Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 2018 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 > Surrey
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 137 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +132
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.40% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Surrey median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £440
% change year-on-year +2.41% -5.68% +35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Surrey with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,141 792 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.14% 29.54% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 578 489
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £331 £334 £304
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 24
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25.38 £42.50 £32.73
90th Percentile £53.13 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +11.56%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Surrey

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gherkin in Surrey

Gherkin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gherkin in Surrey

Gherkin
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Camberley - 4 £500 -
Reigate -21 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Weybridge - 1 £375 -
Woking - 1 £400 -
Cobham - 1 £325 -
Godalming - 1 - - 1
Gherkin
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
3 10 (76.92%) BDD
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
5 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
5 8 (61.54%) Java
6 7 (53.85%) User Stories
7 6 (46.15%) Microservices
7 6 (46.15%) JUnit
7 6 (46.15%) TDD
8 5 (38.46%) Finance
8 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
8 5 (38.46%) Selenium
8 5 (38.46%) OO
8 5 (38.46%) ATDD
9 4 (30.77%) HBase
9 4 (30.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (30.77%) GemFire
9 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
9 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (30.77%) RESTful
9 4 (30.77%) Open Source
9 4 (30.77%) PaaS
9 4 (30.77%) HDFS
9 4 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (30.77%) Kafka
9 4 (30.77%) GitHub
9 4 (30.77%) SDET
9 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (30.77%) GemFire
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) GitHub
1 4 (30.77%) PaaS
2 3 (23.08%) BrowserStack
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
1 4 (30.77%) HBase
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
2 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) JUnit
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
5 4 (30.77%) IntelliJ
5 4 (30.77%) JMeter
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) GitLab
6 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
6 3 (23.08%) SonarQube
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
7 2 (15.38%) Maven
7 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
8 1 (7.69%) Gatling
8 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
8 1 (7.69%) JIRA
8 1 (7.69%) TestRail
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Manual Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) JSON
1 4 (30.77%) Kafka
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
1 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (30.77%) RESTful
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) Spring Cloud
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
3 10 (76.92%) BDD
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) User Stories
5 6 (46.15%) Microservices
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 5 (38.46%) ATDD
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
7 4 (30.77%) OOP
7 4 (30.77%) Open Source
7 4 (30.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (30.77%) SDET
7 4 (30.77%) Validation
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) System Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (30.77%) HDFS
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Google