Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 17 August 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 103 105
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 27 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.41% 0.23% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 0.83% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 1
Bristol median daily rate £350 £298 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £273 £259 £413
90th Percentile £488 £338 £438
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +13.33% +8.70% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £175.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +400.00% - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 585 481 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.61% 28.24% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 322 352
Bristol median daily rate £400 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +11.07% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £285 £263
90th Percentile £538 £511 £493
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Bristol median hourly rate £106.50 £41.00 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.76% +101.08% -62.59%
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.56% +12.50% -5.33%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Bristol

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gherkin in Bristol

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gherkin in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 26 (96.30%) Test Automation
2 25 (92.59%) Cucumber
2 25 (92.59%) Selenium
3 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
5 17 (62.96%) NUnit
5 17 (62.96%) C#
6 14 (51.85%) SpecFlow
7 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (48.15%) SQL
7 13 (48.15%) JUnit
7 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
8 11 (40.74%) Finance
9 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
10 8 (29.63%) SDET
10 8 (29.63%) Scrum
10 8 (29.63%) Java
11 7 (25.93%) .NET
11 7 (25.93%) Advertising
11 7 (25.93%) Degree
11 7 (25.93%) API Testing
12 6 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
12 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
12 6 (22.22%) React
12 6 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (92.59%) Cucumber
1 25 (92.59%) Selenium
2 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 17 (62.96%) NUnit
4 14 (51.85%) SpecFlow
5 13 (48.15%) JUnit
6 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
8 6 (22.22%) CruiseControl
8 6 (22.22%) Hudson
8 6 (22.22%) TeamCity
9 4 (14.81%) JMeter
10 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
11 2 (7.41%) JIRA
11 2 (7.41%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
12 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Advertising
3 6 (22.22%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
1 14 (51.85%) Test Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Automation Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) Test Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) React
3 4 (14.81%) JSON
3 4 (14.81%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (14.81%) Fintech
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Test Automation
2 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) SDET
6 7 (25.93%) API Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (14.81%) OO
10 3 (11.11%) Load Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Open Source
11 2 (7.41%) TDD
11 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Cadence
3 1 (3.70%) Cypress Semiconductor