The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 155 185 204
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +19
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 9 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.26% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.88% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
Median daily rate £395 £350 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £233 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Gherkin
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1180 1708 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.06% 29.75% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 1376 1319
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Gherkin
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gherkin across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Gherkin Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 14 (58.33%) Scrum
4 12 (50.00%) .NET
5 11 (45.83%) C#
5 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
5 11 (45.83%) BDD
5 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
6 10 (41.67%) Banking
6 10 (41.67%) Selenium
7 9 (37.50%) SQL
7 9 (37.50%) XML
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) TDD
9 7 (29.17%) QA
10 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (25.00%) Java
10 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
11 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
11 5 (20.83%) ISEB
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
11 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 5 (20.83%) IVR
11 5 (20.83%) Smartcard
11 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
3 10 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (20.83%) Protractor
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
4 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
5 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (8.33%) eggPlant
7 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
7 2 (8.33%) JIRA
7 2 (8.33%) Maven
7 2 (8.33%) Xcode
8 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
8 1 (4.17%) JBehave
8 1 (4.17%) JUnit
8 1 (4.17%) Mockito
8 1 (4.17%) Spock
General
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (45.83%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (4.17%) CSS
7 1 (4.17%) EJB
7 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.17%) HTML
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE
7 1 (4.17%) JDBC
7 1 (4.17%) JSP
7 1 (4.17%) Servlets
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) Swing
7 1 (4.17%) XSD
7 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) IVR
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
1 5 (20.83%) Smartcard
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) BDD
3 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
4 8 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) ATDD
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (20.83%) Microservices
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) FATCA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) OpenLink
3 1 (4.17%) Solace
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