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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
UK / England
Rank 425 397 429
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +32
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 145 201 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.10% 2.86% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 142 102
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £44.19 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 - £30.00

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
6891 7039 6197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.59% 15.13% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4732 4303
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 172 112
Median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.11 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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
London -40 71 £450 +5.88% 19
South East +29 38 £425 +17.24% 5
South West +2 15 £343 -2.14% 4
East of England +12 8 £475 - 7
West Midlands +6 8 £285 - 3
North West +10 3 £360 -2.70% 6
Yorkshire +2 2 £323 -31.74% 6
SpecFlow
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SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 England region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 257 (82.37%) C#
2 224 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (70.51%) Selenium
4 188 (60.26%) BDD
5 138 (44.23%) .NET
6 127 (40.71%) TDD
7 102 (32.69%) Test Automation
8 94 (30.13%) WebDriver
9 92 (29.49%) QA
10 90 (28.85%) NUnit
10 90 (28.85%) SQL
11 89 (28.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 82 (26.28%) Cucumber
13 81 (25.96%) Scrum
14 79 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
15 72 (23.08%) Microsoft
16 71 (22.76%) SQL Server
17 58 (18.59%) JavaScript
18 55 (17.63%) Git (software)
19 51 (16.35%) TeamCity
20 48 (15.38%) Test Scripting
20 48 (15.38%) Visual Studio
21 46 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
22 45 (14.42%) Java
22 45 (14.42%) Oracle
23 44 (14.10%) ASP.NET
24 43 (13.78%) XML
25 42 (13.46%) Automated Testing
25 42 (13.46%) Automation Testing
26 41 (13.14%) Software 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 9 (2.88%) IIS
2 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) Confluence
3 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.32%) Apache
4 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (8.01%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.81%) PaaS
4 13 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.64%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.17%) AMQP
2 7 (2.24%) DNS
2 7 (2.24%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.28%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.05%) NoSQL
3 20 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (4.81%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.60%) MySQL
10 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.96%) Big Data
10 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.96%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.96%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 220 (70.51%) Selenium
2 94 (30.13%) WebDriver
3 90 (28.85%) NUnit
4 89 (28.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 82 (26.28%) Cucumber
6 55 (17.63%) Git (software)
7 51 (16.35%) TeamCity
8 48 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 39 (12.50%) JIRA
10 36 (11.54%) SoapUI
11 33 (10.58%) Jenkins
12 29 (9.29%) MSTest
13 26 (8.33%) HP UFT
14 22 (7.05%) JUnit
15 20 (6.41%) Subversion
16 16 (5.13%) MSBuild
17 14 (4.49%) Gradle
17 14 (4.49%) JMeter
17 14 (4.49%) Protractor
18 13 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (10.90%) Finance
2 10 (3.21%) Banking
3 7 (2.24%) Publishing
3 7 (2.24%) Retail
4 5 (1.60%) Marketing
4 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.28%) Back Office
5 4 (1.28%) Electronics
5 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Front Office
7 2 (0.64%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (26.92%) Tester
2 79 (25.32%) Developer
3 72 (23.08%) Automation Tester
4 60 (19.23%) Analyst
5 55 (17.63%) Test Analyst
6 54 (17.31%) C# Developer
7 42 (13.46%) Test Engineer
8 39 (12.50%) .NET Developer
8 39 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
9 31 (9.94%) Test Automation Engineer
10 24 (7.69%) Developer in Test
11 23 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (6.09%) Selenium Tester
13 17 (5.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 15 (4.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 14 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (4.17%) Build Engineer
16 13 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 12 (3.85%) Azure Developer
18 11 (3.53%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (44.23%) .NET
2 44 (14.10%) ASP.NET
3 43 (13.78%) XML
4 40 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 36 (11.54%) SOAP
7 35 (11.22%) Web Services
8 34 (10.90%) Gherkin
9 33 (10.58%) AngularJS
10 27 (8.65%) RESTful
11 24 (7.69%) React
12 23 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (7.05%) HTML
14 21 (6.73%) CSS
15 20 (6.41%) Entity Framework
16 18 (5.77%) WCF
16 18 (5.77%) WPF
17 17 (5.45%) NancyFx
18 15 (4.81%) SignalR
19 14 (4.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.81%) Fintech
2 7 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.64%) BBC
5 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.64%) IVR
5 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.64%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.32%) Blog
6 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.32%) Derivative
6 1 (0.32%) NHS
6 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.65%) Windows
2 10 (3.21%) Unix
3 5 (1.60%) Android
3 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (60.26%) BDD
3 127 (40.71%) TDD
4 102 (32.69%) Test Automation
5 81 (25.96%) Scrum
6 79 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 42 (13.46%) Automated Testing
8 42 (13.46%) Automation Testing
9 41 (13.14%) Regression Testing
9 41 (13.14%) Software Testing
10 39 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
11 38 (12.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 37 (11.86%) User Stories
13 36 (11.54%) E-Commerce
13 36 (11.54%) Kanban
13 36 (11.54%) Test Strategy
14 33 (10.58%) Microservices
15 29 (9.29%) MVC
15 29 (9.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 257 (82.37%) C#
2 90 (28.85%) SQL
3 58 (18.59%) JavaScript
4 45 (14.42%) Java
5 35 (11.22%) T-SQL
6 31 (9.94%) F#
7 28 (8.97%) Python
8 27 (8.65%) Ruby
9 18 (5.77%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.49%) VBScript
11 11 (3.53%) C++
11 11 (3.53%) TypeScript
12 10 (3.21%) Perl
12 10 (3.21%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.24%) VB
14 6 (1.92%) Scala
15 5 (1.60%) Clojure
15 5 (1.60%) PHP
16 4 (1.28%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.94%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.09%) ISEB
4 14 (4.49%) ISTQB
5 11 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.96%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.96%) Degree
7 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (29.49%) QA
2 31 (9.94%) SDET
3 5 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) GAMP
System Software
1 17 (5.45%) Docker
2 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (4.81%) Ansible
2 14 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.17%) Puppet
4 12 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.96%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 72 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.42%) Oracle
3 27 (8.65%) HP
4 13 (4.17%) Perforce
5 7 (2.24%) BMC
5 7 (2.24%) DevExpress
5 7 (2.24%) Remedy
6 4 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (0.32%) CA
7 1 (0.32%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.32%) Google
7 1 (0.32%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.32%) New Relic
7 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
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