The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 94 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 28 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.44% 0.37% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.76% 2.37% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 9
Median daily rate £350 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £423 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
361 337 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.52% 15.71% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 193 179
Median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
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 Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Andover +6 21 £350 -
Southampton +10 1 £300 -18.91%
Havant - 1 - -
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 44 (97.78%) C#
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
1 44 (97.78%) Selenium
2 34 (75.56%) Security Cleared
2 34 (75.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (68.89%) SC Cleared
4 29 (64.44%) BDD
4 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (62.22%) F#
5 28 (62.22%) Test Scripting
6 26 (57.78%) Defect Tracking
6 26 (57.78%) Scrum
6 26 (57.78%) Oracle
7 24 (53.33%) Java
7 24 (53.33%) User Stories
8 23 (51.11%) Regression Testing
9 22 (48.89%) Migration
10 19 (42.22%) Oracle APEX
11 18 (40.00%) Web Services
12 17 (37.78%) Software Testing
13 16 (35.56%) SQL
13 16 (35.56%) TypeScript
14 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (33.33%) Breeze.js
14 15 (33.33%) Durandal
14 15 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (33.33%) React
14 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (33.33%) Full Text Search
14 15 (33.33%) jQuery

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 15 (33.33%) IIS
2 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
1 9 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.33%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (97.78%) Selenium
2 34 (75.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (42.22%) Oracle APEX
4 13 (28.89%) WebDriver
5 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
6 10 (22.22%) NUnit
7 9 (20.00%) MSI
7 9 (20.00%) WiX
8 8 (17.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (15.56%) HP UFT
10 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.11%) Jasmine
12 4 (8.89%) Babel
12 4 (8.89%) webpack
13 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
13 1 (2.22%) JMeter
13 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (15.56%) Military
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Automation Tester
1 23 (51.11%) Tester
2 16 (35.56%) Developer
3 15 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 13 (28.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Test Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.22%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 18 (40.00%) Web Services
3 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 15 (33.33%) Ajax
3 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (33.33%) Breeze.js
3 15 (33.33%) Durandal
3 15 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 15 (33.33%) jQuery
3 15 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (33.33%) React
4 11 (24.44%) Kendo UI
4 11 (24.44%) SAML
5 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (22.22%) Express
5 10 (22.22%) WCF
6 9 (20.00%) XML
7 7 (15.56%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (64.44%) BDD
2 28 (62.22%) Test Scripting
3 26 (57.78%) Defect Tracking
3 26 (57.78%) Scrum
4 24 (53.33%) User Stories
5 23 (51.11%) Regression Testing
6 22 (48.89%) Migration
7 17 (37.78%) Software Testing
8 15 (33.33%) Full Text Search
9 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
10 11 (24.44%) MVC
10 11 (24.44%) TDD
11 10 (22.22%) ITIL
11 10 (22.22%) Service Design
11 10 (22.22%) Web Development
12 7 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) C#
2 28 (62.22%) F#
3 24 (53.33%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) TypeScript
5 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 11 (24.44%) PHP
7 10 (22.22%) VB
8 8 (17.78%) C++
9 7 (15.56%) VBScript
10 4 (8.89%) C
11 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) Security Cleared
2 31 (68.89%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Oracle
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) DevExpress
4 6 (13.33%) BMC
4 6 (13.33%) Remedy
5 2 (4.44%) Progress