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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
Rank 75 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.64% 0.14% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 0.42% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £410 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £275 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
395 471 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.91% 33.03% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 312 273
Median daily rate £403 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Gherkin Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 15 (93.75%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) Selenium
4 12 (75.00%) BDD
4 12 (75.00%) Scrum
5 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
5 10 (62.50%) QA
5 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
6 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
6 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
7 8 (50.00%) Usability Testing
7 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
7 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (50.00%) User Stories
7 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
8 7 (43.75%) Web Services
8 7 (43.75%) TDD
9 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
9 6 (37.50%) RESTful
9 6 (37.50%) Scala
9 6 (37.50%) Kanban
9 6 (37.50%) Groovy
9 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
9 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (37.50%) API Testing
9 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
10 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (31.25%) QA Automation
10 5 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
5 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (12.50%) Gradle
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) JUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Maven
6 2 (12.50%) Mockito
6 2 (12.50%) Spock
6 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Automation Tester
1 9 (56.25%) Tester
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (43.75%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
7 1 (6.25%) Principal Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) JDBC
3 2 (12.50%) JMS
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) BDD
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Usability Testing
5 8 (50.00%) User Stories
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
7 6 (37.50%) API Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (37.50%) Kanban
7 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (31.25%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Groovy
2 6 (37.50%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) Korn
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) FATCA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Solace