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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
England / South East
Rank 216 251 252
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +1
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 23 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% 1.00% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 11
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.87 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £68.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.03% +128.33%

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
1114 1200 1225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.55% 13.72% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 759 682
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.60 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SpecFlow
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SpecFlow Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +19 10 £400 - 4
Kent +6 4 £425 +3.03% 1
Surrey +16 3 £433 - 2
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
East Sussex +4 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South East region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 62 (91.18%) C#
2 58 (85.29%) Selenium
3 56 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (61.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (57.35%) BDD
6 28 (41.18%) Defect Tracking
7 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
7 27 (39.71%) F#
8 26 (38.24%) Scrum
8 26 (38.24%) Oracle
9 25 (36.76%) Regression Testing
9 25 (36.76%) Software Testing
9 25 (36.76%) Test Scripting
10 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
10 24 (35.29%) SQL
11 23 (33.82%) .NET
12 22 (32.35%) WebDriver
13 21 (30.88%) Security Cleared
14 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
14 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
14 20 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (27.94%) TDD
15 19 (27.94%) Oracle Applications
16 17 (25.00%) XML
16 17 (25.00%) NUnit
16 17 (25.00%) Kanban
16 17 (25.00%) Test Strategy
17 16 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (23.53%) T-SQL
17 16 (23.53%) Migration

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (5.88%) IIS
1 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) PaaS
2 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.88%) IaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.47%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 58 (85.29%) Selenium
2 42 (61.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
4 22 (32.35%) WebDriver
5 17 (25.00%) NUnit
6 13 (19.12%) HP UFT
6 13 (19.12%) MSTest
7 11 (16.18%) Protractor
8 9 (13.24%) JIRA
9 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
10 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
11 6 (8.82%) SoapUI
12 5 (7.35%) Gradle
12 5 (7.35%) MSBuild
13 4 (5.88%) Moq
13 4 (5.88%) NuGet
13 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (5.88%) webpack
14 3 (4.41%) CMake
14 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (8.82%) Publishing
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Electronics
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.88%) Marketing
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Tester
2 26 (38.24%) Automation Tester
3 14 (20.59%) Analyst
4 13 (19.12%) Automation Test Analyst
4 13 (19.12%) Test Analyst
5 11 (16.18%) Developer
5 11 (16.18%) Test Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Build Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Developer in Test
8 5 (7.35%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.88%) QA Automation Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Build Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) QA Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) XML
3 13 (19.12%) RESTful
3 13 (19.12%) SOAP
4 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 8 (11.76%) Web Services
5 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (7.35%) WCF
7 4 (5.88%) Ajax
7 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 4 (5.88%) OAuth2
7 4 (5.88%) OpenID
7 4 (5.88%) React
7 4 (5.88%) Redux
7 4 (5.88%) XML-RPC
8 3 (4.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.47%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (57.35%) BDD
3 28 (41.18%) Defect Tracking
4 26 (38.24%) Scrum
5 25 (36.76%) Regression Testing
5 25 (36.76%) Software Testing
5 25 (36.76%) Test Scripting
6 20 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (27.94%) TDD
8 17 (25.00%) Kanban
8 17 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 16 (23.53%) Migration
10 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
10 15 (22.06%) User Stories
11 14 (20.59%) Automated Testing
12 11 (16.18%) MVVM
13 10 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (13.24%) Automation Testing
15 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (10.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (91.18%) C#
2 27 (39.71%) F#
3 24 (35.29%) SQL
4 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 16 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 11 (16.18%) VBScript
7 10 (14.71%) C++
7 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.82%) TypeScript
9 5 (7.35%) Python
10 4 (5.88%) ES6
10 4 (5.88%) VB
11 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB
3 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) HND
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Ansible
1 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Oracle
2 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.65%) HP
4 5 (7.35%) Perforce
5 4 (5.88%) SAP
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