The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 22 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.83% 2.06% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
- -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Development Applications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.00% 11.34% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate £330 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Military
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) WATIR
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) WATIR
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft