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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 117 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.29% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.00% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £319 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
685 601 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.28% 28.96% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 405 390
Median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +207.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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
Leeds -3 4 £319 +8.05%
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Gherkin
Yorkshire

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Behat
4 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Wiki
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Behat
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft