The first table below looks at the demand for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the East Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 32 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.99% 1.90% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 14.29% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £325 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £379 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.19% +26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
33 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.93% 13.33% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 27
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SpecFlow across the East Sussex region.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Brighton -3 6 £313 -14.96%
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (78.57%) LINQ
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) WinForms
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) NUnit
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 11 (78.57%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Hudson
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
4 3 (21.43%) REST

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (78.57%) NUnit
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 11 (78.57%) Hudson
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Software Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C# Programmer
2 7 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Programmer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Software Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) LINQ
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
2 11 (78.57%) WinForms
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft