The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 29 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.09% - 2.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+128.33% -
SpecFlow
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Development Applications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.57% 5.36% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Average daily rate £275 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £530 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.68 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SpecFlow across the Luton region.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SpecFlow
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Test Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA