The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 60 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.18% 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.64% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
SpecFlow
South West

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
94 159 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.08% 17.36% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 111 85
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +5.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (95.45%) Ruby
1 21 (95.45%) Cucumber
2 18 (81.82%) Capybara
3 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 15 (68.18%) WATIR
5 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
5 14 (63.64%) Selenium
5 14 (63.64%) C#
6 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (50.00%) JIRA
6 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (50.00%) Behat
6 11 (50.00%) Rally
7 8 (36.36%) Software Delivery
7 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
7 8 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) ISEB
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) BDD
9 3 (13.64%) Time Management
9 3 (13.64%) Kanban
9 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) Games
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) TDD

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Cucumber
2 18 (81.82%) Capybara
3 15 (68.18%) WATIR
4 14 (63.64%) Selenium
4 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
5 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (50.00%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) Appium
6 2 (9.09%) Protractor
6 2 (9.09%) Robotium
6 2 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 3 (13.64%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Test Engineer
2 15 (68.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Developer in Test
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Test Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Behat
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 8 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (36.36%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) Software Delivery
3 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 7 (31.82%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Ruby
2 14 (63.64%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Rally
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft