The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 107 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 12 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.86% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.50% 5.68% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +43.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
343 264 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.57% 15.16% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 147 112
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +14.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.75 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
SpecFlow
South East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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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
Basingstoke - - - - 1
SpecFlow
South East

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) .NET
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) Java
3 14 (77.78%) Scrum
4 12 (66.67%) SOAP
4 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 12 (66.67%) SoapUI
5 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
5 11 (61.11%) Ruby
6 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
6 10 (55.56%) Data Transformation
7 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (38.89%) ESRI
8 7 (38.89%) C#
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
9 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
9 5 (27.78%) Selenium
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) User Stories
9 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
10 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 4 (22.22%) TDD
10 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 4 (22.22%) Windows

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 12 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) WiX
4 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (11.11%) Hudson
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) MSI
4 2 (11.11%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (11.11%) Kendo UI
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.11%) Breeze.js
5 2 (11.11%) Durandal
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) Ajax
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Scrum
2 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
4 10 (55.56%) Data Transformation
4 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) User Stories
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) MVC
9 2 (11.11%) Web Development
9 2 (11.11%) Process Management
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) System Testing
10 1 (5.56%) DevOps
10 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) Ruby
4 7 (38.89%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) ESRI
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Serena
3 2 (11.11%) DevExpress
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago