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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank - 53 36
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.54% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.81% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £330 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
236 166 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 38.56% 29.70% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 131 46
Median daily rate £390 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Gherkin
Top 12 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) Kentico
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Sitefinity

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Kentico
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitefinity
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore