Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 150 -
Rank change year-on-year +53 - -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 4 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.33% 0.48% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
North East median daily rate - £313 -
England median daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 342 726 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.90% 26.81% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 494 368
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -9.72% +13.93%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £554
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 12
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £18.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +48.27% -37.05%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.61 £16.16
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.70 £27.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in the North East

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gherkin in the North East

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +56 4 - -
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) API Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Expert
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) API Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian