The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.61% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Gherkin
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
71 88 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.71% 24.31% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 68
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +132.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Gherkin
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Gherkin also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gherkin.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Gherkin also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gherkin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
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