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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 115 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 28 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.71% 6.40% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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
417 297 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.33% 10.23% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 173 167
Median daily rate £350 £375 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Median hourly rate £26.25 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.60 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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
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 24 May 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 +2 25 £425 +6.25% 1
Stirling - 3 £350 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (93.18%) JIRA
3 40 (90.91%) Selenium
4 35 (79.55%) Java
5 34 (77.27%) JavaScript
5 34 (77.27%) Python
5 34 (77.27%) Maven
5 34 (77.27%) Gradle
6 32 (72.73%) PostGIS
6 32 (72.73%) GeoServer
6 32 (72.73%) JBehave
6 32 (72.73%) Open Source
6 32 (72.73%) QA
6 32 (72.73%) Web Services
7 31 (70.45%) GIS
7 31 (70.45%) REST
8 30 (68.18%) OpenLayers
8 30 (68.18%) Leaflet
9 27 (61.36%) ESRI
10 26 (59.09%) Scrum
11 23 (52.27%) BDD
12 22 (50.00%) AngularJS
13 20 (45.45%) SDLC
13 20 (45.45%) TDD
14 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
14 18 (40.91%) NoSQL
15 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (34.09%) Microservices
17 13 (29.55%) WCAG
18 12 (27.27%) Artifactory

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 32 (72.73%) GeoServer
2 3 (6.82%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) LDAP
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (70.45%) GIS
2 18 (40.91%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) QGIS
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (93.18%) JIRA
2 40 (90.91%) Selenium
3 34 (77.27%) Gradle
3 34 (77.27%) Maven
4 32 (72.73%) JBehave
5 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
6 12 (27.27%) Artifactory
7 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
8 3 (6.82%) JMeter
9 2 (4.55%) Ant
9 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (4.55%) ClearCase
9 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.55%) GitLab
9 2 (4.55%) Grunt
9 2 (4.55%) Hudson
9 2 (4.55%) Subversion
9 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 28 (63.64%) GIS Developer
3 8 (18.18%) GIS Web Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Open Source Developer
4 4 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) GIS Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) QA Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Middle Office Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) PostGIS
1 32 (72.73%) Web Services
2 31 (70.45%) REST
3 30 (68.18%) Leaflet
3 30 (68.18%) OpenLayers
4 22 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.64%) Gherkin
6 5 (11.36%) HTML
6 5 (11.36%) Spring
6 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
7 4 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (4.55%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.55%) Java EE
8 2 (4.55%) JDBC
8 2 (4.55%) JSP
8 2 (4.55%) Servlets
8 2 (4.55%) SOAP
8 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) AIX
1 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) Open Source
3 26 (59.09%) Scrum
4 23 (52.27%) BDD
5 20 (45.45%) SDLC
5 20 (45.45%) TDD
6 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (34.09%) Microservices
8 8 (18.18%) Web Development
9 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
10 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Test Management
11 4 (9.09%) MVC
12 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
12 3 (6.82%) Compatibility Testing
12 3 (6.82%) Data Management
12 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
12 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
12 3 (6.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 34 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 34 (77.27%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (72.73%) QA
2 13 (29.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.55%) Control-M
2 2 (4.55%) logstash
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.55%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) ESRI
2 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.55%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.55%) Splunk
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) HP
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