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 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 196 251 237
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -14
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 66 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.85% 2.14% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 12
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £423
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 -
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
1361 1261 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.56% 12.85% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 772 580
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 27
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £23.94 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £50.00 £50.60
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 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 26 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 28 £350 -2.77% 1
Oxfordshire - 14 £425 -
Surrey +16 11 £350 +9.37% 2
Berkshire 0 6 £365 +1.38%
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £475 +48.43%
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England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 86 (80.37%) C#
2 79 (73.83%) Selenium
3 69 (64.49%) .NET
4 64 (59.81%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (54.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 58 (54.21%) BDD
6 49 (45.79%) Scrum
7 42 (39.25%) Security Cleared
8 38 (35.51%) SC Cleared
9 36 (33.64%) Web Services
10 34 (31.78%) Java
11 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
12 32 (29.91%) Test Scripting
13 31 (28.97%) Oracle
14 30 (28.04%) JavaScript
14 30 (28.04%) SQL
15 29 (27.10%) TDD
15 29 (27.10%) F#
15 29 (27.10%) Test Automation
15 29 (27.10%) WebDriver
16 28 (26.17%) User Stories
16 28 (26.17%) NUnit
16 28 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (26.17%) .NET Framework
17 27 (25.23%) XML
17 27 (25.23%) Defect Tracking
18 26 (24.30%) Git (software)
18 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
19 25 (23.36%) Regression Testing
20 24 (22.43%) jQuery

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 19 (17.76%) IIS
2 14 (13.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (12.15%) PaaS
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) DNS
1 11 (10.28%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.02%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (12.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.61%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 79 (73.83%) Selenium
2 58 (54.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (27.10%) WebDriver
4 28 (26.17%) NUnit
5 26 (24.30%) Git (software)
6 21 (19.63%) Visual Studio
7 20 (18.69%) Oracle APEX
8 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
8 16 (14.95%) TeamCity
9 15 (14.02%) Cucumber
10 13 (12.15%) Gradle
10 13 (12.15%) MSBuild
11 11 (10.28%) MSI
11 11 (10.28%) WiX
12 9 (8.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 8 (7.48%) CMake
14 7 (6.54%) HP UFT
14 7 (6.54%) SoapUI
14 7 (6.54%) TestComplete
15 6 (5.61%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (8.41%) Military
2 2 (1.87%) Publishing
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Local Government
3 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (38.32%) Tester
2 37 (34.58%) Automation Tester
3 31 (28.97%) Developer
4 26 (24.30%) .NET Developer
5 17 (15.89%) Consultant
6 14 (13.08%) Analyst
6 14 (13.08%) Test Analyst
7 13 (12.15%) Build Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) Automation Test Analyst
8 10 (9.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 10 (9.35%) Selenium Tester
9 8 (7.48%) Test Engineer
10 7 (6.54%) Test Consultant
11 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.61%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Test Automation Consultant
11 6 (5.61%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.67%) Angular Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (64.49%) .NET
2 36 (33.64%) Web Services
3 28 (26.17%) .NET Framework
4 27 (25.23%) XML
5 24 (22.43%) jQuery
6 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (19.63%) Entity Framework
7 21 (19.63%) React
8 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET
9 18 (16.82%) KnockoutJS
10 17 (15.89%) Ajax
10 17 (15.89%) Breeze.js
10 17 (15.89%) Durandal
11 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
11 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (13.08%) CSS
12 13 (12.15%) Kendo UI
12 13 (12.15%) WCF
13 12 (11.21%) SAML
13 12 (11.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.80%) Tandem
4 1 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.69%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.80%) Android
3 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (59.81%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (54.21%) BDD
3 49 (45.79%) Scrum
4 32 (29.91%) Test Scripting
5 29 (27.10%) TDD
5 29 (27.10%) Test Automation
6 28 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (26.17%) User Stories
7 27 (25.23%) Defect Tracking
8 25 (23.36%) Regression Testing
9 23 (21.50%) Migration
10 21 (19.63%) Software Testing
11 20 (18.69%) MVC
11 20 (18.69%) Web Development
12 19 (17.76%) Test Strategy
13 18 (16.82%) Performance Testing
14 17 (15.89%) Full Text Search
15 16 (14.95%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (13.08%) Configuration Management
17 13 (12.15%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 86 (80.37%) C#
2 34 (31.78%) Java
3 30 (28.04%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.04%) SQL
4 29 (27.10%) F#
5 20 (18.69%) T-SQL
6 18 (16.82%) TypeScript
7 14 (13.08%) Python
8 13 (12.15%) VB
9 11 (10.28%) PHP
10 10 (9.35%) C++
11 8 (7.48%) C
12 7 (6.54%) VBScript
13 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.80%) Ruby
14 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (39.25%) Security Cleared
2 38 (35.51%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.35%) DBS Check
4 6 (5.61%) ISEB
4 6 (5.61%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) QA
2 5 (4.67%) SDET
3 1 (0.93%) GAMP
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.87%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) Ansible
1 13 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (10.28%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.97%) Oracle
3 13 (12.15%) Perforce
4 12 (11.21%) DevExpress
5 7 (6.54%) BMC
5 7 (6.54%) Remedy
6 2 (1.87%) HP
6 2 (1.87%) Progress
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Google
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