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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 120 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.36% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £360 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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
238 278 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.64% 10.84% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 151 135
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 28 May 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 +7 8 £360 +2.85%
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
3 8 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) SOAP
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) SDET
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (20.00%) Test Management
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) Appium
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Software Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Developer in Test
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SDET
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft