Period
to 18 October 2018

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 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 83 69
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 +15
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 37 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.22% 1.26% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.56% 6.01% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 14
Glasgow median daily rate £358 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.93% -15.63% +16.79%
10th Percentile £244 £313 £375
90th Percentile £425 £425 £425
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
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 387 283 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.19% 20.98% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 165 173
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £293 £294 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.89% +1257.14% -74.55%
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 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

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 31 (83.78%) Test Automation
2 29 (78.38%) Java
3 27 (72.97%) Selenium
4 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (59.46%) Python
6 20 (54.05%) Ruby
7 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
8 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
8 15 (40.54%) JUnit
9 14 (37.84%) SQL
9 14 (37.84%) Spring
9 14 (37.84%) Hibernate
9 14 (37.84%) MongoDB
9 14 (37.84%) NoSQL
10 13 (35.14%) Integration Testing
10 13 (35.14%) JMeter
10 13 (35.14%) TDD
10 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
11 12 (32.43%) FitNesse
11 12 (32.43%) Multithreading
11 12 (32.43%) JPA
11 12 (32.43%) TeamCity
11 12 (32.43%) Hadoop
11 12 (32.43%) Couchbase
12 11 (29.73%) SpecFlow
12 11 (29.73%) BDD
12 11 (29.73%) Redis
12 11 (29.73%) Riak
12 11 (29.73%) System Testing
12 11 (29.73%) Scrum

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 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 10 (27.03%) JBoss
2 10 (27.03%) Jetty
2 10 (27.03%) WebLogic
2 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
3 7 (18.92%) Confluence
4 3 (8.11%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) AMQP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MongoDB
1 14 (37.84%) NoSQL
2 12 (32.43%) Couchbase
2 12 (32.43%) Hadoop
3 11 (29.73%) Redis
3 11 (29.73%) Riak
4 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) DB2
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (72.97%) Selenium
2 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
3 15 (40.54%) JUnit
4 13 (35.14%) JMeter
5 12 (32.43%) FitNesse
5 12 (32.43%) TeamCity
6 11 (29.73%) SpecFlow
7 10 (27.03%) Appium
7 10 (27.03%) JBehave
8 9 (24.32%) Calabash
8 9 (24.32%) Gatling
8 9 (24.32%) JIRA
8 9 (24.32%) Vagrant
9 3 (8.11%) Maven
9 3 (8.11%) Mocha
9 3 (8.11%) SilkTest
9 3 (8.11%) TestComplete
10 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
10 2 (5.41%) Zephyr
11 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Automation Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Web Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Development Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Hibernate
1 14 (37.84%) Spring
2 12 (32.43%) JPA
3 11 (29.73%) JMS
4 10 (27.03%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) HTML5
4 10 (27.03%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (24.32%) Kafka
5 9 (24.32%) TIBCO EMS
5 9 (24.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (8.11%) Chai
6 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.70%) Ext JS
8 1 (2.70%) iBATIS
8 1 (2.70%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.70%) jQuery
8 1 (2.70%) REST
8 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Native
1 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Test Automation
2 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
4 13 (35.14%) Integration Testing
4 13 (35.14%) TDD
5 12 (32.43%) Multithreading
6 11 (29.73%) BDD
6 11 (29.73%) Concurrent Programming
6 11 (29.73%) Scrum
6 11 (29.73%) System Testing
7 9 (24.32%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (24.32%) DSDM
7 9 (24.32%) Kanban
7 9 (24.32%) RUP
7 9 (24.32%) UML
8 7 (18.92%) DevOps
9 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
10 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (13.51%) SDET
10 5 (13.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) Python
3 20 (54.05%) Ruby
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
5 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
6 11 (29.73%) C#
7 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
8 3 (8.11%) Java 8
8 3 (8.11%) Scala
9 1 (2.70%) Jython
9 1 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Ansible
1 9 (24.32%) Cobbler
1 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) IBM
1 10 (27.03%) TIBCO
2 8 (21.62%) Informatica
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Sencha