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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 1.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £310 £333
% change year-on-year
+16.77% -6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
502 389 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.25% 34.18% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 276 231
Average daily rate £400 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) OAuth2
2 3 (75.00%) API Design
2 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Swagger
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) OAuth
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Appium
3 2 (50.00%) REST

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) OAuth
2 3 (75.00%) OAuth2
2 3 (75.00%) Swagger
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) API Design
2 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL