The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 June 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
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 102 115
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13  
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 26 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 1.66% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.85% 11.09% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 17
Scotland median daily rate £375 £369 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -4.83%  
10th Percentile £281 £325 £323
90th Percentile £465 £463 £425
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.44% -  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 331 442 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.02% 14.94% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 520 338
Scotland median daily rate £400 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% -4.66%  
10th Percentile £290 £270 £279
90th Percentile £620 £475 £438
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 18
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +39.34%  
10th Percentile £37.00 £41.25 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £43.75 £41.83
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 14 £375 -11.76% 2
Glasgow +4 6 £450 - 4
West Lothian - 5 £375 -
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (74.39%) Java
3 52 (63.41%) Selenium
4 50 (60.98%) Test Automation
5 42 (51.22%) Jenkins
6 37 (45.12%) Scrum
7 35 (42.68%) BDD
8 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
9 27 (32.93%) SQL
10 26 (31.71%) JIRA
11 25 (30.49%) TDD
12 23 (28.05%) Spring
12 23 (28.05%) Maven
13 21 (25.61%) HTML
14 20 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
15 19 (23.17%) Linux
16 16 (19.51%) QA
17 15 (18.29%) J2EE
17 15 (18.29%) CSS
17 15 (18.29%) AngularJS
17 15 (18.29%) Front End Development
18 14 (17.07%) Mockito
19 13 (15.85%) Scala
19 13 (15.85%) SOAP
19 13 (15.85%) Apache
19 13 (15.85%) Python
19 13 (15.85%) MVC
20 12 (14.63%) Finance
20 12 (14.63%) JBoss

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (15.85%) Apache
2 12 (14.63%) JBoss
3 5 (6.10%) CMS
4 4 (4.88%) Confluence
4 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.22%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) GitHub
2 4 (4.88%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.22%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) LDAP
2 1 (1.22%) SMS
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) MySQL
1 11 (13.41%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.44%) DB2
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) GIS
5 1 (1.22%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 52 (63.41%) Selenium
2 42 (51.22%) Jenkins
3 26 (31.71%) JIRA
4 23 (28.05%) Maven
5 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
6 14 (17.07%) Mockito
7 12 (14.63%) JUnit
7 12 (14.63%) WebDriver
8 9 (10.98%) JMeter
9 8 (9.76%) Appium
10 7 (8.54%) Ant
10 7 (8.54%) GitLab
10 7 (8.54%) JBehave
11 5 (6.10%) Calabash
11 5 (6.10%) DbUnit
11 5 (6.10%) TeamCity
12 4 (4.88%) Gatling
12 4 (4.88%) SpecFlow
13 3 (3.66%) Hudson
13 3 (3.66%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Developer
2 13 (15.85%) Analyst
2 13 (15.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 13 (15.85%) Test Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) Tester
4 10 (12.20%) Automation Tester
4 10 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Java Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) Spring
2 21 (25.61%) HTML
3 15 (18.29%) AngularJS
3 15 (18.29%) CSS
3 15 (18.29%) J2EE
4 13 (15.85%) SOAP
5 11 (13.41%) Play Framework
5 11 (13.41%) Web Services
6 10 (12.20%) Gherkin
7 9 (10.98%) JDBC
7 9 (10.98%) REST
8 8 (9.76%) Apache Camel
8 8 (9.76%) Apache CXF
8 8 (9.76%) Ehcache
8 8 (9.76%) JMS
8 8 (9.76%) JSON
8 8 (9.76%) RESTful
8 8 (9.76%) SAML
9 7 (8.54%) React
10 5 (6.10%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Debian
2 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (60.98%) Test Automation
3 37 (45.12%) Scrum
4 35 (42.68%) BDD
5 25 (30.49%) TDD
6 20 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.29%) Front End Development
8 13 (15.85%) MVC
9 11 (13.41%) Test Strategy
10 9 (10.98%) Microservices
10 9 (10.98%) SDLC
10 9 (10.98%) SOA
10 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.98%) Web Development
11 8 (9.76%) Pair Programming
11 8 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (9.76%) Test Scripting
11 8 (9.76%) Web Design
12 6 (7.32%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (7.32%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (74.39%) Java
2 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.93%) SQL
4 13 (15.85%) Python
4 13 (15.85%) Scala
5 9 (10.98%) Ruby
6 4 (4.88%) C#
7 3 (3.66%) ES6
7 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
1 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) Puppet
2 8 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.88%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (1.22%) Ansible
4 1 (1.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.88%) CA
4 2 (2.44%) Perforce
5 1 (1.22%) ESRI
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 8 hours ago
Scotland
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Day rate only
Posted: 6 days ago