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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 106 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 24 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.43% 3.74% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 3
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
323 321 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.74% 11.75% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 189 97
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £251 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 3
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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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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 +7 12 £394 +6.41% 2
Glasgow 0 5 £275 -33.33% 2
West Lothian -6 5 £375 -
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 41 (89.13%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) TDD
2 34 (73.91%) Java
3 30 (65.22%) Jenkins
4 23 (50.00%) Selenium
5 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (45.65%) SQL
6 18 (39.13%) Maven
6 18 (39.13%) BDD
7 17 (36.96%) Spring
8 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
8 15 (32.61%) Hudson
8 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
8 15 (32.61%) RESTful
9 14 (30.43%) Scrum
10 12 (26.09%) UNIX
10 12 (26.09%) JSON
11 11 (23.91%) JIRA
11 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
11 11 (23.91%) XML
11 11 (23.91%) Finance
12 10 (21.74%) J2EE
12 10 (21.74%) Ant
13 9 (19.57%) JSP
13 9 (19.57%) HTML
13 9 (19.57%) OO
13 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
13 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (19.57%) Open Source
14 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (65.22%) Jenkins
2 23 (50.00%) Selenium
3 18 (39.13%) Maven
4 15 (32.61%) Hudson
5 11 (23.91%) JIRA
6 10 (21.74%) Ant
7 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
8 8 (17.39%) JUnit
9 7 (15.22%) FitNesse
10 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
10 6 (13.04%) WebDriver
10 6 (13.04%) Gradle
11 5 (10.87%) Mockito
12 4 (8.70%) Calabash
12 4 (8.70%) Appium
13 3 (6.52%) Xcode
14 2 (4.35%) Subversion
14 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
14 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
14 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Tester
4 8 (17.39%) Python Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Automation Tester
5 6 (13.04%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (4.35%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.17%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) Spring
2 15 (32.61%) RESTful
3 12 (26.09%) JSON
4 11 (23.91%) XML
5 10 (21.74%) J2EE
6 9 (19.57%) JSP
6 9 (19.57%) HTML
7 8 (17.39%) Web Services
7 8 (17.39%) REST
8 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (13.04%) XML Schema
9 6 (13.04%) CSS
9 6 (13.04%) jQuery
10 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
10 5 (10.87%) HTML5
11 4 (8.70%) JSF
11 4 (8.70%) Struts
11 4 (8.70%) Servlets
12 3 (6.52%) Ajax
13 2 (4.35%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) UNIX
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) TDD
3 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (39.13%) BDD
5 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
6 14 (30.43%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
8 9 (19.57%) OO
8 9 (19.57%) Open Source
8 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (17.39%) Pair Programming
10 7 (15.22%) SOA
11 6 (13.04%) CRM
11 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
12 4 (8.70%) DevOps
12 4 (8.70%) SDLC
12 4 (8.70%) User Stories
13 3 (6.52%) Android Development
13 3 (6.52%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) Python
5 6 (13.04%) Perl
6 5 (10.87%) XPath
7 1 (2.17%) Clojure
7 1 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.17%) ClojureScript
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.17%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) CA
2 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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