The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 100 131 134
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +3
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 24 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 0.038% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 0.14% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Gherkin
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
669 712 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.34% 27.26% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 460 593
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 22
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £31.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.92 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Gherkin
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gherkin across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Gherkin Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire - 15 £338 - 2
Bedfordshire - 8 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (87.10%) Cucumber
3 25 (80.65%) BDD
4 20 (64.52%) Selenium
4 20 (64.52%) Java
5 19 (61.29%) WebDriver
6 18 (58.06%) Test Automation
7 17 (54.84%) SoapUI
7 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (51.61%) JIRA
8 16 (51.61%) QA
8 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
9 15 (48.39%) Automation Testing
10 14 (45.16%) Scrum
11 13 (41.94%) ATDD
12 12 (38.71%) Appium
12 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (35.48%) JUnit
13 11 (35.48%) Spring
13 11 (35.48%) Automated Testing
13 11 (35.48%) Kanban
13 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
13 11 (35.48%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (35.48%) JBehave
14 10 (32.26%) Open Source
14 10 (32.26%) RESTful
14 10 (32.26%) System Testing
14 10 (32.26%) Maven
14 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
15 9 (29.03%) Software Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.81%) Confluence
3 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) DB2
1 5 (16.13%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (87.10%) Cucumber
2 20 (64.52%) Selenium
3 19 (61.29%) WebDriver
4 17 (54.84%) SoapUI
5 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
5 16 (51.61%) JIRA
6 12 (38.71%) Appium
7 11 (35.48%) JBehave
7 11 (35.48%) JUnit
8 10 (32.26%) Maven
9 9 (29.03%) NUnit
10 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
10 8 (25.81%) JMeter
11 6 (19.35%) Calabash
11 6 (19.35%) FitNesse
11 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
12 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (16.13%) Robot Framework
13 2 (6.45%) Mockito
13 2 (6.45%) Moq
General
1 9 (29.03%) Retail
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Automation Tester
2 12 (38.71%) Tester
3 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (19.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (19.35%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Android Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Spring
2 10 (32.26%) RESTful
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) J2EE
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) BDD
3 18 (58.06%) Test Automation
4 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (48.39%) Automation Testing
6 14 (45.16%) Scrum
7 13 (41.94%) ATDD
8 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (35.48%) Automated Testing
9 11 (35.48%) Kanban
9 11 (35.48%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
10 10 (32.26%) Open Source
10 10 (32.26%) System Testing
11 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
12 8 (25.81%) Functional Testing
13 6 (19.35%) API Testing
13 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
13 6 (19.35%) TDD
14 5 (16.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) QA
2 7 (22.58%) SDET
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Atlassian
2 7 (22.58%) Xamarin
3 5 (16.13%) hybris
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
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