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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
England / North East
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.32% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
302 293 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.30% 33.18% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 184 88
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gherkin across the North East region.

Gherkin Daily Rate 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 21 February 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
Tyne and Wear - 20 £300 - 1
Durham - 1 - -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) Selenium
3 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
3 27 (93.10%) Scala
4 21 (72.41%) Automated Testing
5 20 (68.97%) Scrum
6 19 (65.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (65.52%) RESTful
6 19 (65.52%) QA
6 19 (65.52%) Kanban
6 19 (65.52%) Groovy
6 19 (65.52%) User Stories
6 19 (65.52%) API Testing
6 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
7 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
7 18 (62.07%) Automation Testing
8 15 (51.72%) Confluence
8 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
8 15 (51.72%) Atlassian
8 15 (51.72%) JIRA
9 14 (48.28%) Performance Testing
9 14 (48.28%) WebDriver
10 13 (44.83%) Defect Management
10 13 (44.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (44.83%) Exploratory Testing
10 13 (44.83%) SoapUI
10 13 (44.83%) Usability Testing
10 13 (44.83%) Security Testing
10 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (51.72%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 28 (96.55%) Selenium
2 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
3 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
3 15 (51.72%) JIRA
4 14 (48.28%) WebDriver
5 13 (44.83%) SoapUI
6 8 (27.59%) JUnit
6 8 (27.59%) RSpec
7 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Tester
2 20 (68.97%) Automation Tester
3 13 (44.83%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 13 (44.83%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Tester
5 6 (20.69%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (13.79%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) RESTful
2 13 (44.83%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
3 21 (72.41%) Automated Testing
4 20 (68.97%) Scrum
5 19 (65.52%) API Testing
5 19 (65.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (65.52%) Kanban
5 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
5 19 (65.52%) User Stories
6 18 (62.07%) Automation Testing
7 14 (48.28%) Performance Testing
8 13 (44.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (44.83%) Defect Management
8 13 (44.83%) Exploratory Testing
8 13 (44.83%) Security Testing
8 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
8 13 (44.83%) Usability Testing
9 11 (37.93%) BDD
10 8 (27.59%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (27.59%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (93.10%) Scala
3 19 (65.52%) Groovy
4 8 (27.59%) C#
4 8 (27.59%) Python
4 8 (27.59%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Atlassian
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago