The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 52 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.19% 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
153 177 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.77% 21.96% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 93 145
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HTML

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat