Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Gherkin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Gherkin over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Gherkin
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 65 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 - -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 17 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.12% 3.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.08% 8.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 0
Belfast median daily rate £412 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.72% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £415 -
% change year-on-year -0.72% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Gherkin is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 130 206 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 39.16% 38.15% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 162 30
Belfast median daily rate £425 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £313 £327 £253
90th Percentile £513 £475 £458
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.85% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13
10th Percentile £31.50 - £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 - £14.36
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Belfast

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Gherkin in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Gherkin in Belfast

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) DB2
1 17 (100.00%) JUnit
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) JSP
1 17 (100.00%) Struts
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
1 17 (100.00%) XML
1 17 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 17 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
1 17 (100.00%) Ajax
1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 17 (100.00%) RESTful
1 17 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 17 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 17 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 17 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 17 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 16 (94.12%) Grunt
2 16 (94.12%) Bower
2 16 (94.12%) Time Management
2 16 (94.12%) Spring Batch
2 16 (94.12%) Spring Integration
2 16 (94.12%) Jasmine

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (94.12%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) DB2
1 17 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 17 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (94.12%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 17 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 17 (100.00%) JUnit
2 16 (94.12%) Bower
2 16 (94.12%) Grunt
2 16 (94.12%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (94.12%) Banking
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Senior Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Report Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Ajax
1 17 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 17 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) JSP
1 17 (100.00%) RESTful
1 17 (100.00%) Struts
1 17 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (94.12%) Hibernate
2 16 (94.12%) Spring
2 16 (94.12%) Spring Batch
2 16 (94.12%) Spring Integration
3 4 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (23.53%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
1 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Project Management
2 16 (94.12%) Time Management
2 16 (94.12%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) IBM