The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 466 426 454
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +28
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 164 194 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.03% 2.79% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 152 89
Median daily rate £400 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8086 6959 6258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.21% 13.49% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 4662 4090
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 106 129
Median hourly rate £41.25 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in England

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in England

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in England

SpecFlow
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the England region.

SpecFlow Hourly Rate Trend in England

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
London -36 62 £440 -7.36% 21
South East +44 50 £375 +7.14% 2
East of England +33 15 £300 - 3
North West +8 15 £425 +21.42% 2
South West -23 14 £463 +32.14% 1
West Midlands -34 4 £326 +8.75% 3
Yorkshire -26 3 £325 +8.33% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £315 +5.00%
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SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 England region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 252 (74.78%) C#
2 249 (73.89%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (62.91%) .NET
4 195 (57.86%) BDD
5 169 (50.15%) Selenium
6 136 (40.36%) TDD
7 118 (35.01%) Test Automation
8 104 (30.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 100 (29.67%) Microsoft
10 98 (29.08%) Cucumber
11 95 (28.19%) SQL
12 93 (27.60%) Scrum
13 89 (26.41%) Continuous Integration
14 86 (25.52%) WebDriver
14 86 (25.52%) Java
15 85 (25.22%) QA
16 76 (22.55%) SQL Server
17 70 (20.77%) JavaScript
18 67 (19.88%) NUnit
19 66 (19.58%) Finance
20 56 (16.62%) ASP.NET
20 56 (16.62%) Web Services
20 56 (16.62%) Git (software)
21 55 (16.32%) Test Scripting
21 55 (16.32%) Gherkin
21 55 (16.32%) .NET Framework
22 53 (15.73%) Visual Studio
23 50 (14.84%) Windows
24 49 (14.54%) MVC
25 48 (14.24%) Automated Testing

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (6.23%) IIS
2 12 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.19%) CMS
5 3 (0.89%) Confluence
5 3 (0.89%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) Drupal
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (13.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.48%) MS Office
3 3 (0.89%) Mingle
4 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.08%) Endur
3 1 (0.30%) BASE24
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.19%) DNS
1 4 (1.19%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) AMQP
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.56%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.78%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.78%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.48%) OLAP
7 5 (1.48%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 169 (50.15%) Selenium
2 104 (30.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (29.08%) Cucumber
4 86 (25.52%) WebDriver
5 67 (19.88%) NUnit
6 56 (16.62%) Git (software)
7 53 (15.73%) Visual Studio
8 45 (13.35%) JIRA
9 38 (11.28%) SoapUI
10 37 (10.98%) Jenkins
11 33 (9.79%) TeamCity
11 33 (9.79%) TestComplete
12 31 (9.20%) Protractor
13 26 (7.72%) Jasmine
14 25 (7.42%) WATIR
15 21 (6.23%) Capybara
15 21 (6.23%) JUnit
16 19 (5.64%) Subversion
17 17 (5.04%) Oracle APEX
18 15 (4.45%) HP UFT
General
1 66 (19.58%) Finance
2 48 (14.24%) Banking
3 18 (5.34%) Retail
4 13 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.37%) Military
6 4 (1.19%) Front Office
6 4 (1.19%) Games
7 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (34.72%) Developer
2 64 (18.99%) .NET Developer
3 60 (17.80%) Tester
4 58 (17.21%) Analyst
5 55 (16.32%) Test Analyst
6 52 (15.43%) Automation Tester
7 47 (13.95%) C# Developer
8 37 (10.98%) Automation Test Analyst
9 35 (10.39%) Consultant
9 35 (10.39%) Test Engineer
10 29 (8.61%) Test Automation Engineer
11 28 (8.31%) Developer in Test
12 25 (7.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (6.23%) QA Engineer
14 20 (5.93%) Agile Developer
15 18 (5.34%) Test Automation Developer
16 15 (4.45%) Senior Developer
17 14 (4.15%) DevOps Consultant
18 13 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
19 12 (3.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (62.91%) .NET
2 56 (16.62%) ASP.NET
2 56 (16.62%) Web Services
3 55 (16.32%) .NET Framework
3 55 (16.32%) Gherkin
4 46 (13.65%) AngularJS
4 46 (13.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (9.79%) jQuery
6 31 (9.20%) HTML
7 29 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (8.61%) SOAP
8 27 (8.01%) CSS
9 25 (7.42%) Entity Framework
9 25 (7.42%) WCF
10 23 (6.82%) WPF
11 22 (6.53%) HTML5
12 21 (6.23%) React
13 20 (5.93%) RESTful
13 20 (5.93%) XML
14 18 (5.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (4.15%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (2.08%) Fintech
2 7 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 6 (1.78%) IVR
3 6 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.19%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.19%) Smartcard
5 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.89%) Clustering
5 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.89%) Tandem
5 3 (0.89%) User Experience
6 2 (0.59%) Equities
6 2 (0.59%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.59%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.84%) Windows
2 9 (2.67%) Android
2 9 (2.67%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.08%) Unix
4 5 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (73.89%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (57.86%) BDD
3 136 (40.36%) TDD
4 118 (35.01%) Test Automation
5 93 (27.60%) Scrum
6 89 (26.41%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (16.32%) Test Scripting
8 49 (14.54%) MVC
9 48 (14.24%) Automated Testing
10 41 (12.17%) OO
10 41 (12.17%) Unit Testing
11 38 (11.28%) Software Engineering
12 36 (10.68%) DevOps
13 33 (9.79%) E-Commerce
14 31 (9.20%) Software Testing
15 30 (8.90%) Automation Testing
16 28 (8.31%) Exploratory Testing
17 26 (7.72%) Code Coverage
17 26 (7.72%) Regression Testing
18 25 (7.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 252 (74.78%) C#
2 95 (28.19%) SQL
3 86 (25.52%) Java
4 70 (20.77%) JavaScript
5 44 (13.06%) Ruby
6 23 (6.82%) F#
7 21 (6.23%) Python
8 18 (5.34%) T-SQL
9 15 (4.45%) C++
9 15 (4.45%) TypeScript
10 14 (4.15%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.08%) C
11 7 (2.08%) PHP
11 7 (2.08%) VBScript
12 6 (1.78%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.78%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.78%) VB
12 6 (1.78%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.50%) ISEB
3 30 (8.90%) SC Cleared
4 28 (8.31%) Degree
5 22 (6.53%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.37%) CCEA
6 8 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (2.08%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (25.22%) QA
2 16 (4.75%) SDET
3 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.08%) Docker
2 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.97%) Puppet
3 7 (2.08%) Ansible
3 7 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.89%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 100 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.50%) Oracle
3 14 (4.15%) Rally
4 10 (2.97%) HP
5 8 (2.37%) Citrix
6 5 (1.48%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.48%) Infragistics
6 5 (1.48%) Perforce
7 3 (0.89%) Telerik
7 3 (0.89%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.59%) IBM
8 2 (0.59%) Infor
8 2 (0.59%) Informatica
8 2 (0.59%) Progress
8 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.59%) SAP
8 2 (0.59%) Syncfusion
8 2 (0.59%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.59%) Trayport
8 2 (0.59%) VMware
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