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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 111 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 18 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.10% 2.91% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £371 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
295 275 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.13% 10.87% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 165 154
Average daily rate £388 £379 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -12.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £30.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £42.00 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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 May 2015.

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 May 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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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 +10 14 £406 +9.79% 2
West Lothian - 4 £375 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (70.73%) TDD
2 29 (70.73%) Java
3 27 (65.85%) Selenium
4 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
4 21 (51.22%) SQL
5 20 (48.78%) BDD
6 18 (43.90%) Maven
6 18 (43.90%) Spring
7 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
7 17 (41.46%) RESTful
8 16 (39.02%) Finance
9 15 (36.59%) JSP
10 14 (34.15%) Scrum
10 14 (34.15%) JSON
11 13 (31.71%) Ant
11 13 (31.71%) HTML
11 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
11 13 (31.71%) UNIX
12 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
14 10 (24.39%) JIRA
15 9 (21.95%) Open Source
15 9 (21.95%) Hudson
15 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
15 9 (21.95%) J2EE
15 9 (21.95%) CSS
15 9 (21.95%) JUnit

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.07%) JBoss
3 6 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (65.85%) Selenium
2 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
3 18 (43.90%) Maven
4 13 (31.71%) Ant
5 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
5 10 (24.39%) JIRA
6 9 (21.95%) Hudson
6 9 (21.95%) JUnit
7 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
7 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
7 8 (19.51%) Gradle
8 7 (17.07%) Mockito
9 6 (14.63%) Subversion
10 5 (12.20%) Appium
10 5 (12.20%) FitNesse
10 5 (12.20%) Calabash
11 3 (7.32%) Mercurial
11 3 (7.32%) RSpec
11 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
11 3 (7.32%) NUnit
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Tester
4 6 (14.63%) Test Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Coach
8 1 (2.44%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) Spring
2 17 (41.46%) RESTful
3 15 (36.59%) JSP
4 14 (34.15%) JSON
5 13 (31.71%) HTML
6 9 (21.95%) J2EE
6 9 (21.95%) CSS
6 9 (21.95%) Web Services
7 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
8 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
8 7 (17.07%) Struts
8 7 (17.07%) XML
8 7 (17.07%) Servlets
8 7 (17.07%) JSF
9 6 (14.63%) EJB
9 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
9 6 (14.63%) Ajax
9 6 (14.63%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (14.63%) jQuery
10 5 (12.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Open Source
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) UNIX
2 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 6 (14.63%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (70.73%) TDD
3 20 (48.78%) BDD
4 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
5 14 (34.15%) Scrum
6 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (14.63%) SOA
8 6 (14.63%) CRM
8 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) User Stories
9 4 (9.76%) DevOps
10 3 (7.32%) Android Development
10 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
10 3 (7.32%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) XPath
4 5 (12.20%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (7.32%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) ClojureScript
6 1 (2.44%) Clojure
6 1 (2.44%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.44%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Twitter
2 1 (2.44%) CA