The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Gherkin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 111 108
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.30% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.28% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £425 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £329
% change year-on-year - +14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Gherkin is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 395 468 468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.01% 23.41% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 319 316
Median daily rate £388 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +36.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.27 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £59.31 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Gherkin as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Hampshire

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gherkin in Hampshire