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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 236 272 250
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 26 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.061% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 1
Median daily rate £418 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.45% +7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2367 2570 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.06% 26.19% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1678 1290
Median daily rate £383 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 48
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gherkin across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Gherkin Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 August 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
West Sussex - 10 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £375 +11.11%
Hampshire +7 5 £450 +38.46%
Berkshire +7 5 £388 +55.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £440 - 1
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Scrum
2 26 (55.32%) BDD
3 24 (51.06%) Cucumber
4 20 (42.55%) User Stories
5 19 (40.43%) Selenium
6 15 (31.91%) Java
7 14 (29.79%) C#
8 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
9 10 (21.28%) RESTful
10 9 (19.15%) JIRA
10 9 (19.15%) QA
10 9 (19.15%) HTML
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (17.02%) SpecFlow
11 8 (17.02%) .NET
11 8 (17.02%) CSS
11 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.02%) Web Services
11 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
11 8 (17.02%) Groovy
12 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
13 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
13 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
13 6 (12.77%) XML
13 6 (12.77%) TDD

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 6 (12.77%) Confluence
1 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Force.com
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Cucumber
2 19 (40.43%) Selenium
3 9 (19.15%) JIRA
4 8 (17.02%) SpecFlow
4 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.64%) Appium
6 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.51%) Gradle
7 4 (8.51%) JMeter
7 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
8 3 (6.38%) Checkstyle
8 3 (6.38%) CruiseControl
8 3 (6.38%) FindBugs
8 3 (6.38%) Flyway
8 3 (6.38%) Hudson
8 3 (6.38%) JUnit
8 3 (6.38%) Liquibase
8 3 (6.38%) Subversion
8 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Business Analyst
3 14 (29.79%) Developer
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (27.66%) Tester
5 9 (19.15%) Automation Tester
6 8 (17.02%) Developer in Test
7 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (8.51%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Angular Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.26%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) RESTful
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) .NET
3 8 (17.02%) CSS
3 8 (17.02%) Web Services
4 6 (12.77%) XML
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
6 4 (8.51%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.51%) Apache Camel
6 4 (8.51%) Java EE
6 4 (8.51%) JPA
6 4 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (8.51%) Spring
7 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.38%) jQuery
7 3 (6.38%) NHibernate
7 3 (6.38%) SOAP
7 3 (6.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) BDD
2 26 (55.32%) Scrum
3 20 (42.55%) User Stories
4 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) Kanban
7 6 (12.77%) TDD
8 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Test Management
9 4 (8.51%) API Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.51%) Defect Management
9 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.51%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) Groovy
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) Scala
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Apex Code
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
5 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) C
6 2 (4.26%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
2 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) Avaya
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