The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 57 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% - 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% - 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £285 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £310 £329
% change year-on-year
+16.77% -5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
146 227 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.32% 29.21% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 149 97
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gherkin across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Gherkin
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Gherkin also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gherkin.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Gherkin also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gherkin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA