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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 454 454 463
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 160 165 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 2.41% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 132 79
Median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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
7711 6852 6221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.72% 13.44% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5378 4583 4033
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 100 141
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.45 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.16 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

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 1 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 1 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 -22 61 £418 -12.10% 26
South East +44 52 £375 +7.14% 8
North West +2 18 £425 +25.92% 7
South West -21 11 £450 +12.85% 1
East of England - 10 £263 - 3
West Midlands -22 5 £350 +16.66% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £314 +4.58%
Yorkshire -21 1 £325 +8.33% 2
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SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (75.15%) C#
3 219 (66.36%) .NET
4 181 (54.85%) BDD
5 160 (48.48%) Selenium
6 137 (41.52%) TDD
7 112 (33.94%) Microsoft
8 109 (33.03%) SQL
9 106 (32.12%) Test Automation
10 103 (31.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 100 (30.30%) Scrum
12 84 (25.45%) Cucumber
13 83 (25.15%) QA
14 79 (23.94%) SQL Server
15 77 (23.33%) WebDriver
15 77 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
16 73 (22.12%) Java
16 73 (22.12%) JavaScript
17 70 (21.21%) Finance
18 69 (20.91%) ASP.NET
19 63 (19.09%) Gherkin
20 61 (18.48%) MVC
20 61 (18.48%) .NET Framework
21 59 (17.88%) NUnit
21 59 (17.88%) AngularJS
22 58 (17.58%) Test Scripting
23 57 (17.27%) ASP.NET Web API
24 56 (16.97%) Git (software)
25 55 (16.67%) Web Services
26 51 (15.45%) Banking

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 23 (6.97%) IIS
2 13 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.73%) CMS
4 6 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.21%) Confluence
7 3 (0.91%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.91%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Apache
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) Mingle
3 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.42%) Endur
3 1 (0.30%) BASE24
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.91%) PaaS
4 2 (0.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.21%) DNS
1 4 (1.21%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) AMQP
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.85%) MongoDB
3 16 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.12%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.52%) OLAP
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 160 (48.48%) Selenium
2 103 (31.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 84 (25.45%) Cucumber
4 77 (23.33%) WebDriver
5 59 (17.88%) NUnit
6 56 (16.97%) Git (software)
7 50 (15.15%) Visual Studio
8 37 (11.21%) JIRA
9 34 (10.30%) Protractor
9 34 (10.30%) SoapUI
10 32 (9.70%) Jenkins
11 31 (9.39%) TeamCity
11 31 (9.39%) TestComplete
12 25 (7.58%) Jasmine
13 22 (6.67%) WATIR
14 21 (6.36%) Capybara
15 20 (6.06%) Subversion
16 17 (5.15%) Moq
17 16 (4.85%) Oracle APEX
18 13 (3.94%) JUnit
General
1 70 (21.21%) Finance
2 51 (15.45%) Banking
3 18 (5.45%) Retail
4 13 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.73%) Military
6 7 (2.12%) Front Office
7 3 (0.91%) Games
7 3 (0.91%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Back Office
8 2 (0.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (38.18%) Developer
2 69 (20.91%) .NET Developer
3 61 (18.48%) Analyst
4 59 (17.88%) Test Analyst
5 53 (16.06%) Tester
6 49 (14.85%) C# Developer
7 44 (13.33%) Automation Tester
8 38 (11.52%) Automation Test Analyst
9 34 (10.30%) Consultant
10 28 (8.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (8.18%) Test Engineer
12 25 (7.58%) Developer in Test
13 23 (6.97%) Agile Developer
14 22 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
15 21 (6.36%) QA Engineer
16 19 (5.76%) Test Automation Developer
17 15 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
17 15 (4.55%) Test Leader
18 14 (4.24%) DevOps Consultant
18 14 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (66.36%) .NET
2 69 (20.91%) ASP.NET
3 63 (19.09%) Gherkin
4 61 (18.48%) .NET Framework
5 59 (17.88%) AngularJS
6 57 (17.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 55 (16.67%) Web Services
8 36 (10.91%) jQuery
9 35 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (10.61%) HTML
10 32 (9.70%) CSS
11 30 (9.09%) Entity Framework
12 26 (7.88%) HTML5
12 26 (7.88%) WCF
13 25 (7.58%) React
14 22 (6.67%) SOAP
14 22 (6.67%) WPF
15 20 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
16 19 (5.76%) CSS3
16 19 (5.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.42%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.12%) Fintech
4 7 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.82%) IVR
6 5 (1.52%) Smartcard
6 5 (1.52%) User Experience
7 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.21%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.91%) Tandem
9 2 (0.61%) Equities
9 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.61%) Wiki
10 1 (0.30%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.85%) Windows
2 7 (2.12%) Android
2 7 (2.12%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.82%) Unix
3 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (54.85%) BDD
3 137 (41.52%) TDD
4 106 (32.12%) Test Automation
5 100 (30.30%) Scrum
6 77 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (18.48%) MVC
8 58 (17.58%) Test Scripting
9 48 (14.55%) Automated Testing
10 41 (12.42%) OO
10 41 (12.42%) Unit Testing
11 40 (12.12%) Software Engineering
12 34 (10.30%) DevOps
13 29 (8.79%) Automation Testing
13 29 (8.79%) Software Testing
13 29 (8.79%) Web Development
14 26 (7.88%) Code Coverage
15 24 (7.27%) E-Commerce
16 21 (6.36%) Migration
16 21 (6.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 248 (75.15%) C#
2 109 (33.03%) SQL
3 73 (22.12%) Java
3 73 (22.12%) JavaScript
4 35 (10.61%) Ruby
5 23 (6.97%) T-SQL
6 19 (5.76%) PowerShell
7 18 (5.45%) F#
8 17 (5.15%) TypeScript
9 13 (3.94%) Python
10 12 (3.64%) C++
11 7 (2.12%) C
11 7 (2.12%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.12%) PHP
12 6 (1.82%) VB
12 6 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.21%) VBScript
15 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.39%) ISEB
3 29 (8.79%) Degree
4 28 (8.48%) SC Cleared
5 19 (5.76%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.42%) CCEA
6 8 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.82%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) MCSA
10 1 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (25.15%) QA
2 11 (3.33%) SDET
3 5 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.21%) Docker
2 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.12%) Puppet
3 4 (1.21%) Ansible
3 4 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.30%) Kibana
4 1 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 112 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.48%) Oracle
3 13 (3.94%) Rally
4 8 (2.42%) Citrix
5 7 (2.12%) HP
6 5 (1.52%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.52%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.52%) Infragistics
6 5 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.52%) Telerik
7 3 (0.91%) Capita
7 3 (0.91%) Informatica
7 3 (0.91%) SAP
7 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.61%) IBM
8 2 (0.61%) Perforce
8 2 (0.61%) Progress
8 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.61%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.61%) VMware
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