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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 112 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.19% 2.01% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £388 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+128.33% -
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
319 399 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.77% 19.12% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 179 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Andover - 3 £425 -
Winchester - 1 - -
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (76.00%) .NET
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 17 (68.00%) BDD
3 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (64.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (64.00%) C#
4 15 (60.00%) Scrum
4 15 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 14 (56.00%) Selenium
6 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (48.00%) TDD
8 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (40.00%) SQL
10 9 (36.00%) Java
10 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (36.00%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
11 8 (32.00%) F#
11 8 (32.00%) Web Services
11 8 (32.00%) VB
11 8 (32.00%) SDLC
12 7 (28.00%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (28.00%) DevOps
12 7 (28.00%) Python
12 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (28.00%) HP
12 7 (28.00%) HP UFT

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 14 (56.00%) Selenium
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
5 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (24.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (24.00%) Jasmine
6 6 (24.00%) Subversion
7 3 (12.00%) RubyMine
8 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
8 1 (4.00%) Hudson
8 1 (4.00%) MSI
8 1 (4.00%) MSTest
8 1 (4.00%) NUnit
8 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.00%) WiX
General
1 6 (24.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Automation Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
4 7 (28.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (24.00%) Ajax
5 6 (24.00%) Breeze.js
5 6 (24.00%) Durandal
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) OAuth2
6 5 (20.00%) OpenID
6 5 (20.00%) React
6 5 (20.00%) SAML
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) BDD
3 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (60.00%) Scrum
5 12 (48.00%) TDD
6 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (32.00%) SDLC
8 7 (28.00%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (28.00%) DevOps
8 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (28.00%) User Stories
9 6 (24.00%) Coaching
9 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) F#
4 8 (32.00%) VB
5 7 (28.00%) C++
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) Python
5 7 (28.00%) VBScript
6 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (24.00%) TypeScript
7 5 (20.00%) PHP
7 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (16.00%) Ruby
9 3 (12.00%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.00%) Serena