Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 80 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -43
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 24 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.26% 1.93% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.59% 10.33% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 25
Edinburgh median daily rate £419 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -6.63% +3.75%
10th Percentile £309 £352 £249
90th Percentile £488 £525 £590
Scotland median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% -
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 316 484 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.65% 18.66% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 277 285
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £613 £580 £600
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £51.50 £44.14 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.69% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -2.27% +40.80% -3.85%

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 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 20 (83.33%) Java
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 18 (75.00%) BDD
3 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 13 (54.17%) JSON
4 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
5 12 (50.00%) Gherkin
5 12 (50.00%) JIRA
5 12 (50.00%) QA
5 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (50.00%) DB2
5 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (50.00%) Public Sector
6 11 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (45.83%) XML
7 10 (41.67%) IBM
8 8 (33.33%) JUnit
8 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 8 (33.33%) Postman
9 7 (29.17%) API Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) User Stories
10 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (25.00%) Test Management
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (25.00%) Critical Thinking

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 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (8.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Apigee
1 2 (8.33%) AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Datadog
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (8.33%) Kong
1 2 (8.33%) OpenShift
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) Aerospike
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
2 2 (8.33%) Hazelcast
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
4 12 (50.00%) JIRA
5 8 (33.33%) JUnit
5 8 (33.33%) Postman
6 5 (20.83%) JMeter
6 5 (20.83%) Mockito
7 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
7 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (8.33%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (8.33%) REST Assured
7 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (8.33%) Zephyr
8 1 (4.17%) GitLab
8 1 (4.17%) Hudson
8 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) QA Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Test Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.33%) React Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) JSON
2 12 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 11 (45.83%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) Spring
5 4 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) Java EE
6 2 (8.33%) LAMP
6 2 (8.33%) LDAP
6 2 (8.33%) Node.js
6 2 (8.33%) React
6 2 (8.33%) Vert.x
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) JMX
7 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Debian
4 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) BDD
3 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (29.17%) API Testing
5 7 (29.17%) User Stories
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) Test Management
7 5 (20.83%) Time Management
8 4 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Analytics
10 2 (8.33%) DevOps
10 2 (8.33%) High Availability
10 2 (8.33%) Kanban
10 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) Java 8
6 2 (8.33%) Go
6 2 (8.33%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (8.33%) Consul
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) AppDynamics
2 2 (8.33%) CA
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) F5
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Micro Focus
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) New Relic
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk