The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
119 51 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.03% 8.43% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 39 57
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £366 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SpecFlow
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft