The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
England / South East
Rank 228 243 250
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 15 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.88% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Median daily rate £450 £373 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £311 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £466 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1994 2148 2382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.87% 24.77% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1460 1371
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +43.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South East

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Sussex -2 10 £512 +12.10% 1
Kent +9 2 £425 -5.55%
Berkshire +5 2 £425 +14.86% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Java
3 32 (74.42%) Selenium
4 28 (65.12%) Cucumber
5 26 (60.47%) Automated Testing
6 21 (48.84%) Scrum
7 20 (46.51%) Scala
8 19 (44.19%) BDD
8 19 (44.19%) Groovy
9 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
10 16 (37.21%) Ruby
10 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
11 15 (34.88%) C#
11 15 (34.88%) QA
11 15 (34.88%) Unit Testing
12 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
12 14 (32.56%) Jenkins
12 14 (32.56%) User Stories
13 13 (30.23%) Defect Management
13 13 (30.23%) JIRA
13 13 (30.23%) Python
14 12 (27.91%) Linux
15 11 (25.58%) HTTP
15 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
15 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
15 11 (25.58%) SoapUI
16 10 (23.26%) REST
16 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
16 10 (23.26%) NoSQL

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 10 (23.26%) Tomcat
2 9 (20.93%) nginx
3 8 (18.60%) Confluence
4 6 (13.95%) Apache
5 5 (11.63%) JBoss
6 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.33%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) GitHub
2 9 (20.93%) Google Analytics
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) HTTP
2 9 (20.93%) SSL
2 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
1 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (74.42%) Selenium
2 28 (65.12%) Cucumber
3 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
4 14 (32.56%) Jenkins
5 13 (30.23%) JIRA
6 11 (25.58%) SoapUI
7 9 (20.93%) Ant
7 9 (20.93%) Gatling
7 9 (20.93%) Grunt
7 9 (20.93%) gulp
7 9 (20.93%) IntelliJ
7 9 (20.93%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (20.93%) Sublime Text
8 7 (16.28%) WebDriver
9 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
9 5 (11.63%) JUnit
10 4 (9.30%) Appium
10 4 (9.30%) SpecFlow
10 4 (9.30%) Subversion
11 3 (6.98%) Calabash
General
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Tester
3 11 (25.58%) Scala Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) QA Tester
4 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Developer in Test
6 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Java Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) QA Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) QA Automation Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
2 10 (23.26%) REST
3 9 (20.93%) CSS
3 9 (20.93%) jQuery
3 9 (20.93%) Node.js
3 9 (20.93%) RESTful
3 9 (20.93%) Servlets
3 9 (20.93%) SOAP
3 9 (20.93%) Web Services
4 8 (18.60%) HTML
4 8 (18.60%) JSON
5 7 (16.28%) XML
6 6 (13.95%) Play Framework
7 5 (11.63%) J2EE
7 5 (11.63%) Spring
8 4 (9.30%) EJB
8 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.30%) HTML5
8 4 (9.30%) J2SE
9 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) IVR
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Ubuntu
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Automated Testing
3 21 (48.84%) Scrum
4 19 (44.19%) BDD
5 15 (34.88%) Unit Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
6 14 (32.56%) User Stories
7 13 (30.23%) Defect Management
8 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
9 10 (23.26%) Open Source
10 9 (20.93%) Analytics
10 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (20.93%) DevOps
10 9 (20.93%) Kanban
11 8 (18.60%) API Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Microservices
11 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) Java
2 20 (46.51%) Scala
3 19 (44.19%) Groovy
4 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
4 16 (37.21%) Ruby
5 15 (34.88%) C#
6 13 (30.23%) Python
7 9 (20.93%) Haskell
7 9 (20.93%) Perl
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
9 2 (4.65%) C++
9 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) HND
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Grafana
1 9 (20.93%) Kibana
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Google
2 8 (18.60%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.30%) webMethods
4 3 (6.98%) Adobe
5 2 (4.65%) Avaya
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
Berkshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 7 days ago