The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 82 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Gherkin
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
301 296 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.64% 17.76% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 174 178
Median daily rate £340 £361 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Gherkin
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
3 4 (66.67%) GIS
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Data Validation
3 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) QGIS
3 4 (66.67%) Spatial Data
3 4 (66.67%) PostGIS
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) GIS
1 4 (66.67%) QGIS
1 4 (66.67%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
2 4 (66.67%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) PostGIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
3 4 (66.67%) Data Validation
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
6 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Ansible