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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 115 136 143
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 21 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.035% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.44% 0.23% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 7
Median daily rate £475 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.25 -
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
326 429 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.17% 15.07% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 225 232
Median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 £43.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £57.50
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 - 17 £480 - 2
Cambridgeshire +30 3 £375 - 6
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 - 1
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (90.00%) C#
2 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (76.67%) BDD
4 21 (70.00%) Selenium
5 20 (66.67%) TDD
6 19 (63.33%) Cucumber
7 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
8 16 (53.33%) QA
8 16 (53.33%) ATDD
8 16 (53.33%) SoapUI
9 15 (50.00%) Java
10 14 (46.67%) WebDriver
11 13 (43.33%) TeamCity
11 13 (43.33%) E-Commerce
11 13 (43.33%) Ruby
12 12 (40.00%) JIRA
12 12 (40.00%) JBehave
12 12 (40.00%) Feature Driven Development
12 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
12 12 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (40.00%) SDET
13 11 (36.67%) Defect Management
13 11 (36.67%) TestNG
13 11 (36.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (36.67%) Python
13 11 (36.67%) Perl
13 11 (36.67%) JUnit
14 10 (33.33%) Ant
14 10 (33.33%) Maven

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:

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Selenium
2 19 (63.33%) Cucumber
3 16 (53.33%) SoapUI
4 14 (46.67%) WebDriver
5 13 (43.33%) TeamCity
6 12 (40.00%) JBehave
6 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (40.00%) JIRA
7 11 (36.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (36.67%) JUnit
7 11 (36.67%) TestNG
8 10 (33.33%) Ant
8 10 (33.33%) Maven
9 3 (10.00%) Capybara
9 3 (10.00%) JMeter
10 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
10 2 (6.67%) NUnit
10 2 (6.67%) WATIR
11 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
11 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.67%) Games
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Developer in Test
2 8 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) SOAP
3 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) Silverlight
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) COM
5 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
1 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) BDD
3 20 (66.67%) TDD
4 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
5 16 (53.33%) ATDD
6 13 (43.33%) E-Commerce
7 12 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (40.00%) Feature Driven Development
8 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (36.67%) Defect Management
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Testing
9 5 (16.67%) API Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 4 (13.33%) SDLC
11 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
11 3 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) Ruby
4 11 (36.67%) Perl
4 11 (36.67%) Python
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (53.33%) QA
2 12 (40.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.67%) Infor
3 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) CA
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