The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 253 252 236
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 30 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 1.42% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 9
Average daily rate £369 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £393 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
SpecFlow
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1248 1200 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.95% 11.89% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 705 647
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 27
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £30.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 9 £400 +1.91% 5
Surrey -1 9 £400 +14.28%
East Sussex +4 6 £375 -
Berkshire +2 4 £360 +2.85%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £450 +40.62%
Kent -28 1 £300 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 45 (86.54%) C#
2 38 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (73.08%) Selenium
3 37 (71.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (71.15%) BDD
4 31 (59.62%) .NET
5 26 (50.00%) Scrum
6 22 (42.31%) SQL
7 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
8 19 (36.54%) Java
8 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
9 18 (34.62%) TDD
9 18 (34.62%) WebDriver
10 17 (32.69%) Automated Testing
10 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
11 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
12 15 (28.85%) Web Services
12 15 (28.85%) QA
13 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
13 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
13 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (25.00%) Oracle
14 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 11 (21.15%) jQuery
15 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
16 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
16 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
16 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
16 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (9.62%) IIS
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (73.08%) Selenium
2 37 (71.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (34.62%) WebDriver
4 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
5 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
6 10 (19.23%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (11.54%) Jasmine
7 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
8 5 (9.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
9 4 (7.69%) MSTest
10 3 (5.77%) HP UFT
10 3 (5.77%) Moq
10 3 (5.77%) NUnit
10 3 (5.77%) WatiN
11 2 (3.85%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
11 2 (3.85%) NCrunch
11 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (9.62%) Military
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Tester
3 12 (23.08%) Consultant
4 11 (21.15%) .NET Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Automation Tester
5 10 (19.23%) Test Analyst
6 9 (17.31%) Test Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Angular Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (9.62%) QA Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
8 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) .NET
2 15 (28.85%) Web Services
3 11 (21.15%) jQuery
4 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
4 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
4 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
4 10 (19.23%) React
5 9 (17.31%) REST
6 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
6 7 (13.46%) Gherkin
6 7 (13.46%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (13.46%) SOAP
7 6 (11.54%) CSS
7 6 (11.54%) HTML
8 5 (9.62%) Ajax
8 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 5 (9.62%) OAuth2
8 5 (9.62%) OpenID
8 5 (9.62%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.77%) Tandem
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (71.15%) BDD
3 26 (50.00%) Scrum
4 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
5 18 (34.62%) TDD
6 17 (32.69%) Automated Testing
7 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
8 10 (19.23%) CRM
8 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (15.38%) Web Development
10 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
10 7 (13.46%) User Stories
11 6 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (11.54%) Migration
11 6 (11.54%) MVC
11 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C#
2 22 (42.31%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) Java
4 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.31%) F#
6 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.62%) TypeScript
9 4 (7.69%) PHP
10 3 (5.77%) C
10 3 (5.77%) Ruby
11 1 (1.92%) Groovy
11 1 (1.92%) VB
11 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
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