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 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 141 135 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 1 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 2.41% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Average daily rate
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- £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
434 456 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.80% 14.67% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 253 118
Average daily rate £343 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 26
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £28.83 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 August 2015. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -5 1 - -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 16 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) QA
3 13 (81.25%) .NET
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Selenium
5 10 (62.50%) WebDriver
5 10 (62.50%) BDD
5 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
6 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby
7 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Release Management
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (12.50%) Coaching
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
10 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
10 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
10 1 (6.25%) WPF
10 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Developer
4 5 (31.25%) QA Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) AWS Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 10 (62.50%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ION Trading
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics