Period
to 18 August 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 85 76
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 44 56 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.96% 1.91% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.00% 10.49% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 33
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £263 £345 £288
90th Percentile £438 £481 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 400 534 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.86% 18.18% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 288 227
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +4.43% +7.48%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £272
90th Percentile £563 £613 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -19.34% -3.31%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.20
% change year-on-year - -20.81% +204.79%

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 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (79.55%) Java
3 30 (68.18%) Test Automation
4 28 (63.64%) Jenkins
5 27 (61.36%) Selenium
6 25 (56.82%) Git (software)
7 21 (47.73%) Configuration Management
8 20 (45.45%) BDD
9 18 (40.91%) SQL
10 16 (36.36%) Spring
10 16 (36.36%) JIRA
10 16 (36.36%) Gherkin
11 15 (34.09%) JSON
11 15 (34.09%) Linux
11 15 (34.09%) Public Sector
12 14 (31.82%) DB2
12 14 (31.82%) WebSphere
13 12 (27.27%) Mockito
14 11 (25.00%) Puppet
14 11 (25.00%) API Testing
14 11 (25.00%) QA
15 10 (22.73%) IBM
15 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
15 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (22.73%) Critical Thinking
16 9 (20.45%) Java 8
16 9 (20.45%) RESTful
16 9 (20.45%) User Stories
16 9 (20.45%) Finance
16 9 (20.45%) Web Services

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 14 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) GitHub
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) DB2
2 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 27 (61.36%) Selenium
3 25 (56.82%) Git (software)
4 16 (36.36%) JIRA
5 12 (27.27%) Mockito
6 8 (18.18%) JMeter
6 8 (18.18%) JUnit
7 5 (11.36%) GitLab
8 3 (6.82%) Maven
8 3 (6.82%) Protractor
9 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
9 2 (4.55%) Subversion
10 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.27%) Hudson
10 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (34.09%) Public Sector
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
1 12 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Test Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) QA Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) QA Test Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior
9 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Gherkin
1 16 (36.36%) Spring
2 15 (34.09%) JSON
3 9 (20.45%) RESTful
3 9 (20.45%) Web Services
3 9 (20.45%) XML
4 6 (13.64%) REST
5 5 (11.36%) JMX
6 3 (6.82%) GraphQL
6 3 (6.82%) Spring Boot
7 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.55%) Node.js
7 2 (4.55%) React
7 2 (4.55%) Redux
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 21 (47.73%) Configuration Management
4 20 (45.45%) BDD
5 11 (25.00%) API Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.73%) Critical Thinking
6 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
7 9 (20.45%) User Stories
8 8 (18.18%) Test Management
9 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (13.64%) Scrum
10 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.36%) DevOps
11 5 (11.36%) OO
11 5 (11.36%) Test Planning
12 4 (9.09%) High Availability
12 4 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) Java 8
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (6.82%) Perl
6 3 (6.82%) Python
6 3 (6.82%) VBA
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat