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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 89 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 1.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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
302 280 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.91% 17.67% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 155 219
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (87.50%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (62.50%) Validation
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) Ansible
5 4 (50.00%) QGIS
5 4 (50.00%) Spatial Data
5 4 (50.00%) PostGIS
5 4 (50.00%) GIS
5 4 (50.00%) Data Validation
6 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
7 2 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
7 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (25.00%) Test Management
7 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
8 1 (12.50%) Performance 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) GIS
1 4 (50.00%) QGIS
1 4 (50.00%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) QA Tester
1 7 (87.50%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 4 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Data Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible