The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Leeds 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank - 68 66
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.05% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £383 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
195 95 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.71% 12.42% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 52 56
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
SpecFlow
West Yorkshire

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB