The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
Rank 81 91 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 5 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.14% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.99% 0.72% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 16
Median daily rate £325 £370 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +31.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £370 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £370 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.03% +128.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
251 276 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.61% 19.83% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 188 137
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SpecFlow across the Leeds region.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) NHS
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Gherkin

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Sahi
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) WATIR
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) QA Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP