Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 63 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18 +3
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 20 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.54% 2.05% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.04% 9.54% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 6
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +20.30% -8.28%
10th Percentile £300 £375 £270
90th Percentile £403 £425 £393
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 284 241 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.88% 21.46% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 134 105
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £261 £253
90th Percentile £515 £450 £408
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1257.14% -74.55% +33.33%
10th Percentile £185.00 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £195.00 £42.80 £63.75
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 Glasgow

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Glasgow

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cucumber in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (80.00%) Ruby
2 16 (80.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Selenium
3 11 (55.00%) BDD
3 11 (55.00%) SpecFlow
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) JIRA
6 8 (40.00%) Spring
6 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 8 (40.00%) JMeter
6 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 8 (40.00%) JUnit
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) JMS
6 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (40.00%) Puppet
6 8 (40.00%) JBehave
6 8 (40.00%) Confluence
6 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (40.00%) Calabash
6 8 (40.00%) Ansible
6 8 (40.00%) Appium
6 8 (40.00%) Gatling
7 7 (35.00%) Couchbase
7 7 (35.00%) Concurrent Programming

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (40.00%) Confluence
2 7 (35.00%) JBoss
2 7 (35.00%) Jetty
2 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) AMQP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (35.00%) Couchbase
2 7 (35.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (35.00%) Redis
2 7 (35.00%) Riak
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
1 11 (55.00%) SpecFlow
2 9 (45.00%) JIRA
3 8 (40.00%) Appium
3 8 (40.00%) Calabash
3 8 (40.00%) Gatling
3 8 (40.00%) JBehave
3 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) JMeter
3 8 (40.00%) JUnit
3 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 7 (35.00%) FitNesse
4 7 (35.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (35.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (40.00%) JMS
1 8 (40.00%) Spring
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) HTML5
2 7 (35.00%) JPA
2 7 (35.00%) Kafka
2 7 (35.00%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (35.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) BDD
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 7 (35.00%) DSDM
4 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Kanban
4 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (35.00%) RUP
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) UML
5 6 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (30.00%) System Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) Python
2 16 (80.00%) Ruby
3 11 (55.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
6 1 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Ansible
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) Cobbler
2 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
1 7 (35.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica