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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
England / London
Rank 312 322 361
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +39
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 84 83 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 1.25% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 26
Median daily rate £475 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £322 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £496 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6699 6645 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.60% 32.37% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5032 4923 4739
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -14 4 £605 +42.35% 3
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 141 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (59.80%) BDD
3 118 (57.84%) Java
4 112 (54.90%) Cucumber
5 95 (46.57%) Jenkins
6 80 (39.22%) JIRA
7 77 (37.75%) Scrum
8 76 (37.25%) HTML
9 74 (36.27%) TDD
10 73 (35.78%) Git (software)
11 72 (35.29%) JavaScript
12 70 (34.31%) HTML5
13 67 (32.84%) CSS
14 65 (31.86%) CSS3
15 62 (30.39%) AngularJS
16 60 (29.41%) Selenium
17 59 (28.92%) Finance
18 57 (27.94%) JUnit
18 57 (27.94%) Test Automation
19 56 (27.45%) Maven
20 55 (26.96%) Linux
21 54 (26.47%) Web Services
21 54 (26.47%) SQL
22 53 (25.98%) Unix
23 52 (25.49%) J2EE
23 52 (25.49%) Open Source
24 51 (25.00%) Node.js
25 49 (24.02%) Spring
26 48 (23.53%) Shell Script
27 47 (23.04%) Mockito

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 30 (14.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 14 (6.86%) Confluence
2 14 (6.86%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.47%) Mule
5 2 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.98%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.45%) MS Office
3 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.49%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.96%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (1.96%) GitHub
3 2 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.98%) Lucidchart
3 2 (0.98%) Slack
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.47%) IMAP
1 3 (1.47%) Internet
2 2 (0.98%) POP3
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) LDAP
3 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.22%) MongoDB
2 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.35%) Big Data
4 13 (6.37%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.41%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.94%) Redis
6 6 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.96%) SimpleDB
8 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.49%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.49%) MySQL
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 112 (54.90%) Cucumber
2 95 (46.57%) Jenkins
3 80 (39.22%) JIRA
4 73 (35.78%) Git (software)
5 60 (29.41%) Selenium
6 57 (27.94%) JUnit
7 56 (27.45%) Maven
8 47 (23.04%) Mockito
9 39 (19.12%) Spock
9 39 (19.12%) TeamCity
10 32 (15.69%) WebDriver
11 17 (8.33%) Gradle
12 14 (6.86%) JBehave
13 13 (6.37%) SoapUI
14 12 (5.88%) Mocha
14 12 (5.88%) Protractor
14 12 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (5.88%) Visual Studio
15 10 (4.90%) RSpec
15 10 (4.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 59 (28.92%) Finance
2 36 (17.65%) Banking
3 14 (6.86%) Retail
4 7 (3.43%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (47.55%) Developer
2 45 (22.06%) Analyst
3 34 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 33 (16.18%) Tester
5 26 (12.75%) Automation Tester
6 22 (10.78%) Business Analyst
6 22 (10.78%) Test Analyst
7 18 (8.82%) Developer in Test
7 18 (8.82%) Test Engineer
8 16 (7.84%) Test Automation Developer
9 15 (7.35%) Senior Developer
10 13 (6.37%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (6.37%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (5.39%) Agile Business Analyst
11 11 (5.39%) Angular Developer
12 10 (4.90%) UI Developer
13 9 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (4.41%) Ruby Developer
13 9 (4.41%) Test Automation Engineer
14 8 (3.92%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (37.25%) HTML
2 70 (34.31%) HTML5
3 67 (32.84%) CSS
4 65 (31.86%) CSS3
5 62 (30.39%) AngularJS
6 54 (26.47%) Web Services
7 52 (25.49%) J2EE
8 51 (25.00%) Node.js
9 49 (24.02%) Spring
10 43 (21.08%) SOAP
11 42 (20.59%) REST
12 41 (20.10%) XML
13 40 (19.61%) Hibernate
14 39 (19.12%) JMS
14 39 (19.12%) jQuery
15 33 (16.18%) JDBC
15 33 (16.18%) JSON
16 30 (14.71%) Apache Camel
17 28 (13.73%) XSLT
18 26 (12.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.20%) User Experience
2 12 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.43%) Equities
4 7 (3.43%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.43%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.45%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.96%) Wiki
7 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.47%) Fintech
7 3 (1.47%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.98%) IVR
8 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 55 (26.96%) Linux
2 53 (25.98%) Unix
3 9 (4.41%) Android
3 9 (4.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (59.80%) BDD
3 77 (37.75%) Scrum
4 74 (36.27%) TDD
5 57 (27.94%) Test Automation
6 52 (25.49%) Open Source
7 34 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 33 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (15.20%) MVC
10 23 (11.27%) Automated Testing
10 23 (11.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (10.29%) DevOps
12 20 (9.80%) User Stories
13 18 (8.82%) Kanban
13 18 (8.82%) OOP
14 17 (8.33%) Automation Testing
14 17 (8.33%) Regression Testing
14 17 (8.33%) Software Testing
15 16 (7.84%) Test Scripting
16 15 (7.35%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (57.84%) Java
2 72 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 54 (26.47%) SQL
4 48 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 39 (19.12%) Korn
6 26 (12.75%) C#
7 24 (11.76%) XPath
8 23 (11.27%) Ruby
9 13 (6.37%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.92%) Python
11 5 (2.45%) PHP
12 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.98%) ECMAScript
13 2 (0.98%) ES6
13 2 (0.98%) Lua
13 2 (0.98%) Perl
13 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.98%) VBScript
14 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (17.16%) Degree
2 7 (3.43%) ISEB
3 5 (2.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.22%) QA
2 20 (9.80%) SDET
3 18 (8.82%) FATCA
4 3 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.92%) Docker
3 2 (0.98%) Dovecot
3 2 (0.98%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.98%) Graphite
3 2 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.98%) Terraform
4 1 (0.49%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 39 (19.12%) Solace
2 28 (13.73%) Adobe
3 24 (11.76%) MuleSoft
4 17 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 15 (7.35%) Oracle
6 11 (5.39%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.45%) Charles River
7 5 (2.45%) HP
8 4 (1.96%) Apigee
8 4 (1.96%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.98%) Google
9 2 (0.98%) Splunk
10 1 (0.49%) CA
10 1 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.49%) SAP
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