The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 26 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.62% 0.61% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 - £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
35 49 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.11% 15.03% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 11
Median daily rate £445 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.85% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 0
Median hourly rate - £50.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SpecFlow across the Bedfordshire region.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 5 £475 -
Bedford - 1 £275 -
SpecFlow
East of England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) BDD
3 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
3 15 (88.24%) TDD
3 15 (88.24%) QA
3 15 (88.24%) E-Commerce
3 15 (88.24%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (82.35%) TeamCity
4 14 (82.35%) Feature Driven Development
4 14 (82.35%) ATDD
5 13 (76.47%) SDET
6 12 (70.59%) Selenium
7 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
7 11 (64.71%) SoapUI
7 11 (64.71%) JBehave
7 11 (64.71%) API Testing
8 10 (58.82%) Defect Management
8 10 (58.82%) WebDriver
8 10 (58.82%) TestNG
8 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (58.82%) JIRA
8 10 (58.82%) Ruby
8 10 (58.82%) Perl
8 10 (58.82%) JUnit
8 10 (58.82%) Python
9 7 (41.18%) Java
9 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
9 7 (41.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (35.29%) Ant

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) TeamCity
2 12 (70.59%) Selenium
3 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
3 11 (64.71%) JBehave
3 11 (64.71%) SoapUI
4 10 (58.82%) JIRA
4 10 (58.82%) JUnit
4 10 (58.82%) TestNG
4 10 (58.82%) WebDriver
5 7 (41.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) Ant
6 6 (35.29%) Maven
7 1 (5.88%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Test Automation Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Test Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer in Test
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) BDD
2 15 (88.24%) Continuous Delivery
2 15 (88.24%) E-Commerce
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
3 14 (82.35%) ATDD
3 14 (82.35%) Feature Driven Development
4 11 (64.71%) API Testing
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 10 (58.82%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) Ruby
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) QA
2 13 (76.47%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Xamarin