The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 93 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 0.062% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
536 576 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.76% 35.89% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 399 212
Median daily rate £413 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Median hourly rate £13.25 £31.02 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.28% -37.96%
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 10 (76.92%) Cucumber
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
6 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
7 5 (38.46%) QA
7 5 (38.46%) Kanban
7 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
8 4 (30.77%) Groovy
8 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
9 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Web Services
9 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (23.08%) RESTful
9 3 (23.08%) Scala
9 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (23.08%) API Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
9 3 (23.08%) User Stories
10 2 (15.38%) SDLC

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 10 (76.92%) Cucumber
3 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 1 (7.69%) Hudson
6 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
6 1 (7.69%) JMeter
6 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
6 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Kanban
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) API Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
7 3 (23.08%) User Stories
8 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Groovy
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
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