The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 74 104 106
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 50 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.26% 0.94% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.92% 7.52% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 19
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
387 399 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.53% 12.52% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 199 201
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 5
Median hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% +69.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £40.38 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +34 30 £413 +10.00%
Glasgow +18 17 £400 +16.78%
Stirling - 2 - -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 88 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (81.25%) Java
3 74 (77.08%) JIRA
4 70 (72.92%) JavaScript
5 69 (71.88%) Maven
6 67 (69.79%) Selenium
6 67 (69.79%) Python
7 64 (66.67%) Scrum
7 64 (66.67%) PostGIS
8 63 (65.63%) Gradle
8 63 (65.63%) Open Source
9 62 (64.58%) JBehave
10 60 (62.50%) GeoServer
11 59 (61.46%) OpenLayers
11 59 (61.46%) Leaflet
11 59 (61.46%) ESRI
12 50 (52.08%) TDD
13 48 (50.00%) GIS
14 45 (46.88%) BDD
15 44 (45.83%) AngularJS
16 43 (44.79%) Jenkins
16 43 (44.79%) REST
16 43 (44.79%) Web Services
17 32 (33.33%) Ansible
17 32 (33.33%) SDLC
18 30 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (30.21%) User Experience
20 28 (29.17%) QA
21 27 (28.13%) Artifactory
22 26 (27.08%) WCAG

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (62.50%) GeoServer
2 4 (4.17%) Confluence
3 3 (3.13%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) LDAP
2 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (50.00%) GIS
2 23 (23.96%) Spatial Data
3 17 (17.71%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.21%) QGIS
5 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 74 (77.08%) JIRA
2 69 (71.88%) Maven
3 67 (69.79%) Selenium
4 63 (65.63%) Gradle
5 62 (64.58%) JBehave
6 43 (44.79%) Jenkins
7 27 (28.13%) Artifactory
8 11 (11.46%) WebDriver
9 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
10 8 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (4.17%) JSUnit
12 3 (3.13%) FitNesse
13 2 (2.08%) Protractor
13 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
14 1 (1.04%) GitLab
14 1 (1.04%) Grunt
14 1 (1.04%) gulp
14 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (1.04%) Subversion
14 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (79.17%) Developer
2 40 (41.67%) GIS Developer
3 17 (17.71%) Web Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Open Source Developer
5 12 (12.50%) GIS Web Developer
5 12 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Tester
7 7 (7.29%) Python Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
8 6 (6.25%) QA Tester
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.17%) QA Automation Tester
11 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Test Leader
12 2 (2.08%) Agile Test Analyst
12 2 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (66.67%) PostGIS
2 59 (61.46%) Leaflet
2 59 (61.46%) OpenLayers
3 44 (45.83%) AngularJS
4 43 (44.79%) REST
4 43 (44.79%) Web Services
5 13 (13.54%) Node.js
6 9 (9.38%) HTML
7 8 (8.33%) CSS
8 7 (7.29%) CSS3
8 7 (7.29%) Gherkin
8 7 (7.29%) HTML5
9 6 (6.25%) XML
10 4 (4.17%) jQuery
10 4 (4.17%) JSP
10 4 (4.17%) RequireJS
11 3 (3.13%) Ajax
11 3 (3.13%) Dojo
12 2 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.21%) User Experience
2 2 (2.08%) Fintech
3 1 (1.04%) Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) AIX
2 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.04%) Unix
2 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (66.67%) Scrum
3 63 (65.63%) Open Source
4 50 (52.08%) TDD
5 45 (46.88%) BDD
6 32 (33.33%) SDLC
7 30 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (18.75%) Microservices
9 17 (17.71%) Web Development
10 12 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (10.42%) MVC
12 6 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.25%) DevOps
13 5 (5.21%) Open Source Development
13 5 (5.21%) User Stories
13 5 (5.21%) Validation
14 4 (4.17%) Data Migration
14 4 (4.17%) Data Validation
14 4 (4.17%) Migration
14 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (81.25%) Java
2 70 (72.92%) JavaScript
3 67 (69.79%) Python
4 12 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) Scala
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (29.17%) QA
2 26 (27.08%) WCAG
3 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.04%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (33.33%) Ansible
2 6 (6.25%) Marathon
2 6 (6.25%) Mesos
2 6 (6.25%) Packer
3 5 (5.21%) Chronos
4 2 (2.08%) Control-M
5 1 (1.04%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.04%) logstash
5 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.04%) Puppet
5 1 (1.04%) rkt
5 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.04%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 59 (61.46%) ESRI
2 2 (2.08%) IBM
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.04%) Google
3 1 (1.04%) HP
3 1 (1.04%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.04%) Splunk
3 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.04%) VMware