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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 70 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% - 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.34% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
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
128 106 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.27% 13.23% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 83 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Calabash
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MSBuild

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Calabash
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA