The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 107 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.94% 11.63% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 81 57
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SpecFlow
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 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 Reading region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL