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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 436 442 465
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 187 192 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.22% 2.58% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 149 103
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.24% +4.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.25 -
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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
8410 7436 6715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.86% 14.30% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5688 4960 4524
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 163 105
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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
South East +58 69 £375 +7.14% 2
London -48 67 £400 -5.88% 23
East of England +29 21 £475 - 8
West Midlands -18 13 £350 - 2
South West -14 11 £425 +21.42% 9
Yorkshire +6 3 - - 1
North West +14 2 - - 3
Midlands -8 1 - -
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SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 267 (77.17%) C#
2 245 (70.81%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (61.56%) Selenium
4 200 (57.80%) BDD
5 199 (57.51%) .NET
6 143 (41.33%) TDD
7 133 (38.44%) Test Automation
8 110 (31.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 103 (29.77%) Scrum
10 102 (29.48%) Java
10 102 (29.48%) Cucumber
11 100 (28.90%) QA
12 98 (28.32%) NUnit
13 96 (27.75%) WebDriver
13 96 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
14 90 (26.01%) Microsoft
15 88 (25.43%) SQL
16 76 (21.97%) SQL Server
17 68 (19.65%) Web Services
18 62 (17.92%) Visual Studio
18 62 (17.92%) JavaScript
19 59 (17.05%) .NET Framework
20 56 (16.18%) Test Scripting
21 55 (15.90%) Oracle
21 55 (15.90%) TeamCity
22 53 (15.32%) Windows
22 53 (15.32%) Jenkins
23 52 (15.03%) Git (software)
23 52 (15.03%) ASP.NET
24 50 (14.45%) JIRA

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 29 (8.38%) IIS
2 16 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.16%) Confluence
5 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.87%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.87%) Mingle
3 3 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (3.76%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.58%) Endur
5 1 (0.29%) BASE24
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (5.20%) PaaS
4 3 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.18%) DNS
1 11 (3.18%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
3 22 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (4.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.47%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.89%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.02%) InterSystems Cache
9 7 (2.02%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.45%) OLAP
11 5 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.58%) DB2
14 2 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 213 (61.56%) Selenium
2 110 (31.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 102 (29.48%) Cucumber
4 98 (28.32%) NUnit
5 96 (27.75%) WebDriver
6 62 (17.92%) Visual Studio
7 55 (15.90%) TeamCity
8 53 (15.32%) Jenkins
9 52 (15.03%) Git (software)
10 50 (14.45%) JIRA
11 40 (11.56%) SoapUI
12 29 (8.38%) JUnit
12 29 (8.38%) TestComplete
13 25 (7.23%) Jasmine
14 24 (6.94%) Gradle
14 24 (6.94%) MSBuild
15 23 (6.65%) HP UFT
16 22 (6.36%) Oracle APEX
17 20 (5.78%) Protractor
18 18 (5.20%) MSTest
General
1 45 (13.01%) Finance
2 22 (6.36%) Banking
3 20 (5.78%) Retail
4 10 (2.89%) Military
5 7 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.45%) Games
7 4 (1.16%) Publishing
8 3 (0.87%) Back Office
8 3 (0.87%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.58%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (30.35%) Developer
2 84 (24.28%) Tester
3 73 (21.10%) Automation Tester
4 64 (18.50%) .NET Developer
5 54 (15.61%) Analyst
6 49 (14.16%) Test Analyst
7 43 (12.43%) C# Developer
8 39 (11.27%) Test Engineer
9 31 (8.96%) Automation Test Analyst
10 30 (8.67%) Test Automation Engineer
11 29 (8.38%) Consultant
12 25 (7.23%) Developer in Test
13 23 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (5.20%) Build Engineer
15 16 (4.62%) QA Engineer
16 15 (4.34%) Agile Developer
16 15 (4.34%) Senior Developer
17 14 (4.05%) Selenium Tester
18 13 (3.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
19 12 (3.47%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (57.51%) .NET
2 68 (19.65%) Web Services
3 59 (17.05%) .NET Framework
4 52 (15.03%) ASP.NET
5 46 (13.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 39 (11.27%) XML
7 34 (9.83%) AngularJS
7 34 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (9.83%) Entity Framework
8 33 (9.54%) jQuery
9 32 (9.25%) SOAP
9 32 (9.25%) WCF
10 31 (8.96%) HTML
11 30 (8.67%) CSS
12 27 (7.80%) Gherkin
13 24 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
13 24 (6.94%) React
14 20 (5.78%) Ajax
15 19 (5.49%) Durandal
15 19 (5.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (2.31%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.45%) Fintech
4 5 (1.45%) Fixed Income
4 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.16%) IVR
6 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.87%) Clustering
6 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.87%) Equities
6 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.87%) Smartcard
6 3 (0.87%) User Experience
7 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.32%) Windows
2 11 (3.18%) Android
2 11 (3.18%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.73%) Unix
4 5 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (70.81%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (57.80%) BDD
3 143 (41.33%) TDD
4 133 (38.44%) Test Automation
5 103 (29.77%) Scrum
6 96 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (16.18%) Test Scripting
8 47 (13.58%) MVC
9 45 (13.01%) Regression Testing
10 43 (12.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 43 (12.43%) E-Commerce
11 41 (11.85%) User Stories
12 40 (11.56%) Automated Testing
13 39 (11.27%) Defect Tracking
13 39 (11.27%) Software Testing
14 38 (10.98%) Unit Testing
15 36 (10.40%) OO
16 35 (10.12%) DevOps
17 34 (9.83%) Migration
18 32 (9.25%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 267 (77.17%) C#
2 102 (29.48%) Java
3 88 (25.43%) SQL
4 62 (17.92%) JavaScript
5 40 (11.56%) F#
5 40 (11.56%) Python
6 37 (10.69%) Ruby
7 31 (8.96%) T-SQL
8 22 (6.36%) C++
8 22 (6.36%) TypeScript
9 15 (4.34%) VBScript
10 14 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.76%) VB
12 12 (3.47%) PHP
13 11 (3.18%) Perl
14 9 (2.60%) C
15 6 (1.73%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.73%) Scala
15 6 (1.73%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.72%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.38%) ISEB
4 24 (6.94%) ISTQB
5 20 (5.78%) Degree
6 12 (3.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (2.89%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.87%) CCEA
8 3 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (28.90%) QA
2 27 (7.80%) SDET
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) GAMP
System Software
1 18 (5.20%) Docker
2 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (5.49%) Puppet
2 18 (5.20%) Ansible
2 18 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.87%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.58%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 90 (26.01%) Microsoft
2 55 (15.90%) Oracle
3 18 (5.20%) HP
3 18 (5.20%) Perforce
4 12 (3.47%) DevExpress
5 8 (2.31%) Rally
6 7 (2.02%) BMC
6 7 (2.02%) Remedy
7 5 (1.45%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.87%) Citrix
8 3 (0.87%) SAP
8 3 (0.87%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.58%) Infor
9 2 (0.58%) Progress
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.58%) Syncfusion
9 2 (0.58%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.29%) CA
10 1 (0.29%) Google
10 1 (0.29%) Telerik
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