The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
263 180 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.69% 23.87% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 115 116
Average daily rate £330 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.92 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%