Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 84 72
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 -14
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.36% 0.083% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 0.23% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £370 - £330
10th Percentile £365 - £315
90th Percentile £375 - £399
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -2.50% +33.33% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 177 429 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.20% 35.43% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 310 189
South Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +13.33% +20.97%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £274
90th Percentile £584 £563 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +244.83% -42.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in South Yorkshire

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gherkin in South Yorkshire

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the South Yorkshire 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
Sheffield +21 2 £370 -
Gherkin
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (66.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA