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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 56 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.59% 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.46% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
104 133 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.80% 14.84% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 91 84
Average daily rate £380 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £35.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £40.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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
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 1 May 2016.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Ruby
2 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
3 13 (72.22%) Capybara
4 12 (66.67%) C#
5 10 (55.56%) .NET
5 10 (55.56%) WATIR
5 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
6 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 9 (50.00%) Selenium
6 9 (50.00%) OO
7 8 (44.44%) SQL
7 8 (44.44%) JIRA
7 8 (44.44%) Behat
7 8 (44.44%) BDD
7 8 (44.44%) Rally
7 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
8 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
8 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
8 5 (27.78%) Scrum
8 5 (27.78%) Kanban
8 5 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
8 5 (27.78%) TDD
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) ISEB
9 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) MSMQ

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Cucumber
2 13 (72.22%) Capybara
3 10 (55.56%) WATIR
4 9 (50.00%) Selenium
4 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 8 (44.44%) JIRA
6 4 (22.22%) Moq
6 4 (22.22%) NUnit
6 4 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
1 10 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer in Test
2 5 (27.78%) Test Automation Developer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) Behat
3 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (22.22%) MSMQ
4 4 (22.22%) RESTful
4 4 (22.22%) WCF
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (44.44%) BDD
5 5 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Kanban
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) OOP
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Ruby
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SDET
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Rally
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft