The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 112 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.39% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.68% 4.07% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 0
Median daily rate £358 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -
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
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
235 246 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.82% 9.55% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 134 93
Median daily rate £419 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Reading +11 10 £360 +2.85%
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 12 (92.31%) BDD
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
4 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) SOAP
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
6 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
6 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (38.46%) RESTful
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) SDET
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Test Management
8 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
3 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
6 3 (23.08%) Appium
6 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
4 4 (30.77%) Software Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Software Tester
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (15.38%) Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Developer in Test
7 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) SOAP
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) BDD
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Contact Management
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) DSDM
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft