The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 64 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% - 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.61% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 - -
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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
121 79 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 9.26% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 44 74
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpecFlow across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 5 (45.45%) VB
5 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
6 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (9.09%) Appium
8 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) Appium
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA