The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 113 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.25% - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £331 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
578 460 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.93% 26.60% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 253 152
Average daily rate £350 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £35.00 £24.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Gherkin
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Gherkin Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Gherkin
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) WATIR
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) DSDM
5 1 (20.00%) RSpec
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) WATIR
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) DSDM
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
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