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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 81 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 21 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% - 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.24% - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Yorkshire

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
290 151 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.78% 14.53% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 104 100
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -62.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (88.24%) SQL Server
3 21 (61.76%) SQL
3 21 (61.76%) Oracle
4 20 (58.82%) Scrum
5 17 (50.00%) TDD
5 17 (50.00%) NUnit
6 16 (47.06%) .NET
6 16 (47.06%) C#
7 15 (44.12%) Selenium
7 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
8 14 (41.18%) Gherkin
8 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (32.35%) BDD
9 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (29.41%) Automation Testing
11 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
11 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
11 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
11 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
11 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
11 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (26.47%) QA
12 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (20.59%) JSON
12 7 (20.59%) jQuery
12 7 (20.59%) Toad
12 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
12 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) NUnit
2 15 (44.12%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
3 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
3 7 (20.59%) Toad
4 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.82%) ReSharper
5 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Tester
2 13 (38.24%) Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Tester
4 9 (26.47%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Software Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database Developer
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) Gherkin
3 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (20.59%) JSON
3 7 (20.59%) jQuery
4 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (11.76%) HTML
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 4 (11.76%) Web Services
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.82%) NHibernate
6 3 (8.82%) WCF
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.82%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) XML
7 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) TDD
4 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (32.35%) BDD
6 10 (29.41%) Automation Testing
7 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
7 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
8 7 (20.59%) SDLC
9 6 (17.65%) MVC
9 6 (17.65%) Data Mapping
9 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Mobile Development
12 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
12 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
12 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) C#
3 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
3 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) HP