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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
England / South West
Rank 116 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing SpecFlow 16 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.82% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.58% 5.16% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 8
Median daily rate £360 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 - £30.00

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
447 465 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 15.81% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 351 348
Median daily rate £365 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 23
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £31.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.45 £44.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 16 January 2017.

SpecFlow Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SpecFlow
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SpecFlow Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Somerset +4 6 £365 +4.28% 3
Wiltshire +5 5 £325 -7.14%
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 West region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 26 (89.66%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) BDD
4 18 (62.07%) Test Automation
5 16 (55.17%) .NET
5 16 (55.17%) Gherkin
6 15 (51.72%) Selenium
7 13 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
8 12 (41.38%) Scrum
9 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
10 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
10 10 (34.48%) TDD
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
11 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
12 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
12 7 (24.14%) Test Planning
13 6 (20.69%) User Stories
13 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
13 6 (20.69%) Kanban
13 6 (20.69%) QA
13 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
14 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
14 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
14 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (13.79%) Exploratory Testing
15 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
15 4 (13.79%) WebDriver

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Selenium
2 13 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
4 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
1 8 (27.59%) Test Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Developer in Test
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Software Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Web Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
1 16 (55.17%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) BDD
3 18 (62.07%) Test Automation
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
6 10 (34.48%) TDD
7 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Test Planning
9 6 (20.69%) Kanban
9 6 (20.69%) User Stories
10 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (13.79%) Exploratory Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
12 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
12 3 (10.34%) Test Management
13 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
14 1 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) F#
2 3 (10.34%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
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