Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 139 157
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 -42
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 7 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.32% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.37% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Leeds median daily rate £390 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +20.83% -3.23%
10th Percentile £294 £304 £270
90th Percentile £419 £413 £340
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £363 £300
% change year-on-year +7.59% +20.83% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 776 1094 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.40% 39.67% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 791 755
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79% +11.54%
10th Percentile £305 £308 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.30% -54.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -61.43% +169.23%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Leeds

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gherkin in Leeds

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gherkin in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) JBehave
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (71.43%) JBoss
3 5 (71.43%) RUP
3 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (71.43%) DSDM
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) JMS
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) AMQP
3 5 (71.43%) Jetty
3 5 (71.43%) FitNesse
3 5 (71.43%) Hadoop

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (71.43%) JBoss
1 5 (71.43%) Jetty
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) Tornado
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (71.43%) Couchbase
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
1 5 (71.43%) Redis
1 5 (71.43%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) JBehave
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) FitNesse
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) Vagrant
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Appium
5 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Camel
1 5 (71.43%) Flask
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 5 (71.43%) JMS
1 5 (71.43%) Kafka
1 5 (71.43%) Node.js
1 5 (71.43%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) DSDM
3 5 (71.43%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle