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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
England / East of England
Rank 108 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% 0.64% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £362 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
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
616 622 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.87% 25.76% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 375 479
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 33
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +2 9 £369 - 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £450 -
Suffolk - 3 £225 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 41 (97.62%) Cucumber
2 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (80.95%) BDD
4 30 (71.43%) Selenium
5 27 (64.29%) Java
5 27 (64.29%) Test Automation
6 26 (61.90%) WebDriver
7 25 (59.52%) Automation Testing
8 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (52.38%) JIRA
9 22 (52.38%) QA
10 21 (50.00%) ATDD
11 20 (47.62%) SoapUI
12 19 (45.24%) JBehave
12 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
12 19 (45.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (42.86%) Scrum
14 17 (40.48%) Software Testing
15 16 (38.10%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (38.10%) Open Source
15 16 (38.10%) Kanban
16 15 (35.71%) Appium
16 15 (35.71%) Spring
16 15 (35.71%) JUnit
17 14 (33.33%) Tomcat
17 14 (33.33%) Maven
17 14 (33.33%) TDD
17 14 (33.33%) RESTful
18 13 (30.95%) SDET
19 12 (28.57%) 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 14 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 12 (28.57%) Confluence
3 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) DB2
1 4 (9.52%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (97.62%) Cucumber
2 30 (71.43%) Selenium
3 26 (61.90%) WebDriver
4 22 (52.38%) JIRA
5 20 (47.62%) SoapUI
6 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
6 19 (45.24%) JBehave
7 15 (35.71%) Appium
7 15 (35.71%) JUnit
8 14 (33.33%) Maven
9 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
10 10 (23.81%) Calabash
11 9 (21.43%) NUnit
11 9 (21.43%) TeamCity
12 8 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (19.05%) JMeter
13 7 (16.67%) FitNesse
14 6 (14.29%) Robot Framework
15 5 (11.90%) Mockito
15 5 (11.90%) Moq
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Tester
2 15 (35.71%) Automation Tester
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
4 7 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 7 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 7 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Developer in Test
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Spring
2 14 (33.33%) RESTful
3 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 7 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) J2EE
4 4 (9.52%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) CSS
6 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (80.95%) BDD
3 27 (64.29%) Test Automation
4 25 (59.52%) Automation Testing
5 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (50.00%) ATDD
7 19 (45.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (42.86%) Scrum
9 17 (40.48%) Software Testing
10 16 (38.10%) Kanban
10 16 (38.10%) Non-Functional Testing
10 16 (38.10%) Open Source
11 14 (33.33%) TDD
12 10 (23.81%) API Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
12 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
13 9 (21.43%) Functional Testing
13 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
13 9 (21.43%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) Python
2 12 (28.57%) Ruby
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (52.38%) QA
2 13 (30.95%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 11 (26.19%) Xamarin
3 4 (9.52%) hybris
3 4 (9.52%) IBM