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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
South West / Bristol
Rank 64 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.45% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 3.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.03% +128.33%

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
131 109 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.23% 12.33% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 73 122
Median daily rate £325 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.00 £44.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft