The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 122 91 129
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +38
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 4 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 1.39% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 9.80% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate - £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+128.33% -
SpecFlow
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
336 357 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.92% 14.14% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 211 157
Average daily rate £403 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 31
Average hourly rate £49.75 £36.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.19% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £32.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OWASP
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) SOLID
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk