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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 118 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £323 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
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
633 749 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.69% 26.21% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 416 488
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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
Cambridgeshire - 4 £325 -
Essex - 3 £320 -
Norfolk - 3 £310 -
Hertfordshire +9 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Selenium
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (62.50%) BDD
5 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
5 9 (56.25%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) Java
6 8 (50.00%) NUnit
6 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (50.00%) QA
7 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
7 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
8 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
8 6 (37.50%) Scrum
9 5 (31.25%) HTML
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
9 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
9 5 (31.25%) System Testing
10 4 (25.00%) Magento
10 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (25.00%) JIRA
10 4 (25.00%) Ruby
10 4 (25.00%) RESTful
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (25.00%) RSpec

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 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
1 4 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
3 8 (50.00%) NUnit
3 8 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
5 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) JUnit
6 4 (25.00%) Protractor
6 4 (25.00%) RSpec
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 3 (18.75%) Moq
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 4 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Web Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Web Tester
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) WPF Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) Flash
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) RESTful
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (18.75%) LINQ
3 3 (18.75%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) BDD
4 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 5 (31.25%) System Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 4 (25.00%) Coaching
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Document Management
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (18.75%) SOLID
9 1 (6.25%) OO
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) hybris
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft