The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 109 135 113
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 24 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.27% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.54% 1.93% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 0
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£400 £316 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £336 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
433 415 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.52% 13.85% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 271 119
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £33.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SpecFlow Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SpecFlow
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SpecFlow
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Devon +6 8 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £405 -
Bristol - 3 £400 -
Somerset +15 2 £313 -3.84% 1
Dorset - 1 £500 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) Selenium
4 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) BDD
6 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 8 (33.33%) TDD
6 8 (33.33%) MVC
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (25.00%) QA
9 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) WPF
9 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
9 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
10 4 (16.67%) MSTest
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
10 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) Ruby
10 4 (16.67%) NUnit
10 4 (16.67%) Java
11 3 (12.50%) Web Services
11 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 3 (12.50%) Objective-C

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.67%) MSTest
3 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (16.67%) NUnit
4 3 (12.50%) Calabash
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) JBehave
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Tester
4 6 (25.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Architect
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) WPF
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
4 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) System Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) Mobile Development
9 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.17%) Project Management
10 1 (4.17%) Test Management
10 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.33%) Telerik
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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