The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 115 107 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 8 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.57% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 3.76% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 25
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
SpecFlow
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
337 319 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.70% 15.26% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 179 202
Average daily rate £363 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -8 2 £370 +18.40%
Winchester - 2 £475 - 2
Andover - 1 £350 -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) User Stories
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Hudson
6 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) FitNesse
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (27.27%) ESRI

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Hudson
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) FitNesse
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 1 (9.09%) MSI
5 1 (9.09%) NUnit
5 1 (9.09%) WiX
5 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) Kendo UI
4 1 (9.09%) Express
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) Breeze.js
4 1 (9.09%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) User Stories
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) F#
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) ESRI
3 1 (9.09%) Serena
3 1 (9.09%) DevExpress
3 1 (9.09%) HP