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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
South East / Hampshire
Rank 97 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 11 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.64% 0.86% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.42% 4.16% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £373 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £432 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £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 Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
203 385 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.90% 20.68% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 218 175
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £48.92 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +30.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £37.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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
Andover +2 8 £425 -
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (93.94%) Selenium
3 30 (90.91%) Oracle
4 27 (81.82%) Test Scripting
4 27 (81.82%) F#
5 26 (78.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (78.79%) Defect Tracking
6 25 (75.76%) Software Testing
6 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
8 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
8 23 (69.70%) Regression Testing
9 22 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
10 20 (60.61%) Migration
11 19 (57.58%) Scrum
11 19 (57.58%) .NET
11 19 (57.58%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (57.58%) User Stories
12 15 (45.45%) BDD
13 12 (36.36%) HP
14 11 (33.33%) HP UFT
14 11 (33.33%) VBScript
15 10 (30.30%) SQL
16 9 (27.27%) C++
16 9 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
17 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
18 7 (21.21%) Web Services
19 6 (18.18%) XML
19 6 (18.18%) Kerberos
19 6 (18.18%) DNS

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 6 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
1 6 (18.18%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (93.94%) Selenium
2 26 (78.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 6 (18.18%) MSI
4 6 (18.18%) NUnit
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 6 (18.18%) WiX
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.09%) Electronics
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.09%) Marketing
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Tester
2 17 (51.52%) Automation Tester
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Tester
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 6 (18.18%) Ajax
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (18.18%) Breeze.js
3 6 (18.18%) Durandal
3 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 6 (18.18%) Express
3 6 (18.18%) jQuery
3 6 (18.18%) Kendo UI
3 6 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (18.18%) React
3 6 (18.18%) WCF
3 6 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) SAML
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Identity Foundation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 26 (78.79%) Defect Tracking
3 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (75.76%) Software Testing
4 23 (69.70%) Regression Testing
5 20 (60.61%) Migration
6 19 (57.58%) Scrum
6 19 (57.58%) User Stories
7 15 (45.45%) BDD
8 9 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
10 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 6 (18.18%) Full Text Search
10 6 (18.18%) MVC
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
11 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
12 4 (12.12%) ITIL
12 4 (12.12%) Service Design
13 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (81.82%) F#
3 11 (33.33%) VBScript
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) C++
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 6 (18.18%) TypeScript
6 6 (18.18%) VB
7 4 (12.12%) PHP
8 2 (6.06%) Java
9 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SDET
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Oracle
2 12 (36.36%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) BMC
3 6 (18.18%) DevExpress
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Remedy
4 3 (9.09%) SAP