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 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
UK / Scotland
Rank 58 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 48 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.86% 0.71% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.33% 5.77% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 15
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £297 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.19%
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
277 312 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.52% 12.24% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 173 207
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
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 £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +38 34 £400 -8.57% 2
West Lothian - 7 - -
Glasgow +15 6 £395 +29.50% 2
Fife - 1 £225 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 82 (94.25%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (87.36%) Java
3 63 (72.41%) Selenium
4 56 (64.37%) BDD
5 54 (62.07%) Scrum
6 48 (55.17%) Python
7 47 (54.02%) TDD
7 47 (54.02%) AngularJS
8 46 (52.87%) JavaScript
9 42 (48.28%) Maven
10 39 (44.83%) JIRA
11 38 (43.68%) Gradle
12 37 (42.53%) JBehave
13 36 (41.38%) Open Source
14 35 (40.23%) PostGIS
15 32 (36.78%) GeoServer
16 31 (35.63%) OpenLayers
16 31 (35.63%) Leaflet
16 31 (35.63%) QA
16 31 (35.63%) ESRI
17 21 (24.14%) GIS
17 21 (24.14%) SQL
17 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
18 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (21.84%) Web Services
19 19 (21.84%) REST
20 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
21 16 (18.39%) Degree
21 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
21 16 (18.39%) Spatial Data

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 (36.78%) GeoServer
2 4 (4.60%) Confluence
3 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) GIS
2 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
3 16 (18.39%) Spatial Data
4 6 (6.90%) QGIS
5 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.30%) DB2
6 2 (2.30%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 63 (72.41%) Selenium
2 42 (48.28%) Maven
3 39 (44.83%) JIRA
4 38 (43.68%) Gradle
5 37 (42.53%) JBehave
6 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
7 12 (13.79%) WebDriver
8 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
9 6 (6.90%) JUnit
10 5 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (5.75%) Protractor
11 4 (4.60%) Ant
11 4 (4.60%) Artifactory
11 4 (4.60%) JSUnit
11 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
12 3 (3.45%) DbUnit
12 3 (3.45%) Mockito
13 2 (2.30%) Concordion
13 2 (2.30%) Hudson
13 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.54%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Python Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Tester
5 13 (14.94%) Angular Developer
5 13 (14.94%) Open Source Developer
6 12 (13.79%) Automation Tester
7 8 (9.20%) QA Automation Tester
7 8 (9.20%) QA Tester
8 7 (8.05%) GIS Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Developer in Test
10 5 (5.75%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (5.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 5 (5.75%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (4.60%) Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Test Leader
12 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.02%) AngularJS
2 35 (40.23%) PostGIS
3 31 (35.63%) Leaflet
3 31 (35.63%) OpenLayers
4 19 (21.84%) REST
4 19 (21.84%) Web Services
5 12 (13.79%) Spring
6 10 (11.49%) HTML
7 8 (9.20%) CSS
7 8 (9.20%) HTML5
7 8 (9.20%) Node.js
8 7 (8.05%) jQuery
9 6 (6.90%) CSS3
10 4 (4.60%) Ajax
10 4 (4.60%) Dojo
10 4 (4.60%) Gherkin
10 4 (4.60%) JSP
11 3 (3.45%) Backbone.js
11 3 (3.45%) XML
12 2 (2.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) User Experience
2 3 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Unix
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (94.25%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (64.37%) BDD
3 54 (62.07%) Scrum
4 47 (54.02%) TDD
5 36 (41.38%) Open Source
6 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
8 15 (17.24%) Microservices
8 15 (17.24%) SDLC
9 13 (14.94%) Data Migration
9 13 (14.94%) Migration
9 13 (14.94%) Open Source Development
10 9 (10.34%) Automated Testing
11 8 (9.20%) Kanban
11 8 (9.20%) User Stories
12 7 (8.05%) Web Development
13 6 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (5.75%) Automation Testing
14 5 (5.75%) DevOps
14 5 (5.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 76 (87.36%) Java
2 48 (55.17%) Python
3 46 (52.87%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.14%) SQL
5 2 (2.30%) Perl
5 2 (2.30%) Ruby
5 2 (2.30%) Scala
5 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (35.63%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) WCAG
3 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.30%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) Ansible
2 7 (8.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) ESRI
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) Perforce
4 1 (1.15%) Splunk
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