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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 105 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 23 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.53% 4.61% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £347 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
352 304 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.78% 12.46% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 167 103
Average daily rate £375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +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
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 March 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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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 +1 12 £363 +9.84% 1
West Lothian +4 5 £375 +7.14% 2
Glasgow -11 5 £388 +63.15%
Stirling - - - -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (73.33%) TDD
2 29 (64.44%) Selenium
3 20 (44.44%) Java
4 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (37.78%) HTML
5 16 (35.56%) SQL
5 16 (35.56%) Scrum
6 15 (33.33%) BDD
7 14 (31.11%) Finance
7 14 (31.11%) Spring
8 13 (28.89%) jQuery
8 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
9 12 (26.67%) Maven
9 12 (26.67%) CSS
9 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
10 11 (24.44%) Eclipse
10 11 (24.44%) Ruby
10 11 (24.44%) JSON
10 11 (24.44%) RESTful
11 10 (22.22%) JSP
12 9 (20.00%) XML
12 9 (20.00%) Ant
12 9 (20.00%) JUnit
12 9 (20.00%) RSpec
12 9 (20.00%) QA
12 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 9 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
12 9 (20.00%) Gherkin

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (13.33%) JBoss
1 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (64.44%) Selenium
2 12 (26.67%) Maven
2 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (24.44%) Eclipse
4 9 (20.00%) Ant
4 9 (20.00%) JUnit
4 9 (20.00%) RSpec
4 9 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 8 (17.78%) FitNesse
6 7 (15.56%) Mockito
7 6 (13.33%) Subversion
7 6 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (11.11%) WebDriver
9 4 (8.89%) NUnit
10 3 (6.67%) WinRunner
10 3 (6.67%) JIRA
10 3 (6.67%) Calabash
11 2 (4.44%) Gradle
11 2 (4.44%) Appium
11 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Tester
4 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Automation Tester
7 5 (11.11%) Programmer
7 5 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
10 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 14 (31.11%) Spring
3 13 (28.89%) jQuery
4 12 (26.67%) CSS
5 11 (24.44%) JSON
5 11 (24.44%) RESTful
6 10 (22.22%) JSP
7 9 (20.00%) XML
7 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
8 8 (17.78%) XML Schema
9 7 (15.56%) J2EE
9 7 (15.56%) Struts
9 7 (15.56%) Servlets
9 7 (15.56%) JSF
10 6 (13.33%) EJB 3.0
10 6 (13.33%) Ajax
10 6 (13.33%) EJB
11 5 (11.11%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Open Source
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (73.33%) TDD
2 16 (35.56%) Scrum
3 15 (33.33%) BDD
4 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (17.78%) MVC
6 8 (17.78%) SOA
7 6 (13.33%) User Stories
7 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.33%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.89%) UML
10 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.22%) OO
11 1 (2.22%) Test Management
11 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) Ruby
5 9 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
6 7 (15.56%) C#
6 7 (15.56%) XPath
7 5 (11.11%) Perl
8 2 (4.44%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) Clojure
9 1 (2.22%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) CA
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