The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 114 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 17 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.20% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.69% 2.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
299 228 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.05% 9.22% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 88 104
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £24.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.40 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
UK

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 22 July 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 -19 6 £375 +6.76% 1
Glasgow +4 3 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (68.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) UNIX
3 11 (44.00%) HP
3 11 (44.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (40.00%) VBScript
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (32.00%) CSS
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) BDD
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (28.00%) Backbone.js
7 7 (28.00%) Ember.js
8 6 (24.00%) Selenium
8 6 (24.00%) RSpec
8 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (24.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
9 5 (20.00%) AIX
9 5 (20.00%) Solaris
9 5 (20.00%) Ruby
9 5 (20.00%) Maven
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) RSpec
3 5 (20.00%) Maven
3 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.00%) WinRunner
6 1 (4.00%) Subversion
6 1 (4.00%) JMeter
6 1 (4.00%) Ant
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) WATIR
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (4.00%) JBehave
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) Backbone.js
3 7 (28.00%) Ember.js
4 5 (20.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) CSS3
5 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (4.00%) JMS
7 1 (4.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (20.00%) AIX
3 5 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) BDD
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) Data Management
9 1 (4.00%) AOP
9 1 (4.00%) ATDD
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
9 1 (4.00%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) VBScript
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby
4 5 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (4.00%) AspectJ
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Clojure
5 1 (4.00%) ClojureScript
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Capistrano
2 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) CA LISA
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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Orgtel
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Posted: 12 days ago