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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 19 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
593 773 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.13% 27.27% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 455 589
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% +46.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £41.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 - 12 £275 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £450 -
Essex - 3 £500 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Cucumber
3 18 (75.00%) BDD
4 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (62.50%) Selenium
5 15 (62.50%) Java
6 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
6 14 (58.33%) WebDriver
7 13 (54.17%) QA
8 12 (50.00%) JIRA
8 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
8 12 (50.00%) Automation Testing
9 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
9 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
9 11 (45.83%) System Testing
9 11 (45.83%) Scrum
10 9 (37.50%) Retail
10 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (33.33%) JBehave
11 8 (33.33%) Open Source
11 8 (33.33%) ATDD
11 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
11 8 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 8 (33.33%) Appium
11 8 (33.33%) NUnit
11 8 (33.33%) Spring
11 8 (33.33%) RESTful
11 8 (33.33%) JMeter

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 7 (29.17%) Confluence
1 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
1 5 (20.83%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Cucumber
2 15 (62.50%) Selenium
3 14 (58.33%) WebDriver
4 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (50.00%) JIRA
4 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (33.33%) Appium
5 8 (33.33%) JBehave
5 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (33.33%) JMeter
5 8 (33.33%) JUnit
5 8 (33.33%) NUnit
6 7 (29.17%) Maven
7 6 (25.00%) FitNesse
7 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
8 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (20.83%) Robot Framework
9 4 (16.67%) Calabash
10 2 (8.33%) Moq
10 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Tester
2 11 (45.83%) Automation Tester
3 10 (41.67%) Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 6 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Tester
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
9 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) RESTful
1 8 (33.33%) Spring
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) Flash
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) BDD
3 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
5 12 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
6 11 (45.83%) Scrum
6 11 (45.83%) System Testing
6 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
7 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (33.33%) ATDD
8 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Open Source
9 7 (29.17%) Kanban
9 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Coaching
10 5 (20.83%) Document Management
10 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
10 5 (20.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
2 6 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Atlassian
2 5 (20.83%) hybris
2 5 (20.83%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft