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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.33% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £410 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
279 375 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.53% 25.93% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 199 155
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Testing
4 3 (50.00%) PostGIS
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (50.00%) Ansible
4 3 (50.00%) QGIS
4 3 (50.00%) Spatial Data
4 3 (50.00%) GIS
4 3 (50.00%) Validation
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
4 3 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) HTML

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 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) QGIS
1 3 (50.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Testing
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (50.00%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harris Global
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