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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 117 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 7 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% - 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.87% - 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Median daily rate £375 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
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
374 376 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.40% 14.40% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 232 223
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £301 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 11
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £35.80 £35.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 7 £375 - 1
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (81.48%) BDD
3 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
5 19 (70.37%) TDD
5 19 (70.37%) QA
5 19 (70.37%) Selenium
6 16 (59.26%) TeamCity
6 16 (59.26%) E-Commerce
6 16 (59.26%) SoapUI
6 16 (59.26%) ATDD
6 16 (59.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (55.56%) SDET
7 15 (55.56%) WebDriver
7 15 (55.56%) Feature Driven Development
8 14 (51.85%) JBehave
8 14 (51.85%) Cucumber
8 14 (51.85%) JIRA
9 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (48.15%) Ruby
9 13 (48.15%) Python
9 13 (48.15%) Perl
9 13 (48.15%) JUnit
9 13 (48.15%) Defect Management
9 13 (48.15%) TestNG
10 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
11 11 (40.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (37.04%) Maven
12 10 (37.04%) Java
12 10 (37.04%) Ant

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Selenium
2 16 (59.26%) SoapUI
2 16 (59.26%) TeamCity
3 15 (55.56%) WebDriver
4 14 (51.85%) Cucumber
4 14 (51.85%) JBehave
4 14 (51.85%) JIRA
5 13 (48.15%) JUnit
5 13 (48.15%) TestNG
6 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 11 (40.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (37.04%) Ant
8 10 (37.04%) Maven
9 3 (11.11%) JMeter
9 3 (11.11%) NUnit
10 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
11 1 (3.70%) Capybara
11 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
11 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
11 1 (3.70%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (7.41%) Games
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Test Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Tester
4 7 (25.93%) Automation Tester
5 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 6 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Developer in Test
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (11.11%) iOS Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) BDD
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
4 19 (70.37%) TDD
5 16 (59.26%) ATDD
5 16 (59.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (59.26%) E-Commerce
6 15 (55.56%) Feature Driven Development
7 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (48.15%) Defect Management
8 8 (29.63%) API Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 2 (7.41%) OO
11 2 (7.41%) QA Automation
11 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 1 (3.70%) DevOps
12 1 (3.70%) Exploratory Testing
12 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) Perl
2 13 (48.15%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Ruby
3 10 (37.04%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (70.37%) QA
2 15 (55.56%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.70%) CA
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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