Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 75 55
Rank change year-on-year -14 -20 +59
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 51 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.79% 2.08% 3.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.21% 13.44% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £338 £251 £363
90th Percentile £525 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £381 £400
% change year-on-year -1.64% -4.69% +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 554 454 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.46% 15.51% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 276 213
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £325 £278 £264
90th Percentile £681 £573 £513
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.75% +10.34% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.14 - £46.13
10th Percentile £37.55 - £42.38
90th Percentile £44.43 - £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £41.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% -3.49% +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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (66.67%) Java
3 31 (60.78%) Test Automation
4 28 (54.90%) Jenkins
5 26 (50.98%) Selenium
6 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
8 18 (35.29%) Finance
9 16 (31.37%) Scrum
10 15 (29.41%) Web Services
10 15 (29.41%) Linux
10 15 (29.41%) RESTful
10 15 (29.41%) Puppet
11 14 (27.45%) Docker
11 14 (27.45%) BDD
11 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (25.49%) JIRA
12 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
12 13 (25.49%) Java 8
13 12 (23.53%) Spring
14 10 (19.61%) Mockito
14 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
14 10 (19.61%) DevOps
15 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
15 9 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
15 9 (17.65%) JSON
15 9 (17.65%) TDD
15 9 (17.65%) Banking
16 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management

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 6 (11.76%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.92%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) GitHub
2 7 (13.73%) OpenShift
2 7 (13.73%) SaaS
3 6 (11.76%) Datadog
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.88%) IaaS
4 3 (5.88%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.96%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (54.90%) Jenkins
2 26 (50.98%) Selenium
3 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
4 13 (25.49%) JIRA
5 10 (19.61%) Mockito
6 9 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (15.69%) Bitbucket
8 7 (13.73%) Artifactory
8 7 (13.73%) GitLab
8 7 (13.73%) TeamCity
9 6 (11.76%) IBM UrbanCode
9 6 (11.76%) Maven
9 6 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (11.76%) Zephyr
10 5 (9.80%) Protractor
11 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (5.88%) HP UFT
11 3 (5.88%) JMeter
12 2 (3.92%) JUnit
12 2 (3.92%) Toad
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Tester
4 8 (15.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) AWS Architect
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) QA Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) RESTful
1 15 (29.41%) Web Services
2 12 (23.53%) Spring
3 9 (17.65%) JSON
4 7 (13.73%) JMX
5 6 (11.76%) .NET
6 4 (7.84%) Node.js
7 3 (5.88%) React
7 3 (5.88%) REST
7 3 (5.88%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.92%) HTML
8 2 (3.92%) JSP
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
9 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.96%) CSS
9 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.96%) HTML5
9 1 (1.96%) JPA
9 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) DataPower
2 1 (1.96%) Fintech
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Ubuntu
3 6 (11.76%) Unix
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) Test Automation
3 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (31.37%) Scrum
5 14 (27.45%) BDD
6 10 (19.61%) DevOps
7 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 9 (17.65%) TDD
7 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
8 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
9 7 (13.73%) Coaching
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (13.73%) Microservices
10 6 (11.76%) Analytics
11 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (9.80%) OO
11 5 (9.80%) User Stories
12 4 (7.84%) MVC
12 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) Java 8
2 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.76%) Python
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Puppet
2 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
3 8 (15.69%) Ansible
4 6 (11.76%) Nagios
5 4 (7.84%) Kibana
6 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.92%) Terraform
8 1 (1.96%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (1.96%) logstash
8 1 (1.96%) OpenView
8 1 (1.96%) SCOM
8 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Micro Focus
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) AppDynamics
2 6 (11.76%) New Relic
2 6 (11.76%) Splunk
3 4 (7.84%) Google
3 4 (7.84%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) RedGate
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.96%) TOWER Software