The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.58% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Gherkin
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 180 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.21% 24.26% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 88 163
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.00% -16.66%
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 Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Rickmansworth - 4 £304 -
Watford - 4 - -
Gherkin
East of England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (92.31%) SoapUI
2 12 (92.31%) JIRA
3 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
3 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
4 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
4 10 (76.92%) System Testing
5 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 9 (69.23%) Retail
6 8 (61.54%) JMeter
6 8 (61.54%) Scrum
6 8 (61.54%) Spring
6 8 (61.54%) RESTful
6 8 (61.54%) Open Source
6 8 (61.54%) BDD
6 8 (61.54%) ATDD
6 8 (61.54%) Functional Testing
6 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
6 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (61.54%) JBehave
7 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
7 7 (53.85%) Confluence
7 7 (53.85%) Kanban
7 7 (53.85%) Atlassian

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (53.85%) Confluence
1 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) DB2
1 5 (38.46%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 12 (92.31%) JIRA
2 12 (92.31%) SoapUI
3 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (61.54%) JBehave
4 8 (61.54%) JMeter
5 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 7 (53.85%) JUnit
5 7 (53.85%) Maven
5 7 (53.85%) NUnit
6 6 (46.15%) FitNesse
6 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
7 5 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (38.46%) Robot Framework
8 4 (30.77%) Appium
9 2 (15.38%) Mockito
9 2 (15.38%) Moq
10 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (69.23%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Automation Tester
1 11 (84.62%) Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Java Automation Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) RESTful
1 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
3 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
3 10 (76.92%) System Testing
4 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 8 (61.54%) ATDD
5 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
5 8 (61.54%) BDD
5 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (61.54%) Functional Testing
5 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (61.54%) Open Source
5 8 (61.54%) Scrum
6 7 (53.85%) Kanban
7 5 (38.46%) Coaching
7 5 (38.46%) Document Management
7 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
7 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Atlassian
2 5 (38.46%) hybris
2 5 (38.46%) IBM