The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 93 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% - 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.26% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
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 Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
221 207 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.67% 17.97% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 114 56
Average daily rate £375 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
3 18 (85.71%) Oracle
4 13 (61.90%) Cucumber
4 13 (61.90%) Gherkin
5 12 (57.14%) Automation Testing
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
6 11 (52.38%) Scrum
7 9 (42.86%) NUnit
8 8 (38.10%) TDD
8 8 (38.10%) .NET
8 8 (38.10%) C#
9 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (28.57%) JSON
10 6 (28.57%) Selenium
10 6 (28.57%) jQuery
10 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
10 6 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (28.57%) HTML
10 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 6 (28.57%) CSS
11 5 (23.81%) MVC
11 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
11 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
11 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (23.81%) NHibernate
11 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Cucumber
2 9 (42.86%) NUnit
3 6 (28.57%) Selenium
4 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (19.05%) Toad
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Tester
1 12 (57.14%) Tester
2 9 (42.86%) Software Tester
3 8 (38.10%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Gherkin
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) JSON
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
4 5 (23.81%) NHibernate
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (23.81%) Data Mapping
7 3 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 1 (4.76%) Web Development
9 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft