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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 68 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Gherkin
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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
200 276 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.83% 38.33% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 177 190
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat