The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 92 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 6 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% - 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% - 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Median daily rate £320 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
490 620 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.86% 31.57% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 432 345
Median daily rate £400 £382 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £10.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -74.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Yorkshire

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds - 6 £320 - 1
Gherkin
Yorkshire

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) BDD
3 14 (77.78%) Selenium
4 13 (72.22%) Scrum
5 12 (66.67%) QA
6 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
6 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
6 11 (61.11%) SoapUI
7 10 (55.56%) User Stories
7 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
8 9 (50.00%) Usability Testing
8 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
8 9 (50.00%) Security Testing
8 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (50.00%) Defect Management
9 8 (44.44%) API Testing
9 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (44.44%) RESTful
9 8 (44.44%) Scala
9 8 (44.44%) Kanban
9 8 (44.44%) Groovy
9 8 (44.44%) Web Services
10 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
10 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
10 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (33.33%) QA Automation
11 6 (33.33%) TDD
11 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 (5.56%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) SoapUI
3 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
4 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.11%) Gradle
7 2 (11.11%) JUnit
7 2 (11.11%) Maven
7 2 (11.11%) Mockito
7 2 (11.11%) Spock
7 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
8 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Automation Tester
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (38.89%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) RESTful
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.11%) JDBC
2 2 (11.11%) JMS
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (83.33%) BDD
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
4 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 10 (55.56%) User Stories
5 9 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Security Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Usability Testing
6 8 (44.44%) API Testing
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (44.44%) Kanban
7 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (33.33%) QA Automation
8 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Groovy
2 8 (44.44%) Scala
3 2 (11.11%) Korn
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) FATCA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Solace
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian