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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 107 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 23 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.63% 3.08% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £345 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -8.53%
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
347 292 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.30% 11.00% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 154 151
Average daily rate £388 £359 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.01% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £110.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.36% +158.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 16 £400 +21.21% 2
West Lothian 0 5 £381 +7.39% 1
Glasgow -10 1 £388 -6.06%
Cucumber
UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (73.81%) TDD
3 27 (64.29%) Java
3 27 (64.29%) Selenium
4 23 (54.76%) SQL
5 20 (47.62%) BDD
5 20 (47.62%) Jenkins
6 19 (45.24%) Maven
7 17 (40.48%) Spring
7 17 (40.48%) Test Automation
7 17 (40.48%) RESTful
8 16 (38.10%) JSON
9 15 (35.71%) Finance
9 15 (35.71%) Scrum
9 15 (35.71%) Ant
9 15 (35.71%) JSP
10 14 (33.33%) HTML
10 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 13 (30.95%) UNIX
12 12 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (28.57%) Open Source
13 11 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
14 10 (23.81%) CSS
14 10 (23.81%) Eclipse
15 9 (21.43%) JUnit
15 9 (21.43%) J2EE
15 9 (21.43%) XML
15 9 (21.43%) Tomcat

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) JBoss
3 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (64.29%) Selenium
2 20 (47.62%) Jenkins
3 19 (45.24%) Maven
4 15 (35.71%) Ant
5 10 (23.81%) Eclipse
5 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 9 (21.43%) JUnit
7 8 (19.05%) JIRA
7 8 (19.05%) Hudson
7 8 (19.05%) Gradle
8 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 7 (16.67%) Mockito
8 7 (16.67%) FitNesse
9 6 (14.29%) Subversion
10 5 (11.90%) Calabash
10 5 (11.90%) Appium
11 4 (9.52%) Jasmine
11 4 (9.52%) RSpec
12 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
12 3 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Tester
4 7 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Coach
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Spring
1 17 (40.48%) RESTful
2 16 (38.10%) JSON
3 15 (35.71%) JSP
4 14 (33.33%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) XML
6 9 (21.43%) J2EE
7 8 (19.05%) XML Schema
7 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
7 8 (19.05%) Web Services
8 7 (16.67%) jQuery
8 7 (16.67%) Gherkin
8 7 (16.67%) JSF
8 7 (16.67%) Servlets
8 7 (16.67%) Struts
9 6 (14.29%) EJB
9 6 (14.29%) Ajax
9 6 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (11.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Open Source
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) UNIX
2 6 (14.29%) Android
2 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (73.81%) TDD
3 20 (47.62%) BDD
4 17 (40.48%) Test Automation
5 15 (35.71%) Scrum
6 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (19.05%) SOA
8 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 6 (14.29%) CRM
9 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 6 (14.29%) User Stories
9 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
11 4 (9.52%) DevOps
12 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
12 3 (7.14%) Android Development
12 3 (7.14%) iOS Development
12 3 (7.14%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) XPath
5 5 (11.90%) Ruby
6 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (7.14%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Clojure
8 1 (2.38%) ClojureScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.38%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) CA
2 1 (2.38%) Twitter