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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
England / East of England
Rank 106 123 123
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 20 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 0.61% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +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 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
677 661 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.86% 27.93% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 425 466
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £552 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 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
Hertfordshire +11 13 £413 - 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £450 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £225 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 38 (97.44%) Cucumber
2 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (79.49%) BDD
4 28 (71.79%) Selenium
5 26 (66.67%) Java
6 25 (64.10%) Test Automation
6 25 (64.10%) WebDriver
7 22 (56.41%) Automation Testing
7 22 (56.41%) QA
7 22 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (53.85%) JIRA
9 20 (51.28%) SoapUI
10 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
10 19 (48.72%) ATDD
11 17 (43.59%) Scrum
11 17 (43.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (43.59%) JBehave
12 15 (38.46%) Kanban
12 15 (38.46%) Appium
12 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
13 14 (35.90%) Spring
13 14 (35.90%) JUnit
13 14 (35.90%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (35.90%) Open Source
14 13 (33.33%) RESTful
14 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
14 13 (33.33%) Maven
15 12 (30.77%) TDD
15 12 (30.77%) SDET
16 11 (28.21%) Confluence

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 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 11 (28.21%) Confluence
3 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) DB2
1 5 (12.82%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (97.44%) Cucumber
2 28 (71.79%) Selenium
3 25 (64.10%) WebDriver
4 21 (53.85%) JIRA
5 20 (51.28%) SoapUI
6 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
7 17 (43.59%) JBehave
8 15 (38.46%) Appium
9 14 (35.90%) JUnit
10 13 (33.33%) Maven
11 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
12 9 (23.08%) Calabash
12 9 (23.08%) NUnit
13 8 (20.51%) JMeter
13 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
14 7 (17.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (15.38%) FitNesse
16 5 (12.82%) Robot Framework
17 4 (10.26%) Mockito
17 4 (10.26%) Moq
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Tester
2 16 (41.03%) Automation Tester
3 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Test Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Java Automation Tester
4 8 (20.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 8 (20.51%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Developer in Test
8 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Tester
9 3 (7.69%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
10 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
11 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Spring
2 13 (33.33%) RESTful
3 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) J2EE
5 5 (12.82%) XML
6 2 (5.13%) .NET
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.56%) CSS
7 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (79.49%) BDD
3 25 (64.10%) Test Automation
4 22 (56.41%) Automation Testing
4 22 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (48.72%) ATDD
6 17 (43.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (43.59%) Scrum
7 15 (38.46%) Kanban
7 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
8 14 (35.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (35.90%) Open Source
9 12 (30.77%) TDD
10 11 (28.21%) Automated Testing
10 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
11 10 (25.64%) System Testing
12 9 (23.08%) API Testing
12 9 (23.08%) Functional Testing
13 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
13 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) Python
2 11 (28.21%) Ruby
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (56.41%) QA
2 12 (30.77%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Atlassian
2 10 (25.64%) Xamarin
3 5 (12.82%) hybris
3 5 (12.82%) IBM
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