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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 109 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 3 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% 0.27% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 2.01% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
356 249 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.42% 13.45% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 144 132
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £37.50 £21.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 6 March 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - - - -
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 8 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (33.33%) Coaching
7 3 (25.00%) WATIR
7 3 (25.00%) Selenium
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) Process Management
8 2 (16.67%) ESRI
8 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
8 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (25.00%) WATIR
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (16.67%) Process Management
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) ESRI