The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 103 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.87% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
SpecFlow
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
259 346 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.44% 17.77% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 180 148
Median daily rate £400 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft