Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 59 111
Rank change year-on-year -18 +52 -5
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 58 69 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.99% 3.20% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.86% 18.55% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £249 £359 £319
90th Percentile £575 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
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 451 372 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.50% 17.25% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 212 214
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £384 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +5.50% -3.00%
10th Percentile £272 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £488 £484
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £46.13 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.93% +14.23% -4.99%
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +0.95%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 52 (89.66%) Java
2 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (65.52%) Jenkins
4 37 (63.79%) Spring
5 33 (56.90%) Git (software)
5 33 (56.90%) RESTful
5 33 (56.90%) Mockito
5 33 (56.90%) Finance
6 32 (55.17%) Web Services
6 32 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (53.45%) Software Engineering
7 31 (53.45%) JSON
8 30 (51.72%) Test Automation
8 30 (51.72%) Puppet
8 30 (51.72%) Linux
8 30 (51.72%) GitHub
8 30 (51.72%) GitLab
9 28 (48.28%) Configuration Management
9 28 (48.28%) JMX
10 26 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (44.83%) Computer Science
11 25 (43.10%) Degree
12 23 (39.66%) SOA
12 23 (39.66%) Scrum
13 20 (34.48%) Selenium
14 19 (32.76%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (29.31%) Payment Gateway
15 17 (29.31%) Microservices
16 16 (27.59%) GDPR
16 16 (27.59%) BDD

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 13 (22.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
Business Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (51.72%) GitHub
2 4 (6.90%) BlazeMeter
2 4 (6.90%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (1.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) SMS
1 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (65.52%) Jenkins
2 33 (56.90%) Git (software)
2 33 (56.90%) Mockito
3 30 (51.72%) GitLab
4 20 (34.48%) Selenium
5 5 (8.62%) Appium
6 4 (6.90%) JIRA
6 4 (6.90%) JUnit
7 3 (5.17%) Maven
7 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.72%) Ant
8 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.72%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.72%) JMeter
8 1 (1.72%) jMock
8 1 (1.72%) Log4j
8 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
General
1 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Java Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Java Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Software Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Java Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Tester
8 4 (6.90%) Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) Spring
2 33 (56.90%) RESTful
3 32 (55.17%) Web Services
4 31 (53.45%) JSON
5 28 (48.28%) JMX
6 13 (22.41%) REST
7 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.90%) HTML
8 4 (6.90%) J2EE
9 3 (5.17%) SOAP
10 2 (3.45%) JSP
10 2 (3.45%) Node.js
11 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.72%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.72%) Ember.js
11 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.72%) JDBC
11 1 (1.72%) jQuery
11 1 (1.72%) React
11 1 (1.72%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 26 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (53.45%) Software Engineering
4 30 (51.72%) Test Automation
5 28 (48.28%) Configuration Management
6 23 (39.66%) Scrum
6 23 (39.66%) SOA
7 17 (29.31%) Microservices
8 16 (27.59%) BDD
9 13 (22.41%) Risk Management
10 10 (17.24%) High Availability
11 8 (13.79%) Kanban
11 8 (13.79%) Performance Measurement
12 7 (12.07%) TDD
13 6 (10.34%) SDLC
14 5 (8.62%) Feasibility Study
14 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
15 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
15 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
15 3 (5.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 52 (89.66%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) Python
3 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) Degree
2 19 (32.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) GDPR
2 13 (22.41%) PCI DSS
3 10 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (51.72%) Puppet
2 4 (6.90%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Perfecto Mobile
3 4 (6.90%) CA
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat