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 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 332 389 379
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 103 48 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 0.64% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 35 51
Median daily rate £450 £470 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
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
7817 7493 7492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.55% 32.08% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 5581 5408
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.00 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +24 15 £434 -13.25% 1
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 110 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (69.28%) Cucumber
3 83 (54.25%) BDD
4 82 (53.59%) Java
5 64 (41.83%) Selenium
6 59 (38.56%) Jenkins
7 53 (34.64%) Test Automation
8 51 (33.33%) TDD
9 44 (28.76%) HTML
10 43 (28.10%) Scrum
11 42 (27.45%) Git (software)
11 42 (27.45%) JIRA
12 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
12 40 (26.14%) CSS
13 39 (25.49%) HTML5
14 35 (22.88%) Open Source
14 35 (22.88%) Web Services
14 35 (22.88%) CSS3
15 33 (21.57%) Finance
15 33 (21.57%) QA
16 32 (20.92%) J2EE
17 31 (20.26%) WebDriver
18 29 (18.95%) SQL
19 28 (18.30%) AngularJS
20 27 (17.65%) Node.js
20 27 (17.65%) XML
20 27 (17.65%) OO
21 26 (16.99%) Ruby
22 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
23 24 (15.69%) Maven

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 22 (14.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.58%) Confluence
4 4 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.31%) CMS
5 2 (1.31%) Mule
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Mingle
2 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.31%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.23%) GitHub
3 6 (3.92%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.61%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.61%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.61%) Slack
5 2 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.31%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.50%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (3.27%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.61%) MySQL
5 4 (2.61%) Redis
5 4 (2.61%) SimpleDB
6 3 (1.96%) DB2
6 3 (1.96%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.31%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 106 (69.28%) Cucumber
2 64 (41.83%) Selenium
3 59 (38.56%) Jenkins
4 42 (27.45%) Git (software)
4 42 (27.45%) JIRA
5 31 (20.26%) WebDriver
6 24 (15.69%) Maven
7 18 (11.76%) JUnit
8 15 (9.80%) JBehave
9 14 (9.15%) SpecFlow
9 14 (9.15%) Subversion
10 13 (8.50%) RSpec
11 12 (7.84%) Capybara
11 12 (7.84%) Mockito
11 12 (7.84%) Visual Studio
12 11 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (6.54%) SoapUI
14 8 (5.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (5.23%) Spock
14 8 (5.23%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (21.57%) Finance
2 22 (14.38%) Banking
3 13 (8.50%) Retail
4 6 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (35.29%) Developer
2 39 (25.49%) Analyst
3 28 (18.30%) Tester
4 21 (13.73%) Automation Tester
5 19 (12.42%) Business Analyst
5 19 (12.42%) Test Analyst
6 17 (11.11%) Developer in Test
7 16 (10.46%) Java Developer
7 16 (10.46%) Test Engineer
8 15 (9.80%) Test Automation Developer
9 14 (9.15%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (8.50%) Test Automation Engineer
11 11 (7.19%) Agile Business Analyst
11 11 (7.19%) Ruby Developer
12 9 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
12 9 (5.88%) QA Tester
12 9 (5.88%) Software Engineer
13 8 (5.23%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (5.23%) Test Manager
14 6 (3.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.76%) HTML
2 40 (26.14%) CSS
3 39 (25.49%) HTML5
4 35 (22.88%) CSS3
4 35 (22.88%) Web Services
5 32 (20.92%) J2EE
6 28 (18.30%) AngularJS
7 27 (17.65%) Node.js
7 27 (17.65%) XML
8 21 (13.73%) JSON
9 19 (12.42%) Apache Camel
10 18 (11.76%) RESTful
11 15 (9.80%) .NET
12 12 (7.84%) REST
13 11 (7.19%) jQuery
13 11 (7.19%) Spring
14 10 (6.54%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (6.54%) SOAP
15 9 (5.88%) JMS
16 8 (5.23%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) User Experience
2 10 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.27%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.27%) Equities
5 5 (3.27%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.27%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.61%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.61%) iPhone
6 4 (2.61%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.61%) Wiki
7 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.96%) IVR
7 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.96%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.96%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.31%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.31%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.42%) Unix
2 16 (10.46%) Linux
3 10 (6.54%) Android
4 8 (5.23%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.27%) Windows
6 4 (2.61%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (54.25%) BDD
3 53 (34.64%) Test Automation
4 51 (33.33%) TDD
5 43 (28.10%) Scrum
6 35 (22.88%) Open Source
7 27 (17.65%) OO
8 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (13.73%) OOP
9 21 (13.73%) User Stories
10 19 (12.42%) Automated Testing
11 18 (11.76%) DevOps
12 17 (11.11%) Agile Testing
13 16 (10.46%) Exploratory Testing
14 15 (9.80%) Software Engineering
15 14 (9.15%) Functional Testing
15 14 (9.15%) MVC
16 13 (8.50%) ATDD
16 13 (8.50%) Pair Programming
17 11 (7.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 82 (53.59%) Java
2 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
3 29 (18.95%) SQL
4 26 (16.99%) Ruby
5 20 (13.07%) C#
6 9 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.23%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.58%) Groovy
8 7 (4.58%) Korn
8 7 (4.58%) XPath
9 6 (3.92%) PHP
9 6 (3.92%) Python
10 4 (2.61%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.31%) Lua
13 1 (0.65%) Perl
13 1 (0.65%) Scala
13 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (11.76%) Degree
2 7 (4.58%) ISEB
3 3 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (21.57%) QA
2 23 (15.03%) SDET
3 5 (3.27%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.61%) Docker
2 4 (2.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.61%) Terraform
2 1 (0.65%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.65%) Graphite
2 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.42%) Adobe
2 13 (8.50%) Oracle
3 10 (6.54%) Atlassian
3 10 (6.54%) MuleSoft
4 9 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.23%) Solace
6 7 (4.58%) Apigee
7 5 (3.27%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.61%) hybris
8 4 (2.61%) IBM
8 4 (2.61%) Splunk
9 3 (1.96%) Rally
10 2 (1.31%) Google
11 1 (0.65%) CA
11 1 (0.65%) IBM Sterling
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