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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
Rank 83 95 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.14% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.93% 0.74% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £325 £370 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +28.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £370 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £370 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 - £30.00

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
207 272 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.72% 18.85% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 166 124
Median daily rate £410 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 19 January 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) NHS
4 2 (40.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HP UFT

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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Sahi
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) WATIR
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) QA Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP