The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 24 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
England / London
Rank 331 346 370
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +24
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 66 74 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 1.09% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 35
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6767 6774 6440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 31.60% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5102 5010 4749
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £26.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in London

Gherkin
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Histogram in London

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 5 £400 -18.98% 8
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 London region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 127 (67.55%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (63.30%) BDD
3 115 (61.17%) Java
4 100 (53.19%) Cucumber
5 95 (50.53%) Jenkins
6 87 (46.28%) Scrum
7 86 (45.74%) JIRA
8 74 (39.36%) Git (software)
8 74 (39.36%) HTML
9 68 (36.17%) HTML5
10 65 (34.57%) CSS
10 65 (34.57%) Selenium
11 64 (34.04%) TDD
12 63 (33.51%) CSS3
13 61 (32.45%) JavaScript
14 57 (30.32%) JUnit
15 56 (29.79%) Finance
16 55 (29.26%) Web Services
16 55 (29.26%) SQL
17 54 (28.72%) Maven
17 54 (28.72%) Open Source
18 53 (28.19%) Linux
19 52 (27.66%) Test Automation
19 52 (27.66%) AngularJS
20 51 (27.13%) Unix
21 50 (26.60%) Spring
22 47 (25.00%) J2EE
22 47 (25.00%) Mockito
23 46 (24.47%) SOAP
23 46 (24.47%) Shell Script

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (13.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 25 (13.30%) Confluence
3 14 (7.45%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.60%) CMS
6 2 (1.06%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) HipChat
4 1 (0.53%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) GitHub
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) IMAP
1 3 (1.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) POP3
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.11%) MongoDB
2 15 (7.98%) Big Data
3 12 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.66%) Redis
6 4 (2.13%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.60%) MySQL
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.53%) DB2
9 1 (0.53%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 100 (53.19%) Cucumber
2 95 (50.53%) Jenkins
3 86 (45.74%) JIRA
4 74 (39.36%) Git (software)
5 65 (34.57%) Selenium
6 57 (30.32%) JUnit
7 54 (28.72%) Maven
8 47 (25.00%) Mockito
9 46 (24.47%) WebDriver
10 44 (23.40%) TeamCity
11 39 (20.74%) Spock
12 21 (11.17%) SoapUI
13 20 (10.64%) Gradle
14 15 (7.98%) JBehave
15 13 (6.91%) SpecFlow
16 9 (4.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (4.79%) FitNesse
17 8 (4.26%) Moq
17 8 (4.26%) Protractor
17 8 (4.26%) Robot Framework
General
1 56 (29.79%) Finance
2 35 (18.62%) Banking
3 9 (4.79%) Retail
4 6 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.19%) Marketing
5 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.06%) French Language
5 2 (1.06%) Games
5 2 (1.06%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Front Office
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (46.28%) Developer
2 38 (20.21%) Analyst
3 34 (18.09%) Tester
4 33 (17.55%) Java Developer
5 29 (15.43%) Automation Tester
6 18 (9.57%) Business Analyst
7 16 (8.51%) Test Analyst
8 15 (7.98%) Developer in Test
8 15 (7.98%) Test Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 10 (5.32%) Selenium Tester
10 10 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (5.32%) UI Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) QA Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (4.26%) Java Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) Test Automation Developer
12 8 (4.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (39.36%) HTML
2 68 (36.17%) HTML5
3 65 (34.57%) CSS
4 63 (33.51%) CSS3
5 55 (29.26%) Web Services
6 52 (27.66%) AngularJS
7 50 (26.60%) Spring
8 47 (25.00%) J2EE
9 46 (24.47%) SOAP
10 44 (23.40%) Hibernate
11 43 (22.87%) jQuery
11 43 (22.87%) Node.js
11 43 (22.87%) REST
12 40 (21.28%) XML
13 39 (20.74%) JMS
14 33 (17.55%) JDBC
14 33 (17.55%) JSON
15 29 (15.43%) Apache Camel
16 28 (14.89%) XSLT
17 27 (14.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) User Experience
2 15 (7.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.66%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.66%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.60%) Fintech
7 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.06%) Equities
7 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.53%) IVR
8 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.19%) Linux
2 51 (27.13%) Unix
3 8 (4.26%) Android
3 8 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (67.55%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (63.30%) BDD
3 87 (46.28%) Scrum
4 64 (34.04%) TDD
5 54 (28.72%) Open Source
6 52 (27.66%) Test Automation
7 37 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (18.62%) Refactoring
9 27 (14.36%) Kanban
10 23 (12.23%) MVC
11 22 (11.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (11.17%) Automated Testing
13 20 (10.64%) Automation Testing
13 20 (10.64%) User Stories
14 19 (10.11%) ATDD
14 19 (10.11%) Regression Testing
14 19 (10.11%) Software Testing
14 19 (10.11%) Test Strategy
15 18 (9.57%) Functional Testing
15 18 (9.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 115 (61.17%) Java
2 61 (32.45%) JavaScript
3 55 (29.26%) SQL
4 46 (24.47%) Shell Script
5 39 (20.74%) Korn
6 24 (12.77%) C#
6 24 (12.77%) XPath
7 19 (10.11%) Ruby
8 10 (5.32%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.66%) ECMAScript
9 5 (2.66%) ES6
9 5 (2.66%) Python
10 4 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.06%) C
11 2 (1.06%) C++
11 2 (1.06%) Perl
11 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.06%) VBScript
12 1 (0.53%) PHP
12 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (15.96%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) ISEB
3 4 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.62%) QA
2 18 (9.57%) FATCA
3 13 (6.91%) SDET
4 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.66%) Docker
2 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.53%) Graphite
2 1 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 39 (20.74%) Solace
2 24 (12.77%) Adobe
3 21 (11.17%) MuleSoft
4 17 (9.04%) Atlassian
5 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.85%) Oracle
6 5 (2.66%) Charles River
6 5 (2.66%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.53%) CA
7 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.53%) hybris
7 1 (0.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP
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