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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 106 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.100% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 0.37% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£373 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
439 546 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.42% 27.27% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 309 331
Average daily rate £370 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.75 £42.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 7 - -
Gherkin
South East

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 19 (90.48%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Cucumber
3 15 (71.43%) BDD
3 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (57.14%) Selenium
6 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
6 11 (52.38%) TDD
7 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
7 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
8 9 (42.86%) Web Services
9 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
9 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
11 6 (28.57%) Gerrit
11 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 6 (28.57%) ISEB
11 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
11 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 6 (28.57%) Oracle
11 6 (28.57%) JUnit
11 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
11 6 (28.57%) Spring
11 6 (28.57%) Maven
12 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
12 4 (19.05%) Legal
12 4 (19.05%) BMC PATROL

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Cucumber
2 12 (57.14%) Selenium
3 6 (28.57%) JUnit
3 6 (28.57%) Maven
3 6 (28.57%) Gerrit
3 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) WATIR
4 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 3 (14.29%) Ant
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.76%) RSpec
General
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) Test Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Spring
2 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) JAXB
4 3 (14.29%) Ajax
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) JMS
5 1 (4.76%) JSP
5 1 (4.76%) Struts
5 1 (4.76%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 15 (71.43%) BDD
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
4 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
4 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Line Management
8 1 (4.76%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
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