The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 131 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.094% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
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
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
625 640 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.92% 19.99% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 308 436
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +4 5 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (50.00%) Ansible
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Validation
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) GIS
6 4 (40.00%) QGIS
6 4 (40.00%) Spatial Data
6 4 (40.00%) PostGIS
6 4 (40.00%) Data Validation
7 3 (30.00%) Open Source
7 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) Java
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (20.00%) Middleware
8 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (20.00%) CSS
8 2 (20.00%) SOAP

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) GIS
1 4 (40.00%) QGIS
1 4 (40.00%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 1 (10.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) QA Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 4 (40.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) PostGIS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) JPA
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Data Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat