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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - - 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £310
% change year-on-year -17.64% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 437 459 514
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 23.32% 20.70% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 323 257
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £42.50 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) GemFire
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) GemFire
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Agile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian