The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 158 146 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £394 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
961 812 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.93% 21.51% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 522 411
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £20.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Gherkin
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gherkin across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Gherkin Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Manchester -14 4 £388 -7.46% 1
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (20.00%) Grunt
5 2 (20.00%) gulp
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Grunt
3 2 (20.00%) gulp
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
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