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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 58 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 0.81% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.06% 6.96% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.50 -
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
79 115 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.70% 11.69% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 86 47
Median daily rate £400 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 5 (41.67%) RESTful
6 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
6 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
6 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) SDET
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (25.00%) Appium
8 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (25.00%) SDLC
8 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (25.00%) Test Management
8 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Appium
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Software Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
6 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) BDD
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Contact Management
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) DSDM
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft