The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
South East / Berkshire
Rank 105 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.41% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.97% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
408 508 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.05% 20.63% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 299 307
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £280 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.25 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.84% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £175.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Gherkin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gherkin across the Berkshire region.

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Gherkin
South East

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Gherkin 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Groovy
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) eggPlant
3 2 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) QA

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle