The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 86 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£281 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
453 452 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.32% 38.60% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 323 144
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gherkin across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 13 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) Automation Testing
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) JSON
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) NUnit
7 2 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (15.38%) NHibernate
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 1 (7.69%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Back Office
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) NHS

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 13 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (15.38%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Tester
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Tester
2 9 (69.23%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 2 (15.38%) NHibernate
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Automation Testing
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
5 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft