The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Gherkin
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 92 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 35.02% 33.21% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 73 49
Median daily rate £325 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Gherkin
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript