The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hampshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.049% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
532 557 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.01% 31.99% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 330 290
Average daily rate £365 £346 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -23.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Gherkin
South East

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 1 August 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Gherkin
South East

Gherkin
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Behat
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Behat
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA