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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 13 August 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 86 84 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25 +49
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 4 4 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.29% 0.33% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 1.49% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
10th Percentile - £367 £227
25th Percentile - £378 £237
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £360 £395 £254
Median % change year-on-year -8.86% +55.82% -33.29%
75th Percentile £383 £423 £286
90th Percentile £423 £439 £324
England median daily rate £450 £481 £425
% change year-on-year -6.49% +13.24% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 279 268 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.34% 22.08% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 194 104
10th Percentile £351 £225 £268
25th Percentile £389 £306 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £395 £375
Median % change year-on-year +20.25% +5.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £475 £453
90th Percentile £588 £564 £546
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
10th Percentile £16.93 £16.05 -
25th Percentile £18.58 £17.63 £35.00
Median hourly rate £20.58 £21.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.27% -46.25% +116.22%
75th Percentile £27.50 £33.88 £45.00
90th Percentile - £40.55 -
England median hourly rate £59.50 £48.27 £45.00
% change year-on-year +23.28% +7.26% -3.58%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Gherkin as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Gherkin in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Gherkin in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Leicestershire - 2 £360 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £405 -
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) MbUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Azure DevOps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) MbUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) MSTest
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Swagger
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) API Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft