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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 105 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 22 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.85% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
321 239 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.52% 9.58% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 107 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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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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
Glasgow -6 9 £350 -22.22% 1
West Lothian +8 7 £375 +6.99%
Edinburgh -13 4 £425 +20.56% 1
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (70.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) HTML
3 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 12 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (40.00%) Backbone.js
5 10 (33.33%) HP
5 10 (33.33%) UNIX
5 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) VBScript
5 10 (33.33%) Ember.js
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (26.67%) TDD
7 8 (26.67%) BDD
8 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (23.33%) Pair Programming
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
9 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
9 6 (20.00%) AIX
9 6 (20.00%) Solaris
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) jQuery
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.00%) Web Development
9 6 (20.00%) Selenium
9 6 (20.00%) Ruby
9 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (20.00%) CoffeeScript

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (20.00%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 6 (20.00%) RSpec
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) WinRunner
4 2 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) JBehave
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
5 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Front Office
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
3 12 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 10 (33.33%) Ember.js
5 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (16.67%) HTML5
7 5 (16.67%) JSON
8 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (10.00%) CSS3
9 3 (10.00%) Spring
9 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.33%) REST
10 1 (3.33%) J2EE
10 1 (3.33%) SOAP
10 1 (3.33%) Web Services
10 1 (3.33%) XML
10 1 (3.33%) JMS
10 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 6 (20.00%) AIX
2 6 (20.00%) Solaris
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) MVC
1 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
2 8 (26.67%) BDD
3 7 (23.33%) Pair Programming
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) Kanban
8 1 (3.33%) AOP
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) VBScript
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.33%) Clojure
5 1 (3.33%) ClojureScript
5 1 (3.33%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Capistrano
2 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) CA
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