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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 102 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 22 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.45% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.18% 3.41% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 1
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£375 £313 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +115.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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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
356 323 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.91% 13.24% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 193 117
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £31.70 £25.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 15 £375 +20.00% 2
Glasgow -2 6 £388 +63.15% 3
West Lothian +9 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (55.10%) TDD
2 26 (53.06%) Java
3 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.94%) HTML
5 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
5 22 (44.90%) Selenium
6 19 (38.78%) CSS
7 13 (26.53%) SQL
7 13 (26.53%) MVC
7 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
7 13 (26.53%) BDD
7 13 (26.53%) Backbone.js
8 12 (24.49%) jQuery
8 12 (24.49%) Ruby
8 12 (24.49%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (22.45%) Scrum
9 11 (22.45%) Finance
9 11 (22.45%) Ember.js
10 10 (20.41%) Jasmine
10 10 (20.41%) CoffeeScript
10 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
10 10 (20.41%) JSON
10 10 (20.41%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (20.41%) RSpec
11 9 (18.37%) Spring
11 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
12 8 (16.33%) JUnit
12 8 (16.33%) UNIX
12 8 (16.33%) JSP
12 8 (16.33%) Hibernate

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.20%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Selenium
2 12 (24.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (20.41%) RSpec
3 10 (20.41%) Jasmine
4 8 (16.33%) JUnit
5 7 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 7 (14.29%) Maven
6 5 (10.20%) Ant
6 5 (10.20%) FitNesse
6 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.20%) Mockito
7 4 (8.16%) WinRunner
7 4 (8.16%) NUnit
7 4 (8.16%) Subversion
8 2 (4.08%) JMeter
8 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.08%) JBehave
8 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.08%) Hudson
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Programmer
4 7 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) HTML
2 19 (38.78%) CSS
3 13 (26.53%) Backbone.js
4 12 (24.49%) jQuery
5 11 (22.45%) Ember.js
6 10 (20.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (20.41%) JSON
7 9 (18.37%) Spring
8 8 (16.33%) JSP
8 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
9 7 (14.29%) RESTful
9 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 6 (12.24%) Gherkin
10 6 (12.24%) J2EE
11 5 (10.20%) Servlets
11 5 (10.20%) JSF
11 5 (10.20%) Struts
12 4 (8.16%) Web Services
12 4 (8.16%) XML
12 4 (8.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Open Source
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) UNIX
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) TDD
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) MVC
3 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
3 13 (26.53%) BDD
4 11 (22.45%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.20%) SOA
7 4 (8.16%) CRM
7 4 (8.16%) UML
7 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.12%) User Stories
8 3 (6.12%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Kanban
10 1 (2.04%) Test Management
10 1 (2.04%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) Ruby
5 10 (20.41%) CoffeeScript
6 7 (14.29%) C#
7 5 (10.20%) VBScript
8 3 (6.12%) XPath
9 2 (4.08%) Python
9 2 (4.08%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) AspectJ
10 1 (2.04%) Clojure
10 1 (2.04%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) HP
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) CA
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