The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
South East / Hampshire
Rank - 114 119
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.53% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
398 378 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.59% 19.77% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 246 286
Median daily rate £400 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 11
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.75 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £57.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
3 1 (33.33%) GemFire
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) AMQP
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) GemFire
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian