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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.88% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £378 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
SpecFlow
East of England

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
46 18 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.26% 4.72% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 40
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £50.78 £52.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% +10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 7 £485 - 1
Bedford - 3 £275 -
SpecFlow
East of England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 7 (70.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 6 (60.00%) SDET
5 5 (50.00%) Maven
5 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) Ant
5 5 (50.00%) JUnit
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (50.00%) ATDD
5 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (50.00%) JBehave
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 5 (50.00%) TestNG
5 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) .NET

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 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (50.00%) Ant
3 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (50.00%) JBehave
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) JUnit
3 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (50.00%) TestNG
4 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) BDD
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) ATDD
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (10.00%) API Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Xamarin