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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 74 69
Rank change year-on-year +38 -5  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 36 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.96% 1.13% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.69% 10.63% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 12
Median daily rate £400 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £450 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 130 160 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.29% 10.61% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 90 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Cucumber as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (79.10%) Java
3 47 (70.15%) Selenium
4 42 (62.69%) BDD
5 36 (53.73%) Scrum
6 29 (43.28%) AngularJS
7 26 (38.81%) Python
7 26 (38.81%) TDD
8 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
9 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
10 21 (31.34%) JIRA
11 20 (29.85%) QA
11 20 (29.85%) Maven
11 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
12 19 (28.36%) Spring
13 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (26.87%) PostGIS
14 16 (23.88%) Gradle
15 15 (22.39%) GeoServer
15 15 (22.39%) Open Source
15 15 (22.39%) JBehave
16 14 (20.90%) ESRI
16 14 (20.90%) SQL
16 14 (20.90%) OpenLayers
16 14 (20.90%) Leaflet
16 14 (20.90%) Puppet
17 13 (19.40%) Web Services
17 13 (19.40%) GIS
18 12 (17.91%) NoSQL
19 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing

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 15 (22.39%) GeoServer
2 5 (7.46%) CMS
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) LDAP
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) GIS
2 12 (17.91%) NoSQL
3 10 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (14.93%) Spatial Data
4 9 (13.43%) MySQL
5 6 (8.96%) QGIS
6 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (70.15%) Selenium
2 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
3 21 (31.34%) JIRA
4 20 (29.85%) Maven
5 16 (23.88%) Gradle
6 15 (22.39%) JBehave
7 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
7 9 (13.43%) Mockito
7 9 (13.43%) WebDriver
8 5 (7.46%) GitLab
8 5 (7.46%) JMeter
9 4 (5.97%) Ant
9 4 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.97%) DbUnit
9 4 (5.97%) JUnit
9 4 (5.97%) Protractor
10 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Tester
4 11 (16.42%) Automation Tester
4 11 (16.42%) Python Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Test Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Angular Developer
6 7 (10.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Open Source Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Developer in Test
9 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Java Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.48%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) AngularJS
2 19 (28.36%) Spring
3 18 (26.87%) PostGIS
4 14 (20.90%) Leaflet
4 14 (20.90%) OpenLayers
5 13 (19.40%) Web Services
6 8 (11.94%) REST
7 5 (7.46%) Backbone.js
7 5 (7.46%) Gherkin
7 5 (7.46%) J2EE
7 5 (7.46%) JSON
7 5 (7.46%) RESTful
8 4 (5.97%) Ember.js
8 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.97%) jQuery
8 4 (5.97%) React
9 3 (4.48%) HTML
10 1 (1.49%) Browserify
10 1 (1.49%) Node.js
10 1 (1.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.49%) Fintech
1 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Debian
2 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (62.69%) BDD
3 36 (53.73%) Scrum
4 26 (38.81%) TDD
5 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
6 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (22.39%) Open Source
8 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing
8 10 (14.93%) Data Migration
8 10 (14.93%) Migration
9 9 (13.43%) SDLC
10 7 (10.45%) Kanban
10 7 (10.45%) Microservices
10 7 (10.45%) Open Source Development
10 7 (10.45%) Test Strategy
11 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
12 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (79.10%) Java
2 26 (38.81%) Python
3 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) Scala
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.85%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.49%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Puppet
2 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) ESRI
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.49%) Splunk
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