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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
UK / Scotland
Rank 50 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 63 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.58% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.45% 5.50% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 1 13
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
308 291 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.50% 11.41% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 143 214
Median daily rate £378 £330 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £15.89 £37.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.90% -16.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +36 36 £400 -11.11% 1
Moray - 10 £375 -
West Lothian - 9 - -
Glasgow - 7 £386 - 3
Fife - 2 £263 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 97 (93.27%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (82.69%) Java
3 79 (75.96%) Selenium
4 65 (62.50%) Scrum
5 58 (55.77%) BDD
6 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
6 49 (47.12%) TDD
7 46 (44.23%) Maven
7 46 (44.23%) AngularJS
8 43 (41.35%) Python
9 40 (38.46%) JIRA
10 35 (33.65%) QA
11 33 (31.73%) Jenkins
11 33 (31.73%) Gradle
12 32 (30.77%) JBehave
12 32 (30.77%) Open Source
13 31 (29.81%) SQL
14 30 (28.85%) PostGIS
15 27 (25.96%) GeoServer
16 26 (25.00%) OpenLayers
16 26 (25.00%) Leaflet
16 26 (25.00%) ESRI
17 24 (23.08%) REST
17 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
19 20 (19.23%) Microservices
19 20 (19.23%) GIS
19 20 (19.23%) Web Services
20 18 (17.31%) Git (software)
21 17 (16.35%) WebDriver

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 27 (25.96%) GeoServer
2 11 (10.58%) Apache
3 10 (9.62%) JBoss
4 4 (3.85%) Confluence
4 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.88%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) GIS
2 17 (16.35%) NoSQL
3 16 (15.38%) Spatial Data
4 6 (5.77%) QGIS
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.85%) MySQL
7 2 (1.92%) DB2
7 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 79 (75.96%) Selenium
2 46 (44.23%) Maven
3 40 (38.46%) JIRA
4 33 (31.73%) Gradle
4 33 (31.73%) Jenkins
5 32 (30.77%) JBehave
6 18 (17.31%) Git (software)
7 17 (16.35%) WebDriver
8 9 (8.65%) JUnit
9 7 (6.73%) Mockito
10 6 (5.77%) Ant
10 6 (5.77%) DbUnit
10 6 (5.77%) Protractor
11 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (3.85%) Artifactory
12 4 (3.85%) JSUnit
12 4 (3.85%) SpecFlow
13 3 (2.88%) GitLab
14 2 (1.92%) Concordion
14 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (53.85%) Developer
2 22 (21.15%) Java Developer
3 20 (19.23%) Tester
4 18 (17.31%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (16.35%) Automation Tester
5 17 (16.35%) Python Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Angular Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Open Source Developer
7 9 (8.65%) QA Automation Tester
7 9 (8.65%) QA Tester
8 7 (6.73%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 7 (6.73%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (6.73%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.77%) GIS Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (4.81%) Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Developer in Test
10 5 (4.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.81%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (44.23%) AngularJS
2 30 (28.85%) PostGIS
3 26 (25.00%) Leaflet
3 26 (25.00%) OpenLayers
4 24 (23.08%) REST
5 20 (19.23%) Web Services
6 16 (15.38%) HTML
6 16 (15.38%) Spring
7 14 (13.46%) CSS
8 12 (11.54%) Gherkin
9 9 (8.65%) J2EE
9 9 (8.65%) Play Framework
10 8 (7.69%) HTML5
10 8 (7.69%) jQuery
10 8 (7.69%) Node.js
10 8 (7.69%) SOAP
11 6 (5.77%) Apache Camel
11 6 (5.77%) Apache CXF
11 6 (5.77%) CSS3
11 6 (5.77%) Ehcache
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) User Experience
2 3 (2.88%) Fintech
3 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) Debian
3 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (93.27%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (62.50%) Scrum
3 58 (55.77%) BDD
4 49 (47.12%) TDD
5 32 (30.77%) Open Source
6 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
8 20 (19.23%) Microservices
9 16 (15.38%) SDLC
10 13 (12.50%) Data Migration
10 13 (12.50%) Migration
10 13 (12.50%) Open Source Development
11 12 (11.54%) Automated Testing
12 11 (10.58%) MVC
13 10 (9.62%) User Stories
14 8 (7.69%) Web Development
15 7 (6.73%) Automation Testing
15 7 (6.73%) Front End Development
15 7 (6.73%) Kanban
15 7 (6.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 86 (82.69%) Java
2 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 43 (41.35%) Python
4 31 (29.81%) SQL
5 12 (11.54%) Scala
6 2 (1.92%) Perl
6 2 (1.92%) Ruby
6 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) ISEB
3 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.65%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.85%) WCAG
3 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.92%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Puppet
2 8 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) ESRI
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.92%) Perforce
5 1 (0.96%) Splunk