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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 373 364 392
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 59 72 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.97% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 32
Median daily rate £444 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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
7315 7430 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.03% 31.45% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5515 5412 5163
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +45 9 £390 +0.64% 3
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 108 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (61.97%) BDD
3 85 (59.86%) Cucumber
4 70 (49.30%) Selenium
5 62 (43.66%) Scrum
6 56 (39.44%) Java
7 55 (38.73%) Test Automation
8 47 (33.10%) TDD
9 46 (32.39%) QA
10 41 (28.87%) Web Services
11 38 (26.76%) JIRA
12 34 (23.94%) SpecFlow
13 33 (23.24%) Ruby
14 31 (21.83%) Banking
15 30 (21.13%) Git (software)
15 30 (21.13%) WebDriver
15 30 (21.13%) Jenkins
16 29 (20.42%) C#
16 29 (20.42%) SQL
17 27 (19.01%) JavaScript
18 26 (18.31%) .NET
18 26 (18.31%) OO
18 26 (18.31%) Finance
19 25 (17.61%) Test Scripting
20 24 (16.90%) XML
21 21 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (14.08%) User Stories
22 20 (14.08%) AngularJS
23 19 (13.38%) SDET
24 18 (12.68%) Functional Testing

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 8 (5.63%) Confluence
2 7 (4.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (4.93%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Mingle
2 2 (1.41%) MS Office
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Endur
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.34%) GitHub
3 5 (3.52%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.41%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.63%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.52%) MySQL
6 3 (2.11%) DB2
6 3 (2.11%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.41%) Big Data
7 2 (1.41%) Redis
7 2 (1.41%) SimpleDB
8 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (59.86%) Cucumber
2 70 (49.30%) Selenium
3 38 (26.76%) JIRA
4 34 (23.94%) SpecFlow
5 30 (21.13%) Git (software)
5 30 (21.13%) Jenkins
5 30 (21.13%) WebDriver
6 18 (12.68%) Protractor
7 17 (11.97%) SoapUI
8 16 (11.27%) Maven
9 13 (9.15%) JBehave
9 13 (9.15%) JUnit
9 13 (9.15%) RSpec
10 11 (7.75%) Subversion
10 11 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (7.75%) Visual Studio
11 10 (7.04%) Appium
11 10 (7.04%) Calabash
11 10 (7.04%) Capybara
12 7 (4.93%) Ant
General
1 31 (21.83%) Banking
2 26 (18.31%) Finance
3 7 (4.93%) Investment Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 3 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Front Office
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (37.32%) Analyst
2 40 (28.17%) Developer
3 36 (25.35%) Test Analyst
4 33 (23.24%) Automation Test Analyst
5 26 (18.31%) Tester
6 25 (17.61%) Developer in Test
7 20 (14.08%) Automation Tester
7 20 (14.08%) Test Automation Developer
8 18 (12.68%) Test Engineer
9 16 (11.27%) Business Analyst
9 16 (11.27%) Java Developer
10 15 (10.56%) Banking Analyst
10 15 (10.56%) Test Automation Engineer
11 11 (7.75%) QA Tester
11 11 (7.75%) Ruby Developer
12 10 (7.04%) Agile Business Analyst
13 9 (6.34%) Analyst Developer
14 8 (5.63%) Java Automation Tester
15 7 (4.93%) Test Manager
16 6 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.87%) Web Services
2 26 (18.31%) .NET
3 24 (16.90%) XML
4 20 (14.08%) AngularJS
5 18 (12.68%) RESTful
6 15 (10.56%) HTML
7 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
8 13 (9.15%) CSS
8 13 (9.15%) JSON
9 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (7.04%) J2EE
11 9 (6.34%) HTML5
11 9 (6.34%) REST
11 9 (6.34%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (4.93%) CSS3
12 7 (4.93%) Node.js
13 6 (4.23%) SOAP
13 6 (4.23%) Spring
14 5 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (2.82%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.23%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.52%) IVR
4 5 (3.52%) User Experience
4 5 (3.52%) Wiki
5 4 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.82%) iPhone
5 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.82%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Smartcard
5 4 (2.82%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.70%) Equities
8 1 (0.70%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.27%) Unix
2 7 (4.93%) Android
3 6 (4.23%) Linux
4 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.52%) Windows
5 4 (2.82%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (61.97%) BDD
3 62 (43.66%) Scrum
4 55 (38.73%) Test Automation
5 47 (33.10%) TDD
6 26 (18.31%) OO
7 25 (17.61%) Test Scripting
8 21 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (14.08%) User Stories
10 18 (12.68%) Functional Testing
11 16 (11.27%) Exploratory Testing
12 15 (10.56%) Automated Testing
12 15 (10.56%) Kanban
13 14 (9.86%) API Testing
13 14 (9.86%) ATDD
13 14 (9.86%) Automation Testing
13 14 (9.86%) Software Engineering
14 13 (9.15%) Agile Testing
14 13 (9.15%) Microservices
15 11 (7.75%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.44%) Java
2 33 (23.24%) Ruby
3 29 (20.42%) C#
3 29 (20.42%) SQL
4 27 (19.01%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.45%) Groovy
6 8 (5.63%) Python
7 7 (4.93%) Apple Swift
8 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.41%) Korn
10 2 (1.41%) PHP
10 2 (1.41%) XPath
11 1 (0.70%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) Scala
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) ISEB
3 4 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (32.39%) QA
2 19 (13.38%) SDET
3 1 (0.70%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.82%) Varnish
2 2 (1.41%) Docker
3 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) Puppet
1 4 (2.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) Oracle
3 6 (4.23%) Adobe
4 5 (3.52%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.82%) Apigee
5 4 (2.82%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.82%) hybris
5 4 (2.82%) IBM
5 4 (2.82%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.82%) Splunk
6 3 (2.11%) Rally
6 3 (2.11%) Solace
6 3 (2.11%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.41%) Google
8 1 (0.70%) HP
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.70%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.70%) SAP
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