
9 4 (8.16%) JAXB
9 4 (8.16%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) UNIX
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Android
4 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (77.55%) TDD
3 25 (51.02%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (32.65%) BDD
4 16 (32.65%) Scrum
5 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.41%) Open Source
7 10 (20.41%) OO
8 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
9 8 (16.33%) SDLC
10 6 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.20%) CRM
12 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
12 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (8.16%) Web Development
12 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (8.16%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) Python
5 4 (8.16%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) XPath
7 1 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) ESRI
3 1 (2.04%) Twitter
3 1 (2.04%) TIBCO