The first table below looks at the demand for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 17 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 Brighton 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 25 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.23% 2.36% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.00% 15.79% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £313 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.96% +22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £383 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.44% 14.96% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 21
Average daily rate £313 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
SpecFlow
East Sussex

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (78.57%) LINQ
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) WinForms
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) NUnit
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 11 (78.57%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Hudson
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
4 3 (21.43%) REST

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (78.57%) NUnit
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (78.57%) Hudson
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Software Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Programmer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 7 (50.00%) Software Programmer
2 7 (50.00%) C# Programmer
2 7 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) WinForms
2 11 (78.57%) LINQ
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft