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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 361 373 383
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 85 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.68% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 41 42
Median daily rate £450 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Gherkin
England

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
7728 7530 7402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.55% 31.74% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5741 5533 5172
Median daily rate £450 £440 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 50
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.71 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +30 14 £450 -6.49% 1
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 London region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 124 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (62.00%) Cucumber
2 93 (62.00%) BDD
3 66 (44.00%) Selenium
4 63 (42.00%) Java
5 61 (40.67%) Test Automation
6 53 (35.33%) TDD
6 53 (35.33%) Scrum
7 42 (28.00%) QA
8 41 (27.33%) JIRA
9 38 (25.33%) Web Services
10 37 (24.67%) Jenkins
11 36 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 36 (24.00%) Git (software)
12 32 (21.33%) WebDriver
13 30 (20.00%) Ruby
13 30 (20.00%) Finance
14 28 (18.67%) OO
15 27 (18.00%) SQL
16 26 (17.33%) AngularJS
17 25 (16.67%) C#
17 25 (16.67%) XML
18 24 (16.00%) Banking
18 24 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (16.00%) Node.js
18 24 (16.00%) SDET
19 22 (14.67%) HTML
20 21 (14.00%) SpecFlow
21 20 (13.33%) User Stories
21 20 (13.33%) .NET

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 10 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (5.33%) Confluence
3 4 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.33%) Mule
4 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Mingle
2 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.33%) GitHub
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.67%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.67%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.67%) Slack
5 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.33%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.67%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.67%) MySQL
6 4 (2.67%) Redis
6 4 (2.67%) SimpleDB
7 3 (2.00%) DB2
7 3 (2.00%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 93 (62.00%) Cucumber
2 66 (44.00%) Selenium
3 41 (27.33%) JIRA
4 37 (24.67%) Jenkins
5 36 (24.00%) Git (software)
6 32 (21.33%) WebDriver
7 21 (14.00%) SpecFlow
8 19 (12.67%) Maven
9 17 (11.33%) RSpec
10 15 (10.00%) JUnit
11 14 (9.33%) Capybara
11 14 (9.33%) Visual Studio
12 13 (8.67%) Protractor
12 13 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (8.00%) JBehave
13 12 (8.00%) SoapUI
13 12 (8.00%) Subversion
14 10 (6.67%) Mockito
15 9 (6.00%) Appium
15 9 (6.00%) Calabash
General
1 30 (20.00%) Finance
2 24 (16.00%) Banking
3 12 (8.00%) Retail
4 6 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (32.67%) Analyst
2 43 (28.67%) Developer
3 27 (18.00%) Test Analyst
4 26 (17.33%) Tester
5 22 (14.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 22 (14.67%) Developer in Test
5 22 (14.67%) Test Engineer
6 21 (14.00%) Business Analyst
7 20 (13.33%) Automation Tester
7 20 (13.33%) Test Automation Developer
8 17 (11.33%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (8.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 13 (8.67%) Java Developer
9 13 (8.67%) Ruby Developer
10 11 (7.33%) QA Tester
11 10 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (6.00%) Software Engineer
12 9 (6.00%) Test Manager
13 8 (5.33%) Java Automation Tester
14 7 (4.67%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.33%) Web Services
2 26 (17.33%) AngularJS
3 25 (16.67%) XML
4 24 (16.00%) Node.js
5 22 (14.67%) HTML
6 20 (13.33%) .NET
6 20 (13.33%) CSS
7 18 (12.00%) RESTful
8 17 (11.33%) HTML5
8 17 (11.33%) JSON
9 15 (10.00%) CSS3
10 12 (8.00%) J2EE
10 12 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (6.67%) REST
12 9 (6.00%) SOAP
13 8 (5.33%) Spring
14 7 (4.67%) JMS
14 7 (4.67%) jQuery
15 6 (4.00%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) User Experience
2 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.67%) Wiki
5 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.33%) Equities
6 5 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.67%) iPhone
7 4 (2.67%) IVR
7 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.67%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.33%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.33%) Unix
2 14 (9.33%) Linux
3 8 (5.33%) Android
4 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.33%) Windows
5 4 (2.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (62.00%) BDD
3 61 (40.67%) Test Automation
4 53 (35.33%) Scrum
4 53 (35.33%) TDD
5 28 (18.67%) OO
6 24 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (13.33%) User Stories
8 19 (12.67%) Agile Testing
8 19 (12.67%) Automated Testing
8 19 (12.67%) OOP
9 18 (12.00%) DevOps
10 17 (11.33%) Software Engineering
11 16 (10.67%) Test Scripting
12 15 (10.00%) Functional Testing
13 14 (9.33%) Automation Testing
13 14 (9.33%) Exploratory Testing
13 14 (9.33%) Open Source
14 12 (8.00%) MVC
14 12 (8.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.00%) Java
2 36 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 30 (20.00%) Ruby
4 27 (18.00%) SQL
5 25 (16.67%) C#
6 11 (7.33%) Groovy
7 9 (6.00%) Python
8 7 (4.67%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.67%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.00%) PHP
10 5 (3.33%) Korn
10 5 (3.33%) XPath
11 4 (2.67%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.33%) Lua
14 1 (0.67%) Perl
14 1 (0.67%) Scala
14 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (6.67%) ISEB
3 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (28.00%) QA
2 24 (16.00%) SDET
3 4 (2.67%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.67%) Docker
2 4 (2.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.67%) Puppet
1 4 (2.67%) Terraform
2 1 (0.67%) Graphite
2 1 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (7.33%) Oracle
2 7 (4.67%) Adobe
2 7 (4.67%) Apigee
2 7 (4.67%) MuleSoft
3 6 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 6 (4.00%) Solace
4 5 (3.33%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.67%) hybris
5 4 (2.67%) IBM
5 4 (2.67%) Splunk
6 3 (2.00%) Rally
7 2 (1.33%) Google
8 1 (0.67%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.67%) OpenLink
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