Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 72 57
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 +55
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 49 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.67% 2.10% 3.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.81% 13.27% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £249 £350
90th Percentile £525 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -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 556 437 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.92% 15.79% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 273 217
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £325 £270 £254
90th Percentile £613 £550 £501
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £43.39 £46.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -5.93% +14.23%
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £43.39 £43.00
% change year-on-year -10.12% +0.91% +6.49%

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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) Test Automation
3 33 (67.35%) Selenium
4 25 (51.02%) Java
5 21 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 20 (40.82%) BDD
6 20 (40.82%) DevOps
7 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (34.69%) QA
9 15 (30.61%) JIRA
10 13 (26.53%) TDD
11 12 (24.49%) Finance
12 11 (22.45%) Docker
13 10 (20.41%) Kubernetes
13 10 (20.41%) Banking
14 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (18.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
14 9 (18.37%) Bitbucket
14 9 (18.37%) Ansible
15 8 (16.33%) OpenShift
15 8 (16.33%) Artifactory
15 8 (16.33%) Node.js
15 8 (16.33%) Puppet
15 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
15 8 (16.33%) Maven
16 7 (14.29%) Google
16 7 (14.29%) IBM

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 (8.16%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.33%) OpenShift
3 5 (10.20%) SaaS
4 4 (8.16%) Datadog
4 4 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.16%) Tricentis Tosca
5 3 (6.12%) IaaS
5 3 (6.12%) PaaS
6 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (8.16%) Couchbase
1 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
1 4 (8.16%) Redis
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (67.35%) Selenium
2 21 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 15 (30.61%) JIRA
4 9 (18.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (18.37%) Bitbucket
4 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
5 8 (16.33%) Artifactory
5 8 (16.33%) Maven
6 7 (14.29%) Protractor
7 6 (12.24%) IBM UrbanCode
7 6 (12.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (10.20%) HP UFT
9 4 (8.16%) JMeter
9 4 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (8.16%) SilkTest
9 4 (8.16%) Subversion
9 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
9 4 (8.16%) Zephyr
10 3 (6.12%) DbUnit
10 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Tester
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.24%) QA Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) QA Automation Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Node.js
2 6 (12.24%) RESTful
3 5 (10.20%) .NET
4 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.04%) React
6 1 (2.04%) RxJS
6 1 (2.04%) Sass
6 1 (2.04%) Swagger
6 1 (2.04%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) DataPower
2 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) Test Automation
3 20 (40.82%) BDD
3 20 (40.82%) DevOps
4 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.53%) TDD
6 7 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (14.29%) User Stories
7 6 (12.24%) Coaching
7 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.20%) Scrum
9 4 (8.16%) Analytics
9 4 (8.16%) ATDD
9 4 (8.16%) Microservices
9 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.16%) SDLC
9 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.12%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Kubernetes
2 9 (18.37%) Ansible
3 8 (16.33%) Puppet
4 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (8.16%) Nagios
5 4 (8.16%) OpenView
5 4 (8.16%) SCOM
5 4 (8.16%) ZABBIX
6 3 (6.12%) Kibana
7 1 (2.04%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (2.04%) logstash
7 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Google
2 7 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) Micro Focus
4 4 (8.16%) AppDynamics
4 4 (8.16%) Atlassian
4 4 (8.16%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) New Relic
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) Splunk
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) RedGate
6 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software