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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
England / East of England
Rank 110 118 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 10 4 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.17% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 1.24% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.03% +128.33%

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
380 322 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.03% 13.66% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 182 195
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £49.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £33.88 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +12 8 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £310 - 4
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) BDD
3 14 (82.35%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (82.35%) Test Automation
4 13 (76.47%) QA
4 13 (76.47%) TDD
4 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
4 13 (76.47%) ATDD
4 13 (76.47%) TeamCity
4 13 (76.47%) Feature Driven Development
5 12 (70.59%) SDET
6 10 (58.82%) API Testing
7 9 (52.94%) Selenium
8 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
9 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
9 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
9 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
9 7 (41.18%) TestNG
9 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (41.18%) Ruby
9 7 (41.18%) JIRA
9 7 (41.18%) Perl
9 7 (41.18%) JUnit
9 7 (41.18%) Python
10 6 (35.29%) JBehave
11 5 (29.41%) REST
12 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
13 3 (17.65%) Java
13 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo

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:

Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) TeamCity
2 9 (52.94%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
4 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) JUnit
4 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
4 7 (41.18%) TestNG
4 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
5 6 (35.29%) JBehave
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (11.76%) Ant
8 2 (11.76%) Maven
8 2 (11.76%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Test Automation Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Test Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.88%) C# Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) BDD
2 14 (82.35%) Continuous Delivery
2 14 (82.35%) Test Automation
3 13 (76.47%) ATDD
3 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
3 13 (76.47%) Feature Driven Development
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
4 10 (58.82%) API Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) Perl
2 7 (41.18%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) QA
2 12 (70.59%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Xamarin