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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 359 350 377
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 83 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 0.93% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 46
Median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £278 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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
7231 6958 7091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.50% 30.57% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5486 4954 5146
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 30
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +31 14 £406 -4.41% 3
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 123 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (60.98%) Cucumber
3 89 (54.27%) BDD
4 87 (53.05%) Selenium
5 83 (50.61%) Scrum
6 61 (37.20%) TDD
6 61 (37.20%) SpecFlow
7 52 (31.71%) QA
8 51 (31.10%) Test Automation
9 50 (30.49%) C#
9 50 (30.49%) Java
10 47 (28.66%) JIRA
11 46 (28.05%) Ruby
12 45 (27.44%) .NET
13 42 (25.61%) Web Services
14 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
15 36 (21.95%) Test Scripting
16 28 (17.07%) Microsoft
17 25 (15.24%) ASP.NET
17 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (15.24%) Banking
17 25 (15.24%) Protractor
18 24 (14.63%) AngularJS
18 24 (14.63%) XML
18 24 (14.63%) OO
18 24 (14.63%) SQL
19 22 (13.41%) JavaScript
20 21 (12.80%) Automation Testing
20 21 (12.80%) SoapUI
21 20 (12.20%) WebDriver

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 17 (10.37%) Confluence
2 10 (6.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.44%) CMS
3 4 (2.44%) Node.js
4 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.22%) WordPress
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.61%) Jetty
5 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Office
2 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Mingle
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.83%) Sonata
2 3 (1.83%) Tercero
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Endur
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.44%) GitHub
5 3 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.83%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.83%) Redis
6 3 (1.83%) SimpleDB
7 2 (1.22%) Big Data
7 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 100 (60.98%) Cucumber
2 87 (53.05%) Selenium
3 61 (37.20%) SpecFlow
4 47 (28.66%) JIRA
5 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
6 25 (15.24%) Protractor
7 21 (12.80%) SoapUI
8 20 (12.20%) WebDriver
9 19 (11.59%) Jenkins
10 17 (10.37%) Capybara
11 16 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (9.15%) Visual Studio
13 13 (7.93%) Maven
13 13 (7.93%) Subversion
14 12 (7.32%) Mockito
14 12 (7.32%) RSpec
15 11 (6.71%) Calabash
15 11 (6.71%) JUnit
16 9 (5.49%) NUnit
17 8 (4.88%) Appium
General
1 25 (15.24%) Banking
2 17 (10.37%) Finance
3 5 (3.05%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.83%) Publishing
5 3 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Front Office
6 2 (1.22%) Law
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (37.20%) Analyst
2 52 (31.71%) Test Analyst
3 49 (29.88%) Developer
4 39 (23.78%) Automation Test Analyst
5 30 (18.29%) Developer in Test
6 22 (13.41%) Tester
7 21 (12.80%) Java Developer
8 20 (12.20%) Test Automation Developer
9 16 (9.76%) Banking Analyst
10 14 (8.54%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (7.93%) Automation Tester
12 12 (7.32%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
12 12 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
13 10 (6.10%) Test Engineer
14 9 (5.49%) Ruby Developer
15 8 (4.88%) Business Analyst
15 8 (4.88%) Test Manager
16 7 (4.27%) Analyst Developer
16 7 (4.27%) C# Developer
16 7 (4.27%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.44%) .NET
2 42 (25.61%) Web Services
3 25 (15.24%) ASP.NET
4 24 (14.63%) AngularJS
4 24 (14.63%) XML
5 16 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (9.76%) HTML
5 16 (9.76%) RESTful
6 15 (9.15%) CSS
7 12 (7.32%) jQuery
7 12 (7.32%) JSON
8 11 (6.71%) HTML5
9 10 (6.10%) Sass
10 8 (4.88%) .NET Framework
10 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.88%) JSP
10 8 (4.88%) PowerMock
10 8 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (4.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (3.66%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) IVR
2 8 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.88%) Smartcard
3 7 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.66%) Wiki
5 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.44%) User Experience
5 4 (2.44%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.22%) Derivative
7 2 (1.22%) Fintech
7 2 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.32%) Unix
2 8 (4.88%) Windows
3 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.44%) Android
4 4 (2.44%) Linux
5 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (54.27%) BDD
3 83 (50.61%) Scrum
4 61 (37.20%) TDD
5 51 (31.10%) Test Automation
6 36 (21.95%) Test Scripting
7 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (14.63%) OO
9 21 (12.80%) Automation Testing
10 20 (12.20%) Kanban
10 20 (12.20%) Software Engineering
11 19 (11.59%) Functional Testing
12 18 (10.98%) Automated Testing
12 18 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (10.37%) Microservices
13 17 (10.37%) Test Management
14 15 (9.15%) API Testing
14 15 (9.15%) E-Commerce
14 15 (9.15%) Manual Testing
14 15 (9.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.49%) C#
1 50 (30.49%) Java
2 46 (28.05%) Ruby
3 24 (14.63%) SQL
4 22 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.49%) Python
6 7 (4.27%) Groovy
7 4 (2.44%) Apple Swift
7 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.83%) PHP
8 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.22%) Perl
9 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.61%) AWK
10 1 (0.61%) Scala
10 1 (0.61%) sed
10 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) ISEB
2 11 (6.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (4.27%) Degree
3 7 (4.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (31.71%) QA
2 14 (8.54%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) Varnish
2 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.83%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Puppet
2 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.10%) Adobe
2 10 (6.10%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.83%) Avaloq
3 3 (1.83%) HP
3 3 (1.83%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle
4 2 (1.22%) Rally
4 2 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (0.61%) Apigee
5 1 (0.61%) hybris
5 1 (0.61%) IBM
5 1 (0.61%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.61%) Perforce
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
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