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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 70 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.16% 2.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £360 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 - -
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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
98 116 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.84% 12.92% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 71 61
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £302 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

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 25 May 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
3 8 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) SOAP
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) SDET
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (20.00%) Test Management
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) Appium
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Software Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Developer in Test
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SDET
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft