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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 350 351 372
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 68 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 1.05% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 42
Median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
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
6976 7045 7056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.07% 30.67% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 5053 5182
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 18
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.18 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 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 29 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 +37 10 £400 +14.28% 2
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 102 (74.45%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (56.93%) Selenium
3 75 (54.74%) Cucumber
4 73 (53.28%) BDD
5 66 (48.18%) Scrum
6 51 (37.23%) SpecFlow
7 47 (34.31%) QA
8 41 (29.93%) TDD
8 41 (29.93%) Test Automation
9 40 (29.20%) C#
9 40 (29.20%) Java
10 39 (28.47%) JIRA
11 36 (26.28%) .NET
11 36 (26.28%) Web Services
12 34 (24.82%) Test Scripting
13 28 (20.44%) Banking
14 26 (18.98%) Protractor
15 24 (17.52%) Ruby
15 24 (17.52%) XML
16 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
16 23 (16.79%) SoapUI
17 22 (16.06%) WebDriver
18 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET
19 20 (14.60%) SQL
19 20 (14.60%) AngularJS
20 19 (13.87%) Finance
21 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
21 18 (13.14%) User Stories
22 17 (12.41%) JavaScript
22 17 (12.41%) OO

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 15 (10.95%) Confluence
2 6 (4.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.19%) Node.js
3 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.73%) Apache
5 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.73%) Jetty
5 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Office
2 1 (0.73%) Mingle
2 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Sonata
1 3 (2.19%) Tercero
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Endur
2 1 (0.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.46%) GitHub
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.73%) IaaS
4 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.46%) Big Data
4 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.46%) Redis
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.46%) SimpleDB
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) DB2
5 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.73%) MySQL
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (56.93%) Selenium
2 75 (54.74%) Cucumber
3 51 (37.23%) SpecFlow
4 39 (28.47%) JIRA
5 26 (18.98%) Protractor
6 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
6 23 (16.79%) SoapUI
7 22 (16.06%) WebDriver
8 15 (10.95%) Jenkins
9 13 (9.49%) Visual Studio
10 12 (8.76%) Maven
10 12 (8.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (7.30%) Calabash
11 10 (7.30%) RSpec
12 9 (6.57%) Appium
12 9 (6.57%) Capybara
12 9 (6.57%) JUnit
12 9 (6.57%) Subversion
13 8 (5.84%) Mockito
14 6 (4.38%) Jasmine
General
1 28 (20.44%) Banking
2 19 (13.87%) Finance
3 6 (4.38%) Retail
4 5 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Front Office
6 2 (1.46%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (40.88%) Analyst
2 46 (33.58%) Test Analyst
3 42 (30.66%) Developer
4 39 (28.47%) Automation Test Analyst
5 24 (17.52%) Developer in Test
6 20 (14.60%) Tester
7 19 (13.87%) Banking Analyst
7 19 (13.87%) Java Developer
7 19 (13.87%) Test Automation Developer
8 15 (10.95%) Automation Tester
9 12 (8.76%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (8.76%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 12 (8.76%) Senior Test Analyst
10 10 (7.30%) Test Engineer
11 9 (6.57%) Business Analyst
12 8 (5.84%) Test Manager
13 7 (5.11%) Analyst Developer
13 7 (5.11%) Ruby Developer
13 7 (5.11%) Test Automation Engineer
14 6 (4.38%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.28%) .NET
1 36 (26.28%) Web Services
2 24 (17.52%) XML
3 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET
4 20 (14.60%) AngularJS
5 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (9.49%) JSON
6 13 (9.49%) RESTful
7 11 (8.03%) HTML
8 10 (7.30%) CSS
9 9 (6.57%) jQuery
10 8 (5.84%) HTML5
11 7 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (5.11%) Sass
12 6 (4.38%) REST
13 5 (3.65%) JSP
13 5 (3.65%) PowerMock
13 5 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (2.92%) SOAP
14 4 (2.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.84%) IVR
3 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.38%) Smartcard
4 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.65%) Wiki
5 4 (2.92%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.46%) iPhone
7 2 (1.46%) User Experience
8 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.30%) Unix
2 5 (3.65%) Windows
3 4 (2.92%) Linux
4 3 (2.19%) Android
4 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (74.45%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (53.28%) BDD
3 66 (48.18%) Scrum
4 41 (29.93%) TDD
4 41 (29.93%) Test Automation
5 34 (24.82%) Test Scripting
6 18 (13.14%) User Stories
7 17 (12.41%) OO
8 16 (11.68%) Automation Testing
8 16 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.68%) Microservices
9 14 (10.22%) API Testing
9 14 (10.22%) Functional Testing
9 14 (10.22%) Kanban
10 13 (9.49%) Test Management
11 12 (8.76%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.30%) ATDD
12 10 (7.30%) Manual Testing
12 10 (7.30%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) C#
1 40 (29.20%) Java
2 24 (17.52%) Ruby
3 20 (14.60%) SQL
4 17 (12.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.11%) Groovy
6 6 (4.38%) Python
7 5 (3.65%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.46%) PHP
9 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.73%) Perl
10 1 (0.73%) Scala
10 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) ISEB
2 6 (4.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.92%) Degree
3 4 (2.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (34.31%) QA
2 10 (7.30%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Varnish
2 2 (1.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.11%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.65%) Adobe
4 3 (2.19%) Avaloq
4 3 (2.19%) HP
4 3 (2.19%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.46%) hybris
5 2 (1.46%) IBM
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle
5 2 (1.46%) Rally
5 2 (1.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) Apigee
6 1 (0.73%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.73%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
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