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 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 105 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.17% 0.32% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 1.23% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -17.77%
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
South East

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
394 571 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.86% 25.98% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 362 264
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.09 £50.00 £43.00
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +7 1 £500 +33.33%
Gherkin
South East

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Gradle
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (25.00%) Checkstyle
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) Force.com
4 2 (25.00%) Apex Code
4 2 (25.00%) JPA

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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (12.50%) GemFire
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Force.com
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) AMQP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) HBase
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Gradle
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Checkstyle
3 2 (25.00%) FindBugs
3 2 (25.00%) Flyway
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Liquibase
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) JPA
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 1 (12.50%) WebCenter
3 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) API Design
5 1 (12.50%) API Development
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle