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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
284 311 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.81% 29.34% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 206 114
Median daily rate £350 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 North East region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Scala

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Scala