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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 317 348 388
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +40
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 111 76 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 1.03% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 48 36
Median daily rate £500 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £483 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
7516 7409 7246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.94% 32.84% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5681 5622 5528
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -1 11 £525 +23.52% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 151 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (61.79%) Java
3 123 (58.02%) Cucumber
4 121 (57.08%) BDD
5 102 (48.11%) Jenkins
6 82 (38.68%) HTML
7 79 (37.26%) Git (software)
8 78 (36.79%) TDD
9 77 (36.32%) JavaScript
10 75 (35.38%) Scrum
10 75 (35.38%) JIRA
11 73 (34.43%) CSS
11 73 (34.43%) HTML5
12 67 (31.60%) CSS3
13 65 (30.66%) AngularJS
14 64 (30.19%) Selenium
15 62 (29.25%) Test Automation
16 59 (27.83%) SQL
17 57 (26.89%) J2EE
17 57 (26.89%) Web Services
17 57 (26.89%) Open Source
18 55 (25.94%) Finance
19 54 (25.47%) JUnit
19 54 (25.47%) Maven
20 52 (24.53%) Node.js
21 49 (23.11%) Unix
21 49 (23.11%) Linux
22 44 (20.75%) Spring
23 43 (20.28%) REST
23 43 (20.28%) 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 33 (15.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 18 (8.49%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.25%) Confluence
4 5 (2.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.42%) Mule
7 2 (0.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) Mingle
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.77%) GitHub
3 6 (2.83%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.89%) Slack
5 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.94%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) HTTP
2 3 (1.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.62%) MongoDB
2 18 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.02%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.19%) Big Data
5 9 (4.25%) Couchbase
6 8 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.36%) MySQL
7 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.89%) Redis
8 4 (1.89%) SimpleDB
9 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.94%) DB2
10 2 (0.94%) DbVisualizer
10 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 123 (58.02%) Cucumber
2 102 (48.11%) Jenkins
3 79 (37.26%) Git (software)
4 75 (35.38%) JIRA
5 64 (30.19%) Selenium
6 54 (25.47%) JUnit
6 54 (25.47%) Maven
7 43 (20.28%) Mockito
8 37 (17.45%) Spock
9 33 (15.57%) TeamCity
10 32 (15.09%) WebDriver
11 17 (8.02%) JBehave
12 13 (6.13%) RSpec
12 13 (6.13%) Subversion
12 13 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (6.13%) Visual Studio
13 12 (5.66%) Capybara
13 12 (5.66%) Gradle
13 12 (5.66%) Mocha
13 12 (5.66%) Protractor
General
1 55 (25.94%) Finance
2 34 (16.04%) Banking
3 16 (7.55%) Retail
4 7 (3.30%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Marketing
6 2 (0.94%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (46.70%) Developer
2 45 (21.23%) Analyst
3 33 (15.57%) Java Developer
4 32 (15.09%) Tester
5 25 (11.79%) Test Analyst
6 24 (11.32%) Automation Tester
7 23 (10.85%) Test Engineer
8 20 (9.43%) Developer in Test
9 19 (8.96%) Business Analyst
10 18 (8.49%) Test Automation Developer
11 16 (7.55%) Automation Test Analyst
12 15 (7.08%) Test Automation Engineer
13 12 (5.66%) Angular Developer
13 12 (5.66%) Senior Developer
13 12 (5.66%) Software Engineer
14 11 (5.19%) Ruby Developer
14 11 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
15 10 (4.72%) Agile Business Analyst
16 9 (4.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 9 (4.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (38.68%) HTML
2 73 (34.43%) CSS
2 73 (34.43%) HTML5
3 67 (31.60%) CSS3
4 65 (30.66%) AngularJS
5 57 (26.89%) J2EE
5 57 (26.89%) Web Services
6 52 (24.53%) Node.js
7 44 (20.75%) Spring
8 43 (20.28%) REST
9 42 (19.81%) XML
10 40 (18.87%) SOAP
11 37 (17.45%) JMS
11 37 (17.45%) jQuery
12 35 (16.51%) JSON
13 32 (15.09%) Hibernate
14 31 (14.62%) Apache Camel
15 30 (14.15%) JDBC
16 28 (13.21%) XSLT
17 24 (11.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.09%) User Experience
2 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.30%) Equities
3 7 (3.30%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (3.30%) Mathematics
3 7 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.83%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.89%) Wiki
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.42%) Fintech
6 3 (1.42%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.94%) iPhone
7 2 (0.94%) IVR
7 2 (0.94%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.11%) Linux
1 49 (23.11%) Unix
2 13 (6.13%) Android
3 11 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (57.08%) BDD
3 78 (36.79%) TDD
4 75 (35.38%) Scrum
5 62 (29.25%) Test Automation
6 57 (26.89%) Open Source
7 36 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (16.04%) MVC
9 32 (15.09%) Refactoring
10 24 (11.32%) OOP
11 23 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (10.85%) OO
12 22 (10.38%) Automated Testing
12 22 (10.38%) DevOps
13 20 (9.43%) User Stories
14 18 (8.49%) Pair Programming
15 17 (8.02%) Software Engineering
16 16 (7.55%) Agile Testing
16 16 (7.55%) ATDD
16 16 (7.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (61.79%) Java
2 77 (36.32%) JavaScript
3 59 (27.83%) SQL
4 40 (18.87%) Shell Script
5 36 (16.98%) Korn
6 30 (14.15%) Ruby
7 24 (11.32%) XPath
8 22 (10.38%) C#
9 15 (7.08%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.30%) Python
11 6 (2.83%) Groovy
12 5 (2.36%) PHP
13 4 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.94%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.94%) Lua
14 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.47%) Perl
15 1 (0.47%) Scala
15 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (15.09%) Degree
2 8 (3.77%) ISEB
3 6 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.45%) QA
2 27 (12.74%) SDET
3 17 (8.02%) FATCA
4 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.77%) Docker
3 4 (1.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.89%) Terraform
3 2 (0.94%) Graphite
3 2 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.47%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 37 (17.45%) Solace
2 31 (14.62%) Adobe
3 24 (11.32%) MuleSoft
4 19 (8.96%) Oracle
5 14 (6.60%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.72%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.30%) Apigee
8 6 (2.83%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.36%) Charles River
9 5 (2.36%) HP
10 4 (1.89%) Splunk
11 2 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.94%) Google
11 2 (0.94%) hybris
11 2 (0.94%) IBM
12 1 (0.47%) CA
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