The first table below looks at the demand for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank - 104 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 0 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.73% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.95% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
259 258 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.85% 10.40% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 100 90
Average daily rate £333 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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SpecFlow
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Automation Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Publishing
6 3 (37.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) JMeter
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) NUnit
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Automation Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft