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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.31% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.85% +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
302 204 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.76% 24.79% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 126 83
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% -55.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) 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 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Scala