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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank - 73 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.41%
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
315 294 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.79% 32.81% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 208 165
Average daily rate £328 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £410 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Behat

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP