The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
105 130 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 36.71% 44.83% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 52 31
Average daily rate £275 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%