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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank - 132 107
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 0 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.24% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.70% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Average daily rate
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- £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
420 411 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.07% 13.97% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 236 140
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 32
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £47.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 29 (93.55%) QA
2 28 (90.32%) C#
3 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (74.19%) BDD
5 22 (70.97%) Selenium
6 21 (67.74%) E-Commerce
6 21 (67.74%) .NET
7 19 (61.29%) WebDriver
8 13 (41.94%) Manual Testing
9 11 (35.48%) Ruby
9 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) Retail
11 4 (12.90%) TDD
11 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 4 (12.90%) Coaching
12 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
12 3 (9.68%) Finance
12 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
12 3 (9.68%) Release Management
13 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
13 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (6.45%) Confluence
13 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
13 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
13 2 (6.45%) JIRA
13 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
13 2 (6.45%) ISEB
13 2 (6.45%) Chip and PIN
13 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Selenium
2 19 (61.29%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.23%) StyleCop
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
2 17 (54.84%) Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Developer
4 7 (22.58%) QA Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Quality Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Test Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Senior QA Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) BDD
3 21 (67.74%) E-Commerce
4 13 (41.94%) Manual Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Release Management
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) OOP
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) MVC
8 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (93.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) ION Trading
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.23%) Splunk
2 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics