Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cucumber
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 75 77
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +25
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 56 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.91% 1.61% 2.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.49% 11.34% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £345 £288 £331
90th Percentile £481 £475 £465
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £403
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.83% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 534 335 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.18% 14.16% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 227 210
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +7.48% -2.00%
10th Percentile £325 £272 £245
90th Percentile £613 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% -3.31% +13.06%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £44.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year -20.81% +204.79% -54.69%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cucumber in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (73.21%) Test Automation
3 34 (60.71%) Selenium
4 26 (46.43%) BDD
5 23 (41.07%) Java
6 22 (39.29%) Finance
7 20 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 19 (33.93%) QA
9 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (32.14%) TDD
10 14 (25.00%) JIRA
10 14 (25.00%) DevOps
11 12 (21.43%) SDLC
11 12 (21.43%) RESTful
12 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 10 (17.86%) Puppet
13 9 (16.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
14 8 (14.29%) SQL
14 8 (14.29%) Python
14 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
15 7 (12.50%) Node.js
15 7 (12.50%) Banking
15 7 (12.50%) Protractor
15 7 (12.50%) Docker
16 6 (10.71%) Bitbucket
16 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
16 6 (10.71%) Kubernetes
16 6 (10.71%) Mentoring

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.36%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) OpenShift
3 4 (7.14%) GitHub
3 4 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.14%) Tricentis Tosca
4 2 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.79%) Datadog
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) npm
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (7.14%) Couchbase
1 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (7.14%) Redis
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (60.71%) Selenium
2 20 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 14 (25.00%) JIRA
4 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
5 9 (16.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (12.50%) Protractor
7 6 (10.71%) Bitbucket
7 6 (10.71%) Maven
7 6 (10.71%) SilkTest
8 5 (8.93%) Artifactory
8 5 (8.93%) JMeter
8 5 (8.93%) Mockito
9 4 (7.14%) GitLab
9 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
9 4 (7.14%) Subversion
9 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
10 3 (5.36%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
11 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Test Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Java Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Tester
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
10 2 (3.57%) QA Automation Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) RESTful
2 7 (12.50%) Node.js
3 6 (10.71%) Web Services
4 5 (8.93%) .NET
4 5 (8.93%) Spring
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Core
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 4 (7.14%) JSON
5 4 (7.14%) RxJS
5 4 (7.14%) Swagger
6 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.36%) JMX
7 2 (3.57%) WebdriverIO
8 1 (1.79%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) DataPower
2 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (73.21%) Test Automation
3 26 (46.43%) BDD
4 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (32.14%) TDD
5 14 (25.00%) DevOps
6 12 (21.43%) SDLC
7 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.71%) Scrum
8 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.14%) API Development
10 4 (7.14%) ATDD
10 4 (7.14%) Coaching
10 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.14%) Microservices
10 4 (7.14%) Pair Programming
10 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.29%) Python
3 8 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) Java 8
5 4 (7.14%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Puppet
2 6 (10.71%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.93%) Ansible
3 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.14%) OpenView
4 4 (7.14%) SCOM
4 4 (7.14%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.79%) Kibana
5 1 (1.79%) Nagios
5 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Google
2 5 (8.93%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.14%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Micro Focus
4 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.79%) New Relic
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk