Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 90 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 +18
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 37 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.06% 0.82% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.30% 4.38% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 8
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £388 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -4.32% +15.71%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £382
90th Percentile £444 £468 £452
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £403
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.83% +3.87%
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 398 251 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.17% 18.80% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 138 150
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +2.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £287 £299
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £190.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.24% +1257.14% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £44.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year -20.81% +204.79% -54.69%

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 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 34 (91.89%) Selenium
2 32 (86.49%) Test Automation
3 27 (72.97%) Java
4 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (45.95%) Spring
6 16 (43.24%) NoSQL
7 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
7 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
7 15 (40.54%) Hibernate
8 14 (37.84%) Python
8 14 (37.84%) Hadoop
9 13 (35.14%) FitNesse
9 13 (35.14%) JIRA
9 13 (35.14%) Integration Testing
9 13 (35.14%) Jetty
9 13 (35.14%) Multithreading
9 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
9 13 (35.14%) TDD
9 13 (35.14%) Couchbase
10 12 (32.43%) Redis
10 12 (32.43%) Riak
10 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
10 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
10 12 (32.43%) Ruby
10 12 (32.43%) JPA
11 11 (29.73%) System Testing
11 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
11 11 (29.73%) Confluence
11 11 (29.73%) HTML5
11 11 (29.73%) BDD

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 13 (35.14%) Jetty
2 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
3 11 (29.73%) Confluence
3 11 (29.73%) JBoss
3 11 (29.73%) WebLogic
4 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (8.11%) CMS
6 1 (2.70%) GemFire
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) AMQP
2 4 (10.81%) DSL
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) NoSQL
2 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
3 14 (37.84%) Hadoop
4 13 (35.14%) Couchbase
5 12 (32.43%) Redis
5 12 (32.43%) Riak
6 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.41%) DB2
9 1 (2.70%) Big Data
9 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (91.89%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) FitNesse
2 13 (35.14%) JIRA
3 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
4 9 (24.32%) Eclipse
4 9 (24.32%) Vagrant
4 9 (24.32%) Zephyr
5 8 (21.62%) Appium
6 4 (10.81%) JUnit
7 3 (8.11%) Mocha
7 3 (8.11%) SilkTest
7 3 (8.11%) SonarQube
7 3 (8.11%) TestComplete
8 2 (5.41%) GitLab
8 2 (5.41%) Gradle
8 2 (5.41%) JMeter
8 2 (5.41%) Maven
8 2 (5.41%) Mockito
9 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Tester
4 8 (21.62%) Automation Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Developer in Test
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Web Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) Spring
2 15 (40.54%) Hibernate
3 12 (32.43%) JPA
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) HTML5
4 11 (29.73%) JMS
5 10 (27.03%) Gherkin
5 10 (27.03%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (24.32%) Kafka
6 9 (24.32%) TIBCO EMS
6 9 (24.32%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (10.81%) Spring Boot
8 3 (8.11%) Chai
8 3 (8.11%) J2EE
9 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.41%) Dropwizard
9 2 (5.41%) FreeMarker
10 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (2.70%) JAX-RS
10 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Test Automation
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
4 13 (35.14%) Integration Testing
4 13 (35.14%) Multithreading
4 13 (35.14%) TDD
5 11 (29.73%) BDD
5 11 (29.73%) Concurrent Programming
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 11 (29.73%) System Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
6 10 (27.03%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (27.03%) UML
7 9 (24.32%) DSDM
7 9 (24.32%) Kanban
7 9 (24.32%) RUP
8 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.51%) DevOps
9 5 (13.51%) SDLC
10 4 (10.81%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) Python
3 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) Ruby
5 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 3 (8.11%) Java 8
8 1 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (2.70%) Jython
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Ansible
1 10 (27.03%) Cobbler
1 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (27.03%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) Icinga
3 1 (2.70%) Kibana
3 1 (2.70%) logstash
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%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Sencha