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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 84 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 0.10% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £382
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
161 149 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.19% 15.07% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 84 64
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.87 - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle